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Canterbury Bell Restaurant

££ - £££, British,
481 Margate Road | Westwood, Broadstairs CT10 2QD, England
+44 1843 863892
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (10 reviews)
“pudding” (18 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
481 Margate Road | Westwood, Broadstairs CT10 2QD, England
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1 - 10 of 621 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sad to say that unfortunately this evenings meal was very disappointing. After waiting 45 minutes ourfood arrived, double bacon xl burger, one of the burgers was not edible. Burnt to a crisp. I ordered skin on chips and got normal chips. After the wait we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Donscan9
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Companion06817874294, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Were are saddened to hear your recent visit wasn't up to our normal standards and for this I apologise. At peak times it can tend to get busy which may cause a delay...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in with my wife yesterday, for a light lunch on the back of Christmas Shopping. We were warmly welcomed at the door and then shown to a general dining area. We chose a window table which was quite literally right next to a servers...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank anhonestjoe
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi anhonestjoe, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I would like to apologise on behalf of the two members of staff for the way you were served. This isn't acceptable at all and this certainly isn't how we operate at The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After ploughing round the shops Christmas Shopping we decided to give the Canterbury Bell a try. The place had a lovely atmosphere and was nicely decorated and we were shown to our table near where the Rotisserie was cooking the chicken which looked so good...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Shaun G
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Shaun G Thank you for your stunning review, I'm saddened to hear that you have been let down by other Marston's establishments but here at The Canterbury Bell we pride ourselves on quality and customer service and I'm glad that, that really shone through...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018

I have been here when it first opened and loved it. In my opinion it when down hill and I didn't go back for some time. I have returned recently and I have to say that the food has returned to it's original standard and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank hovenden
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello hovenden, Thank you for coming back to us again. We try our upmost to maintain standards and I'm sorry that you felt these had dropped. However I'm glad that we are meeting you expectations again and we look forward to welcoming you back again...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Me and a friend come in for a quick pint after going to Westwood Cross was nice a clean not bad price all good would visit again.....

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Legend R
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Legend R Thank you for writing us a review. I'm glad to see that everything was to your liking and we met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again Many Thanks

Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Called up and asked to reserve a table, they told us to just pop in. Popped in and was told there was a 20 minute wait, so we went to wait at the bar. After 10 minutes of being ignored by the bar staff we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank symone z
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Symone Z I'm sorry that you had a poor experience with us, as a general rule we don't take any table bookings 45minutes in advance of the dining time, as during busy periods we cannot guarantee a table will be available. Normally our staff...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

After easy free parking, free Wi-Fi, Really excellent service and the food was reasonably priced . Enjoyed the meal. I would go back. Ideal for families or business meetings.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank DamienCooke
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Damien Cooke Thank you for your review. Its great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we can't wait to welcome you again Many Thanks

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Arrived and only 1 member staff at bar And it was busy had to wait. Waitress very friendly did not feel that rushed to look through an enormous menu. Ordered meal the food is nice but chip portions are so small!!! A few extra chips...More

Thank ChristopherE692
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Christopher E Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I apologise that you had a disappointing start to your evening but I'm glad to hear that overall you enjoyed your experience with us We look forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

What a waste of £75! Trio of starters all tasted the same, fried and battered with a dribble of sauce. Mains were no different just more dry. Mac & cheese smelt like sick but fortunately tasted like nothing. Cocktails were awful. Complained but got shrugged...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank Alison K
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2018

Hello Alison K I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy you experience with us, I would like to talk you directly to further discuss your evening, please contact me with the best telephone number for you and the best time to call, our email address is...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

having visited recently with my family and neighbours.. I was amazed to discover the breakfast offer .. £4.95 for full English with all pastries, fruit etc free. Plus the food is really nice. What a treat every Saturday morning.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank lloydhollett007
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2018

Hu lloydhollett007, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fab review. We are so pleased to hear you've enjoyed our breakfast and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Many Thanks, Jay

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Juliet t
30 August 2018|
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Response from collard783 | Reviewed this property |
It will packed out with families Christmas day,but the service will be good,I would go with my family, hope this is some help to you.
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29 March 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 Margate Road | Westwood, Broadstairs CT10 2QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 863892
  • E-mail
Description
The Canterbury bell is a newly built family restaurant Boasting an excellent and varied menu with Rotisserie chicken at the heart of it, the Canterbury Bell makes an excellent venue to dine with friends and family. Children will love our dedicated kids menu and our indoor and outdoor play areas, allowing you to relax with a meal, or a choice from our great range of drinks.
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