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The Old Weavers Restaurant

1-3 St. Peters Street, Canterbury CT1 2AT, England
+44 1227 464660
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1-3 St. Peters Street, Canterbury CT1 2AT, England
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1 - 10 of 832 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The location in the garden is brilliant. The food is reasonably priced and of good quality. Staff are really attentive without being annoying. Sat looking down on the river is very relaxing. I could stay all night and we were not under pressure to finish....More

1  Thank Slot90
Reviewed 2 days ago

My in-laws and parents were meeting for the first time, as our wedding is this weekend. We went to The Old Weavers and we're so glad we did! My parents are from America, so they really enjoyed the traditional British Roast dinner and fish and...More

Thank DanAndJordan
Reviewed 4 days ago

Went last weekend and ordered the fish and chips. If its fish and chips (or other food we saw being delivered) you want then I would go elsewhere. But the staff were good and the restaurant at the back is fantastic and lovely place to...More

Thank paulgholland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always like the hamburger and fish . Staff is ok, but not very happy.why? You can book the boat trip incl.your lunch.

Thank CAP P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been there a year prior and been pleased with the food and service, we decided to go again and take some friends. MISTAKE. Staff weren't particularly friendly and the food was terrible. The fried fish was watery and undercooked. The burgers were dry and...More

Thank JamieVH001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is for a perfect evening. Perfectly decorated inside and a tremendous view on the small river on the terrace. You will be caught by the views inside and outside. I would have loved to take the place home!!! The meals were very nice,...More

1  Thank 844ulrikeh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had decided to take my husband for a nice meal and couldn't think of anywhere nicer than the old weavers, sitting outside next to the water so beautiful and romantic. I had been there about a year or so ago with my daughter and...More

1  Thank HayleyE20
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was so pleased to find this beautiful timbered 16th century inn, it is an absolutely stunning building on the river in the centre of the town. The staff are very friendly, helpful and efficient our lunch was excellent and beautifully presented.

2  Thank 70ish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my sister brought our dad here to celebrate his 50th! We looked up a few different places but this one stood out! We had no idea how beautiful the garden was right on the river and surrounded with beautiful flowers! The food was...More

2  Thank Mummy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In Canterbury with our grandson, Oscar aged 7 years, and looking for a nice location with views. We were lucky when finding the Old Weavers. Bang in the middle of the city, old world building and with a delighful garden overlooking the river and its...More

2  Thank Rizzo999
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you catch the punt from this restaurant ?
14 August 2016|
Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
not sure about jumping on the punt, but it is where all the reps stand so not far.
Has it got its own car park? If not how near is a car park and how easy to get in on a Saturday?
20 September 2015|
Response from theoldweavers | Property representative |
Hi, sorry the the restaurant does not have a car park but public car parks are about 5 min, walk from restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 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: 1-3 St. Peters Street, Canterbury CT1 2AT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 464660
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