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The Artichoke

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Chartham €€ - €€€ , British,
Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
+44 1227 738316
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (7 reviews)
“pudding” (16 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
Opens in 24 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
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1 - 10 of 404 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped in on way back from Cliftonville for a Sunday Roast and was not disappointed with this place. Well worth a visit. Great home cooked food, great and varied menu at a fair price. Lovely friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Tucked away from the main road...More

1  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came here for our dinner and weren't disappointed. Ordered roast loin of pork. The pork was lovely and tender but there was quite a lot of fat which made me think it was more like a shoulder of pork but not bothered by this as...More

Thank Salina S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Looks like a standard pub, but inside the food tells the difference. New ownership has revamped the menu with local produce and fresh-cooked food. The vegetarian tart is my favourite, and steak and master brew was, well, masterful. For desert I recommend the apple crumble...More

Thank Chris A
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here on Saturday evening. The landlady and landlord were very welcoming. On the landlord's recommendation I had the steak and ale pie and the cheesecake, both of which were delicious. The portions were very generous. The atmosphere in the Artichoke was friendly, and...More

Thank AnneC1406
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started off the evening with a favourite from the menu, steak and ale pie. The portions were very generous and very tasty. The warm and friendly atmosphere carried on for the rest of the night, enhanced by some live music. Unlike some of the...More

Thank EJoly58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An impromptu lunch at The Artichoke was a good idea. Although being a Monday it was quiet we were welcomed by a very cheerful and helpful barman. We enjoyed freshly cooked fish and chips and a delicious veg and feta tart. Luckily there was just...More

Thank Mandt1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here last Friday evening with my brother in law who normally finds meals like this quite challenging due to being disabled. However on this occasion the whole evening was made very special by the amazing kindness and extra attention given to him by...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We returned here as we had spent the day nearby in Minnis Bay. The Artichoke and its owners Sue and Bill were just as lovely as we remembered. It was a Saturday evening, and there was a nice atmosphere in both the bar and the...More

2  Thank ZiggyLondon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the well table to celebrate my husband's 30th birthday and what a treat it was...The men indulged in the excellent value steak deal, us ladies treated ourselves to the white chocolate cheesecake and to top it off the service was friendly and efficient...More

1  Thank LDean91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited here a few weeks ago for Sunday Lunch. I could not fault our experience whatsoever. From the quality menu to the fantastic customer service, the beautiful building and lovely garden. The cheesecake was to die for and the landlady even...More

Thank Millie H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Michael A
Are you dog friendly?
26 April 2016|
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Response from Morag A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. When the was at the Artichoke a customer was there with his faithful friend. I asked the landlady about this and she told me that this dog was a very welcome visitor to the pub. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
16:30 - 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: Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Chartham
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 738316
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