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The Unicorn Inn

61 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8BS, England
+44 1227 463187
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Worth a trip beyond the West gate

Just a little way out of town, and well worth the stroll. Ever popular with locals for good reason... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MissVixStar
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London, United Kingdom
Not a bad little pub...friendly

Popped in to have a sandwich and cider before a night out. Good sandwich, fast friendly service... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
bobbymcsnoddy
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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61 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8BS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a little way out of town, and well worth the stroll. Ever popular with locals for good reason. The beer is excellent, there's a good wine selection and the food is plentiful and delicious. Very well worth a visit. Very pleasant garden too, away...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We aim to please, and we are happy that you found your visit enjoyable. We hope to see back again soon.

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Popped in to have a sandwich and cider before a night out. Good sandwich, fast friendly service, nice locals. Typical pub fare, but close to where we were staying.

Thank bobbymcsnoddy
LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visit and review, we take pride in being a local pub for all and do our best to make all the food ourselves wherever we can. We hope to see you back soon.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you venture out of the city through the West Gate you will find this delightful pub on the left after the level crossing. Lovely old facia , mind your head as you enter. Lovely pub with good service . This venue is always busy...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you, we hope to have our garden complete for the Bank Holidays weekends. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 29 December 2016

Met up with a few colleagues after work had finished for the Christmas break, although very busy this pub had great service and great atmosphere. Although there were regular real ales on, they did have a couple of seasonal ales that were very good We...More

Thank Tony R
LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2017

Thank you, we hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year and we look forward to being of service to you again soon.

Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Warm, friendly pub and excellent owner/bar staff. Good selection of beers and other drinks, and a lovely garden

Thank SovegnaVos
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

I have been frequenting the unicorn for a while now. When David run the pub, the place was perfect. The staff are polite enough, but serve you,. They then chat amongst themselves, and play on their mobiles. No interacting with ALL customers. Some of the...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We went twice to the Unicorn unfortunately due to a recent fire food was not available but the pub were quite happy for us to take in some chips and east them alongside our very good pints of bitter.Loved the traditional look of the place...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2016

Thank you, we hope to be up running again soon. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 10 July 2016

Here's a place going downhill. Three years ago, when my daughter started Uni, we ate/drank several times here. Very good - then! Last week, on graduation, we did much the same. Not very good. Staff attitude was poor, Real Ale was flat and needed to...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

Thank you for an honest observation, I have no excuse only to say that the staff member in question jumped in at the last minute to cover main staff who where unable to attend. With regards to the beer, that is unusual as all beers...More

Reviewed 16 January 2016

In a week when the world lost David Bowie, Ed 'Stewpot' Stewart and Alan Rickman it is my sad duty to report another loss. The Unicorn. What has happened? Golden Braid was tasteless and musty and our replacement pints of Murphy's were no better -...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2016

We are sorry that you felt let down by the beers on the night. We strive for perfection but it does not find us every time. We hope your next visit will not disappoint.

Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Lovely pub. Excellent ales. A traditional friendly pub which there are very few in Canterbury. Made to feel welcome always

Thank Nick B
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