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The Artichoke

££ - £££, British,
Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
+44 1227 738316
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“pudding” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
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1 - 10 of 462 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We wont be going back. I n fact 10 friends went wine tasting and was going for a meal there after so we did not go to the night out. Are we to fussy try it your self.

Thank rmiller11101952
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great food, Beer garden, Great publicans, Dog friendly. Top pub in a nice location. Clean inside with a warm welcome. what more can you ask for on a, sunny sunday lunch time. We keep returning!

Thank Georgina V
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were staying in nearby Chilham but were a bit wary of having Sunday lunch in the pubs there after not seeing any great reviews, so we drove to the artichoke. We are so glad we did. We had a beer in the simple beer...More

Thank marccom2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly pub with friendly staff and food was fine but not great, disappointing artichoke nachos starter - lovely ingredients but not put together as 'nachos' so it was a tortilla chips and dip affair (could have been such an amazing dish! Beer was good, Prices...More

Thank Woodsy91
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

had lunch this sunday, our selection went from goats cheese tart, to roast beef and burger. the food was lovely, the service was friendly. highly recommended

Thank anne h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived 30mins before our booking but we were seated and served straight away. Both had the roast beef which was good. We had to wait a while to give our dessert order but that was fine. Both had the sundaes which we enjoyed. Had...More

1  Thank Lizzie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Artichoke has changed hands since I left my last review, and I have to say it is now excellent. The people running it our lovely and the food is wholesome, tasty and very reasonably priced. We went there this evening as a family (all...More

Thank TashaDuncan-Drake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited The Artichoke today for Sunday lunch. The pub was busy which is always a good sign. The welcome we received was warm and our table was ready for our arrival complete with high chair. The drinks arrived promptly and our food order was...More

Thank The H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in here after a meeting in Canterbury and wanted something that was out of the town on the direction home. Google located this as the nearest pub and what a great find. A beautiful building with old world charm and excellent fast service. The...More

Thank katielittlered87
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We visited here last month with family and friends who had come to stay and were disappointed. The pub looks lovely and charming from the outside but is quite different inside. Upon arrival and waiting for our table we went to the bar for drinks...More

Thank Aimee B
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Michael A
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, Brunch, 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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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