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The Green Room at The Marlowe Theatre

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The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
+44 1227 862485
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09:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stopped off here prior to seeing a show. The place is very clean and the staff were very friendly and polite. My only criticism would be the lack of choices for a small bite to eat. They offer a great pre-show dinner and not anything that I would call 'nibbles@. There was a choice of just 2 slices of... More 

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I ate here with my mother and grandmother before going to see Chitty Chitty Bang Bang in the theatre. We had booked in advance for 3 courses, and the staff were lovely - especially considering they were all dressed very smartly in white shirts, waistcoats and ties in the 30 degree heat! The food was delicious and the service was... More 

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Deal, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very disappointing food service. Booked for 11.15 for a 3 course meal with free ice cream in interval. Slow to take order, and serve food. At 12.45 with show starting at 1pm still waiting for dessert. Had to arrange to eat this during interval. After which when queueing for the pre paid for ice cream, told by the host she... More 

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Thank Anne W
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely light lunch whilst shopping in Canterbury. Beautiful setting, great food, amazing coffee and really friendly staff. Will pop in again when shopping.

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Thank Paul T
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Was not expecting much at such a reasonable price. Have to say the food was the best I have had for a long time. Very pleasantly surprised at the very high standard, something I would expect from a starred restaurant - will definitely book a pre show meal again. excellent!

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Thank Karen T
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The staff were so helpful and accommodating. The drinks were made just as we wanted them. They even had soya if you are unable to have normal milk.

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London, United Kingdom
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303 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We booked to see The Sound of Music and took advantage of our Friends Membership by pre-booking a meal before the show. We were happy with our table by the window, my husband arrived first and he was offered a choice of tables. The menu had changed since our last visit but once again it was a lovely menu, refreshing... More 

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Thank sa1gon
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Small constantly changing menu. Lovely local produce, fresh delicious food. Smashing staff who are both friendly and efficient. The restaurant is a little basic but the food more than compensates. This was a treat of dinner and theatre for my husband and we really enjoyed our evening. We will visit the green room when we are next in the area.

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Manston, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

A friend and I attended a Soroptimist International charity event at the Marlowe this week so, I thought I'd treat us to supper first, seeing as how both of us were coming straight from work. What a gem this place is. I would definitely consider eating here without attending a function or show. We ordered the two course meal at... More 

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Thank Carol S
Faversham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had a lovely 3 course meal before a concert. We were able to eat very leisurely, the food was tasty and the service excellent. Booking was very easy, on-line with the tickets and really enhanced the experience of visiting the theatre.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 18:00
Thursday
09:00 - 18:00
Friday
09:00 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Friars, Canterbury CT1 2AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 862485

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?