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Canterbury Restaurant

1 Dover Street

Phone: 01227 780793

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Food service times:

Monday - Thursday: Lunch 12pm - 2:30pm / Dinner 5:30pm - 9pm
Friday - Saturday: Lunch 12pm - 2:30pm / Dinner 5:30pm - 9:30pm
Sunday: Lunch 12pm - 3pm / Dinner 6pm - 8:30pm

Minster Restaurant

42 Station Road
CT12 4BZ

Phone: 01843 823000

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Food service times:

Wednesday - Thursday: Dinner 6pm - 9pm
Friday - Saturday: Lunch 12pm - 2:30pm / Dinner 6pm - 9:30pm
Sunday: Lunch 12pm - 4pm

Meet the Team

Matt Sworder

Owner / Restaurateur
After working in London for Anthony Demetre, Adam Byatt and Gordon Ramsay in June 2013, Matt opened the first Corner House restaurant in Minster to critical acclaim. Matt passionately believes that there are many corners of Kent and beyond that would welcome Corner House restaurants and has exciting plans for the future of the brand. Matt comments "Team Corner House work with me, not for me. Together we will achieve restaurants that are a little different. I am lucky enough to work with a top team".

Emma May

Operations Manager
Emma first joined the Corner House team as Restaurant Manager in our Minster site in November 2014. Emma previously managed the award winning Waterwitch canal side pub in Lancaster which specialised in homecooked, seasonal food and local cask ales. During her time there, it received the accolade of Best Pub in the North West. Emma attended Lancaster University, achieving a BA in Philosophy and wrote her dissertation on Bob Dylan.

Mark Cragg

Executive Chef of Corner House Restaurants
Lancashire born and bred, Mark joined the Corner House team in November 2014 as Sous Chef in our Minster restaurant. He started his career with Mitchells of Lancaster in their flagship 15 bedroom hotel, The Mill Inn where he became Head Chef at the age of 18. During this time he also gained his level 3 in Professional Cookery at Morecambe college. Mark went on to head up other kitchens including a rosette restaurant and the award winning Waterwitch Pub in Lancaster.

Predrag Kostic

Head Chef, Minster
Originally from Serbia, Predrag trained at Thanet College, achieving not only his level three, but was a National Finalist for "Best of British 2012" at Hotelympia. Predrag went on to train at Richard Philips Pearsons Arms in Whitstable, and joined Team Corner House in January 2014.

Join Team Corner House

We want to work with great people so we are always recruiting for individuals passionate about hospitality & a great guest expereince! If you are interested in working for an award winning restaurant brand where team work is fundamental, please click on the button below to download an application form. Once completed, email it to us or drop it into to either of our restaurants! We look forward to hearing from you!

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