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Review of Gulbenkian Cafe

Gulbenkian Cafe
Ranked #11 of 25 Coffee & Tea in Canterbury
Price range: $4 - $10
Description: Gulbenkian Café is bright, atmospheric and engaging. Our vibrant café is a favourite haunt for students and event attendees alike. Serving a delicious range of meals and light bites and with a focus on Kent sourced produce, all food is freshly made by our fantastic chefs. The Gulbenkian Café is the best place on campus for fantastic coffee and a great place to catch up over a glass of Chapel Down wine!
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Description: Gulbenkian Café is bright, atmospheric and engaging. Our vibrant café is a favourite haunt for students and event attendees alike. Serving a delicious range of meals and light bites and with a focus on Kent sourced produce, all food is freshly made by our fantastic chefs. The Gulbenkian Café is the best place on campus for fantastic coffee and a great place to catch up over a glass of Chapel Down wine!
Reviewed February 28, 2014

A theatre booking and supper all under the same roof, most helpful after a working day when our time of arrival was limited before the show! The food was delicious and ample. The presentation of our dishes (tagine and fish and chips) was perfect., as were the deserts. Superb coffee. The plates hot, the service attentive and pleasant. It`s not often you will get a guy studying astro physics and astronomy waiting at your table! The only down side to dining at UKC is the noise in the eating area, bit like the JCR`s with noise level. Sadly carpets and curtains out of vogue in so many eating places, so nothing to absorb the din.

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Thank mary d
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Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

This is one of the nicer eateries on the UKC campus. The food has always been very pleasant in my experience (although they do keep taking the goats cheese salad off the menu, much to my dismay!) It has a typical large cafe atmosphere, noisy and bright but that's fine. My only real criticism is that none of the staff there (and there always seems to be around half a dozen or so on) work with any sense of urgency, particularly when it's busy. Given that most people there during the day are on a lunch break or between classes I would expect a speedier service; the queue at lunch time is always colossal!

So, do eat here because it's nice, but be prepared to wait for everything!

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Thank WanderlandUk
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Reviewed October 11, 2013

I literally would go back again and again just for this waffle. It is huge and smothered in ice cream and drizzled chocolate. Beautiful.

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Thank Hannah542
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Reviewed September 12, 2013

It is OK, but very limited for coeliacs which is a shame. Most places now offer some gluten free food, especially a cafe that also serves a large population (such as students)

Thank Ebony500
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Decent food, although the menu never seems to change! Lousy beer selection, lager lager lager + cider or Guinness. The food is good and the atmosphere is perfect to relax with friends prior to a film or show.

Thank smethyCT2
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