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The Thomas Tallis Alehouse

Closed Now: 14:00 - 23:00
Open today: 14:00 - 23:00
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Arrive as strangers leave as friends

Our intent was a quick pint before moving on however we got ‘caught up’ in the conversations one... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
grahamh497
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Rainham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Charming and welcoming with amazing beer and games

This is a delightful little gem and a corner of peace within minutes of the busy centre. In winter... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
christabel s
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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We are an Alehouse selling upto 30 local and overseas craft beers in cask, keykeg, bottle and can with wines, ciders and prosecco also available. We operate a talk to the person next to you policy as we are a music, jukebox, tv, fruit machine, and...more
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48 Northgate, Canterbury CT1 1BE, England
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Our intent was a quick pint before moving on however we got ‘caught up’ in the conversations one thing led to another. Meeting with a lawyer a bishop and explaining the delights of real beer and cider to a group of very polite youngsters the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank grahamh497
Reviewed 3 December 2018

This is a delightful little gem and a corner of peace within minutes of the busy centre. In winter there is a roaring fire, making it v cosy, and the perfect place to have delicious fresh ale, excellent wine or unusual soft drinks. Full of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank christabel s
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

If you fancy a different kind of experience then this is for you. Cosy, welcoming with a vast array of drinks on offer where your order is taken and then delivered by the staff to where you are sitting/standing. The snug was welcoming with an...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Made to feel like we were at home, albeit with some in house rules (turn your phone to silent) Great beer, cider, advice. Have the pork pie and pork scratchings. No bar, just honest table service. Will go back if ever in Canterbury again

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank grahama622
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Great choice of beers, friendly atmosphere, landlord is comedy gold and gets the conversation flowing between those in the pub. Excellent.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 348martint
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Found this great pub by accident and wish I had found it earlier. Real pub with great beers and ciders and friendly landlord. The city is full of naff and trendy places so if you like the real experience head straight here. Top quality in...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing gem in the heart of Canterbury, beautiful Tudor building low beams with tables for outside/beer garden drinking or three beautiful rooms each with their own charm. The selection of traditional Ales was outstanding but what makes this place is the out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark F
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Found this pub while on a visit to Canterbury with my wife, I have been in lots of pubs over the years but this is probably the best, selection of ales and cider is awesome, very good English wine as well. No bar Landlord takes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kevan L
Reviewed 22 August 2018

spent a lovely afternoon sitting on the pavement seating enjoying a range of beers from all different independent brewers. the craic was good and the host was very amusing and full of anecdotes

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tasar2801
Reviewed 18 August 2018

A small venue with a great range of beers, knowledgeable staff, cosy log fire in the winter with board games etc.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ghfandj
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