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The Rose Inn at Wickhambreaux

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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The Green, Wickhambreaux, Canterbury CT3 1RQ, England
+44 1227 721763
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Warsaw, Poland
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Warm welcome as soon as you over the threshold, drinks at bar , quickly served, had a 3 course meal , starters were lovely and tasty and very well presented, all cooked to order, mains , just as good, and puddings a devilish treat, altogether brilliant.

Thank end22016
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on a whim last week after a student at work recommended, service was attentive, genuine and pleasant. Taking a 3 year old and a Labrador is never easy, offered a table providing we would be finished 2.5 hours later. Best Roast shoulder of lamb I've ever tasted, portions were immense, fresh roast potatoes and veg, my wife had half... More 

Thank Karl R
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three stars because the pub looked lovely, from the outside! Despite the advertised times on the website at 3.30pm on a lovely spring day (3.5 hours after it was meant to open) we, in company with four others, found it in darkness. A very long detour to be very disappointed.

Thank Dave C
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My family and I have been coming to the Rose Inn for years. It's such a lovely welcoming pub. The staff are lovely and so are the Landlord and Landlady. The food is delicious, especially the Burgers, Ribs and pizza! I would definitely recommend this pub. Although is does get busy so I advise you to book

Thank izzie1997
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a fabulous real pub. Lots of local drinkers line the bar. However I'm realising there is a reason you can get a table on a Sunday for lunch. The food is ok if you want feeding but not good if you are going for the food. I would say most of it is bought in and there isn't... More 

Thank NickyPrice
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with family including our 1 yr old granddaughter. Friendly staff with h good service. Daughter and I ordered the mushroom soup which was lovely but unfortunately had to be sent back as it was nigh on cold. Can't say it was a lot warmer when it returned. Partner and son in laws meals were good. However the outstanding service... More 

Thank Cattito
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The previous owners at this pub ran a very tight ship. We visited many times over the years. Sadly it is a shadow of its former self and we won't be returning. On our last visit one of our party had watery and tasteless soup, the battered haddock had been 'battered' into the size of a fishfinger and was commented... More 

Thank Janet R
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Popped in for lunch whilst having a drive about. I had the burger, my partner had gammon, food was excellent quality, well cooked in generous portions. Great atmosphere and staff were lovely. Homemade coleslaw was amazing.

1 Thank hanbans32
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Superb old world Kentish pub. Lovely food good service and lovely ambiance. Booking st weekends essential.

Thank Michael L
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Stopped off to have a lunchtime snack. Great outside area and cosy inside. Nothing was too much trouble and a great selection of beers and ciders to suit us both. Had live music in the garden and the landlord was so friendly. So pleased that my friend recommended the Rose Inn..will definitely recommend and return.

Thank Angela O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Wickhambreaux, Canterbury CT3 1RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Wickhambreaux
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 721763

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