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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 good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (101 reviews)
“mussels” (86 reviews)
“dover sole” (29 reviews)
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Seafood, British, Gluten Free Options
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89-90 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8AD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent independent fish restaurant. Saturday lunch was staffed by 3 charming and relaxed waitresses and manager. Welcoming and professional service throughout. Even though I was using a discount voucher, we were treated excellently. The cold fish platter was fantastic value, even at full price, so...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Come on Guys...Your Lobster Thermidore needs working on!! Thermidore sauce should be mixed in with the chunks of Lobster and cooked not just poured over before serving! We visit Chapmans alot and usually always a good meal.. Mussels to die for and generally a good...More

Thank 764gareth
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went for Seafood platter on a Groupon deal ,have been before and again was not disappointed. Beautiful fresh seafood , very well presented and a great choice. Service was friendly and polite and was not rushed. Would highly recommend.

Thank EssexRoody
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited on a Friday evening with friends who recommended. Three of us had the halibut which was delicious and very generous portion. Scallop and lobster starter was lovely. Good service and nice feel to the restaurant. Recommended.

Thank billy010
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

After reading the reviews on trip advisor we thought we would call on the off chance of a table. Straight away we knew we had made the right decision. The staff are very attentive and happy in there work. The food was fantastic. The atmosphere...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was v busy but they found room for us. The waiting staff were rushed off their feet but maintained a relaxed, friendly service. The food was simply superb. Fresh, zesty and creamy Kentish oysters and a fantastic prawn cerviche to start, then halibut steak...More

Thank KSAfricaHack
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not a 5 star place but is good. As it's the only seafood place in Canterbury they don't have much competition. It's a little pricey for the average food they provide. It's nothing special, but you will have a nice night out.

1  Thank awnzy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I.went with a colleague for a business dinner. The booking for our preferred time was not available but they reserved at a later time. Surprisingly for such a popular restaurant there was ample room between tables. The service was attentive but not introduced and considered...More

Thank Carlo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a Groupon voucher for a Seafood Platter and it was fantastic. I can't really add anymore than that.

Thank pking1601
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last year we had dinner at Chapman's and last week we went there again. The whole experience was just as good as we remembered - but the food is the key to its popularity. My wife had a crab and sweetcorn soup starter and then...More

Thank Roysower
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$55
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, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
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
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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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