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Local meals to your door

This is not an exhaustive list as many restaurants have invested in infrastructure to provide deliveries over the last 12 months – but here are a few ideas to spark your mealtime imagination.

But first! Here are a few Valentine’s Day menus that might come in handy when planning what to eat on the 14th February!

No. 35

Enjoy a Valentines sharing table for two, full of delicious food from around the world. What’s more romantic than to share?

Or if you prefer, a deluxe afternoon tea for two. Click the link above or call 07501913471. You can also follow them on Instagram.

Cote at Home

Cote has packed Valentines Day dinner into a special treat this year – delivered to your home ready to cook, with a champagne option to make it extra special.

The Ambrette Restaurant

Choose from beautifully presented box sets of Valentines Day Deliveries including afternoon tea and three course meals. All Box sets come with a sweetheart small red rose, Valentines Day decorated boxes or display stands, love heart fizz sweets and small heart tea light candle.

A La Turka

Treat your Valentine to a Turkish delight ! Delivery (or collection) with discount available for Valentines dining.

Lily’s Bistro, Palace Street

Order a special three course feast (£25 per head) and they’ll deliver it on Saturday 13th, in good time for Valentines dining. Choose from a meat or vegetarian option, and they will do the hard work for you.

Rad Burger

RAD Burger, The Ballroom Canterbury and Churros Frescos have teamed up to bring you a great Valentines delivery bundle.  2 burgers, 2 x rosemary fries, 1 x halloumi fries, 1 x 8 Churros and 4 dips, 1 x bottle prosecco (or 4 x canned cocktails) 2 x soft drinks. £45.

LINES OPEN FROM 4PM TODAY (Weds)  for pre-orders. 07743152401. (Available on Sun 14th only)

Wagamama Canterbury

Order your Asian inspired Valentines dining, to warm and nourish you in these cold days! Click and collect or delivery from Longmarket branch to your home.

Zizzi Canterbury

If you don’t want to cook, you can get all your favourites delivered to your door for Valentines Day. From pizza to prosecco, you’ll find something romantic, relaxing and hassle free.


(Listing in alphabetical order)

A La Turka – 01227 636839

Get your fix of Turkish cuisine with A La Turka. Delivery or take away is available. Place your order on their website or call 01227 636839 delivery times may vary. Free delivery for orders over £20 (3 miles radius).

Canterbury Wholefoods – 01227 458941

Not only will the wholefood shop remain open throughout lockdown, they are also offering to deliver! If you can’t get to the shops, ring or email in your shopping list to

Cinnamon (Northgate)

Cinnamon is a Indian takeaway in the heart of Canterbury, offering delivery to your door though JustEat.

Creams Cafe (Palace Street)

Delivering an abundance of sweet treats via Deliveroo and Uber Eats!

City Feast (Orange Street)

Although open-air food festival City Feast is paused, their pop up store has come to the rescue ! Churros Frescos, Rad Burger Co and Just Wing It. are all remaining open for deliveries and takeaway/collection throughout lockdown.

Côte at Home

This could just save your Christmas ! Prebook your slot for everything you’ll need to eat and drink over the Christmas season.

E Hedger Quality Butcher (St Dunstans)

Remaining open for essential food sales – a friendly, helpful and local butcher with delivery service.

Five Guys (St Peter’s Street)

Five Guys on Canterbury High Street has returned to serving up burgers and fries how they are meant to be. High-quality Scottish beef, hand cut fries and as many fresh toppings as you wish in any combination you’d like.

Happy Samurai (Butchery Lane)

With over five generations of recipes and know how, you a guaranteed a Japanese feast! You can dine on Ramen,  Sushi and Izakaya, all delivered directly to your door.

Kokoro (The High Street)

‘Kokoro’ translates to ‘heart’ and ‘soul’, and that’s precisely what this popular Korean chain puts into their food. Enjoy Kokoro’s affordable sushi sets and curries are a winning formula. Available to be delivered via Deliveroo.

Lily’s Bistro (Palace Street)

Over lockdown the team at Lily’s will continue to offer delivery to your door. For budding chefs, recipe kits are on the website so you can bake some goodies together. You can still ‘pay it forward’ with your order and add a food parcel or meal which they will send out.

Mr Miyagi (North Lane)

Mister Miyagi’s serves fresh, handmade, authentic sushi.  Inspired by Japanese classics and Californian interpretations of sushi, the Anglo-Japanese owners have created a varied menu that continues to grow. You can place your orders via deliveroo.

Marino’s Fish Bar (St Dunstans)

Get your fish and chips fix at Marino’s Fish Bar – responsibly sourced and fished, passionately cooked. They are offering deliveries only. Opening times: Wed-Thurs 4-9.30pm, Fri-Sat 12noon-9.30pm and Sun 4-9.30pm.

McDonalds (St George’s St)

Offering both takeaway (via MacDonals App only) and McDelivery via UberEats

No.35 (St Margaret Street)

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. No.35 can set you up with appetising, nutritious food delivered right to your door via Just Eat.

Notorious V.EG / Notorious B.G.R (Castle Street)

This independent burger joint in the heart of the city has launched a Vegan Burger range too. All food is prepared  using the best locally sourced produce and homemade sauces. Both services are available on Deliveroo.

The Olive Grove (Best Lane)

This Italian and Moroccan restaurant was created by two young childhood friends had a dream to open a Trattoria, sharing the food they grew up on. Their takeaway menu can be delivered to your door via Deliveroo.

Pinocchio’s (Castle Street)

Pinocchio’s is a privately run Italian family business bringing you the freshest of ingredients, locally sourced in Kent and imported from Italy. Dishes are prepared to order using authentic recipes, delivered directly to your door via JustEat.

St Smokeys (The Borough)

An authentic family run BBQ house, with a Caribbean twist. Serving their infamous, signature homemade ‘Saint Smokey’s BBQ sauce’ and freshly prepared grilled BBQ chicken.

The Ambrette (Beer Cart Lane) – 01227 200777

Award winning restaurant The Ambrette are delivering to your door. Enjoy a fest from one of “Britain’s 30 best restaurants for a curry” (Times and The Sunday Times). Order your Ambrette special Sunday roast or indeed, food for any day or evening of the week. 11am-10pm (11am-8pm Sundays) with no contact deliveries.

The Cheese Shop (Palace St)  

During the lockdown period, The Cheese Shop will remain open in line with Government guidance. Enjoy your cheese, wine, pickles, crackers, olives, bread and eggs. FREE delivery service within Canterbury and Whitstable.

The Goodshed

We are delighted to see that in Lockdown 2.0 The Goodshed has launched a new online shop! Their doors remain open for those wishing to purchase in person, but it is also possible to put your order through their website. Enjoy!

The Sandwich Bar (St Margaret’s Street) – 01227 464254

This fantastic local, family run sandwich bar remains open. Place your order for a freshly made baguette and delicious pastry over the phone and get your lunchtime treat delivered to your door. But book early in the day for delivery to be arranged.

Zizzi (St Peter’s Street)

Get your italian food fix, Zizzi is offering both Click and Collect and deliveries via deliveroo from their branch on St Peter’s Street.

Find a full listing of Canterbury’s restaurants and fast food retailers, please click on this city centre map