The Seven Stars Pub, Canterbury

1 Orange St, Canterbury CT1 2JA

The Seven Stars Pub

About The Seven Stars Pub

The Seven Stars Pub is a charming and historic establishment located in the heart of Canterbury, Kent. With its traditional interior, complete with exposed brick walls and cosy fireplace, the pub exudes a warm and inviting atmosphere. The Seven Stars is known for its selection of local and regional ales, as well as its delicious pub fare, which is prepared using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.

Visitors to the pub can also enjoy its beautiful beer garden, which is perfect for soaking up the sun on warm summer days. Whether you’re a local or a visitor to Canterbury, The Seven Stars Pub is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the authentic charm and character of England’s traditional pubs.

The Seven Stars is located on Orange Street in a stunning building dating back to 1602. It’s based on a narrow street in a vibrant area popular with students, however, it can be easily missed as the Seven Stars sign is positioned high up on the building. It’s a 1-minute walk from Canterbury Cathedral.


Here’s a summarised list of the food menu:

Ciabattas and Melts

  • Cheese & Pickle (v): Mature cheddar with pickle – £4.95
  • BLT: Smoked back bacon, beef tomato, mayo & lettuce – Add chicken for £1.00
  • Bacon & Brie: Smoked back bacon with red onion jam, topped with melted brie – £6.50
  • Tuna Melt: Tuna flakes topped with red onion & melted cheddar cheese – £6.95
  • Garlic Chicken Melt: Pan fried garlic chicken breast, topped with melted cheddar – £7.25


  • Cod & Chips: Beer battered cod fillet with homemade chips, tartare sauce, and choice of garden peas or mixed leaf salad – £10.95
  • Bangers & Mash: Three pork & sage sausages with creamy mustard mash & caramelised onion gravy – £10.95
  • Ham, Egg & Chips: Home roasted ham, two free range eggs, homemade chips, and mixed leaf salad – £10.95
  • Vegetarian Lasagne (v): Mixed roasted vegetables in a rich tomato sauce, layered with pasta & creamy cheese sauce, served with either mixed leaf salad or garlic ciabatta – £9.95


  • Seven Stars Burger: Homemade burgers served in a toasted brioche bun with tomato, gem lettuce, onion rings, chunky coleslaw & homemade chips – £10.95
  • Toppings: Smoked Back Bacon 75p, Cheddar 50p, Halloumi £1.00, Beef Or Bean Chilli £1.50


  • Caesar Salad: Mixed baby gem leaves, parmesan shavings, anchovies, chunky croutons & creamy caesar dressing – £7.25
  • Bacon & Avocado Salad: Mixed leaves with cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red onion & avocado in French dressing, topped with smoked back bacon – £8.50


  • Steak & Ale
  • Chicken, Bacon & Tarragon
  • Goats Cheese, Sweet Potato & Spinach (v)
  • Mushroom, Red Wine, Baby Onion & Thyme (ve)
  • All served with seasonal veg, onion gravy, handmade chips or mash – £12.95

Sides & Sharers

  • Loaded Potato Skins: Loaded potato skins with a choice of toppings, served with mixed leaf salad – single £6.50 / sharer £9.50
  • All Day Brunch: Two pork & sage sausages, two smoked back bacon, two free range eggs, hash browns, baked beans, mushrooms & toasted ciabatta – £9.95
  • Chunky Homemade Potato Wedges: in a Cajun & smoky seasoning – single £3.00 / sharer £4.50
  • Nachos: Mexican tortilla chips with melted cheddar cheese, jalapenos, sour cream, salsa & guacamole – single £6.95 / sharer £9.95


From Canterbury West Station, walking to The Seven Stars Pub is a pleasant stroll through the historic streets of Canterbury. Here’s a suggested route along with some points of interest you may encounter:

  1. Exit Canterbury West Station and head southeast on Station Road.
  2. Turn right onto St. Dunstan’s Street.
  3. Walk along St. Dunstan’s Street, passing by various shops, cafes, and restaurants. You’ll also see St. Dunstan’s Church on your right, a beautiful medieval church worth a visit if you have the time.
  4. Continue straight on St. Dunstan’s Street until you reach St. Peter’s Street.
  5. Turn left onto St. Peter’s Street and continue walking.
  6. As you walk along St. Peter’s Street, you’ll pass by Canterbury Christ Church University campus on your left. Take in the historic buildings and the vibrant atmosphere of the university area.
  7. Keep walking straight on St. Peter’s Street until you reach the intersection with Stour Street.
  8. Turn right onto Stour Street. Here you’ll find quaint shops, old houses, and possibly some street performers adding to the lively ambiance.
  9. Follow Stour Street until you reach The Seven Stars Pub on your left.

Along the way, you’ll see a mix of historic architecture, bustling streets, and perhaps some local characters. Canterbury is rich in history and charm, so take your time to soak in the atmosphere as you make your way to the pub.

The Seven Stars Pub
1 Orange St, Canterbury CT1 2JA
+44 1227 786934
  • Monday: 3:30 pm–12 am
  • Tuesday: 3:30 pm–12 am
  • Wednesday: 3:30 pm–12 am
  • Thursday: 3:30 pm–12 am
  • Friday: 12 pm–1 am
  • Saturday: 12 pm–1 am
  • Sunday: 12 pm–11 pm
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