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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
King Street, Fordwich, Canterbury CT2 0DB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with 4 friends, the main course was just about average. Yes nicely laid out and clean. We all had the main meal, which as l said was average but for the remainder of the evening we had to wait for service and by...More

Thank Tonglad
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had paddled down the river from Grove Ferry Picnic Park and the Fordwich Arms was a welcome sight. There was space to put our kayak's and a welcome drink and lunch to be had. The menu looked good but as we had a long...More

Thank Hookies2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

Granted we were only stopping for drinks but the place wasn't busy. The barman seemed to be taking ages with 2 customers paying for their meals. He wasn't helped out for some minutes and the number of those waiting grew. Fine once drinks sorted. Pleasant...More

Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked here from Canterbury last Sunday to have lunch. There was a wide choice- not just a roast dinner. My husband had the pork ribs which were particularly good. I had the roast beef and my daughter had the spicy pork which again were very...More

Thank katesil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of us went on Friday night. Cosy atmosphere and dog friendly in the comfy bar area. We chose different mains (£10.95 to 11.95 in general). Everyone praised their meal. Good portions. Tasty seasoning. Veg cooked al dente. Just really good. Service friendly and...More

Thank bongoheat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just come back from a lovely evening at The Fordwich Arms, celebrating my Goddaughter 3rd Birthday. This is truly my favourite place and have many fond memories here. Tonight was no exception, the food was superb, the staff exceptional and the Landlady welcoming...More

Thank smirnoffhotel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had an amazing meal here on Wednesday the 2nd it was a rainy evening so couldn't enjoy the garden but the delicious meal certainly made our night. Everything home cooked to perfection, we both agreed the meal was one of the...More

Thank jaconeill2229
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another recommendation that proved to be more than expected. With a separate dining room, seating outside by the river or seating in the bar. The welcome was warm and friendly on a weekday visit without booking for our group of six. The food was excellent...More

Thank Royden S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yet another excellent meal at the Fordwich. 47th Wedding Annerversity Both had Fillet Steak cooked to perfection. Thank you Shaun & Sue for providing excellent staff and a fantastic setting Malcolm & Sue

Thank Malcolm E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with my mum who was visiting from the South West. My girlfriend and I had eaten here a few months prior which we loved, couldn't fault it. This time however was different. I knew the menu was small because of the first visit,...More

Thank xomd
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Louise B
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 :)
Sally W
10 December 2016|
Response from pepsi21 | Property representative |
Yes of course.
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
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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