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The Unicorn Inn

61 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8BS, England
+44 1227 463187
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Terrible Staff

The pub itself is not bad, the staff however are horrendous. There was only one female with brown... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jnc912018
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London, United Kingdom
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Good old fashioned pub!

Recently moved to the area. Came in for a quick bite and look around the other day. Lovely exterior... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
jamiedenver1
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“lovely pub” (3 reviews)
“proper pub” (2 reviews)
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61 St. Dunstans Street, Canterbury CT2 8BS, England
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+44 1227 463187
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pub itself is not bad, the staff however are horrendous. There was only one female with brown hair serving, rushed off her feet and the other two, a short blonde girl and a large chubby guy, we're outside chatting and doing nothing, the owner...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Oh well!! But I’m still never getting Doombar back in the bar!! And calling people “chubby” is offensive. So we hope we never see you again. Bye!

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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Recently moved to the area. Came in for a quick bite and look around the other day. Lovely exterior as well as interior. Landlord seemed friendly sitting downstairs with the regulars. Pretty girl on the bar with dark hair was very chatty and helpful. Everyone...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you. We are glad that we met with your expectations and more. Looking forward to chatting with you again.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

We nipped in here for a drink and ended up having some food. Lovely atmosphere and a proper fire going! Happy days! Lots of real ales to choose, good choice of wine and a specials board for food. The food seemed very cheap so we...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you. I’m glad you enjoyed your visit, and look forward to your next.

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Just come out of the Unicorn and the interior just reminded me of my teenage years. It does not seem to have changed at all. Very traditional. Had a meal in the garden. Staff very helpful. Good pub food. Lovely evening.

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you, considering we had a fire a year ago, we endeavoured to keep the 400 year old building as it should - with a few modern tweaks!

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Nice choice of real ales here. Staff were super knowledgeable and friendly. Will be returning soon for sure!

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you very much, we are very pleased you enjoyed your time with us and we look forward to serving you again very soon.

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Just popped in as next to our Hotel before a night out and what a nice place to have a drink and be sociable. Great staff and atmosphere and the food we did see that was being served looked great and good value. Overall well...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2017

Thank you. We are glad your visit was enjoyable and we look forward to visit in the future.

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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Just a little way out of town, and well worth the stroll. Ever popular with locals for good reason. The beer is excellent, there's a good wine selection and the food is plentiful and delicious. Very well worth a visit. Very pleasant garden too, away...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Thank you for your review. We aim to please, and we are happy that you found your visit enjoyable. We hope to see back again soon.

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

Popped in to have a sandwich and cider before a night out. Good sandwich, fast friendly service, nice locals. Typical pub fare, but close to where we were staying.

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 May 2017

Thank you for visit and review, we take pride in being a local pub for all and do our best to make all the food ourselves wherever we can. We hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

If you venture out of the city through the West Gate you will find this delightful pub on the left after the level crossing. Lovely old facia , mind your head as you enter. Lovely pub with good service . This venue is always busy...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Thank you, we hope to have our garden complete for the Bank Holidays weekends. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit.

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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Met up with a few colleagues after work had finished for the Christmas break, although very busy this pub had great service and great atmosphere. Although there were regular real ales on, they did have a couple of seasonal ales that were very good We...More

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LorC61, Owner at The Unicorn Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2017

Thank you, we hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year and we look forward to being of service to you again soon.

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