Canterbury Bid

Alfresco Food and Drink


Restaurants, pubs, venues and events can return to serving you indoors, as well as outside form Monday 17 May. Many have special reopening offers and menus to tempt you back. Get your bookings in and let’s get back to business! *Please remember to scan the NHS QR code on entering, this is a requirement by law.*

Below you will find a list of businesses opening their doors for the first time since December – why not pop in and welcome them back. Scroll further down and you will find a list of restaurants, pubs and bars offering alfresco drinking and dining.

The following businesses have announced they are reopening the week of 17 May:

  • Bell and Crown
  • Bill’s
  • Café Des Amis
  • Café du Soleil
  • Café Saint Pierre
  • Chapmans
  • Chapter
  • Cote
  • County Restaurant (The aBode)
  • GDK (new)
  • Mr Miyagi (new location on Orange Street)
  • Old Butter Market
  • Oscar and Bentley
  • Pegasus
  • Refectory Kitchen
  • Seven Stars
  • Shakespeare Pub
  • The Carpenters Arms
  • The Foundry
  • The Miller Arms
  • Three Tuns
  • Wildwood

Restaurants with outdoor seating

  • A La Turka (St Dunstans)
  • Ask
  • Chuck and Blade
  • Drapers Arms
  • No.35 St Margaret Street
  • Kitch
  • Koroko
  • Nandos 
  • Pizza Express
  • Pizza Hut
  • Pork and Co 
  • Posillipo 
  • Prezzo
  • Saint Smokeys 
  • Tacos Locos 
  • Wagamama
  • Zizzi

Pubs and Bars with outdoor seating

  • Citi Terrace
  • City Arms
  • Club Chemistry
  • The Bishops Finger
  • The Cherry Tree
  • The Cricketers
  • The Cuban
  • The Dolphin
  • The Falstaff
  • The Lady Luck – reopening Friday 7 May!
  • The Old Beverlie
  • The Pound
  • The Parrot
  • The Unicorn
  • The Whitehart

Cafes for take away or outdoor seating

  • Burgate Coffee Shop
  • Canterbury Umbrella Centre
  • Chambers Café
  • Costa Coffee
  • Creams
  • Don Juan
  • Eleto Chocolate Cafe
  • Fond Coffee
  • Fringe and Ginge
  • Garage Coffee
  • Kaspas
  • Kitch
  • Lazixs
  • Lily’s Social Kitchen (from 13th)
  • Love Brownies
  • M&S Café
  • Micro Roastery
  • Moat Tearooms
  • Neros
  • Pantelis
  • Pret a Manger
  • The Green Room
  • The Real Eating Company 
  • Queen Bee (cafe within store)
  • Saffron Café 
  • Skinny Kitchen
  • Starbucks
  • Tiny Tim’s Tea Room
  • The King’s Corner
  • The Mooring café
  • The Real Eating Company
  • The Sandwich Bar
  • Veg Box Café