The Old Gate Inn
162-164 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3EL 01227 829951
Dating back to 1728, the inn was built near the Toll Gate and was originally known as the Sign of the Gate. The first landlord was Richard Howard, who also collected the tolls and was a trained tallow chandler (maker of candles). In 1781 the Old Gate Inn became a coaching house where travellers could rest for a night.
A country pub near you oozing rural charm and rustic character, our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pubfood on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
Whether you are planning dinner with friends or Sunday lunch with family, book a table online and enjoy some quality time with those you love the most. We also have a vegan menu at The Old Gate Inn in Canterbury available 6 days a week.
Dating to 1728, our pub is within sight of the tower of Canterbury Cathedral, and with the nearby park and ride it is the perfect point from which to start exploring this ancient city.
There’s always a great reason to visit The Old Gate Inn. Throughout the week we run Fixed Price Lunch and Dinner menus, and on a Friday (from 5pm) and Saturday (all day) we’ve our fantastic Weekend Treat Menu!
The Old Gate Inn is a dog friendly pub in Bridge Canterbury. We welcome four legged friends and have water and treats available to ensure they're as comfortable as you are during your visit!
Dogs are allowed in the bar area of our pub, as this is the most friendly environment for you and your four-legged friends to feel relaxed, safe, and happy at all times during your visit.
Monday - Friday 11am - 11pm Saturday 11am - 11pm Sunday 11am - 10:30pm
Monday to Friday 11:30am - 10pm Saturday 11:30am - 10pm Sunday 11:30am - 9:30pm
Call The Old Gate Inn on: 01227 829951
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