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La Trappiste Restaurant

1-2 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
+44 1227 479111
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (125 reviews)
“belgium beer” (40 reviews)
“beef stew” (13 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Belgian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1-2 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
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1 - 10 of 1,104 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went with friend for early Saturday evening meal on beautiful summer's evening. Location good with outside tables but that is the only positive thing I can find to say. We had booked but waitress seemed unsure how to locate our booking and just wandered around...More

2  Thank intrepidKent
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a really lovely cafe/bar serving Belgian/continental inspired dishes and a vast array of Belgian beers. It was a warm evening so we sat outside, it had a great atmosphere reminiscent of continental pavement cafés. I had a beef and ale stew which was...More

Thank Jo F
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went there for a friends birthday. We was given a smaller menu than normal and then told that the was only half the items available. I wasnt very busy but took 50 mins to get the food that was not very good quality, my...More

2  Thank Liam A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the third or fourth time I have been there and things haven't gotten better. The staff never seem to know what's going on and it needs to be clear whether you are going to wait on the tables or if customers have to...More

1  Thank Elycopter
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice restaurant with good food and good beers for the other half to chose from. I had chicken and he had lamb. An attentive waiter who looked after us during our meal.

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 1 week ago

A central bar with good food - massive portions though. The beers and gins are great. Lovely mussels and Belgium beer. Keen staff.

Thank WinterTingle
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a Saturday evening. The service was a little slow (we had to ask for a menu), but when the food came the portions were generous and tasted great. On a less popular night the service may be quicker.

Thank Squoodge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were doing a visit to Canterbury on a Sunday, the cathedral was not yet open, so we decided to take a stop for a tea. We saw this nice place. We took a nice cream tea for 2 persons for 7,70£. That includes to...More

Thank VeneTravelgirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Trappiste is one of our favourite places for beer in Canterbury. They have a huge range of different beers, reasonably priced. We always pop there for some drinks, but every time we try to have some food as well it literally goes downhill. Staff...More

Thank 88tini88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here early Saturday evening. The place is actually very pleasant, inside and out. Nice art nouveau murals. The food, however, was disappointing. I ordered fish and chips and both were overcooked to the point of being burnt. The peas were dry rather than...More

1  Thank gordy3000
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Why has the service recently gone downhill? It used to be good but now feels as though your an inconvenience when you walk through the door. The friendly welcoming staff seem to of vanished. They really need a shake up.
19 February 2015|
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Response from P_Barters | Reviewed this property |
Perhaps because the manager doesn't know what he's doing...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-2 Sun Street, Canterbury CT1 2HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 479111
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