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The Firepit is a contemporary, fine dining, sharing-plate experience. All the flavours of world cuisine meet and fuse in our indulgent, re-imagined menu. The smokey, barbecue aromas of the American west combine with the delicately spiced tastes of the far east to create ambitious dishes that excite the tastebuds and showcase the finest in global cooking.

Taking flavours from all around the world

The Firepit is a fine-dining restaurant with a diverse and contemporary sharing-menu delivering renowned dishes from all over the world. Chef John Bingley helps bring this exciting new epicurean concept to Canterbury. Our bold and indulgent sharing menu delivers experimental dishes which do not disappoint. Our inspiration is vibrant and relaxed with an edgy and sophisticated spirit.

Influenced from around the world cuisine

After extensive round the world travel, the Firepit team have sourced flavours, methods and dishes from every corner of the globe. John Bingley, Executive chef comments:

“The Firepit represents the zenith of my career to date, I am so pleased to be working under the direction of James Tory and Johnathan Callister the directors here at Cave. They have given me a remit to deliver the best fusion food from around the globe, bringing a brand new concept to Canterbury. We have such a passion for food and we want to bring the joy and excitement to everyone.”

The Firepit restaurant & lounge bar

Our Firepit bar nestles cosily alongside the first floor restaurant and is accessed by a purpose built glass bridge, creating a sense of occasion for guests.

With a terribly chic and taste provoking list of cocktails and premium spirits, sit back, relax and enjoy new and tongue-tickling tastes from around the world.

The Firepit Menus

Please see below for our ever-changing, seasonally influenced menus. We are assiduous in our search for the best suppliers of quality produce in and around the garden of England. Chapmans of Borough Green supply our fish, our beautifully marbled, aged USDA prime beef is sourced from Tom Hixon, our cheeses from Albion Fine Foods and TJ’s deliver our local vegetables daily.

Due to the range of ingredients we use from all corners of the globe, please inform your server of any allergens you may have. Unfortunately we cannot guarantee any of the dishes are sesame free.

Firepit Menu

Fill your table with an array of flavours, our sharing plates offer the best way to sample our mouth-watering menu. Some of our signature dishes include our Voodoo Shrimp with a Cajun Bisque and sticky fried rice with fried egg. To finish try our spectacular Chocolate Volcano.

Available for lunch Saturday and Sunday 12-4pm and dinner 5-10pm Monday-Sunday.

Firepit Chef Curated Menus

Prepare for a sumptuous dining experience with our Firepit tasting or signature menu. Enjoy mouth-watering flavours, featuring our signature dishes which have been exquisitely paired by our head chef.

Firepit Sunday Roast

Bored of the usual meat and two veg? and we save you the washing up. Come and join us for our new Sunday Roast offering, naturally to share. We do it right!

Drinks & Cocktails

Our extensive wine list has been carefully selected to pair perfectly with the depth of flavours offered by our menu. Try our exciting house cocktails or select from our wide and varied spirit collection and craft beers.

Trip Advisor Bubbles


This restaurant is amazing. The food is to die for, the service is great. Sergio is a great host and is very attentive. The staff are super nice and I will be coming back here many times. Tripadvisor Logo
Trip Advisor Bubbles


Absolutely incredible, possibly the best food I’ve ever eaten and I’ve eaten in some amazing places! Tripadvisor Logo
Trip Advisor Bubbles


The food was superb and the decor inside is warm and cosy with a modern feel. One of the best meals we’ve ever had. Tripadvisor Logo

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