Parrot, Canterbury - Welcome

We don't do things by half

A wealth of medieval beams, enormous oak floorboards and three open fires provide just the right kind of welcome whilst our team of staff are dedicated to making sure you enjoy every aspect of your visit.

We pride ourselves on well cooked, flavoursome food & quality local cask ales served in a vibrant cosy, clean & welcoming environment.
Our salsas, sauces & soups are made daily, which is why we believe that using quality ingredients, which are locally sourced where possible making for a truly delightfully offering.

We deliberately make our portions slightly larger so that you don't leave feeling hungry. The Parrot is hidden away down a picturesque cobbled street in Northgate. A two-minute walk away from ample parking.

The Parrot, Canterbury - Nachos
The Parrot, Canterbury - Burger

Wholesomely home grown

We believe that pubs can be magical places where all sorts of different groups, of people can meet, mingle & relax together; a place where you can share imaginative fresh food & drink.

This beautiful, listed building is not only one of the oldest pubs in Canterbury, it is in fact one of the oldest buildings in the city; being built on Roman foundations in the 14th century, even as the famous Cathedral towers were being built a few hundred yards away.

So if your have been looking for a venue where food & drink is of the highest importance, then here we are! It’s your local, The Parrot.

Francis Williamson - General Manager / Joesph Rutt - Head Chef