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​The Archer Public House

2 Sandwich Road | Just off the A2 opposite Mcdonalds., Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
+44 1304 825890
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sunday roast” (15 reviews)
“brie” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Sandwich Road | Just off the A2 opposite Mcdonalds., Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nipped in to the Archers just for a quick pint but ended staying for a very nice meal as well . Well impressedwith the service and friendly manor of all the staff . Recommendedto anyone local or from further afield just travelling through. A credit...More

Thank Colin W
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Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

An exceptionally nice home cooked Sunday roast. Totally recommend. Would go again. Friendly atmosphere and staff.

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Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the Ramada but wanted to eat in the local area. The pub the archer is across the road from the hotel. The pub accommodates the locals with sport and entertainment. The food was extremely good, I had the specials menu which was a...More

1  Thank RuthCamb
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Poor food. No service. Food was luke warm and bland. Definitely one place to avoid. Lots of bad language coming from behind the bar. Not very professional.

Thank 596ramong
Reviewed January 21, 2018

The staff are very nice, alas the music was ear blasting, even though it was not busy.. However the food tasty and well presented!and the wine choice was more than reasonable and the prices more than fair. We would have given it a high rating...More

1  Thank mrandmrsDorset
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here with my partner. We arrived in the late evening were we were greeted by a lovely lady who took our order. The food was amazing. Hazelnut mushrooms and Stilton sauce were full of flavour and the garlic bread my partner...More

2  Thank Emma T
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Popped in the other evening to see if things have improved since last time . The pub was not very busy in fact no more that ten people in . The place looked fantastic and felt clean and the restaurant although closed looked nice ....More

Thank Neil M
Reviewed October 3, 2017

We were looking for somewhere to go for lunch on a Monday and found that the Archer was one of only a few places open on that day. The staff were really friendly, the food was excellent and good value, and the atmosphere relaxed. Overall...More

Thank Happynanny2017
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Really freshly cooked food,good service and friendly staff My sister and I were staying found the corner at the ramada and had a long day travelling but this pub exceeded our expectations. I had an excellent sirloin with salad ,chips,mushrooms,onion rings and tomatoes,too much for...More

1  Thank annehayes127
Reviewed September 10, 2017

We decided at short notice to go out for Sunday.lunch. We went to the nearest pub, but it was fully booked. Having seen reasonable reviews on this site, we decided to try "The Archer" . As we entered the bar the " landlady" approached us...More

Thank David J
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March 18, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from CACHARELL40 | Reviewed this property |
Not heard about aquapark but pub was there earlier this year and as still excellent food ,and good value.
January 23, 2015|
Response from AndrewBrind | Property representative |
No sorry, good quality food with great prices, no inflated Valentine menu's although of course we think it is all special really, (but I know what you mean) Regards, The Archer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $21
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sandwich Road | Just off the A2 opposite Mcdonalds., Whitfield, Dover CT16 3LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover  >  Whitfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1304 825890
  • E-mail
Due a change in ownership the Kitchen will be closing from this Saturday 26th September until the new owners take over with a view to relaunching the menu on the 26th October. Friendly Pub and Restaurant welcoming all. With excellent value and great tasting food, Live Entertainment. Free BT Infinity WIFI is also available.
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