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The Dolphin

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Good food, uninterested waitress

Met friends for lunch. It was delicious. Asked for a dessert menu only to be told they shut the... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
via mobile
Proper pub, proper pie

Visiting friends in Canterbury, checked out the Dolphin for a second time and the standard remains... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
John F
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
28 Jul 2018
“Good food, uninterested waitress”
1 Sep 2018
“Get together with friends”
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17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
+44 1227 455963
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

About 12 of us met up to catch up & ended up staying to eat and wow was it worth it. Everyone enjoyed their meal. I had the mushroom & stilton tart & it was amazing. A couple of people had nachos, others had chicken...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

What a lovely pub! Firstly we ordered nachos and Parma ham wrapped Camembert which both were amazing! Than to follow I ordered the messy beef brisket burger and my wife ordered the pork rotisserie, when the food came out it looked and smelled amazing, a...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Met friends for lunch. It was delicious. Asked for a dessert menu only to be told they shut the kitchen at 2pm. If that’s the case I’m surprised no one asked if we wanted dessert before 2pm! Did feel like they couldn’t be bothered.

Thank bkent
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Not a very nice place for a quiet meal or drink. Staff seem not happy and was very very unhappy with the service and attitude from a male staff who seemed like the manager. Rudely bossing his staff around and was very rude to myself...More

1  Thank Perryk90
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Easter Sunday Lunch, well spaced out tables, plentiful food but a bit under average and wouldn’t return. Seemed to descended into chaotic service when really busy.

Thank TravellersRobem
Reviewed 5 January 2018

We were advised to come here by our B&B host, what a charming pub to find. This place does need some refreshing on vegetarian options. In 2018 there are excellent and creative options to achieve that, the vegetarian burger – the only vegetarian option –...More

1  Thank Timmmmaaahh
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We just popped in for a drink on the way home after doing some shopping from the time we got in it was evident from the main man that we was not welcome they obviously are just interested in customer's who are eating, I found...More

2  Thank Andy W
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Visiting friends in Canterbury, checked out the Dolphin for a second time and the standard remains high - decent beer, solid food offer including steak pie with mash happily substituted with saute spuds and cracking veg. It's obviously a popular spot with all sorts of...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I visited this place for several times. Really nice one to meet with friends, have a drink. Summer garden is big enough, but surrounded with other buildings. However like this place!

Thank Nika_Alov
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious and plentiful. Great choices. Lovely staff, relaxing pub garden, reasonably priced.we go there often and we are never disappointed.

Thank Welltravelld063
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