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What you see is what you get.

This pub is brilliant for sporting events and community. There is not better place to watch rugby... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Nigellang
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Good fun

My boyfriend and I went on a Friday night and had a really good time. Sure it’s not the cleanest or... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Anna P
via mobile
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19 Jun 2018
“What you see is what you get.”
31 Mar 2018
“Good fun”
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

This pub is brilliant for sporting events and community. There is not better place to watch rugby in Canterbury. I watched all Lions Games at 8.30 in the morning and there is a wonderful community feeling of being with friends. The breakfast special was the...More

Thank Nigellang
Reviewed 25 April 2018

I'm told the atmosphere can be variable, depending on the passion driven by the mainly rugby supporting clientele. In the gaps between sporting events, (and not just those inspired by William Web Ellis), it can be a great place to chill out as was the...More

Thank Salsri
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went on a Friday night and had a really good time. Sure it’s not the cleanest or most dazzling venue in the world but drinks were reasonable, staff were friendly and we enjoyed the live music

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We've been to many pubs but this one was horrible, over priced and lazy. All 3 of us were given dirty glasses. I managed to scrape a lot of dirt or grime off from each glass. Asked for no ice and gave us ice anyway...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Short and simple review but if you want to watch the big games (6 nations/World Cup/lions) there is no better place to go in Canterbury. The pub is set up perfectly for groups and the new food from WildFood brings a whole new dimension to...More

Thank croakey243
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Always the first stop on my list in Canterbury and most of the time the only stop. Great place to have a pint or a few and a nice bite to eat. Staff and landlord are always welcoming, helpful and genuinely great friendly guys and...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Came here today and as I was driver I couldn't drink and it was quite cold in the pub and thought 'oh I'll have a hot drink' but couldn't as kitchen was closed? What? When has a pub needed the kitchen or a chef needed...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 12 April 2016

I grew up in Canterbury but came home and went back here 20 years later for St.Patricks day night celebrations! The staff were so lovely the atmosphere was fab and Its a great place!Came back 2 days later to see the rugby and had a...More

Thank funkymonkeyperth
Reviewed 31 January 2016

The staff are extremely welcoming and generous, and this is a great place to host events for local organisations and societies.

Thank Vicky B
Reviewed 31 December 2015

A students pub, pure and simple. Very basic, worn everything and the cheapest beer in Canterbury outside of Wetherspoons. Very friendly staff. Brilliant.

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