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Britannia Inn

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26 Horn Street | Shorncliffe, Hythe CT21 5SR, England
01303 238 502
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Description: The Britannia is a friendly contemporary pub located only a few hundred...
The Britannia is a friendly contemporary pub located only a few hundred yards from the seafront promenade. It is situated in a hamlet outside the picturesque town of Hythe, with its interesting shops and architecture, Royal Military Canal and Romney Hythe & Dymchurch steam railway. Shorncliffe itself is well known as a garrison and army training site, and the Britannia is often the last pub the soldiers drink in before they go off on tours of duty. The pub is light and airy, yet with a traditional feel, with a focus on great beers and excellent traditional homemade food. Their generous steak pie is very popular, as are the Sunday roasts. A peaceful atmosphere reigns with cards and dominoes available for customers' use - and on Wednesday evenings there is a quiz with cash prize. Outside is a pretty courtyard garden with seating for summer, and two big, heated canopies - great for smokers, as well as a large car park.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
The Great British Experience.....!!

A warm welcome when you enter this pub, its family run and this shines through. We visited on quiz night and had a great hot buffet of Chicken Casserole, fresh vegetables and new potatoes, a feast fit for a king. We won the quiz....what can I say. Perfect evening

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Tracy B
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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Folkestone, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A warm welcome when you enter this pub, its family run and this shines through. We visited on quiz night and had a great hot buffet of Chicken Casserole, fresh vegetables and new potatoes, a feast fit for a king. We won the quiz....what can I say. Perfect evening

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Family run pub, log burner, great atmosphere, terrific food, dog friendly. chloes978 review cannot be this pub as you cannot stay there Christina Mary T review cannot be correct as there are no views!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I had been to the Britannia over the Christmas period for our works "Christmas Meal" and we had all really enjoyed it immensely. So had wanted to see if the Sunday Lunch was as good. Well as it turned out it was just as good as Christmas!! Food was of good quality, very tasty and well presented. Lovely Pub with... More 

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Sevenoaks, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The Britannia is a lovely, quaint, small, family run pub, off the beaten track, but yet within minutes of the M20 motorway. The welcome is warm and hearty, service impeccable, and a food menu of good, home cooked, typical pub food. From chilli to pies, scampi, a vast burger range, ham egg& chips, baguettes, I need to eat here for... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Went with a small group at lunchtime. There were 5 main items on the menu and they also do sunday roast. However, they did provide addiional items such as baquettes and salad when requested. The pub is run by the landlord who runds the bar helped by his son, The wife does the cooking helped by the daughter. The food... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

I can't believe Christina Mary T's review! The place was spotless, the food and service was excellent, the staff helpful and courteous, not noisy at all and a wonderful place to relax! Lotterywinner is much more accurate (delicious puds!) and if the car park does get full, park on the road out the front, easy!

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23 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Went for Sunday lunch today. We've always passed but never stopped. Very impressed with their Sunday roast dinner. £8.95 for one course (which was so huge was all we could manage) although the starters and pudding menu look lovely. Huge portions, lovely roast tatties and yorkshires. Lots of lean meat. Parking is a bit limited and so is the amount... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Horn Street | Shorncliffe, Hythe CT21 5SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Hythe
  • Phone Number: 01303 238 502

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 15
  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

The Britannia is a friendly contemporary pub located only a few hundred yards from the seafront promenade. It is situated in a hamlet outside the picturesque town of Hythe, with its interesting shops and architecture, Royal Military Canal and Romney Hythe & Dymchurch steam railway. Shorncliffe itself is well known as a garrison and army training site, and the Britannia is often the last pub the soldiers drink in before they go off on tours of duty. The pub is light and airy, yet with a traditional feel, with a focus on great beers and excellent traditional homemade food. Their generous steak pie is very popular, as are the Sunday roasts. A peaceful atmosphere reigns with cards and dominoes available for customers' use - and on Wednesday evenings there is a quiz with cash prize. Outside is a pretty courtyard garden with seating for summer, and two big, heated canopies - great for smokers, as well as a large car park.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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