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Fordwich Arms

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King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
+44 1227 710444
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Decided to take a trip to this pub as I haven’t been here before and am working my way around the local pubs and restaurants in the Canterbury area. Decided to visit here as the pub had a very pretty appearance from the outside and...More

Thank neale75
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch. I had goats cheese starter and husband had squid. Both were delicious. I had roast beef. Husband had lamb. Again both were very nice. Even though we were quite full we had to try the dessert as the standard of food...More

Thank Jooleyannandsmg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Back in August we went to the Fordwich Arms just for drinks, but the Lunch looked good. . The landlord knows how to pour a good pint of Guinness and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. Afterwards we took a a leisurely boat trip...More

Thank weirj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called I here today after a walk with a friend for a quick drink. What a quaint, lovely pub. Nice service too. We only had a quick drink to recharge our batteries but would love to have eaten, time didn't allow because we had to...More

Thank Julie E
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Eaten here many, many times over the years (fifteen!) I can honestly say we have never had a bad meal, never had anything other than excellent service, and have always felt so comfortable that we could stay all day long.

Thank Kittywake1
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub. Really friendly staff & landlord. Great food. Situated next to the beautiful church St Mary Fordwich. Highly recommend.

Thank SJohns
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Went here with 4 friends, the main course was just about average. Yes nicely laid out and clean. We all had the main meal, which as l said was average but for the remainder of the evening we had to wait for service and by...More

Thank Tonglad
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We had paddled down the river from Grove Ferry Picnic Park and the Fordwich Arms was a welcome sight. There was space to put our kayak's and a welcome drink and lunch to be had. The menu looked good but as we had a long...More

Thank Hookies2013
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Granted we were only stopping for drinks but the place wasn't busy. The barman seemed to be taking ages with 2 customers paying for their meals. He wasn't helped out for some minutes and the number of those waiting grew. Fine once drinks sorted. Pleasant...More

Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Walked here from Canterbury last Sunday to have lunch. There was a wide choice- not just a roast dinner. My husband had the pork ribs which were particularly good. I had the roast beef and my daughter had the spicy pork which again were very...More

Thank katesil
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2 September 2017|
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Response from PureFunker | Reviewed this property |
They do jackets and salads. Do not know about swap over though.
2 September 2017|
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Response from Speedweeder | Reviewed this property |
Yes to your questions the always seem to adapt the menu to suit your needs
Louise B
24 January 2017|
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Response from Theresa H | Reviewed this property |
they do a veggie wellington which has spinach and mushrooms and some sort of cheese..or a veggie lasagna with marscapone cheese as well as fish.. not sure if you eat fish or not. hope that helps :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Fordwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 710444
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