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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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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
61 Dover Street, Canterbury CT1 3HD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a superb meal tonight. Menu was original and very different to any other. Aubergine parcels were delicious and the onion and almond soup was exactly that - the flavours were obvious and the soup was lovely. Main courses were beautifully prepared and we enjoyed...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Starters took about 40 mins to come out but main and dessert came quickly. Had the aubergine and ricotta parcels to start and smoked salmon parpadelle for main and both were delicious. My friends had different starters and main and loved it too. My other...More

Thank Kate_EHall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I had the best experience at Il Posticino. I'd had my eye on the place for a year and it didn't let down my expectations. The food was extremely high quality and had divine flavours and not too pricey! I had the...More

Thank Elena M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunningly authentic Italian cuisine; Great food and service; Everything I hoped for and more; Will definitely come back.

Thank BackPacker551996
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely lunch was had here by my wife and I. It was tasty and nicely cooked and at a good price. We will be sure to return.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved the atmosphere, the place is stripped down and simple without being austere, the food was perfectly executed - I had the cured sea bass which had an explosion of fresh taste in every mouthful. He had steak tagliata, incredibly tender and delicious. The...More

Thank Cath B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start? Out in Canterbury today and fancied an Italian lunch, found this place on TripAdvisor and thought we'd give it a try. It's hard to imagine you are in Tuscany on a wet Sunday in England and it's almost impossible to decorate a...More

Thank pavlosimou
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place it NEVER fails to deliver Eaten here many times in the last few years and it just gets better Imaginative menu, changing specials . Quality ingredients Good value wine - house excellent Will visit again ! Love it !!

Thank Getaway740790
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for lunch. Great food and service. The place is full of Italian customers, so must be great!

Thank El L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was a visit with family to celebrate my significant birthday. The restaurant was full and buzzing. Excellent food and wine as usual with friendly staff and service. We have been to this restaurant many times and it is one of our favourites.

Thank MikeSmith2014
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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$26 - US$52
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
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
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Authentic regional Italian restaurant
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