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​The Archer Public House

2 Sandwich Road | Just off the A2 opposite Mcdonalds., Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
+44 1304 825890
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (3 reviews)
“brie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Sandwich Road | Just off the A2 opposite Mcdonalds., Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here with my partner. We arrived in the late evening were we were greeted by a lovely lady who took our order. The food was amazing. Hazelnut mushrooms and Stilton sauce were full of flavour and the garlic bread my partner...More

1  Thank Emma T
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Popped in the other evening to see if things have improved since last time . The pub was not very busy in fact no more that ten people in . The place looked fantastic and felt clean and the restaurant although closed looked nice ....More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were looking for somewhere to go for lunch on a Monday and found that the Archer was one of only a few places open on that day. The staff were really friendly, the food was excellent and good value, and the atmosphere relaxed. Overall...More

Thank Happynanny2017
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Really freshly cooked food,good service and friendly staff My sister and I were staying found the corner at the ramada and had a long day travelling but this pub exceeded our expectations. I had an excellent sirloin with salad ,chips,mushrooms,onion rings and tomatoes,too much for...More

Thank annehayes127
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We decided at short notice to go out for Sunday.lunch. We went to the nearest pub, but it was fully booked. Having seen reasonable reviews on this site, we decided to try "The Archer" . As we entered the bar the " landlady" approached us...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Have eaten lunch twice here last week, one mid week and sunday lunch and it was delicious. The staff are really friendly and there is a nice welcoming atmosphere. I can't big the food up enough.

Thank ctmac2931
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Coming back from our journey in the wonderful Cotswolds, along the road to Dover, we found this beatiful english pub. Finally after more than one week in England we had very good food, we recommend it to everyone. A Salmon slices garnished with vegetables softly...More

Thank Valentina Z
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We cam hrere for a live gig as we love folk music and we weren't dissapointed! From the outside the place looks somewhat non descript, perhaps even uninviting. Once you enter it still has all the hallmarks of a local pub for local people but...More

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The beer was OK, we didn't eat here as the wifi was erratic and it was a bit of a barn of a place, quite handy just off the A2 though

Thank diri2013
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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in the archer for a friends birthday and fancied a little nibble so we just went for a few starters. Lovely food. Well presented and friendly staff. Well worth a visit

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Questions & Answers
18 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from CACHARELL40 | Reviewed this property |
Not heard about aquapark but pub was there earlier this year and as still excellent food ,and good value.
24 January 2015|
Response from AndrewBrind | Property representative |
No sorry, good quality food with great prices, no inflated Valentine menu's although of course we think it is all special really, (but I know what you mean) Regards, The Archer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sandwich Road | Just off the A2 opposite Mcdonalds., Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover  >  Whitfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 825890
  • E-mail
Due a change in ownership the Kitchen will be closing from this Saturday 26th September until the new owners take over with a view to relaunching the menu on the 26th October. Friendly Pub and Restaurant welcoming all. With excellent value and great tasting food, Live Entertainment. Free BT Infinity WIFI is also available.
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