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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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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 10 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
Reviewed 3 May 2017

First time for Sunday lunch here but certainly will not be the last! Melt in the mouth roast lamb, huge selection of vegetables and roast potatoes to die for. Only niggle.... just two roast potatoes each?? Please make it more. Puddings were lovely too.

Thank sarahys
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Arrived for lunch today Tues 2nd May to be met by a friendly and very helpful bar woman who appeared to be on her own at first. We placed our food order and sat outside for a while. We came back in to eat our...More

1  Thank Margaret O
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We met with old friends visiting Canterbury. The welcome was friendly and the service was excellent. The food was very good our friends remarked that they had not had such tasty food for a long time.

Thank Speedweeder
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Tried the pub here but found the menu limited and the suggested pork belly was not worth it. Atmosphere was unexciting but staff friendly and welcoming. Expensive food as well.

1  Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Visited for lunch with two others - brie and cranberrry baguette in the beer garden overlooking the canal. Very pleasant.

Thank Erma_Passenga
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Louise B
Hi do you do a veggie option on Sundays plz
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 :)
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Sally W
Can you offer gluten free options?
10 December 2016|
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Response from pepsi21 | Property representative |
Yes of course.
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purplemumoftwo
Do they have a children's menu?
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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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