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The Ambrette Canterbury

$$ - $$$Asian, , Fusion
14-15 Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury CT1 2NY, England
+44 1227 200777
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“tasting menu” (74 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (61 reviews)
“dosai” (21 reviews)
Open Now
Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
14-15 Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury CT1 2NY, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Ambrette Canterbury
1. Highly recommend a visit
"The Ambrette was recommended to me by a friend of mine."
jon6151
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2. Best Food I have ever eaten
" I found myself recommending this restaurant to everybody"
AT0101
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3. Close to Canterbury Cathedral
"I've been here several times and have never been disappointed."
Emma W
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1 - 10 of 1,404 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The Ambrette have these events regularly and this was our first time to the restaurant. The venue itself is well appointed and the staff friendly. The jazz for that night was a trio who played great music at just the right volume. Big tick. The...More

Thank Dave R
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Great service, friendly staff and food was absolutely amazing. This may well have jumped in to the 1st place of our favourite local restaurant. Why have we not discovered this before. Spices that linger on the taste buds..... Exceptional. Lunch menu, 3 courses for £14.95...More

3  Thank Suchard007
Ambrette K, Guest Relations Manager at The Ambrette Canterbury, responded to this reviewResponded March 16, 2018

Dear Suchard007, Thank you so much for your review and for rating us with five stars. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your meal and hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A marvellous resturant located right next to the beach with exquisite taste in both food and service.

Thank Bijay K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great restaurant, food yummy , but.... had to wait ages for wine and the worst......... why do you think I want to sit on a church pew for 2 hours?!!!! Sort your seating out please!!!

Thank gill p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! Where to start! We went here for an anniversary lunch and both of us were totally wowed by the food! The menu is varied but not too big. We were first served a pre starter - which was delicious, spicy and beautifully presented. We...More

Thank mashy2008
Ambrette K, Guest Relations Manager at The Ambrette Canterbury, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear mashy2008, Thank you very much for your review on Trip Advisor and for rating us with five stars. We are very pleased to know that you enjoyed you meal with us and we hope to see you very soon again!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had lunch at The Ambrette today, I had heard good comments on this restaurant in the past, well I was not disappointed. We were a party of 4, the service was just perfect, nice to be served by guys who know their profession and...More

Thank Henry P
Ambrette K, Guest Relations Manager at The Ambrette Canterbury, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Henry P, Thank you ever so much for your review and for rating us with five stars on Trip Advisor. We are very delighted to know that you enjoyed your meal with us and we hope we'll see you again very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really special evening at The Ambrette.. Our first visit. The service was excellent and food exquisite. It was also surprisingly good value. We shared the vegetarian feast for our main which was plentiful and delicious. Can't recommend enough.

Thank 123canterburyresiden
Ambrette K, Guest Relations Manager at The Ambrette Canterbury, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 123canterburyresiden, Thank you very much for your review and for rating us with five stars. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your meal and we hope we'll see you again very soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a really enjoyable evening with excellent food, jazz and a buzzy atmosphere. Staff were very helpful and friendly and the whole evening was great.

Thank AmandaD2813
Ambrette K, Guest Relations Manager at The Ambrette Canterbury, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AmandaD2813, Thank you so much for your review and for rating us on with five stars Trip Advisor. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed your Jazz tasting meal with us and we hope we'll see you again very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I booked into this restaurant for his Birthday celebration on Thursday 6th September 2018. When we booked we mentioned that he was GLUTEN FREE. When. we arrived we were shown to our seats. We received top quality service from the moment that...More

Thank Ivor P
Ambrette K, Guest Relations Manager at The Ambrette Canterbury, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ivor P, Thank you ever so much for your lovely review and for rating us with five stars. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your birthday meal with us and we hope we'll see you again very soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for the first time for a jazz evening. We all had a really marvellous time; the tasting menu was exceptional, vegetarians catered for without problems - and the jazz musicians were absolutely wonderful. In addition, the set menu was very good value. (My...More

Thank Alcabe
Ambrette K, Guest Relations Manager at The Ambrette Canterbury, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Alcabe, Thank you very much for your review and for rating us with five stars on Trip Advisor. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your meal and we hope to see you again very soon!

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Lickyluckyboy
September 19, 2018|
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Response from Mark C | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know, I never noticed it when we ate there. I suggest you phone them and ask. They were extremely helpful in explaining their fusion theme so no doubt they will be able to discuss your requirements.
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Tierney H
September 25, 2017|
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Response from Starsea82 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are mild options. Some are indicated on the menu but feel free to ask one of the staff, they are helpful.
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Plattypuss52
August 2, 2017|
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Response from tabbytoes | Reviewed this property |
Castle Street multi story is close and cheaper than Whitefriars
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$12 - $39
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-15 Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury CT1 2NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 200777
  • E-mail
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