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Chapter Arms

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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New Town Street | Chartham Hatch, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7LT, England
+44 1227 738340
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
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Showing 153: English reviews
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was an excellent meal of fine quality and great value for money. I was with 25 other people who all enjoyed the great food and very friendly service. I would highly recommend this typical old English pub if you are in the area.

Thank BillS12345
Level Contributor
32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely country pub with good parking & welcoming staff. Garden looked like it would be good on a summer's day. Menu is wide with specials on chalk board Portions are good size but not huge, could only manage 2 courses! Variety of wines & beers on offer. Children welcome. Well worth a visit,

Thank Rosemary S
Ashford, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had booked a table for 3 on Friday afternoon for 1pm. Was advised they had some large parties booked, so could we come in at 12.45pm. Which we did. The service was very good and food was excellent. But it was a very cold day and the fire was going in the restaurant. But our table was by the... More 

Thank Graham W
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were walking the North Downs Way on a rather cold and wet day and came across the Chapter Arms and thought we would try our luck for lunch. We were greeted very warmly and when we asked about food were told we had made it by 5 minutes - this was said very positively though, like they were pleased... More 

Thank flying-centaur
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We booked the highly rated Chapter Arms for Saturday evening dinner and were delighted. Our party of 4 (plus Pip the dog !) sat in a cosy room with a blazing log fire and were served by excellent staff. The food was magnificent quality and expertly cooked. We had duck breast or turkey and ham pie with some of the... More 

Thank Stephen K
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Their roast beef is delicious, probably best I've had in Kent. It is served pink which you can hardly find which is cooked to my liking. Usually other restaurant served well done or rare roast beef. Boyfriend had roast pork and it was excellent with yummy crackling. Must try if you love a Sunday roast!

Thank arroz T
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Another lovely roast at the Chapter Arms served by willing attentive people who take care of their customers. Treat yourself and go.

Thank Tom F
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We have been to the Chapter Arms several times and it never disappoints. The staff are very accommodating and the landlord a great character. The pilgrim 3 course menu, with several options, is great value and their other pub selection are also lovely, for me especially their beautiful cod and chips !

Thank Pam S
clacton on sea
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were visiting our son who is studying at Canterbury university and wanted to find a dog friendly restaurant. There seems to be only 3 in Canterbury and based on the good reviews we decided to book here. On arrival staff we were welcomed warmly by staff and they were very polite and attentive. Nothing was too much trouble. Traditional... More 

Thank Debbie L
Brabourne, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had walked past this idyllic looking pub in the afternoon and decided to investigate further as it seemed so nice. The reviews on here were good and the menus on the website inspired me too. When I rang to book the landlord couldn't have been more friendly and welcoming and the same was true when we arrived. The meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: New Town Street | Chartham Hatch, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Chartham
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 738340
Pub with excellent restaurant 1 mile from Chartham railway station set in the middle of orchards on the South Downs way. Extensive outdoor seating area with stunning views. All meals prepared freshly from top quality locally sourced ingredients. Dogs and children welcome

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?