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The Old City Bar

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2 Oaten Hill Place, Canterbury CT1 3HJ, England
+44 1227 766882
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My favourite

The old city has to be the best pub in the city. I've lived away from Canterbury for 3 years now... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
via mobile

Team Christmas meal. The portions were huge and the food was really tasty. The table was perfect... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2017
via mobile
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18 May 2017
“My favourite ”
3 Jan 2017
2 Oaten Hill Place, Canterbury CT1 3HJ, England
+44 1227 766882
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The old city has to be the best pub in the city. I've lived away from Canterbury for 3 years now and still really miss the place!! Beer garden is exceptional and the welcome was always first class. I'll be back soon I promise!!

Thank TedsterP
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Team Christmas meal. The portions were huge and the food was really tasty. The table was perfect for us and the pub provided crackers etc for our little party. The service was good and was great value menu. I would say the portions are actually...More

Thank Elizabeth004
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

This pub is closest to BT so by default is the first choice for drinks from work. There is a great selection of beers and ales and the menu has recently changed which is really tasty. I would recommend a visit for any age. Several...More

Thank RichieDon
Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Staff were grumpy and food wasn't great. Bit chilly too and we were told no food was being served for at least an hour as only one chef on.

1  Thank Sammie H
Reviewed 15 December 2015 via mobile

Festive decor 🎅🎄 Smart tidy pub. Good mix of vintage decor, large leather settees etc. Great friendly chatty staff. Large no nonsense bar area and lounge room with a pool table. Quite a happy party of local office workers too 🎉🍻🍷 cheers 🍺

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

I've been in Canterbury for 1 year now and have only recently discovered this pub due to it being off the beaten track.... wish I'd have discovered it from day 1. the Old City Bar has everything going for it, Great food, Great Staff... friendliest...More

Thank Dave F
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Another great Shepard Neame pub, never disappointed with these places. The atmosphere always really nice, lovely beer garden and there was a great area for the footy. This really catered for all what i was looking for in a lovely sunny evening and would really...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 19 December 2014

First visit here. No too far from the city centre, just off old Dover road. Lovely decor, great layout with nice snugs and open plan. Pool table area inside with table football table tennis out in beer garden. Great selection of local ales, really friendly...More

Thank SimeyWimey
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