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The City Arms

) #86 of 257 Restaurants in Canterbury €€ - €€€ , British,
7 Butchery Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JR, England
+44 1227 458081
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7 Butchery Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the best Ploughmans lunch. Great cheese, Pate & Ham, with all the pickles & mustard etc. The Barman was so attentive, polite & treated everyone with heat respect. Oh nice beer as well!

Thank Stephen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Trying to avoid tied houses, the City Arms is 'tied' to a brew pub. Good start. It is owned by the Foundry brand. Great beer, served at the right temperature but the star was the 'Ploughman's'. HUGE with warm bread, cheese, paté, pickles, and and...More

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Had a glass of wine here and the other half had a beer. Service wasn't brilliant so we decided not to eat at this place although there were some interesting things on the menu. That's about it really.

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We stopped in this old, traditional pub unfortunately just for a coke, as we weren't done driving for the day. Besides being an interesting old building, the friendliness of the staff really stood out. They were most helpful in trying to get the WIFI to...More

Thank norskies
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The staff are so friendly, josh was a amazing bar man and we loved it so so much!!! We will come back this weekend!

Thank Madss555
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Best bangers and mash that i had on my stay. The prices are very reasonable. The Lager was great and so was the fish and chips. The waitress was amazing and kind. Service was great. HIghly recomend you eat here.

Thank silent_21
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Visited after seeing the cathedral and to be honest i wasn't impressive. The food was expensive, £10.95, for what seemed like cheap frozen chips which were hard and overcooked and a Birdseye battered fish portion and when I visited the toilets I was disgusted, the...More

Thank Auntie_Sangles
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I went there with my family and we all enjoyed the pub food. The fish and chips was excellent, very fresh and very big ! The staff was adorable. They serve good beer from the foundry brewery. Apart from the fact that it took a...More

Thank WeeSoph
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We just was strolling around looking for something to eat, and we found this nice pub. The guy servicing the bar is really good serving the busy pub and customers all the time, and the food is brilliant. Trust me I work in hospitality and...More

1  Thank Jonyti
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We dropped in for lunch today, doors and windows ide open to let in the fine spring air. Nice portion of fish and chips with a bit of salad for me and sticky Inge with a bit if salad for my partner. I enjoyed a...More

Thank afton_traveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Butchery Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 458081
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