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The Dolphin

) #36 of 258 Restaurants in Canterbury $$ - $$$ , British,
17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
+44 1227 455963
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked in for lunch this afternoon and, as on previous visits, greeted with friendly staff and efficient service. Food is always good and beer quality consistently excellent. Worth the brief walk from the city centre. Keep up the good work. We will be back.

Thank Martyn H
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I went here and almost the first words spoken were "are you eating", which I find a little off putting, I had not decided! After a pint of "Seasider" I decided Cod and chips were in order. The fish was fresh and chips were...More

Thank keith_hawes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Shouted at as soon as we entered the pun to queue from the left. Then informed that they would not be serving food for at least an hour. We had planned on having lunch and a few drinks but thought hey we are here we...More

Thank MarthaMudge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a nice pub! The food food is tasty, the staff is very friendly and the beergarden is so relaxing.

Thank Kerstin N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed a pre theatre meal here and it was delicious! The staff were welcoming, friendly and made our experience even more enjoyable. The food was delicious, couldn't fault it at all, very good size portions! We will most definitely be back!

Thank rachben26
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have enjoyed many visits to the dolphin and enjoy the sun in their large garden. Drinks and food are well made and tasty. Friendly staff and nice to see the landlord so involved. We like the additional touches over the years and the bits...More

Thank MauritianLove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't expect it to be so busy, but we tried to go for lunch an a Saturday , but the place was full. In the evening we tried again, still full. We ate elsewhere, but returned for drinks later in the evening. Nice pub!!...More

Thank acdourlein
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I love this pub so much, it has a fantastic selection of drinks and the food is great too! This place is so great all year round - it has a fantastic beer garden for the summer and a stunning log burner you can get...More

Thank Jemma M
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Arrived at 12pm as the doors opened on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Staff could not do enough for you, we were even asked if we would like an umberella put up. The food was very good, and arrived in good time. However, due to the...More

Thank Ew119
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I've been to the pub twice with a whole school group from Germany. The staff was super friendly and everyone went the extra mile to make our stay really memorable. I'd go there again any time. The interior is charming, the garden is lovely and...More

Thank aboepple
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
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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