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Canterbury Bell Restaurant

481 Margate Road | Westwood, Broadstairs CT10 2QD, England
+44 1843 863892
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (10 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
481 Margate Road | Westwood, Broadstairs CT10 2QD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After ploughing round the shops Christmas Shopping we decided to give the Canterbury Bell a try. The place had a lovely atmosphere and was nicely decorated and we were shown to our table near where the Rotisserie was cooking the chicken which looked so good...More

1  Thank Shaun G
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here when it first opened and loved it. In my opinion it when down hill and I didn't go back for some time. I have returned recently and I have to say that the food has returned to it's original standard and...More

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

Hello hovenden, Thank you for coming back to us again. We try our upmost to maintain standards and I'm sorry that you felt these had dropped. However I'm glad that we are meeting you expectations again and we look forward to welcoming you back again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and a friend come in for a quick pint after going to Westwood Cross was nice a clean not bad price all good would visit again.....

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

Hello Legend R Thank you for writing us a review. I'm glad to see that everything was to your liking and we met your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again Many Thanks

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called up and asked to reserve a table, they told us to just pop in. Popped in and was told there was a 20 minute wait, so we went to wait at the bar. After 10 minutes of being ignored by the bar staff we...More

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

Hello Symone Z I'm sorry that you had a poor experience with us, as a general rule we don't take any table bookings 45minutes in advance of the dining time, as during busy periods we cannot guarantee a table will be available. Normally our staff...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After easy free parking, free Wi-Fi, Really excellent service and the food was reasonably priced . Enjoyed the meal. I would go back. Ideal for families or business meetings.

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

Hello Damien Cooke Thank you for your review. Its great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and we can't wait to welcome you again Many Thanks

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived and only 1 member staff at bar And it was busy had to wait. Waitress very friendly did not feel that rushed to look through an enormous menu. Ordered meal the food is nice but chip portions are so small!!! A few extra chips...More

Thank ChristopherE692
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Christopher E Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. I apologise that you had a disappointing start to your evening but I'm glad to hear that overall you enjoyed your experience with us We look forward to welcoming you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a waste of £75! Trio of starters all tasted the same, fried and battered with a dribble of sauce. Mains were no different just more dry. Mac & cheese smelt like sick but fortunately tasted like nothing. Cocktails were awful. Complained but got shrugged...More

2  Thank Alison K
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Alison K I'm sorry that you didn't enjoy you experience with us, I would like to talk you directly to further discuss your evening, please contact me with the best telephone number for you and the best time to call, our email address is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

having visited recently with my family and neighbours.. I was amazed to discover the breakfast offer .. £4.95 for full English with all pastries, fruit etc free. Plus the food is really nice. What a treat every Saturday morning.

1  Thank lloydhollett007
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hu lloydhollett007, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a fab review. We are so pleased to hear you've enjoyed our breakfast and we look forward to welcoming you back again. Many Thanks, Jay

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us because of the great rotisserie chicken. Thought we’d give it a go - I work across the toad so thought we should get a decent family meal, quick and not too expensive. Ordered a starter of baked Camembert which...More

Thank Layla N
Jay G, General Manager at Canterbury Bell Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Layla N I'm sorry that you had a less than satisfactory experience with us, please email me at canterburybell.thanet@marstons.co.uk with the best contact details for you and I would like to discuss the matter further. Kind Regards Jay Goldsmith - General Manager

Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

The young girl who waited our table was an excellent waitress. There was a large group of us but she catered to everyone needs. The food was prompt and delicious. Would recommend this restaurant to others.

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

Hello charleykillick Thank you for taking the time to write us a review, your kind words are most gracious and its fantastic to hear that you experience exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you again

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Juliet t
30 August 2018|
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Response from collard783 | Reviewed this property |
It will packed out with families Christmas day,but the service will be good,I would go with my family, hope this is some help to you.
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Angela P
30 March 2018|
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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, 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
  • E-mail
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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