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Chapter Arms

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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New Town Street | Chartham Hatch, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7LT, England
+44 1227 738340
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
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clacton on sea
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21 reviews
11 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 

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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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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited here for a Sunday roast and were not disappointed, big portions and delicious food! Best roast I've eaten out. Pudding was also beautiful, throughly full up afterwards! Lovely friendly staff and quick service. A great pub with character and nice walks nearby too :)

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Thank SouthEastTraveller11
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This pub is set in a lovely part of the Kent countryside. It does great food and is a really nice setting for any occasion, especially in the summer. My family have held a number of special occasions there and have been looked after wonderfully. I will definitely be going again and would recommend to anyone.

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Thank Q4903URricharda
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Visited Chapter Arms for Sunday lunch, which I can't fault except for the choice for vegetarians. This isn't the first time I have been here but one of our party who usually comes along is vegetarian. They don't eat fish so the only choice is risotto, which they said was very tasty but I do think a nut roast could... More 

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Thank cpm57
Canterbury
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I came here with my partner and a friend, upon arrival we were greeted by friendly staff and although our table was booked for 6:30 (it was 6pm) we were asked if we would like to go through to sit down and look at the menu. The service was brilliant, staff were attentive and the owner was a charming and... More 

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Thank guymayhew132
Ashford, Kent
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Was here a few months ago. Service is very good as is the food. Will be going back as soon as possible!

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Thank EllieHAshford_Kent
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Had lunch here on a warm Saturday afternoon. There were 6 adults and 4 children and we sat outside looking out over orchards and the lovely gardens. The menu was reasonably priced and had traditional pub grub as well some 'a la carte' options. Additionally, there was a children's menu with the kiddie classics with main courses for £4.50 and... More 

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Thank Andrew C
Ashford, Kent
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

I booked a table in the restaurant for four of us to celebrate my husband's birthday. I had not been to the Chapter Arms for many years and had not met the current landlord. On arrival we were made very welcome and were invited to sit in the garden area to have our drinks whilst having a look at the... More 

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Thank JustBet
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

Amazing setting and place in the Kent countryside. Owners and staff were fantastic, the food was incredible and a great selection of beers on tap. Will happily be going again very soon!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?