Simply Seasonal
Vegetarian & Vegan Cafe

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Making simple vegetarian and vegan food special is our passion, and it’s easy when we use the best local, organic and fair trade produce available. We cook delicious breakfasts and lunches on the premises every day. We also provide excellent teas, coffees and an exceptional range of homemade cakes. Everything is readily available to take away in our handy compostable boxes.

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The Veg Box Cafe is an independent business in the heart of Canterbury’s city centre. Find our colourful little cafe on the same street as the cathedral gate. Look out for our bright green outdoor seating!

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Adam & Liz

We’re Adam & Liz Child the husband and wife team behind The Veg Box Cafe. Take a look at our blog which is chock-full of recipe ideas, photographs and illustrations. We hope you enjoy the recipes. Let us know how they go if you try any!

Recipe Blog

Seasonal Recipes


Our luxury granola recipe. Sweetened with dates and bound together with a little coconut oil. Make it your own by switching spices, nuts, seeds and berries to your taste.

Simple Vegan Cake.

This is a fool-proof vegan cake recipe made with eight simple ingredients that most people already have in their homes.

Our Lovely New Venue

Well, it has certainly been a while since my last blog post. Here's why. The following snaps are the 'before', 'during' and 'after' photos of our move to Burgate. A lot of crazy-hard work went on during December 2015 to get the new cafe designed, built and up and...

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Super-relaxed, super-friendly and busy in a way that suggests it reaches out beyond its core constituency

This laid-back and welcoming spot uses only the freshest, locally sourced organic ingredients in its dishes.

A great spot for socialising, working, studying and enjoying one of the best coffees in town.

Rated Excellent for the past 3 years!

We are over the moon the have received the Certificate of Excellence Award from TripAdvisor for the past three years running! Special thanks go out to our wonderful staff and of course our customers!