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The Rose Inn at Wickhambreaux

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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The Green, Wickhambreaux, Canterbury CT3 1RQ, England
+44 1227 721763
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Today
12:00 - 22:30
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Superb old world Kentish pub. Lovely food good service and lovely ambiance. Booking st weekends essential.

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Thank Michael L
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Stopped off to have a lunchtime snack. Great outside area and cosy inside. Nothing was too much trouble and a great selection of beers and ciders to suit us both. Had live music in the garden and the landlord was so friendly. So pleased that my friend recommended the Rose Inn..will definitely recommend and return.

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Thank Angela O
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

It's 18 years since we moved away from Wickhambreaux. When we left the Rose had closed after the then landlord went bust and did a bunk. It has been fabulously restored, and, along with the school which our kids attended, and the church, is once again the fitting heart to a beautiful Kentish village. We had walked to the pub... More 

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Thank Roland C
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Popped in here for dinner after walking out of the Red Lion at Stodmarsh and we definately made the right choice. A wonderful busy atmosphere with delicious food at reasonable prices with good portions. Beer is always decent too!

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Thank Canter12
Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

While I was doing family research on some ancestors who left Wickhambreaux for Australia in the 19th century, I had hoped to have lunch at The Rose Inn. The fame of its cuisine was noted even in Canterbury where the name of the inn and the village are synonymous. Recently, I was able to realise that goal. I was not... More 

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Thank Dr Rodger Winfi... H
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We visited on a weekend, the pub was busy and lively with locals and visitors. We sat in the bar area which was very pretty with hop garlands all around. The food was very good, quick service and friendly staff. The portion sizes were very good. Nice, buzzy atmosphere and a great meal.

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Thank C N
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Visited on a rainy Friday. Had encountered difficulty in getting access for a weekend and sunny days make it a popular stop. We are grateful to have pre-booked and pre-ordered to assist the management in view of our walking group of 14. Food and drink was both good. Nice setting.

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Thank MWC-UK
UK
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105 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

My daughter booked a family meal at The Rose Inn and it was a pleasure to return again....when we arrived many customers were seated outside enjoying their drinks in a wonderful village location overlooking the village green. We had a table reserved and they were prepared to cater for an 18 month baby. The atmosphere inside the Rose Inn is... More 

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Thank cliffb
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Fabulous Sunday roast with slow roast shoulder of lamb, roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding, cauliflower cheese, carrots and green beans. As good as a home roast but without the washing up! Friendly, helpful service and great value. Thanks guys we will see you again soon.

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Thank SJA001
London, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Sunday lunch. Lost for words on this one, was recommended by a friend for the food selection. Checked the menu on line and looks great, only to find that on arrival was limited to a Sunday menu minus the Lamb that I was looking forward to. Belly of pork was my second choice and I looked forward to seeing the... More 

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Thank Neil W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Wickhambreaux, Canterbury CT3 1RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Wickhambreaux
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 721763

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?