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The Old City Bar

2 Oaten Hill Place, Canterbury CT1 3HJ, England
+44 1227 766882
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
7 Mar 2018
“Great pub but music too loud for chatting”
26 Jan 2018
“Good pricing”
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Bar, British, Pub
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2 Oaten Hill Place, Canterbury CT1 3HJ, England
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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Called in with a friend to have a catch up. Ordered drinks and found a table. Music was playing at reasonable levels. We had just go into conversation when the music was turned up loud and it was difficult to talk over it. There weren't...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Met my partner for lunch here. A nice cosy bar a couple of mins walk from the city centre. Friendly staff with a good menu. When you only have a limited time for lunch you need the food to arrive quickly and I'm pleased to...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Good pricing for your typical pub. Nice and quiet out of the way just don't go there on a sports night as you can't hear yourself think!

Thank BloodyEnglish
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Great stop off when the wife is busy shopping great service and beer to choose from good atmosphere friendly staff

Thank liam519
Reviewed 26 September 2017 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

3  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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 13:00
Saturday
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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