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The Canbury Arms

49 Canbury Park Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6LQ, England
+44 20 8255 9129
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 Canbury Park Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6LQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely quaint pub just outside the town very popular always full,booking advisable Sundays the food is wonderfully,wide choice of drinks and beers always there glad I just live nearby !!

Thank mick h
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I used to live a few blocks away so the 'pub' had become my 'local'. It was always, however, more of a delightful eating place and I had enjoyed many a delicious meal there. On our recent trip to the area, my daughter and I...More

Thank 9500JMJ
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Kingston has many Alfresco restaurants but not many that can match the quality of the Canbury Arms. Recently updated menu still includes the old favourites and the addition of their Stone baked pizzas have to be tasted to believe how good they are. If you...More

Thank PapaNutz
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I was here earlier today for Sunday lunch with my family. We had a lovely meal and a few drinks. The menu is impressive and not too expensive. The staff are very efficient, professional and most importantly of all happy and well mannered. The portions...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I've been coming to the Canbury Arms for 12 years; I live on the same road. I have been here for meals with friends, meals with family (including 2 children under 7), and meals with my partner. I have come in solo for lunch, grabbed...More

Thank Judith F
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I have given this place so many chances! Mainly because the food is great. I really want it to be my favourite local. However their attitude towards children means I won't be visiting again. Without fail, as soon as they see we have a child,...More

2  Thank Jen082
Charlotte S, Owner at The Canbury Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for your email, I'm really sorry you had such an unpleasant experience. Last Saturday we had a wedding reception from 1pm and so the conservatory was empty whilst we set up. We have always been referred to as a family friendly pub and do...More

Reviewed 3 April 2017

We have loved this culinary spot not far from the shops and chain restaurants of Kingston centre for a number of years and there is nowhere better for a light lunch or a full-blown meal. The salt beef Reubens sandwich was just perfect and the...More

Thank dsbfjW
Charlotte S, Owner at The Canbury Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review, really pleased you've enjoyed our Reuben sandwich it is indeed a wonderful flavoursome thing which is much admired. Thank you for supporting us we are truly grateful for your continued custom. Best wishes Charlotte and Michael

Reviewed 3 April 2017

Let me say first of all that I am a reasonable " regular " both here and at their sister The Wych Elm. Much as I sing the praises when good, it's equally important to give an honest review when things aren't up to usual...More

Thank kenj956
Charlotte S, Owner at The Canbury Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, we are always pleased to hear feedback. I'm sorry you felt the music was too loud, both Michael and I were dining in the pub on Friday too and I do agree the amplified vocals were a little too loud...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

I have visited the Canbury arms for functions as well as with my family over the last couple of years and it is always a pleasure. It has a really cosy feel, with friendly staff and a relaxed atmosphere. With comfy chairs by the door...More

Thank James L
Charlotte S, Owner at The Canbury Arms, responded to this review

We were delighted to read your kind review. It is such a pleasure to get this feedback, you have picked up on all things which we hope makes a visit to the Canbury so enjoyable, we are clearly doing the right thing in your eyes...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017

£70 for four pints two soft drinks a bottle of wine two chips and humours with black carcinogenic pitta. The pitta was exchanged but should never of been sent to the table. Bar staff tried to get me to settle someone else's tab too.More

Thank Angus M
Charlotte S, Owner at The Canbury Arms, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. I'm really sorry for the mix up over your bill, this happens rarely but it can cause unnecessary embarrassment. We do have a couple of newer team members so possibly this was the route of the problem. Whatever the case it...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Canbury Park Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 6LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Kingston upon Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8255 9129
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We are a Gastropub serving great homemade food, outstanding wines and superb real ales, service is second to none. Our style is relaxed but professional, we are independent and proud, committed to our community and embracing of all our cutomers.