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It must have been a crowded place in its day as it is today. It’s a small space where, one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
globetrottingYankee
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Full Of Hustle And Bustle

Whilst it is tempting, romantically, to think that the Buttermarket dates back to the early days of... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It must have been a crowded place in its day as it is today. It’s a small space where, one imagines, a bustling crowd went through their daily business and living, temporally separated from the Cathedral that’s briefly visible through Christchurch gate. ...There now stands...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Whilst it is tempting, romantically, to think that the Buttermarket dates back to the early days of the Cathedral, it seems that the first market Hall was only built in 1664 and later became known under its present name. However, with the Christchurch Gate on...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Bloodthirsty history aside, this area located outside the Cathedral precinct, is now a trendy 'square', surrounded on all sides by various stunning structures, eateries, bars and retail outlets. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We started our walking tour of Canterbury at the Buttermarket, with the impressive Christ Church Gate leading to the cathedral on one side, many historical buildings forming the edge of Buttermarket and old lanes leading off.

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

Really rustic, thick pastry pies are a must. Lovely setting near cathedral. very good service too.The unusual tropical IPA was a nice treat also.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We visited on a very hot day in July, and with it's great location was very busy. We managed to get a lovely shady table outaide only to be joined by two strangers, older German men who decided as there was nowhere to sit they...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

Have walked around this area and had lunch and drinks in and around the area in the past, so lots of restaurants and bars to choose from, some with lots of history. Basically a town square and more.

Thank CHARLES H
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Feels like this is the real heart of the city. A real bustling area full of people and a great mix of shops. Lots to see and enjoy in this area.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Directly opposite the Christ Church Gate to the cathedral. Avery old rambling pub offering a good menu. We had fish and chips which was excellent

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is the area located right outside the Cathedral and the Christ church gate and which could be considered a square. It suffered lots of transformation as up to 17th century was known as the Bull Stake due to bulls being tied overnight against a...More

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