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The Artichoke


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner


Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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All reviews steak and ale pie sunday roast pudding mixed grill liver pies mash baguette cod prawns salad lasagna the pub large portions under new management fantastic pub home cooked
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and work colleges visited here for lunch. And I have to be honest. And my review is for this visit. Our food was delicious. Well cooked and of good proportions. My steak and ale pie was large enough for two. But it was possibly...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Distaste
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food portions are a good size and menu has variety for a good lunch. I could easily have gone with a starter and dessert but we just stuck with the mains. Next time I'll go for the broccoli and stilton soup if it's on the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Paul W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice country pub with a nice beer garden. Landlord is rude and grumpy. He needs to learn how to smile and be polite

Date of visit: May 2019
3  Thank teyles
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Reserved the Well table for sister's birthday meal. Nice ambience, good servive and lovely food. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Neil B
Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

We stopped for Sunday dinner at this pub as we was passing & it looked like a nice pub, food looked very nice as well. My partner wanted the lovely looking fish & chips , we went in and found a table looked at the...More

Date of visit: May 2019
5  Thank dizzyste
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

Good service and a country pub atmosphere were found here. Parking opposite. Lots of tables to eat or drink at 6pm on a Monday. Had a cod mornay and chicken pie. The veg was just to my liking, nice and firm. The mash was buttery...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank KyleBry
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I popped in for a meal last Friday on they way to a concert in Canterbury. We arrived at .5.30 which is when there restaurant starts food in the evening. We was given a warm welcome and shown to a table. We...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank GrahamEastSussex
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

Very good place for a diner with family. Good children menu ! Local beers, good food. Country side, nice local place ! Definitively recommended !

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Navigator821316
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

Had a nice meal here. Portions were big and too much for me but would suit anyone wanting a nice substantial meal.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank annabEssex
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

Heading to Sandwich, we decided to meet our friends here and have lunch. Good choice! Friendly staff and good food. I had the bacon and mushroom baguette and it was mouthwatering! The side of chips were equally welcome. One of our vegetarian friends opted for...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Michael A
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Response from Morag A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. When the was at the Artichoke a customer was there with his faithful friend. I asked the landlady about this and she told me that this dog was a very welcome visitor to the pub. Hope this helps.
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