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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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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (120 reviews)
“mussels” (91 reviews)
“dover sole” (29 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
89-90 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
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1 - 10 of 764 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely restaurant. Ate there with my Husband and Daughter. We all had lobster thermidor which was really good and reasonably priced.

Thank Mandy A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited with a voucher and have visited many times before both with and without vouchers. Very welcoming and food to die for! They couldn’t be more helpful and always happy to adjust a dish for allergy diet and kids welcome at all times. Will...More

Thank Flowerdaisy7376
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son just took two 11+ exams and tomorrow he will be competing in Canterbury. He deserves a little fish treat. Starters (oysters and calamari) and mains were excellent. Halibut very delicate. Recommended.

Thank flatoutovercrest
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came for lunch with friends before Christmas and was distinctly underwhelmed. Service seemed a bit chaotic and carried out by 'children' - one looked no more than fourteen. My starter and desert were reasonable but nothing to write home about, however the main was truly...More

1  Thank DM51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife found this restaurant on line and changed our previous booking to this one as we both like sea food. The food was first class and the service was excellent. I will be going back to this place when in the area.

Thank CliveCFC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chapman’s is a an amazing restaurant with great service and delicious food. Would go there over and over again, can’t fault it! One of the best restaurants in Canterbury!

Thank dessy4ka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for a weekday dinner and had a very enjoyable meal. Starters both nice, although we both thought the scallops were a little overpowered by the tomato on the plate, so would probably not order that again. Both scallops and tempura squid very well cooked,...More

Thank Tomby1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed a lovely fish dinner, service was excellent and good value, staff managed to find us a table even though we hadn’t booked and they were very busy.

Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall very good. The batter on the fish was outstanding. I had lobster and chips. Really good portion for the price. Good deserts too. Service was ok

Thank Sue V
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I dined alone on Monday night. The first one there, so I got a window seat. Comfortable and light, but without pretentiousness. Excellent service which made everyone (there were plenty of other customers by the time I left) feel as though they were the table...More

Thank David W
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14 October 2017|
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Response from Mrose74 | Reviewed this property |
Don't quote me on it but almost certainly. The fish is available plain grilled and come with veggies. Easy to avoid gluten here
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$56
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
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
  • E-mail
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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