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The Old City Bar

2 Oaten Hill Place, Canterbury CT1 3HJ, England
+44 1227 766882
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
3 weeks ago
“Great lunchtime pub”
13 Aug 2017
“Good garden, food and drinks”
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
2 Oaten Hill Place, Canterbury CT1 3HJ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a business trip taken for a lunchtime drink to this pub. Good beer. Lovely garden in the city. Didn't try the food but it did look good.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Been to this pub now a couple of times and there is a lovely big beer garden which has a BBQ serving burgers and chips for good prices and there's also a table tennis table as well! Plenty of tables to sit at, good atmosphere...More

Thank EmJH15
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Saturday night i was with my girlfriend. Lads swearing everywhere. Horrible swearing. Gesturing towards my girlfriend. One man was being abusive towards another man. Bar Staff were totally not interested in either calming the men down. awful experience

1  Thank familypollyaudley
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The staff are always lovely and helpful and the food is always tasty. Great prices and a gorgeous back garden which is perfect for working lunches or meeting friends. Good value

Thank kimmyslice
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Much bigger than we thought. Plenty of seating and a very large outside area with Ping Pong!! Drinks were good quality. Nice touch of fresh flowers on the table. Menu looked good too. Will visit again!!

Thank holidaybuddynick
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We went for a friends birthday. They hired the cook and we all brought food for him to cook on the barbecue. Lovely pub with lovely atmosphere. 2 hour parking in front for the non drinkers and the garden is nice with benches and large...More

Thank Sharon J
Reviewed 19 July 2016

a short walk from our hotel we found attentive staff and a lovely warm welcome plus a superb inn to relax and enjoy a drink.This led to the menu and a very tasty meal at a very reasonable price.We were all impressed by the help...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

I often go to old city bar with work friends and it's a great little pub with nice food. It has friendly homely atmosphere. Drinks are rather cheap and all the staff are friendly

Thank CharlieCharles93
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We met up with an old school friend , Great pub good range of ales and excellent food a very pleasant lunch, highly recommend

1  Thank DMbubble
Reviewed 12 December 2015

I have been to the Old City before for a drink, but this was the first time I had been for lunch, and I must say it wasn't bad at all! It's a great pub, with some fine ales, with a good atmosphere and friendly...More

Thank Geoff H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 13:00
11:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Oaten Hill Place, Canterbury CT1 3HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 766882
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