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The Eight Bells

Bar, British, Pub
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19 Cannon Street, Dover CT16 1BZ, England
01304 205030
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great start to the day, with a Wetherspoon's breakfast. Standard fayre, but served with a smile. Couldn't fault it, cheers!

Thank Bryan W
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Central to the town, great selection of beers and ales on tap at reasonable prices. Very comfortable ambiance. Loved it.

Thank Jim C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

The venue itself could do with a bit of an update but the staff are always helpful and efficient. I don't think you can find better value food and drink than in a wetherspoons. We were a party of six and and we all ate for less than £40 and three of those meals came with a drink!! The food... More 

Thank Fiona B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

On a day trip to Dover went in as kids meals are good problem was our sons meal was bigger than ours I had the hotdog with cheese but think there was a cheese shortage as not much on there for a pound extras When our meals arrives my son had more chips than me and my husband and he... More 

Thank Lucy P
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

The ideal Pub for a cheap lunch, quick service, nicely cooked and something for everybody. even my Lady friend who is a vegetarian found some thing to her liking. The staff are very affable and accommodating as she is not chip lover she asked for mash potatoes with her meal and they obliged with no problem.

Thank Brian M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Had the gourmet beef burger for lunch, was excellent value for money and the waitress girl had excellent customer service skills, will definitely return when next in the area.

Thank Angelprincessstar
Dover, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Cheap and cheerful food, good choice of ales which vary each month. Not the best wetherspoons I have been in as the pub is a bit dull.

Thank 2Drunkz
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

A girlfriend and I stopped here after visiting the cliffs of Dover by train from London. Which by the way was very easy to do as a day trip. Coming from the US I was very surprised to find vegetarian food in a smaller town. In the US I'd find a salad and maybe a vegetarian soup if I was... More 

Thank chrystalo1984
Dover, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

this place makes one hell of an awesome breakfast,curry and steak nights are also great,even the staff ask if your food is okay once you have been served which a lot of places cant be bothered,a lot of people knock Wetherspoons but i just love the food,,

Thank Russ W
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

average food at average prices. cheap and cheerful basic pub chain grub. always seems busy so cant be too bad.

Thank ali120892

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Cannon Street, Dover CT16 1BZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Dover
  • Phone Number: 01304 205030

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