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The Thomas Tallis Alehouse

Closed Now: 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 2:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A refreshing alternative

If you fancy a different kind of experience then this is for you. Cosy, welcoming with a vast... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Canterbury, United Kingdom
via mobile

Made to feel like we were at home, albeit with some in house rules (turn your phone to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
via mobile
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ale house”(10 reviews)
“micro pub”(6 reviews)
We are an Alehouse selling upto 30 local and overseas craft beers in cask, keykeg, bottle and can with wines, ciders and prosecco also available. We operate a talk to the person next to you policy as we are a music, jukebox, tv, fruit machine, and...more
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48 Northgate, Canterbury CT1 1BE, England
+44 1227 000000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Saw an advert for the micropub in the Canterbury Index magazine and as a card carrying CAMRA member of 30 years thought I should try it out! Wonderful. There were 12 different beers on tap and I had the last 2: numbers 11 and 12...More

2  Thank timetachyon
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 January 2018

If you want to feel very unwelcome, be treated like an inconvenience, be served by a man wearing beachwear, get fined for using your mobile phone and then pay £7 a pint - then this is the place for you. Don't let the apparently cosy...More

5  Thank Eulerian
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you fancy a different kind of experience then this is for you. Cosy, welcoming with a vast array of drinks on offer where your order is taken and then delivered by the staff to where you are sitting/standing. The snug was welcoming with an...More

Thank Andygreenfield
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Made to feel like we were at home, albeit with some in house rules (turn your phone to silent) Great beer, cider, advice. Have the pork pie and pork scratchings. No bar, just honest table service. Will go back if ever in Canterbury again

Thank grahama622
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Great choice of beers, friendly atmosphere, landlord is comedy gold and gets the conversation flowing between those in the pub. Excellent.

Thank 348martint
Reviewed 17 September 2018

Found this great pub by accident and wish I had found it earlier. Real pub with great beers and ciders and friendly landlord. The city is full of naff and trendy places so if you like the real experience head straight here. Top quality in...More

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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This is an amazing gem in the heart of Canterbury, beautiful Tudor building low beams with tables for outside/beer garden drinking or three beautiful rooms each with their own charm. The selection of traditional Ales was outstanding but what makes this place is the out...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Found this pub while on a visit to Canterbury with my wife, I have been in lots of pubs over the years but this is probably the best, selection of ales and cider is awesome, very good English wine as well. No bar Landlord takes...More

Thank Kevan L
Reviewed 22 August 2018

spent a lovely afternoon sitting on the pavement seating enjoying a range of beers from all different independent brewers. the craic was good and the host was very amusing and full of anecdotes

Thank Tasar2801
Reviewed 18 August 2018

A small venue with a great range of beers, knowledgeable staff, cosy log fire in the winter with board games etc.

Thank ghfandj
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Some 14 of us over a period of 2 hours met up to have a drink at The Thomas Tallis Alehouse where we were excellently served by Dave the Manager. Excellent sense of humour and service. I had some Old Dairy Summer Top 3.6% 8.1/10,...More

Thank timetachyon
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Visited Canterbury for the day and had this place recommended to us. Best pub by far in Canterbury for beer! Great choice of real ales and craft beers. Highly recommended!!

Thank Liam198686
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