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5-7 Canterbury Lane, Canterbury CT1 2HL, England
+44 1227 765506
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good52%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“fish and chips” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
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British, Cafe
5-7 Canterbury Lane, Canterbury CT1 2HL, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is overpriced, you get a small plate and the food is poor. Once the food is ready, you have to go and get it. Can't see why they couldn't bring it over to the table, the place was empty(I can see why)

Thank BingBong9
Reviewed 23 October 2017

It is not that cheap and the fish and chips are not that good, the toilets were not that clean either, I loved their deserts and the staff is really friendly. It is not the best but it is not the worst

1  Thank Gerardo R
Reviewed 14 October 2017

When I worked in Canterbury, umpty million years ago (OK, so it was ‘only’ twenty five years or so, but it feels like a very long time ago!) I came here every morning before work for breakfast - for about ten years, until I moved...More

1  Thank NUTMEG52
Reviewed 26 June 2017

While the rest of the tour group went to visit the Canterbury Cathedral, my husband and I went to Panteli's for lunch. There was the self service section on the first floor and if you go upstairs there is table service. And you could order...More

1  Thank neminskii
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I ate here on a bus tour to Canterbury (along with other destinations). The food and service were both excellent. The dining area was no frills. This is a location that the tour company uses for it's trips. We were therefore able to order ahead...More

Thank Leigh J
Reviewed 25 May 2017

My husband and I recently dined at Panteli's with our bus tour group to Canterbury Cathedral. Our Evan Evans tour guide, Kevin, highly recommended the fish & chips as well as the steak pie, so we had both. Kevin was spot on! The fish &...More

Thank lschneider0520
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Another visit to Pantelis. Great food,good service. Been going to Pantelis for 14 years now. They must be doing something right.

Thank David S
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were showing friends the delights of Canterbury when we found this place . The Ice cream was just delicious here. This place is predominately a cafe but sell ice cream to the pavement . Just what we needed on a lovely day

Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Very old fashioned and traditional place. Like going back in time to my childhood . Service was nice and friendly and the food simple . Can't go wrong here really ! Would go again .

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were on a tour that included a stop in Canterbury to visit the Canterbury Cathedral. Our tour operator suggested giving Paneli's a try for lunch if we were interested in a homemade style lunch. She called ahead and let them know how many from...More

Thank ssy24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-7 Canterbury Lane, Canterbury CT1 2HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 765506
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