39 Burgate, Westgate, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 2HW
FAMOUS FOR SECRET TUNNELS DUG TO HELP MONKS ESCAPE FROM THE CATHEDRAL
Tel: 01227 462170
You will find The Old Buttermarket in Canterbury within a short stroll of Mercery Lane, Burgate and Canterbury Cathedral - however you won't find another like it.

Step in to discover a traditional pub of unique character, revered for its eclectic range of real ales and its quality pub food, which are served, as they should be, with a generous measure of famous British hospitality.

There has been a public house on this site for over 500 years; a coaching inn called the Black Boy, stood here from the 1600s until 1908. A butter market used to be held in the square outside our pub, and the site is quite historic. Flint pieces in the cellars indicate it may stand on Roman remains and we know that we used to be connected by tunnels to Canterbury Cathedral.

The Old Buttermarket is one of many rare gems in theNicholson's collection of great British pubs, reputed for their distinctive buildings, intriguing history and vibrant atmosphere.

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National Beer Showcase 2017

Happening from 11/09/2017 to 22/10/2017 [Expired]

Running for six weeks, from 11th September until 22nd October we are celebrating beer with the National Beer Showcase 2017.

We will feature up to 28 new beers from Britain’s best breweries with events including guest talks, workshops and tastings.

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Cask Ale Week is here!

Happening from 21/09/2017 to 01/10/2017 [Expired]

It's here again and this year we are getting involved...

Come and enjoy your favourite cask ales or try some new ones from breweries both near and far. Join us from 21st September until 1st October and celebrate the Great British Beer - Looking forward to seeing you....

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