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​The Archer Public House

) #1 of 7 Restaurants in Whitfield ££ - £££ Bar, British, Pub
2 Sandwich Road, Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
+44 1304 825890
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
“gammon” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
2 Sandwich Road, Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
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1 - 10 of 178 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Good food at reasonable prices. The staff were friendly and helpfull adjusting menu to suit our requirements.

1  Thank wilwickfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have now eaten at the Archer several times since the restaurant reopened and we have been really niceimpressed with the quality of the food whether it was the lovely roast dinner with lots of fresh vegetable and cauliflower cheese or the lovely lunch time...More

Thank andyerridge
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We revently visited the archer public house for lunch i fancied a light vite so i ordered a Cheese ploughmans lunch.... OMG ! the amount of food that arrived on our table was out of this world. All of the fresh and good quality. My...More

Thank merrykoore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I came for dinner again after going a few months ago. We had seen some negative comments on here so weren't sure what to expect. However, we were not disappointed. The menu is really varied and the food was delicious. I had...More

Thank JWJ88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and 10 friends came to pub today for her birthday. Food was lovely, pizza, burgers, hunters chicken, the special of the day- muscles were delicious! Kids menu was great. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Will defo return and highly recommend.

Thank pinky101jcjshhs
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the second time we had eaten at The Archer, but it will be some time before we try it again. The service was very slow, it took 45 mins before we received our meal, and as before the fish was off as was...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were down in Dover to visit the Transport Museum so had sussed out 'The Archer' as a local place to have lunch. We arrived as they opened and were warmly greeted as we entered. We started a tab when we ordered our drinks at...More

Thank Mummybear1976
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a walking group we have a pub meal most Wednesdays and after a couple of changes of ownership we ate at the Archer earlier in the year. We were disappointed both in the menu content and the fact that we were greeted with a...More

3  Thank Maureen T
AndrewBrind, On behalf of the Owners at ​The Archer Public House, responded to this review

Hi Maureen, We are really sorry you didn’t enjoy your recent meal with us and are disappointed that we couldn’t resolve this for you on the day. Although our reviews up to now have been really positive we completely understand your frustrations. Customer satisfaction is...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Live local & popped in 1st time - very welcoming & some food looked good but we had already eaten Looks like some good bands coming up soon too Great selection of wines & spirits too Will be back - was nice to not be...More

1  Thank 24MelindaS
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We visited our local pub for Sunday lunch, we were not expecting anything great as we've been to places locally for lunch and have always been disappointed. We ordered our roast beef and pork dinners, food was served promptly with plenty of veg on the...More

2  Thank haze1966
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
any information about the aquapark being constructed as thinking of booking for next august
18 March 2015|
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Response from CACHARELL40 | Reviewed this property |
Not heard about aquapark but pub was there earlier this year and as still excellent food ,and good value.
Are you doing a special menu for valentines day
23 January 2015|
Response from AndrewBrind | Property representative |
No sorry, good quality food with great prices, no inflated Valentine menu's although of course we think it is all special really, (but I know what you mean) Regards, The Archer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sandwich Road, Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover  >  Whitfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 825890
  • E-mail
Due a change in ownership the Kitchen will be closing from this Saturday 26th September until the new owners take over with a view to relaunching the menu on the 26th October. Friendly Pub and Restaurant welcoming all. With excellent value and great tasting food, Live Entertainment. Free BT Infinity WIFI is also available.