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The Phoenix, Canterbury East, Canterbury

67 Old Dover Road
Canterbury
CT1 3DB
Phone: 01227464220

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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about The Phoenix

Old-fashioned pub on the cricket ground side of town, well away from tourist central. Wedge-shaped building, although the partially opened-out two-part bar is largely rectangular (with the hint of a taper at the counter end). The main seating area is separated from a small lounge by a former fireplace now housing a wood-burner. Mix of furniture and traditional decor, with just about enough room for the advertised live music. Six of eight handpumps in operation, with Musket Fife & Drum and a seasonal selection from other Kent breweries - Rocking Robin Jingle Bell Rock, Wantsum Figgy Pudding, Whitstable Christmas Spirit and Hopfuzz Advent (£3.80) - plus Sprinhead Surrender. Worth the walk if you have a little time.

On 29th December 2017 - rating: 7
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Gill Smith left this review about The Phoenix

Close to the cricket ground, this pub has quite a choice of ales on. Appeared to have changed hands recently, but ales were excellent. We enjoyed RCH East Street Cream and Hop Back Summer Lightning. Also had ales from Otter, Skinners and Sharps. There was a pool table and outside seating area.

On 5th June 2010 - rating: 7
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Raymond Hopkins left this review about The Phoenix

Town pub with village local feel. Excellant ever changing choice of real ale , good home cooked food at unblievable prices.

On 2nd January 2005 - rating: 6
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