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The Hop Pocket

) #2 of 3 Restaurants in Stelling Minnis ££ - £££ , British,
The Street | Bossingham, Stelling Minnis, Canterbury CT4 6DY, England
+44 1227 709866
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
15 May 2017
“a good Sunday lunch”
3 May 2017
“Birthday meal”
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Street | Bossingham, Stelling Minnis, Canterbury CT4 6DY, England
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

We have eaten at The Hop Pocket several times but this was our first Sunday lunch. A pleasant pub with friendly staff. Full marks for the copper bar top and panels on the walls which look really good but are in fact radiator covers! (Sadly...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 May 2017

My partner and I both had pigeon starter, which was delicious. Plenty of it with a lovely fried black pudding accompaniment. For the main course, we had beautifully cooked steak. In fact, everything on the plate was cooked to perfection. The waitress was delightful. And...More

1  Thank John R
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

What a find. Amazing food, well cooked and presented. Very attentive service and made very welcome. It was very quiet but somewhere that deserves to be very busy. High quality at a good price. Highly recommend the Hop Pocket, so please support them.

Thank Joanna N
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We went to the Hop Pocket last Sunday up on the recommendation of friends. Well firstly, what lovely people! They made us so welcome, the food was excellent and plentiful, it is obvious the place is really valued by the local community as most of...More

Thank ahollingsbee
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Superb pub grub in the middle of The garden of England. 18th century pub. Superb walks around here. Nice beer garden very rural Kent near Canterbury

Thank Mark24C
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch. Lady serving was amazing. So polite and helpful. Happy to accommodate my dogs in their garden and it really was a pleasant experience for us all. Thoroughly recommend.

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Had a super spring evening eating at this gastro pub we stumbled upon... and what a lovely surprise it was. I ordered the Steak with was cooked to perfection, and my wife had the Lamb - what tasty fare this was and beautifully laid out....More

Thank The Tombs F
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

There is a great atmosphere in this pub with a good selection of Gins. We tried a few and are looking forward to going back soon to try some more. The food was very tasty with a good selection for vegetarians. We met the owner,...More

Thank Ruth1988
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

What a great place for food and drink great staff and a great place food and drink is at a very reasonable price we will be back

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Food was amazing, staff smiling and happy, a very pleasant surprise to stumble upon this little gem. If i lived nearer i would become a regular. Great place.

Thank Natalie C
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Patrick C
Hi, Do you have a children's lunch menu mid-week.? Thanks. Patrick
17 April 2017|
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Response from geraldlee2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi They are very accommodating I am sure you will not be disappointed Regards
Patrick C
Hi, Do you have a children's lunch menu mid-week.? Thanks. Patrick
17 April 2017|
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Response from Saxblower | Reviewed this property |
HI sorry no just evening meal
Do you have a on line menu please
18 March 2017|
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Response from MWC-UK | Reviewed this property |
They provided us with a menu from which to select our meals in advance. As they were reopening following refurbishment the menu was later added to the Internet but we were given a hard copy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Bossingham, Stelling Minnis, Canterbury CT4 6DY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Stelling Minnis
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 709866
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