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The Bishops Finger

££ - £££, British,
13 St Dunstan's Street, Canterbury CT2 8BN, England
+44 1227 768915
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“ale pie” (2 reviews)
“burger” (5 reviews)
“the pub” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
13 St Dunstan's Street, Canterbury CT2 8BN, England
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11 - 20 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 19 September 2017

Enjoyed a nice pint and a packet of crisps there. the staff were friendly, plenty of TV's to watch the football results come in..

Thank davidhover
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Sometimes you go into a pub and you know its going to be good. The person behind the bart is pleased to see you. The metalwork gleams. The place is occupied by folk enjoying themselves. Actually conversing. This is the Bishops finger. What a cracking...More

Thank Merlin1946
Reviewed 22 August 2017

friendly staff and good food and drinks Would def go back here...Sambuca shots were great. Barman was a good laugh and very helpful.

Thank Jetsetter68
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Good pub that looks the part with oak beams and a good array of ales and lagers. Friendly service, great meeting place and a lovely beer garden. Show some sports for the more civilised sports fan, not a pub for louts.

Thank neale75
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Spent a most enjoyable afternoon in the garden of this lovely little pub enjoying great company and the sunshine.. It's an old fashioned pub. Very clean and friendly cheerful staff. A wide choice of beers and ales and the food looked very tasty. Well worth...More

Thank IanJDouglas
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Clouded by the fact that this pub was very close by to where we were staying and the fact that it is a Shepherd Neame establishment for hubby! Having to wear my fleece to sit at the table inside was the first downer! The back...More

1  Thank Angela O
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Great little pub, which given its size could easily be packed out. Nice beer garden at the back, great for the summer. Really enjoyed the namesake beer of Bishop's Finger - top real ale. Choose burger to eat, which came with chips and some coleslaw....More

Thank David900
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Great looking pub in Canterbury from many to choose from. Grweat atmosphere very popular venue with travelers and locals alike. The food is good pub fare with all tastes covered. Plenty of ales and brews to choose from including local and international varieties,. Everyone taste...More

Thank DitchAustralia
Reviewed 3 June 2017

I had the pan fried chicken breast, very good, my sister had the steak & spitfire ale pie, she loved it, and my mom had our own grilled spitfire ale sausages, she liked them too. My son said the burger was good too. the staff...More

Thank Hoffman4
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This place is alright. It has some oldy charm. The menue has a limited choice of food but it's very good. I did enjoy my ham (was more like gammon) & egg

Thank Alexandre C
Joe P, Manager at The Bishops Finger, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2017

Thanks Alexandre, we are glad you enjoyed our pub and we hope we see you again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 St Dunstan's Street, Canterbury CT2 8BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 768915
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