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The Goods Shed Restaurant

Station Road West, Canterbury CT2 8AN, England
+44 1227 459153
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Road West, Canterbury CT2 8AN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

£50 for train tickets from Orpington to Canterbury West. My wife and I nearly passed out. We went anyway, after all it was our joint birthday and wedding anniversary treat. I first went here in 2004 and had a smoked eel on homemade granary bread...More

Thank pirtnug
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our first visit for a while and how the food has improved! A very interesting menue, I would never have thought I'd enjoy pork chops and clams! Really great. The hake was cooked to perfection, that takes an expert, very easy fish to over cook....More

1  Thank Marc W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you book. We went twice after discovering the Restaurant last week and both times fully booked. Restaurant area set above large area where you can buy local produce including marvellous fish and meats display. The hubbub of the shoppers. Adds to the atmosphere....More

1  Thank Mosie11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had meal on Easter Saturday following recommendation from family who live in Kent. Excellent meal was enjoyed by all, service was friendly and efficient. However after ordering Hake, of which was not available changed it to Wild Pigeon - whilst checking the bill the following...More

1  Thank _jnl_taylor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's an all round assault on the senses in a good way!....beautiful farmers market sets the scene...for the restaurant above ...all the food is sourced from the fishmongers/butchers below...how could you get any fresher or locally produced...?...the flavours are to die for ...service is friendly...More

1  Thank Charliemars
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyable lunch on Good Friday with seasonal produce and fine wines. With the exception of the hostess, we received wonderful service from our waiter and at £30 per head for two courses and wine, it was good value.

1  Thank loweski
Reviewed April 15, 2017

Chilled out and relaxed evening with no loud music just lots of chattering and laughter. Menu not not huge but this tells you it is quality and prepared to order.Our table ordered a variety and everyone was pleased with their choice.I had the ribeye steak...More

Thank Kirsty C
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Lovely market building and great atmosphere. Stalls were closed when we ate at the restaurant. Very friendly and helpful staff. Retro crockery and glasses. Food is delicious. The vegetarian platter sounds boring and needs a more appetising name to match the dish: a small dish...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Had a truly memorable meal here with friends... the food was delicious and the choice of cocktails and wine didn't leave us wanting. The surroundings and atmosphere made it perfect for a Saturday night with friends, and the gypsy tart was delicious and a generous...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to see local produce on sale. There's a butchers counter ,cheese stall two stalls selling beers and ciders from near and far . There's cake and sausage rolls on sale an Italian pizza place . The smells here are wonderful...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $47
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road West, Canterbury CT2 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 459153