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The Foundry Brew Pub

) #30 of 257 Restaurants in Canterbury ££ - £££ , British,
White Horse Lane, Canterbury CT1 2RU, England
+44 1227 455899
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
White Horse Lane, Canterbury CT1 2RU, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had actually booked to eat at The Old Brewery Tavern (see my review, suffice it to say it was a disaster). But the guy did recommend this place, and it was just what we were looking for. It was only 6pm, but it was...More

Thank ppw16
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Found this place with friends. Great beer and service from Sam was excellent! Only sampled the spicy chicken wings which made me want to come back for more food! Great place! A must if in the town! Thank you! Amanda

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Recommended by the Good Pub Guide and CAMRA good beet guide, neither of which was wrong! We had a good selection of the beers and lagers none of which disappointed:-) the staff were attentive and knowledgeable about the beers and the food available. I would...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Loved this pub and the sister pub. Try a Skylark cider - lovely, nice food menu and a good choice. Staff friendly and chatty

Thank hewitgable
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time here and we will defintely come back. Had lovely service from all the staff, food and drinks were lovely. We had the brisket and the burger and it was a good portion and cooked well ☺

Thank KepKayHart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is also a brewery and you can see the big vats from the seating area. There is a good choice of beer and you can have taster selections. The food was absolutely delicious and the portions are enormous! We really enjoyed the hummus...More

Thank Maureen G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just off the Main Street in Canterbury Center, this local pub offered good food in enormous portions, on-site brewed beer, at a very reasonable price. I had the Fish & Chips that I felt were as good as any I sampled in the U.K. The...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I had a cheese burger. It was literally cheese and (dry) burger, in cheap roll. No lettuce, tomato or onions, etc, and a measly portion of chips. Partner had fish and chips, again, bland and hardly any chips! Inexplicably, both meals came with a surprise,...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Visited here beginning of June of checking out other reviews on Tripadvisor and I can 100% say we were not disappointed. It's located down a side alley off the high street which could be slightly off putting but once there it's time to enjoy !....More

Thank Mark03_10
Reviewed 5 June 2017

An excellent selection of real ales and ciders, all rewed on the premises. Meals looked appealing although we did not sample on this occasion. Friendly and helpful service. Spacious bar and seating outside as well.

Thank fatherdoo2016
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2 January 2017|
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Response from Clemens T | Reviewed this property |
No -we weren't aware of the ale tasting. A booking seemed to be helpful at the weekend. We did it and all tables were occupied.
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29 May 2016|
Response from Lilbee67 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely dog friendly - although we did sit outside. The dog got his own bowl of water and a treat from one of the staff.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 03:00
12:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: White Horse Lane, Canterbury CT1 2RU, England (Formerly The Foundry)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 455899
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