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The Dolphin

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
+44 1227 455963
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (37 reviews)
“stuffing” (4 reviews)
“fish cakes” (5 reviews)
Closes in 11 min
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
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LOCATION
17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
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1 - 10 of 296 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely pub and beautiful garden. Unfortunately the landlord ruins the experience. He is abrupt, rude and clearly feels that serving behind a bar is beneath him. I've heard rumours there is a high turnover of staff at the pub. This probably explains why. Aside from...More

Thank kangaroobop
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely chilled pub with decent food. Really I go there for the burgers. You can’t beet them!!! Veggie or meat!

Thank Theresa345
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Six of us visited this great pub for Sunday lunch. A warm welcome was followed by friendly, efficient service. We had roast beef and lamb with a great selection of veg, including a delicious cauliflower cheese! Puddings were amazing, we recommend the sticky toffee pudding...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This was a very nice pub and we were fortunate to snag a table on s busy Zftiday night. My wife really enjoyed her excellent prawns while I had a very good burger topped with Stilton and bacon. She tried a new drink – ginger...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Stopped in the Dolphin for a meal before going to the Marlowe. We enjoyed the meal but beware, the kitchen does not open until 18:00 hrs. We had no issue with this since the show time was 19:30. The meal was ok, my wife had...More

Thank Philip F
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

I was visiting my Dad and he had booked the pub. We went for Sunday lunch and had a great experience. The meat comes plated up with pots, stuffing and Yorkshires but the veg comes on a plate with potatoes: collider cheese, broccoli, carrots, red...More

Thank Ian d
Reviewed 8 January 2018

Not a regular user as it can be hard to get a table at certain times if you do not book. But when you do food is first class

Thank tony p
Reviewed 30 December 2017

14 of us had booked a table for the Saturday before Christmas, food was pre-ordered so the service was very efficient. Great food as always. Peter the landlord has always been very welcoming to us

Thank Guest5
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Excellent Christmas menu, the slow cooked pork was superb. Good sized portions and good burgers. Friendly staff, a good old style pub.

Thank JCHigham
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

I visited this establishment on a many occasions over the last few years and was one of my favourite places in Canterbury for a pint and food ! However, sadly last few times I’ve noticed the barmaids poring back the slops from ale back into...More

4  Thank Andrew C
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TeeAyBee
8 February 2018|
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Response from Guest5 | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park in St Radigunds Street, this is the closest but depending on the tie of day you wish to visit there are several park and ride options
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Yasmeena S
22 April 2017|
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Response from robinsonlyons | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I'm not sure, we have always been too busy eating, drinking and talking to use wifi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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