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The Dolphin

$$ - $$$, British,
17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
+44 1227 455963
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (19 reviews)
“scampi” (3 reviews)
“stuffing” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
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1 - 10 of 283 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am the three legged black dog that came to your pub on Saturday. Loved every minute. Not only did I get TWO bonios, the landlord also bought me out a burger. I don't even get that and Christmas! Thank you for making me so...More

Thank Emma K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We both fancied a good Sunday roast and after reading several reviews this place was the most rated. We managed to get a table (book early). I had the beef and my friend had the pork. The roast itself was nothing to write home about....More

2  Thank Saintlysinner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big hearty portions of lovely lamb and beef with loads of roast spuds, Yorkshire, cauliflower cheese, savoy, red cabbage, carrots and stuffing. We were stuffed. A great price for two courses too and attentive service. We will be back.

Thank Emily T
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We were a party of eight. No one in the party wanted to return to the Dolphin during our four day stay in Canterbury

1  Thank cpickup
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Saturday evening - busy with everyone enjoying themselves. Good choice of drinks (especially gins), less but adequate choice for food but all of good quality. Friendly service. And on a busy Saturday we weren't chased out after eating when we decided to play one of...More

Thank Rosemary K
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my wife visited this pub for a drink on a Sunday evening. Fantastic atmosphere and a great selection of beer. I would highly recommend visiting this pub for a drink.

Thank Luke S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Popped in for a drink on our arrival in Canterbury. Shocked to be charged £6.75 for a pint and a half of bitter. Nice garden but wouldn't go back at those prices.

1  Thank Carole J
Reviewed 30 July 2017

There were 8 of us having lunch at The Dolphin. It was a lovely summer day, so we sat in the garden. The menu was varied and catered for every taste and the service was great - efficient and friendly. Everyone enjoyed their meal too.

Thank aquarius55
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We hadnt booked so were really glad we were found a table, the food is always very good here, I have been many times. Landlord was very friendly, chatting to us about our visit to The Marlowe theatre. We will be back for many more...More

Thank Guest5
Reviewed 23 July 2017

On a busy summer evening we decided to eat away from the centre and found the dolphin in a side street but only a short walk away from the hustle and bustle. The pub was busy but mostly in the beer garden. We sat inside...More

Thank FelixStowe10
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Yasmeena S
23 April 2017|
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Sorry I'm not sure, we have always been too busy eating, drinking and talking to use wifi
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 St. Radigunds Street, Canterbury CT1 2AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 455963
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