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The Parrot

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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1-9 Church Lane St. Radigunds, Canterbury CT1 2AG, England
+44 1227 454170
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this seemingly quiet and quaint public house in late December for their Christmas menu. Wow! The food was amazing! Generous portions, clearly freshly cooked and presented beautifully! We were a party of 8 and every person thoroughly enjoyed every course! The atmosphere was welcoming and all you wanted from a Christmas 'Doo'. The staff, despite being late into... More 

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Thank Rebecca N
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location and building is one of the reasons you like Canterbury - a timbered old building with history associated to the medieval society. We had a meal and was not as great as the good locally grown hopped beer. We enjoyed being in The Parrot and grabbing a beer.

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Thank Kathy W
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little pub. The oldest pub in Canterbury and one of the oldest buildings in the town as well. The staff are always friendly and happy to serve and the place always smells lovely thanks to the wood fires. The food is good - better than traditional pub grub with a good variety on offer. It may... More 

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Thank tabbytoes
Leuven, Belgium
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146 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm pub off the tourist track with a cosy atmosphere that captures the character of Canterbury. The staff were friendly and attentive. The posh fish fingers and tartare sauce were good and filling. My husband liked the local ale. We really enjoyed the experience and the food.

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Thank reizigerLeuven
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The turkey dinner was something you would expect to be served in a prison. Poor quality processed meat, round in shape, never seen a round turkey before!! Insipid gravy, one mini sausage and some average veg. The food on there webiste looks great, however, it is nothing like the food we were served. Very dissapointing meal, which as a real... More 

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Thank John B
Isle of Thanet, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Unbeliveably lovley spare ribs, so I had to go in again the following month to make sure it wasn't a one off..... it wasn't.

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Thank Phil C
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Myself and my friends and our families attended our graduation at canterbury cathedral and had prebooked a table for a party of 12. The service was excellent the staff were friendly and attentive. The food was outstanding really nice hearty food and they were not shy on the portions. Excellent quality was given on all meals ordered. This place is... More 

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Wimbledon
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Second time we have visited, lovely meals and lovely bar staff would definatley reccomend for either a lunch or evening meal.

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Thank JulieAnnWimbledon
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

One of my favourite places in Canterbury! Lovely in the summer with the garden and lovely in the winter with the big fires.

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Thank Rebecca A
Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

After a magnificent Evensong at the Canterbury Cathedral, I walked through the rain (glad I had put an umbrella in the car before leaving town), got lost a couple of times, made a phone call, and, in the end, found the Parrot restaurant. It's a comfortable mix of friends and families. I ordered Braised Lamb Shoulder, Mashed Potatoes with chives... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-9 Church Lane St. Radigunds, Canterbury CT1 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 454170

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?