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The Rose & Crown

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Minnis Lane, Stelling Minnis, Canterbury CT4 6AS, England
+44 1227 709265
09:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 23:00
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Dover Kent
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cannot praise the Chef, staff and lovely waitresses enough, for the fantastic meal I enjoyed today at The Rose and Crown, in Stelling Minnis. There were about 20 people in our group, for a pre booked, 3 course lunch. I had Whitebait with salad followed by Beef and Ale home cooked pie, which was seved with a delicious selection of... More 

1 Thank AngelaDoverKent
Hove, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Food was much better than our previous visit but service is a bit dour. Too busy for the number of front of house staff so they are always pressured. Coffee is a bit grim.

1 Thank Peter S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Visited this pub because of glowing reviews on Tripadvisor. However, found it a disappointing experience. Yes we were served generous portion sizes, but the food itself was very bland. The homemade pie gave every appearance of being reheated in microwave as the pastry was left soggy. .Also frozen rather than fresh vegetables were used. The burger we ordered was uninspiring... More 

1 Thank Diane K
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We came to Kent on holiday and staying in Stelling Minnis, on our first night we came to the Rose and Crown and got welcomed warmly. Staff were very friendly and even great with the dog too. The food was fantastic and would recommend to anyone to go. Will try and pop back before we leave!!

3 Thank Zanna Y
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

One of the best Sunday roasts I had! We have managed to get last free table and what a treat our lunch was. Good, honest pub food cooked really well. Thank you

2 Thank Katarina M
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70 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

after a 2 mile walk along country lanes with the dogs this was a welcome site. The staff were welcoming to us and the dogs and we sat in the beer garden. The prices were reasonable and the ploughman's lunch was very tasty indeed

2 Thank riccazadem
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Took my dad for his birthday. An absolutely wonderful lunch. Prompt, friendly service and really lovely food. My hard to please mum thought it the best battered cod she had ever had! And they served mild, my dad's favourite beer! We will definitely be going back!

1 Thank teresasandwich
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Was a great meal food excellent I had a full rack of bbq ribs etc friendly service .met a friend there will be booking for my familey lunch .Tuesday and Wednesday pensioners days so need to book in advance also Sunday roast day book in advance .

1 Thank bruce957
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Good menu; sadly the salmon was sold out but plenty of other tasty dished to tempt us. More than generous portions, friendly, helpful host and waitresses. Highly recommended. Lively atmosphere as it was Jazz Night.

1 Thank Penny P
Hythe, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Today I took my elderly in-laws to the Rose and Crown fro lunch. Lovely food, excellent value and attentive and friendly staff. We have been here a couple of times before and always had brilliant service and lovely tasting food. Fresh vegetables all in individual serving dishes, hot and well presented. We had the lunchtime special menu they do for... More 

2 Thank liz h

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
09:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minnis Lane, Stelling Minnis, Canterbury CT4 6AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Stelling Minnis
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 709265

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?