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Il Posticino

61 Dover Street, Canterbury CT1 3HD, England
+44 1227 788022
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck ragu” (6 reviews)
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
61 Dover Street, Canterbury CT1 3HD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great meal, great service, great price what more do you want!! House red is a lovely wine and the fish stew is amazing just be prepared to get messy!!

Thank manedealer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic italian restaurant and, like another reviewer, so pleased Trip Advisor exists, or we would never have found it. Staff are friendly, food is beautifully presented and we will definitely return.

Thank Marie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated my wife's birthday here. A lovely night was had by all. Great atmosphere, attentive staff but most of all great food & wine. I had a prawn starter then roast chicken and ending with a chocolate mouse to die for! Enjoyed with a beautiful...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely independent restaurant with delightful service and sublime food. We started with toasted Italian bread spread with blue cheese, layered with slices of fresh pears and drizzled with honey. OMG. The fish stew that followed was close to the best I have had in this...More

Thank Cubist59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very happy that this has scored so highly on trip advisor otherwise I doubt I’d have found it. Brilliant food. Very reasonably priced

Thank 229suem229
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've been meaning to go to il posticino for ages and go ally did last weekend. It was simply perfect - a lovely room, wonderful relaxed atmos, delicious food. We'll be back very very soon!

Thank Zoe W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had planned a two night stay in Canterbury and wanted to eat well. Il Posticno did not disappoint. Our starters were outstanding. My husband greatly enjoyed the speciale risotto main and I was in seventh heaven with my filleto. We had no room for...More

Thank EllenHills
Reviewed 30 October 2018

I went to this restaurant with my other 4pals last week. The food was good and service. Mentioning to my neighbor who then said why don’t we go together one evening. The out come is we are meeting him this Saturday and making a date...More

Thank nigelaylen
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Was given a warm welcome even though not booked a table on Saturday evening. Menu is fantastic and great dishes. This is not your average Prezzo or Zizzi. This is tasty and authentic Italian. Waitress was attentive and helpful. Will definitively be returning. Easy to...More

Thank cutty2272
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I had a lovely meal here. The duck ragu and seafood pasta are amazing, 100% recommended!

Thank charleseast
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Questions & Answers
Charles Patrick B
21 November 2016|
Response from Jerry C |
Yes we are open xmas day aswell as boxing day and new year's eve. How many of you would it be and what time? Looking forward to hear back from you. Thanks
30 May 2015|
Response from ilposticino2015 | Property representative |
Yes it would be very helpful if you could book the table.... Thanks for your enquiry and looking forward to hear from you. Have a nice day!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Dover Street, Canterbury CT1 3HD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 788022
  • E-mail
Authentic regional Italian restaurant
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