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Thomas Becket

21 Best Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JB, England
01227 464384
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Ranked #105 of 293 Restaurants in Canterbury
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Cuisines: Pub
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

A Sunday lunch in Canterbury. good food but service a bit slow. quite place a bit away from the tourist rout.

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London
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this pub in search of lunch and we're not disappointed, the staff were lovely, attentive and provided excellent table service. The burger recommended by the bar staff was outstanding and I would defiantly recommend.

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London
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41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Really miserable pub. Warm drinks. Despite sitting at a table that wasn't marked as reserved we were moved half way through our evening by a rude irish barmaid as the staff clearly messed up with their reservations. The staff were quite inexperienced as getting served took a long time and not a great beer selection.

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Folkestone, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

we visited this pub for a sunday roast while having a chill out day off from work - pretty average food - cooked by "i presume" a not so talented chef - the roast potatoes were huge and cooked to within an inch of their lives and oh so dry "over cooked" - the TWO sprouts that i got were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I am posting this a little reluctantly, because when my partner and I walked in we really liked the pub and the very friendly staff, and that's why we decided to stay for lunch. We ordered the cod and chorizo stew and the pork and chorizo stew (a special). Remember the key word there. Stew. On arrival, my cod and... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Friendly, helpful staff. Good beer. Excellent food - my wife said hers was the best vegetarian lasagne she'd ever had.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stumbled upon Thomas Becket by mistake, we first went to another pub who had stopped serving food and they recommended this place to us. Let me tell you, we were shocked at the food quality! All of my party (5 people) ordered something different and we all were very happy with our food. I have lived in England for... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We visited this pub for the time and as it was Sunday decided on their Sunday roasts. The service was terrible and had to wait nearly an hour for the food and it certainly wasn't worth waiting for. The chicken portion was a child's portion and very dry. The beef was so chewy and fatty it couldn't be eaten. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Welcoming friendly staff, real log fire, tasty red wine, best bit of pork belly I've ever had...and all at a very reasonable price! What more could you want?

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London, United Kingdom
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182 reviews 182 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

From the outside I didn't know what quite to expect, but after leaving I knew I'd be back. The food was such a high standard both in presentation and taste for a traditional pub. The staff were also so welcoming and made sure we were looked after. They even went as far as taking my email to send me the... More 

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Additional Information about Thomas Becket

Address: 21 Best Lane, Canterbury CT1 2JB, England
Phone Number: 01227 464384
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:30 am
Cuisine: Pub

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