Pre Theatre Dining in Canterbury

Canterbury offers a range of theatres including the Marlowe Theatre and the Gulbenkian Theatre

If you are looking for pre theatre dining options before your show, have a look through at the restaurants in Canterbury listed below.

interior of the county restaurant at the ABode Hotel, Canterbury

ABode Canterbury - County Restaurant

ABode Canterbury's County Restaurant offers the ultimate dining experience, with delicious modern European cuisine accompained by an exceptional wine list, served with professional yet not too formal style.

Dine with us prior to your theatre showing! Available Monday to Sunday 5.30pm to 6.45pm.

Two courses £17.00
Three courses £22.00

To make your reservation, please call 01227 766266 or email

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interior of the Ambrette in canterbury

The Ambrette, Canterbury

Pre/post theatre menu available before 6.30pm and after 9pm Monday to Sunday. Must be pre ordered when booking your table.

1 course £10.95
2 courses £15.95
3 courses £17.95

To book please call 01227 200777 or email

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bar, tables and chairs inside cafe du soleil in Canterbury

Café Du Soleil, Canterbury

Café Du Soleil is situated beside the River Stour in Canterbury in the historic former 18th century Wool Store. Our cuisine draw influence from Provence in southern France, and from Italy, to create a modern Mediterranean cuisine.


Going to the Marlowe Theatre, the Gulbenkian, or just an early post work meal? Café Du Soleil offers a two course set menu from 12pm to 6.30pm.

Two courses £12.95

To make your reservation, please call 01227 479999 or email

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tables and chairs inside Chapmans Seafood Restaurant, Canterbury

Chapman's Seafood Restaurant, Canterbury

Chapman's is an independent, friendly, local seafood restaurant with a brasserie style menu.




Pre-theatre show menu is available 5.30pm to 7pm Tuesday to Friday and Saturday until 6pm.

Two courses £14.50
Three courses £16.50

To book please call 01227 780749 or email

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staff serving customers at the Gulbenkian Cafe

Gulbenkian Café, University of Kent, Canterbury

Gulbenkian Café is bright, atmospheric and engaging. Our vibrant café is a favourite haunt for students and event attendees alike.



Serving a delicious range of meals and light bites, the Gulbenkian Café is the best place on campus for fantastic coffee and the only place serving Becks Vier, Budwesier and Stella Atois on tap!

To make a reservation please telephone 01227 769075 or email

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exterior of the marlowe theatre in Canterbury

The Green Room, Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Facing the River Stour with picturesque views of Canterbury Cathedral is The Marlowe Theatre's own Green room restaurant.



Whether you're looking for a light lunch, or the full pre-show dining experience, we offer an informal and friendly atmosphere with great food, made from the best locally sourced ingredients.

Our seasonal menus are designed for the pre-show dinner and our wine list will compliment any dish.

Two courses £16.50
Three courses £19.50

You can book your pre-show meal at the Green Room online. Book Online, alternatively call 01227 862485.

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tables and chairs inside Oscar and Bentleys, Canterbury

Oscar & Bentleys, Canterbury

Intimate setting, mirror, chandeliers, contemporary art decor at home in an Elizabethan facade. Coffee and cake, evening dinner with wine. Fresh food made to order. Family independent business. 100% gluten free. Set menu available from 6pm.

To make your reservation, please call 01227 454544


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