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The George & Dragon at Fordwich

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International, British, Pub
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King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
+44 01227 710661
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Today
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 77
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good pub lunch

I was slightly concerned by the poor reviews left by others on Trip Advisor. However, as we we had no other option (as the Fordwich Arms does not serve lunch after 14.30) i decided to throw caution to the wind. We took my 92 year old grandmother and the staff were considerate of our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Felicity R
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London, United Kingdom
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

I was slightly concerned by the poor reviews left by others on Trip Advisor. However, as we we had no other option (as the Fordwich Arms does not serve lunch after 14.30) i decided to throw caution to the wind. We took my 92 year old grandmother and the staff were considerate of our requirements. Disabled access was good. The... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Nice lunch here in the garden after canoeing on the river... Good selection of beers and a varied menu. Well worth a visit..

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Romford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I've been to this restaurant 3 time in the past year, I even celebrated by having a meal after my graduation here and each time has been fantastic, the garden is perfect to enjoy a meal in the sunshine, inside is full of character and the staff couldn't be more helpful! The food has been excellent on each visit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

After looking back through some of the bad reviews, it's interesting to see where the establishment has improved. I visited yesterday at 1:00pm with my mother, father and partner. We got a warm welcome and were offered seats. The service was polite and prompt throughout with the exception of a late diet coke to the table which had been forgotten... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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50 reviews 50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

We walked a few kilometres via a picturesque walkway and cycleway to Fordwich from Canterbury with the aim of finding a place for lunch. This is a very attractive convivial community establishment. We loved the ambience. The meals we ordered were well presented, very generous proportions, very tasty and good value for money. Absolutely recommend.

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

visited with a group of 8 people a few with dietary requirements staff were v helpful and sorted us all out. The food was excellent as were the staff and beer would definitely recommend not the cheapest but you get what you pay for the baby sweat peppers (starter) were delicious would have happily had as a main

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Lovely walk with the dogs today to the pub for lunch. Service was slow, waited an hour for our food. However the food was lovely. Will definitely visit again.

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Edmonton, Alberta
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We settled in for a draft beer and a bit of lunch. I had the vegetable soup, which came with fresh bread and butter and was absolutely delicious. We shared a portobella mushroom burger that came with sweet potato fries. The service was friendly if a bit slow, the food was very good, but the atmosphere was exceptional. There was... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Breath taking garden, beautiful pub, good beer, and food that melts your heart! Perfect for every weather! Plus they are vegan friendly!

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kent
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125 reviews 125 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Delicious food served by lovely people. Unusual beers with a blackboard saying where they come from and how far they have travelled! The landlord and his staff all know what they are doing. We will definitely be going back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Fordwich
  • Phone Number: +44 01227 710661

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 27
  • Cuisine: International, British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?