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Canterbury Bell Restaurant

481 Margate Road | Westwood, Broadstairs CT10 2QD, England
+44 1843 863892
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
481 Margate Road | Westwood, Broadstairs CT10 2QD, England
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1 - 10 of 586 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Been here many times, especially on the Thursday steak nights, where steak dinner for 2 plus bottle of quite good wine is only £22.

Thank pstanworth47
Reviewed 6 days ago

We booked a table for our party of 8 on Father's Day. The restaurant was busy but the service was spot on and even the fussiest members of our group (ages ranging from 9 to 80) were happy. The tables are cleverly configured so that...More

Thank Lisa R
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Lisa R Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I am so glad that we met your expectations on Father's Day and that you enjoyed a lovely evening with your family. We try our hardest to cater to each and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to revisiting this place We came before a couple months after it first opened. NEVER AGAIN Service was appalling and the restaurant was almost empty at 1o clock. Maybe a little clue there. When food finally arrived it was awful...More

Thank _eveandjez
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello _eveandjez, Thank you the taking the time to inform us of your experience. I'm sorry that we did not live up to your expectations. Was anything mentioned to staff members at the time of dining? I would like to look into this further as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We eat here quite a lot and the food is always very nice the staff are very friendly and helpful, we are slowly working our way through the menu, always clean.More

Thank pauline746
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Pauline746, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We are delighted to hear you've had such a good experience with us on more than one occasion. We take great pride in what we do at The Canterbury Bell, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Was here today 16/6/18 for a Birthday lunch for my granddaughter, the service was good, didn't have to wait long to be served drinks or our food. My chicken was a bit dry but i always find its dry in a Marstons but still very...More

Thank kimmy53
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi kimmy53, Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We are thrilled you had such a great time, I will make sure to pass your feedback onto the team and we look forward to seeing you again in the near...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

9 of us went for a family meal. Food was nice and friendly efficient service. Decent portions and good selection of beers and lagers.

Thank Geordienufc
Jay G, Owner at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Geordienufc, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, and a lovely one at that. We look forward to seeing you all again in the near future. Kind Regards Jay

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times don't think I've ever been disappointed, Thursday night's are always very good value for money. Would recommend..More

Thank ljsumm
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ljsumm, Its fantastic to hear that you keep coming back and we are meeting your expectations every time. Thank you for leaving us a review it is greatly appreciated. Please make yourself known to a member of the management team next time you visit,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely meal, great service. Happy to accommodate your requests. Perfect evening and would throughly recommend. 😊😊

Thank Derek K
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Derek K, Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Please make yourself known to a member of the management team next time you visit, so that we can thank you in person. We look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Went here for lunch with friends (4 of us) The service was terrible, very slow and they weren't partially busy. Food was poor quality, the plaice was like something you buy from icelands, the chips were soggy and the peas hard. The burgers were over...More

Thank MissLaraCroft
Jay G, Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2018

Hello MissLaraCroft, Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit. We are sorry to hear that experience wasn't enjoyable for you as we strive to make every guests experience a pleasant one. If you had explained this at the time to your waiter or...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

I am vegan and have tried to dine three times in the last month at the Canterbury Bell. You advertise a Vegan burger but never have. This is false advertising and wastes everybody's time. I have given upMore

Thank chris7420
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello chris7420, I'm sorry to hear that you have had a disappointing experience with us. We have been experiencing issues with our suppliers, who had been delivering the wrong product. Sadly the items they supplied weren't 100% vegan, and ethically we couldn't serve them. I'm...More

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Angela P
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Richard P
11 January 2018|
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chrispope2015
4 December 2016|
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Response from Abby W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only able to tell you that there are vegetarian options, but no choices for vegans on their menu. When we took our vegan grandchildren the options were jacket potatoes, chips, beans and undressed salad, so... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 Margate Road | Westwood, Broadstairs CT10 2QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Isle of Thanet  >  Broadstairs
  • Phone Number: +44 1843 863892
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Description
The Canterbury bell is a newly built family restaurant Boasting an excellent and varied menu with Rotisserie chicken at the heart of it, the Canterbury Bell makes an excellent venue to dine with friends and family. Children will love our dedicated kids menu and our indoor and outdoor play areas, allowing you to relax with a meal, or a choice from our great range of drinks.
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