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The Artichoke

) #1 of 5 Restaurants in Chartham ££ - £££ , British,
Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
+44 1227 738316
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited here on Saturday evening. The landlady and landlord were very welcoming. On the landlord's recommendation I had the steak and ale pie and the cheesecake, both of which were delicious. The portions were very generous. The atmosphere in the Artichoke was friendly, and...More

Thank AnneC1406
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started off the evening with a favourite from the menu, steak and ale pie. The portions were very generous and very tasty. The warm and friendly atmosphere carried on for the rest of the night, enhanced by some live music. Unlike some of the...More

Thank EJoly58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An impromptu lunch at The Artichoke was a good idea. Although being a Monday it was quiet we were welcomed by a very cheerful and helpful barman. We enjoyed freshly cooked fish and chips and a delicious veg and feta tart. Luckily there was just...More

Thank Mandt1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here last Friday evening with my brother in law who normally finds meals like this quite challenging due to being disabled. However on this occasion the whole evening was made very special by the amazing kindness and extra attention given to him by...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We returned here as we had spent the day nearby in Minnis Bay. The Artichoke and its owners Sue and Bill were just as lovely as we remembered. It was a Saturday evening, and there was a nice atmosphere in both the bar and the...More

2  Thank ZiggyLondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the well table to celebrate my husband's 30th birthday and what a treat it was...The men indulged in the excellent value steak deal, us ladies treated ourselves to the white chocolate cheesecake and to top it off the service was friendly and efficient...More

1  Thank LDean91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited here a few weeks ago for Sunday Lunch. I could not fault our experience whatsoever. From the quality menu to the fantastic customer service, the beautiful building and lovely garden. The cheesecake was to die for and the landlady even...More

Thank Millie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have a small parking lot across the street, otherwise try to find parking on the narrow street. Inside it is a classic old pub. Very pleasant staff. We both had the steak pie & chips. Served piping hot, the meat was very tender and...More

Thank Gla_Rangers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a smashing late afternoon roast here and look forward to revisiting on our next Chatham ramble this summer. I also imagine it being the perfect cosy pub in winter when the open fire is roaring. Delicious food and service, staff made us feel...More

Thank naomijbailey
billandsue96, Owner at The Artichoke, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and found the food and service really good. We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The landlord and Landlady are excellent hosts. Nothing is too much trouble. The food is amazing and always served with a smile

Thank CazzaVig22
billandsue96, Owner at The Artichoke, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoy the food and service. Hope to see you soon.

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Michael A
Are you dog friendly?
26 April 2016|
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Response from Morag A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. When the was at the Artichoke a customer was there with his faithful friend. I asked the landlady about this and she told me that this dog was a very welcome visitor to the pub. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
16:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Chartham
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 738316
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