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The Three Tuns, Canterbury Central, Canterbury

24 Watling Street
Canterbury
CT1 2UD
Phone: 01227458014
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Pub Type

John Barras (Spirit Pubs)

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

Venerable backstreet pub, now with regular Greene King branding. Although substantially refurbished, it still retains some character in the various seating / dining areas around the central bar (with its two counters), despite the semi-modern furniture and decor. Just IPA and the seasonal Rocking Rudolph (£3.90) available from two of the four handpumps, with a reversed Abbot clip also noted.

On 23rd December 2018 - rating: 6
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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Three Tuns Hotel

A large corner Greene King pub with a comfortable front lounge and bar and a labyrinth of rear back rooms. Four ales on pump, so we went for the Wantsum Imperium, which was in good nick. The staff in here were friendly and told us that we had just missed the lunchtime rush when unexpectedly a few large groups of diners had popped in and the pub was mobbed.

On 13th November 2016 - rating: 6
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E TA left this review about The Three Tuns Hotel

A 15th Century city inn which has withstood the ravages of the 20th Century to remain a decent local pub. The interior is as described by PSM below. It's currently a John Barras pub, so the food is dire and comes in pre-packaged microwave-blobs, but the beer is a cut above the normal for this chain. The main L-shaped bar is carpeted and has large picture windows on both sides which makes it a good place to sit and watch the World go by. There is easy-listening on the stereo, a gaming machine and tv screens (which were switched off). It's family-friendly, but I found the staff a little too distant. Three ales on – I had a pint of Nelson's Friggin in the Riggin, which was at the end of its shelflife, served too cold but still enjoyable; a day later and it wouldn't have been. Worth coming back for a relaxing pint, but eat elsewhere.

On 30th January 2014 - rating: 6
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
Canterbury East, 0.58 miles, 11 min walk (show)
Canterbury West, 0.65 miles, 12 min walk (show)
Sturry, 2.65 miles, 51 min walk (show)
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23rd Dec 2018, 11:28
Review submitted by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
 
18th Dec 2018, 18:37
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Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 17 November 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% - last updated 16 March 2015 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 17 November 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 17 November 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 16 August 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Pinball : No last updated 17 November 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 17 November 2013 by Pub SignMan
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 23 June 2014 by Dave McNally
Opening Hours
Sunday12noon - 10:30pm
Monday11:30am - 11pm
Tuesday11:30am - 11pm
Wednesday11:30am - 11pm
Thursday11:30am - 11pm
Friday11:30am - 0:30am
Saturday11:30am - 0:30am
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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