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Summary

£52
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Dev Biswal’s roomy converted pub continues to do a swift trade in “Indian cuisine with a twist” (including trademark pyramid-shaped dosa). As of October 2019, Biswal has mooted closing his Sussex branch, The Devil in Rye, to focus on a new Margate spin-off, opened in 2018, as well as here in Canterbury, where he is reportedly seeking out a second venue for more casual dining.

Summary

£43
    £
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Every mouthful is an amazing burst of flavour” at Dev Biswal’s “airy” pub conversion, a spinoff from the Margate original that’s “reason enough to visit Canterbury” for many fans. “Distinctly flavoured” Indian-fusion dishes give “a very interesting take on mixing British and Asian cuisines”“beautifully prepared” and “at reasonable prices”.

Summary

£50
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“The younger sister of The Ambrette in Margate, Dev Biswal’s airy, converted pub delivers a wonderful dining experience”. The setting is “warm and inviting” and the cooking – “not purely Indian, but very good fusion-with-an-Indian-base” – provides “marvellous flavours” (“every mouthful is a delight!”).

Summary

£48
   ££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Dev Biswal’s converted pub (still with a bar for drinking) inspires just as much feedback as his Margate original. Gripes include “a slight lack of ambience” and “variable” standards, but most accounts are full of praise for its “airy” atmosphere and “expertly prepared Indian/British fusion dishes that are surprisingly good value”.

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Pretheatre £18.95 £24.95
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 49.95 Always Available 9

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.95 £16.95 £4.95 £7.95
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £15.95
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
14 - 15 Beer Cart Lane, Canterbury, CT1 2NY
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Opening hours
Monday11 am‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday11 am‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday11 am‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday11 am‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑2:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑10 pm

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