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The Rose & Crown

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Minnis Lane, Stelling Minnis, Canterbury CT4 6AS, England
+44 1227 709265
09:30 - 23:00
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I have been coming in here now for about 4 months on a regular basis, great pub food, great value, warm welcoming atmosphere well done guys, see you soon.

Thank davidhambrook
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

A group of us walkers eat at the pub fairly regularly and are always delighted with the delicious food and reasonable prices. Lovely setting and great staff too. Highly recommended by our party.

Thank andjreynolds
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My wife and I have been looking forward to visiting this restaurant ever since my father-in-law attended a family celebration there and returned enthusing about the meal he had enjoyed there. The three of us had lunch there today and chose the home-made steak and kidney and steak and ale pies. These were served with a choice of chips or... More 

1 Thank Geoff L
Dover Kent
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Cannot praise the Chef, staff and lovely waitresses enough, for the fantastic meal I enjoyed today at The Rose and Crown, in Stelling Minnis. There were about 20 people in our group, for a pre booked, 3 course lunch. I had Whitebait with salad followed by Beef and Ale home cooked pie, which was seved with a delicious selection of... More 

1 Thank AngelaDoverKent
Hove, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Food was much better than our previous visit but service is a bit dour. Too busy for the number of front of house staff so they are always pressured. Coffee is a bit grim.

1 Thank Peter S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Visited this pub because of glowing reviews on Tripadvisor. However, found it a disappointing experience. Yes we were served generous portion sizes, but the food itself was very bland. The homemade pie gave every appearance of being reheated in microwave as the pastry was left soggy. .Also frozen rather than fresh vegetables were used. The burger we ordered was uninspiring... More 

1 Thank Diane K
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We came to Kent on holiday and staying in Stelling Minnis, on our first night we came to the Rose and Crown and got welcomed warmly. Staff were very friendly and even great with the dog too. The food was fantastic and would recommend to anyone to go. Will try and pop back before we leave!!

3 Thank Zanna Y
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best Sunday roasts I had! We have managed to get last free table and what a treat our lunch was. Good, honest pub food cooked really well. Thank you

2 Thank Katarina M
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71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

after a 2 mile walk along country lanes with the dogs this was a welcome site. The staff were welcoming to us and the dogs and we sat in the beer garden. The prices were reasonable and the ploughman's lunch was very tasty indeed

2 Thank riccazadem
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Took my dad for his birthday. An absolutely wonderful lunch. Prompt, friendly service and really lovely food. My hard to please mum thought it the best battered cod she had ever had! And they served mild, my dad's favourite beer! We will definitely be going back!

1 Thank teresasandwich

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minnis Lane, Stelling Minnis, Canterbury CT4 6AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Stelling Minnis
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 709265

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?