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£8 - £16
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British, Bar, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered food at the bar and was asked if I wanted to pay a tip (before having the food?) the bar lady then watched as I punched in the amount….awkward and uncomfortable! My own fault, but I paid a small tip as was put on...the spot. Was annoyed at myself but more with them for asking. We both had a baguette, can’t go too wrong with that, but food was tasteless, apart from the chips which were orange and burst fat into your mouth. First time I’ve ever left chips on my plate. Nice decor, right up my street, but won’t return because of the rudeness and sub-standard.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over cooked food. Poor ale choice. Inattentive service. Asked for a tip before we saw the food or experienced the service.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 13 January 2024

Just happen to come across this delightful pub. Great atmosphere, good food and very friendly staff. Highly recommend

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 30 December 2023 via mobile

Visiting Canterbury for the very first time, over Christmas, my partner, dog and I were hungry and thirsty having spent the afternoon exploring the cathedral. What a great pub. Very reasonably priced compared to a couple of others we tried in the city centre, the...Dark Star American Pale Ale, Gosling's Dark Rum and burgers with home-made dips and mayonnaise were superb. Very welcoming staff too. We'll be back.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 17 December 2023 via mobile

We’ve been here several times for lunch now, it’s always crazy busy but we manage to find somewhere to sit 🙂 The staff here are fantastic, really friendly and always making sure no one has to wait very long. Then there’s the food!! It is...AMAZING!!! So reasonable for the heart of Canterbury, and it is absolutely divine!! We had the house burger yesterday, and both my husband and I agreed it was the best burger we had eaten in a VERY long time!! Even though the pub was crammed as always, with even more waiting for a table, the food came out in a decent time and delicious and hot. 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 for the pub, staff and food!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 16 December 2023

Fantastic pub! Wither you go on a quiet night or a busy weekend night the atmosphere is one you don't get elsewhere, staff are fantastic (special mention to Jehmima and Kai on Saturday night, who gave me drink recommendations, spent time talking to me even...when it was busy and were a great duo to watch having fun when working together). They have 2 for £10 cocktails, rock music, great staff & friendly locals . Just wish I lived locally!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 29 September 2023

This is a great spot for a drink and good conversation. The atmosphere is awesome, great music. We were here during our 5 year wedding anniversary, the ladies behind the counter took the time to write us a list of things we needed to do....Looking forward to returning!More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 8 September 2023

Cool looking pub with option of beer Garden, beer was under a fiver, food was really good, big sizes and reasonably priced. Staff were nice and helpful and place was clean

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 20 August 2023

So pleased to go to this pub whilst visiting Canterbury. Very quirky, music themed (alternative) and offered a great menu for vegans and vegetarians as well as meat eaters. Staff were very friendly. My only tiny criticism was the food all came out and we...had to ask for cutlery. Not best practice. Would definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Emma Luck, Owner at The Lady Luck, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2023

Hi There. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. You are absolutely right in that it is not best practice to have to ask for cutlery. Our procedure is that your cutlery should come out as soon as your order goes into...More

Reviewed 15 August 2023

What a great little pub. Great music playing while we had our lunch. Catered for a mix of veggie and meat eaters. Lovely all round, would recommend and go again.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 9 August 2023 via mobile

This is the most underrated pub. We’ve never had a bad meal, drinks are very reasonable too. The menu is a godsend for us as one of our daughters has serious allergies to eggs and nuts. They are super clued up about allergens so would...recommend this pub to anybody with an allergy. They have a great vegan range of foods too, as well as lots of meat options and fish options. There’s a lovely little beer garden at the back or if you like people watching, there are a few tables on the high street. Would highly recommend 🫶🏽More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 4 July 2023

Came across this little gem of a pub, staff friendly, food delicious and a good price. Added bonus they are dog friendly too, so win win. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 18 June 2023

Stopped off here for some drinks and sat outside, nice friendly staff, the Beer is cold with good service.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 3 June 2023

We came across the Lady Luck by pure chance. Something told us as we were passing that this was the pub we were looking for on our first trip to Canterbury as a couple. The real ale was excellent and there was a generous selection...of bottled beers too. The food was brilliant and the prices were very reasonable.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 28 May 2023

Today my other half and myself met with friends for couple of pints before the bands started. This was the first time we’d seen bands play in Canterbury (after over a year). When our friends left, we were enjoying the music, went to order a...couple of drinks and I was told no because my partner had too much. This was the pub we first met, had been coming back regularly over the past couple of years and was celebrating with friends. I’m in absolute shock as we were enjoying the music and because we were swaying to it, we were told we’d had too much. Our favourite pub which has lost our custom because we were enjoying the music.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Emma Luck, Owner at The Lady Luck, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2023

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review about your experience. I have spoken to the supervisor in charge that evening and she has confirmed that the male in question was refused service as she perceived that he had consumed enough alcohol already...More

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Carole B
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I'm afraid not. The only fish we sell is Scampi.
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Yes, we have recently relaxed the rules on allowing dogs in the pub. They are permitted in the front area of the pub ( front 5 tables) as long as they are kept on a lead and not on furniture. We only allow them inside until... More
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The Lady Luck does not show sports. It is a music themed pub.
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The Lady Luck is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5