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Kathton House

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6 High Street, Sturry, Canterbury CT2 0BD, England
+44 1227 719999
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Service was fantastic, the food was exquisite. I highly recommend this restaurant a must if you love your food!

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Thank maria9989
Kent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited last night for my wife's birthday and only found Kathton House by typing "fine dining in Kent" into trip advisor. Only 2 empty tables on a Tuesday night speaks volumes ??? The whole experience was faultless and was worth the price. How people can say it's average just makes me assume they live in Beverley Hills and Marco... More 

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1 Thank Andy M
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited for a belated anniversary lunch, the restaurant was busy and the staff were attentive without being overbearing. the choice of menu was very good and the food beautifully presented and tasted superb - the coffee panna cotta was sublime. Will definitely be coming back.

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Thank longlegs150
Greater London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food, friendly staff with very good service. Place was packed which is always a good sign and the spotted dick was fantastic.

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Thank mjansley
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant, as demonstrated by how full it always is. Make sure you book ahead. Lunch is good value for the beautifully cooked, high quality food. Highly recommend.

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1 Thank Sue V
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Service , food , atmosphere, Kathton House has it all. Will definitely be returning. Great choice of menu. There is without doubt something for everyone.

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Thank MercyH_12
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As always the food was superb as was the service, you can't fault this restaurant, apart from the fact it's in such high demand thou can't just walk in. I recommend you book well in advance, it's really, really worth it:-)

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Thank Leocraig2169
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to every restaurant of any notability in Kent and Kathton House is by far the best. The family run restaurant that does not ever need to advertise, due to word of mouth, is exceptional. Personal, excellent customer service every time. I cannot recommend it highly enough.

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Thank J888P
Sevenoaks
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve dined at pretty much all the top rated restaurants in Kent and finally got to round to the highly rated Kathton House. First impressions, friendly young staff, front room cosy quite tightly packed restaurant with too many bright lights. The evening started off with some good quality freshly baked rolls. The menu looked well varied from which we both... More 

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Thank Curry L
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been there many times by our self's or with friends and each time we have a fantastic meal they never let you down. A very very good Chef but he cant play golf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Soups, European, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 High Street, Sturry, Canterbury CT2 0BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Sturry
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 719999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?