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The Old City Bar

2 Oaten Hill Place, Canterbury CT1 3HJ, England
+44 1227 766882
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
13 Apr 2017
“My go to place for lunch ”
1 Aug 2016
“First visit,but not the last!!”
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Bar, British, Pub
2 Oaten Hill Place, Canterbury CT1 3HJ, England
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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 6 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
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Lovely food, very reasonably priced. Service was excellent, friendly and warm - thank you ladies! Great for a lunch stop.

Thank Atsixesandsevens
Reviewed 4 September 2015

You are made to feel welcome as soon as you enter. The staff explain about the beers and offer knowledge about the local area. The pub could be likened to the Tardis. Small bars at the front and then another small dining room which flows...More

Thank Lindsay H
Reviewed 18 August 2015

Nice beer garden but the food was shocking. Burnt old cold chips re fried in dirty old oil at £3 and a handful of pre bagged and chopped mixed leaf salad that's pre bagged, about 1/4 of a chicken breast and a few slithers of...More

1  Thank DominicJSE
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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
Groups, Child-friendly
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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