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The Artichoke

Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
+44 1227 738316
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak pie” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (13 reviews)
“pudding” (18 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
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1 - 10 of 473 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited The Artichoke many times over the years and not bring local did not realise that new landlords had recently taken over. We found the atmosphere lacking, no more hops in the restaurant and no English pub warmth. We were greeted after a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ajjbaker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner with my boyfriend as we are local to the area and had a delicious dinner. Friendly staff too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JessMay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying nearby and decided to pop into The Artichoke for an early dinner. What a friendly welcome we received - from every staff member on site. This is a dog friendly location and we will pop in again when we are next in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kate2321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Artichoke on Saturday, a family group of 9 people. The staff were very friendly. The food was great and there was plenty of it. Overall a really lovely meal in this lovely old pub. We will definitely return .

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FrancesA237
Reviewed October 29, 2018

we stopped at this lovely Pub on one of our walks, after a much-needed drink we had lunch both my husband and I had their Liver and Bacon which we both love, and our friend had Toad in the hole, which was so big she...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lillianeva2017
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Went there last minute as didn't feel like cooking. Had heard mixed reports from locals on the pub since new landlords took over. To be honest the food was good, nothing really on the menu that made you think " Oh I'd like that", although...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TDH1967
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming staff, making the extra effort to make the birthday even more special. Food was excellent (especially the pies!) and was certainly value for money. Thank you.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Had lunch here today with friends. We sat at the table over the well. Really hospitable service. We ordered six different dishes, all were cooked and well presented. Lovely food. Will definitely be back, thank you!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank cheryl v
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

We used to eat here regularly and then it changed hands and we stopped going as the food and service were no where near as good. Whilst out a couple of weeks ago we popped in for a quick drink and realised it had changed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank rsmu2017
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this pub after an afternoon walk around Chartham. Beautiful old building but outstanding food and service. I am not local which is a real shame! But if you live near here, you should be visiting this lovely local pub.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Helen D
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Michael A
April 26, 2016|
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Response from Morag A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. When the was at the Artichoke a customer was there with his faithful friend. I asked the landlady about this and she told me that this dog was a very welcome visitor to the pub. Hope this helps.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rattington Street, Chartham, Canterbury CT4 7JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Chartham
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 738316
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