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Parrot, Canterbury, Shepherd Neame

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One of the best dining pubs in Canterbury

Are you looking for a cosy pub in the heart of Canterbury? The Parrot provides an atmospheric backdrop to fine food and drink.

For ale aficionados, there’s up to six real ales at the bar, including award-winning local beer from Kent brewer Shepherd Neame.

And for foodies, an array of marvellous morsels await. Whether you’re seeking nibbles to accompany a crisp glass of wine, a thick doorstep sandwich for lunch, or an elegant evening meal with friends, The Parrot has a menu to suit.

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If you’re looking for Canterbury pubs serving food, The Parrot prides itself on being able to cater to everyone’s tastes.

Whether it’s some nibbles, one of our famous gourmet burgers or a 'restaurant-style’ meal, we have a menu to suit all. We have plenty of vegan & vegetarian options, so that everyone can enjoy dining with us, and all of our menu items make the most of seasonal produce - sourced locally wherever possible.

You’ll also find roasts available on Sundays from noon - until they are all gone - we recommend them!

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The Parrot boasts a stunning first floor function room, with original oak-beamed ceilings and walls. It can accommodate around 40 guests seated, and up to 55 standing, making The Parrot a great choice for a private or corporate event.

There’s a delicious selection of buffet and sit-down menus to choose from, all offering extensive vegetarian and vegan options. Whatever the occasion, our friendly team will pull out all the stops to ensure your event goes smoothly. Contact us for more information today!

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