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Oscar & Bentleys

10 Guildhall Street, Canterbury CT1 2JQ, England
+44 1227 454544
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (48 reviews)
“cakes” (36 reviews)
“curry” (26 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 17:00All hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
10 Guildhall Street, Canterbury CT1 2JQ, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

I visited Oscar & Bentleys today with a friend. I have coeliacs, and it's quite hard to come by completely gluten free restaurants, and I came across this one online. When we arrived they were fully occupied, but very kindly took my number, and said...More

Thank tompilcher
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited with my parents for dinner. The staff were friendly and attentive. The food was delicious and portion sizes were just right. We will definitely be returning!

Thank emily0901
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I waited a long time to visit Oscar & Bentleys restaurant, well it was well worth the wait. The food here was amazing. I had reserved a table and specified the foods I am allergic to. When we arrived at the restaurant the waitress asked...More

Thank JayCee1157
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Popped in for lunch last Saturday just on the offchance and couldn't believe the entire menu was gluten-free. Hubby is coeliac so used to only having a few things to choose from and was both shocked and delighted nothing was off limits. We both had...More

Thank theartfuldodgers
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Thank you for a beautiful meal. My husband is celiac and having a totally gluten free restaurant is such a great. Not only that, the food was really lovely and the staff are very friendly. I looking forward to my next excuse to visit. Would...More

Thank scoobymartin
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We selected this place as it advertises "free from" and two people in our group are eating gluten free (apparently few years back the restaurant won an award for free from in UK). And indeed everything on the menu is described as gluten free and...More

Thank Marcel C
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I booked a large party for a friends birthday. The restaurant were really helpful in the lead up to the event with pre-ordering and accommodating requests made by the guests invited. The food was delicious and I did not feel the restaurant rushed us as...More

Thank woodstock0711
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We had lunch. A small area inside the door. The service was very good, the food was OK+. It’s just off High Street and very convenient if you want some food.

2  Thank Vestfolding
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Service a tad slow despite pre.ordering. new member of staff took a lot of blamed for errors yet you have to question was she trained properly? Staff were polite though. Venue clean reasonably priced meals. Hair in the curry meal replaced but still charged! Appalling.More

2  Thank Tiggspoo
Sarah O, Owner at Oscar & Bentleys, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Wow - I think this is a pretty unfair representation of the evening! Service being a tad slow - the only delay was between mains and pudding, you may not have been aware that we were asked to hold back by the lady that booked...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here tonight for a birthday treat - chosen specially cos I'm gluten free - such a nice friendly place - so good that everything you can choose is gluten free - but doesn't mean that anyone couldn't eat here and love it! We don't...More

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Questions & Answers
Tanya B
21 November 2017|
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Response from Sarah O | Property representative |
Hello yes we are. We have high chairs, a big baby change table in the downstairs bathroom & a dedicated kids menu as they get older! You are welcome anytime. We do get busy so it might be worth booking if coming at busy... More
Amanda H
21 May 2017|
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Response from Sahara32 | Reviewed this property |
I think it's only a pre order and or deposit for larger parties. It's pretty much the same as anywhere in Canterbury for a main - burger £8 ish depending on what's added, to steak at £20 odd. There are light bites too and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Guildhall Street, Canterbury CT1 2JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 454544
  • E-mail
Oscar & Bentleys is an intimate bistro set in one of Canterbury's beautiful, historic buildings, with a modern art deco interior. We serve classic & inspired seasonal dishes. Quality is at the heart of everything we do - from our carefully selected suppliers to the finishing detail of our dishes. Everything is beautifully presented to give you, the diner, a wonderful experience. We have an interesting selection of vegetarian, gluten & dairy free options available at all times.
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