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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 and Maitre’d Sergio Gomes help 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.

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Flavours from around the world

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 Johnathon 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 team look forward to welcoming you to the Firepit experience, we are confident the love of our food will have you wanting to come back time and time again.

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The Firepit 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.



A La Carte

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 Alaskan King Crab with spiced butter sauce, Miso marinated beef fillet, Orange and Ginger glazed Pork Tomahawk and our take on the well-loved british classic Bread and Butter pudding


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.


Breakfast Menu

Our breakfasts are fit for a king. From fresh fruits and yoghurt to a full cooked English, we make sure you can start the day right.

Now taking bookings for Christmas

If you’re looking for something a little different this Christmas, come and enjoy the festivities at The Firepit. We are now taking bookings, please call our team for more information.

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