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The Bishops Finger

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Awesome food

This place has a nice selection of beers, nicely priced and the staff are very nice too... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
318citystroller
via mobile
Nice end to the evening

We called in late evening for a drink before returning to our hotel and were pleasantly surprised... read more

Reviewed 17 April 2018
Thecatsmum4
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Kettering, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Brilliant!! We came here after our disappointment in The Unicorn (review written) - the bar staff here were attentive and we got cheaper drinks here.. the menu was fairly good and my veggie partner recommends the food here.. She had Smug Veg and an Augustine...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

I have met new friends here over time visiting the Bishops. The staff are friendly and provide a good service. Great food. An ideal spot for friends to catch up in the spacious courtyard or indoors. You can relax by yourself and let the world...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Matthew C
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This place has a nice selection of beers, nicely priced and the staff are very nice too. Unfortunately it doesn't get 5 stars as when we went it was being refurbished while staying open without any signs to state so even though it was the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 318citystroller
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Every time I come to Canterbury this is the pub I feel most comfortable in, whenever I bring someone new here they feel the same way. Just off the high street past west gate this pub has a good selection of beers, decent beer garden,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jamietD8071KZ
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The new manager has really bought this pub back to a great socail place.. wonderful atmosphere with friendly staff, a great place to relax with friend's and enjoy a great night out or just a quick visit passing through. I would recommend this pub to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura D
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

The sun was out and we were passing so thought we would stop for a bite to eat and a drink.....to be honest wish we hadn’t bothered....went to sit in the garden have to be honest wasn’t the best setting ...dirty filled ashtrays and nothing...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NSP1975
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We called in late evening for a drink before returning to our hotel and were pleasantly surprised. Prices were reasonable, cheaper than a few other places. Music was good and the surroundings/clientelle/bar staff welcoming. Worth popping in if you are near the Westgate tower/gardens.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Thecatsmum4
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

This place is very nice. The staff are all friendly. The food is unbelievable it is better than many other restaurants in town. Again Matt and Georgia are amazing staff they are friendly and decent people.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Q8731GVfaisala
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Went in last week with some friends, had a veggie burger which i can recommend, very sloppy, very tasty.. burger doesnt come with fries as standard though which is odd... got a 'side' of fries, really cheap nasty bookers fries, tasteless, wouldnt bother.. But yes,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Adam R
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We had a fantastic Sunday roast today, there was so much of it, cooked to perfection, very friendly pub, we have booked a table for a couple of weeks time to eat another roast, a must and highly recommended, friendly bar staff.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sandra H
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