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Chapman's Seafood Bar & Brasserie

89-90 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
+44 1227 780749
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (131 reviews)
“mussels” (98 reviews)
“dover sole” (36 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
89-90 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of 6 went for lunch with a Groupon voucher and what an awesome lunch we had, dressed crab, rollmops, smoked mackerel, prawns, mussels, taramasalata and salad!! Everything about it was amazing!

Thank sheilag5552016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read a positive review of this seafood restaurant on line so we decided to dine there for the evening meal. The atmosphere may not have been exquisite but the food was excellent and served well.

Thank nmeadwyer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here last week as we were visiting the area for a short break.My husband is a seafood lover but alas i am not, but don't be put off if you don't eat fish/seafood, as they do a meat option daily...More

Thank mibh64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent value. Brasserie was very busy with a good atmosphere. Food was really good and thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank Jon B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went with friends and were welcomed very nicely. Interior is nice but floors are sticky due to cleaning products. We had the bay window which is very nice and were helped by a very friendly and efficient Bulgarian waitress. All dishes were explained when...More

Thank Frederic196608
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere for an ordinary or a special occasion. Friendly and helpful waitstaff. The lemon sole and the dover sole were both excellent. All around a delicious meal.

Thank Seniortourist
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely seafood only restaurant to dine in. The food was delicious and presented well. The service was great, staff were friendly and welcoming. Its menu selection is limited and the price can be quite expensive. However, for Canterbury this is a nice place to dine...More

Thank creativestartravel
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Busy restaurant, even early in the evening. Only seafood - which is great. All enjoyed our meal. Although I don't agree with paying for your side dishes separately, makes your main meal quite expensive!

Thank beverleyl950
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Always wanted to try here as been given good reviews by many friends. Excellent food all freshly cooked. Very helpful and friendly staff (only one working in the restaurant when we visited, but not busy so worked well) clean and welcoming. Good range of fish...More

Thank Tiggspoo
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We both enjoyed our meal of fish and chips when we ate here. They offer a set 2 or 3 course lunch menu as well as specials and a main menu.

Thank Deborah J
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15 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Droopydrawrs52 | Reviewed this property |
No there isn’t we were staying round the corner
10 February 2018|
Response from Amy T | Property representative |
Hello, sorry we did not see this question. We always have one meat dish on the menu. When booking please feel free to request a steak.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 12 - USD 54
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89-90 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 780749
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Nestled in the picturesque area of St Dunstans, Chapman's Seafood Bar & Brasserie offers a fresh, honest selection of the region's finest catches. Optimising freshness and sustainability, Chapman's is the only restaurant owned by the fish wholesalers. In the bright, crisp dining room filled with whitewashed surfaces and solid beams, favourite delicacies include lobster, crab, mussels and oysters. One of the few independent restaurants in Canterbury.
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