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Fordwich Arms

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Fordwich $$ - $$$ , British,
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
+44 1227 710444
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arranged to meet a couple of friends here for a drink last Sunday. Although I've lived in east Kent most of my life and have driven through fordwich many times I have never been here before. I enjoyed it so much that I decided to...More

Thank Shandy501
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh Dear came here 2 years ago fantastic Meal but standards have dropped dramatically, ok it was a steak night offer but you would expect it to have some sort of taste and not just old fat from the fryer, won't be coming again and...More

Thank kalbec23
pepsi21, Owner at Fordwich Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ah what a shame ... It's probably better if you bring a problem to the attention of the staff at the time, who can then rectify the problem before you leave .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch here on a Weds. a good day to visit, nice and quiet, plenty of parking spaces, one of our group had his dog with him, he had checked before hand and was told dogs welcome so no problems. Good choice of beers...More

1  Thank david L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here while staying at the church next door ("Champing at St. Mary the Virgin, you have to try it). The staff was friendly and very accommodating. The food was good and the service great.

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A welcoming smile greeting us from the landlord. Are table was in a nice position, we all ordered the roast beef for 4 adults and 2 children. WHAT A FEAST perfectly cooked and delicious, rounded off with homemade sweets. We cannot recommend this pub highly...More

Thank geraldlee2016
Reviewed 15 June 2017

My Mum, daughter and myself decided to treat ourselves to lunch at this lovely old pub in Fordwich. We were greeted by the friendly landlord who served us what we considered very reasonably priced drinks. While at the bar we were delighted to discover from...More

Thank Cuckoobird
Reviewed 10 June 2017

14 family members had an evening meal here to celebrate my mother's 90th birthday. We ate in the lovely restaurant - the staff couldn't have been more helpful and friendly. Everyone said their food was so good - really well cooked and very large portions!...More

Thank dianea14u
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

The three of us all enjoyed our meals which were different, and couldn't fault any of the food. Loved playing the games put out to entertain the customers. We by passed the starters as we noticed the dessert list , which had every thing we...More

Thank KMM977
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Amazing value for a Tuesday evening dinner, 3 of us order the special 2 course dinner £10. Beautifully cooked chicken and selection of fresh vegetables. Particulally liked the fact the vegetables are served separately .Lemon Posset was delicious too .Thought the portions might be small...More

Thank pauline762
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Went on a really quiet and beautiful ride up and down the river Stour on an eco friendly electric boat....Grove ferry River Tour with Captain Neil and then headed a couple of miles away to the Norwich Arms...It was a glorious day and we sat...More

Thank Candy H
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Louise B
24 January 2017|
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Response from Theresa H | Reviewed this property |
they do a veggie wellington which has spinach and mushrooms and some sort of cheese..or a veggie lasagna with marscapone cheese as well as fish.. not sure if you eat fish or not. hope that helps :)
Sally W
10 December 2016|
Response from pepsi21 | Property representative |
Yes of course.
8 July 2016|
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Response from Gizmocrystal | Reviewed this property |
I eat there with my grandson but can't remember if there is a children's menu - he is 5. I do recall they do smaller portions though and are always accommodating. Probably best to call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Fordwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 710444
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