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The West Gate Inn

Open Now: 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Open today: 8:00 am - 12:00 am
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The food is consistently the same no matter which venue you visit. Tasty breakfast and cheap... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
London, United Kingdom
Killing time in Canterbury

Having wandered around the delights of Canterbury on a warm Bank Holiday, it was time for a sit... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
London, United Kingdom
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6 Mar 2018
“One Step up from a Flea Pit”
24 Oct 2017
Cheerful Wetherspoons Pub located near the West Gate canterbury. Enjoy our club offers which run all week. Great food and drink prices. Families welcome. Beer garden to the rear of the pub.
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1-3 North Lane, Canterbury CT2 7EB, England
+44 1227 464329
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Screaming children with no parental or managerial control. no fish on 'fishy Friday', a duty manager who didn't give a toss when asked why (16th Feb,) grossly overcrowded, dirty carpet, dirty, dirty tables, dingy, no decent real cider, very long wait for food, one drunkard...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

The food is consistently the same no matter which venue you visit. Tasty breakfast and cheap cocktails. Plenty of seating and friendly staff.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank T4Nina4
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Having wandered around the delights of Canterbury on a warm Bank Holiday, it was time for a sit down and cool drink. Chose the Wetherspoon as it was on the way back to the station. And because it was going to be relatively quiet. Hot...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Okay so it's tired with unengaging staff and poorly lit interior ....but excellent real ale at £2.10 a pint!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank WelshKnights77
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Good old witherspoon and what could possibly go wrong. Love this place as it is little out side main crowded parts of city centre so we always know what to eat before even arriving. Quick service makes it even better on a weekend for a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Deb20-40
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Pretty typical of the chain although the staff were very polite and helpful. Situated across the road from the Pound and The Westgate of the city . Which gives a great view if you ignore the constant traffic flow. Decent ale well kept.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank lobster64
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Went in last night, I wanted a pint, my wife wanted a cocktail. We were told that they had no ice. The very pleasant, polite barman who served me said they hadn't had a working ice machine for 2 weeks! Unbelievable. We took our custom...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ebeam
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

This pub was heaving and is very popular with Kent University students. As all Wetherspoons pubs are, it's great value and a good night out.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank SteMar247
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

We have always appreciated the Wetherspoon experience, but I have got to say that I took my better half to a 'proper' restaurant on the previous night and forked out the best part of 80 notes!!!!!! To say over priced and pretentious would be an...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank AASurrey
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

So as far as they go it's ok, cheap beer, standard food, better than some as the building has some character but best avoided on weekend evenings.

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