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The Dolphin

€€ - €€€, British,
17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
+44 1227 455963
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (21 reviews)
“stuffing” (4 reviews)
“brie” (4 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Six of us visited this great pub for Sunday lunch. A warm welcome was followed by friendly, efficient service. We had roast beef and lamb with a great selection of veg, including a delicious cauliflower cheese! Puddings were amazing, we recommend the sticky toffee pudding...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a very nice pub and we were fortunate to snag a table on s busy Zftiday night. My wife really enjoyed her excellent prawns while I had a very good burger topped with Stilton and bacon. She tried a new drink – ginger...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in the Dolphin for a meal before going to the Marlowe. We enjoyed the meal but beware, the kitchen does not open until 18:00 hrs. We had no issue with this since the show time was 19:30. The meal was ok, my wife had...More

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was visiting my Dad and he had booked the pub. We went for Sunday lunch and had a great experience. The meat comes plated up with pots, stuffing and Yorkshires but the veg comes on a plate with potatoes: collider cheese, broccoli, carrots, red...More

Thank Ian d
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Not a regular user as it can be hard to get a table at certain times if you do not book. But when you do food is first class

Thank tony p
Reviewed 30 December 2017

14 of us had booked a table for the Saturday before Christmas, food was pre-ordered so the service was very efficient. Great food as always. Peter the landlord has always been very welcoming to us

Thank Guest5
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Excellent Christmas menu, the slow cooked pork was superb. Good sized portions and good burgers. Friendly staff, a good old style pub.

Thank JCHigham
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I visited this establishment on a many occasions over the last few years and was one of my favourite places in Canterbury for a pint and food ! However, sadly last few times I’ve noticed the barmaids poring back the slops from ale back into...More

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Excellent "pub food" and beer is always well looked after by the landlord. A bit of a regular for us.

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Nice pub with some nice menu choices (Some a little disappointing). A little bit too expensive but good for a drink. Nice garden when weather is good.

Thank canterbury98
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Questions & Answers
7 February 2018|
Response from Guest5 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park in St Radigunds Street, this is the closest but depending on the tie of day you wish to visit there are several park and ride options
Yasmeena S
22 April 2017|
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Response from robinsonlyons | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm not sure, we have always been too busy eating, drinking and talking to use wifi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 455963
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