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​The Archer Public House

€€ - €€€, British,
2 Sandwich Road | Just off the A2 opposite Mcdonalds., Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
+44 1304 825890
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“roast dinner” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2 Sandwich Road | Just off the A2 opposite Mcdonalds., Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided at short notice to go out for Sunday.lunch. We went to the nearest pub, but it was fully booked. Having seen reasonable reviews on this site, we decided to try "The Archer" . As we entered the bar the " landlady" approached us...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten lunch twice here last week, one mid week and sunday lunch and it was delicious. The staff are really friendly and there is a nice welcoming atmosphere. I can't big the food up enough.

Thank ctmac2931
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Coming back from our journey in the wonderful Cotswolds, along the road to Dover, we found this beatiful english pub. Finally after more than one week in England we had very good food, we recommend it to everyone. A Salmon slices garnished with vegetables softly...More

Thank Valentina Z
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We cam hrere for a live gig as we love folk music and we weren't dissapointed! From the outside the place looks somewhat non descript, perhaps even uninviting. Once you enter it still has all the hallmarks of a local pub for local people but...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The beer was OK, we didn't eat here as the wifi was erratic and it was a bit of a barn of a place, quite handy just off the A2 though

Thank diri2013
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in the archer for a friends birthday and fancied a little nibble so we just went for a few starters. Lovely food. Well presented and friendly staff. Well worth a visit

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Easy parking on the front, great food and friendly staff. Outside smoking area covered, tables for outdoor eating and drinking clean and well kept area. Food was great value for money and well presented.

Thank Lancenwend
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We came on a wednesday evening. The pub was open and the billboard outside said the kitchen was open. But no, the kitchen was closed. That wasn't the information on TripAdvisor. How poor: of you closed the kitchen you tell it on internet! 40 minutes...More

1  Thank Renate D
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Just had a great meal at the Archer. Loved the whitebait starter and the fillet steak. All 10 of us had a lovely time with great food.

2  Thank rowerovers
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We have eaten in the restaurant several times since it reopened under new management last October. There is a very wide variety of meals on the menu and lots of choice (I am a very fussy eater and rarely have much choice of meals I...More

1  Thank emzie5132695
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Questions & Answers
18 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from CACHARELL40 | Reviewed this property |
Not heard about aquapark but pub was there earlier this year and as still excellent food ,and good value.
23 January 2015|
Response from AndrewBrind | Property representative |
No sorry, good quality food with great prices, no inflated Valentine menu's although of course we think it is all special really, (but I know what you mean) Regards, The Archer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sandwich Road | Just off the A2 opposite Mcdonalds., Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover  >  Whitfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 825890
  • E-mail
Due a change in ownership the Kitchen will be closing from this Saturday 26th September until the new owners take over with a view to relaunching the menu on the 26th October. Friendly Pub and Restaurant welcoming all. With excellent value and great tasting food, Live Entertainment. Free BT Infinity WIFI is also available.
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