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BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel

BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel


BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel

01227 760341


36 New Dover Road,


Built in the 1830s, the BEST WESTERN Abbots Barton Hotel has 53 beautifully furnished en suite bedrooms, the Fountain Restaurant which seats up to 70 diners, 4 private function rooms suitable for smaller and more intimate weddings and the Cathedral Suite which seats up to 120* guests for a wedding breakfast and 180 for an evening reception. The Cathedral suite has views and direct access to the gardens which provides an idyllic setting for marquees holding up to 250 guests.

Licensed to hold civil weddings and partnerships, the Abbots Barton gives you the opportunity to host your whole day under one roof. Choose from a selection of seasonal and modern British menu options which have been thoughtfully created using ethically sourced ingredients from local farms and suppliers where possible complimented by comprehensive drink packages. Alternatively, our chef and his brigade can offer and quote for bespoke, tailor made menus to suit.

Organising a wedding can be a daunting task and our experienced wedding coordinator will be able to assist you with every aspect of planning your big day. So whether you choose a traditional celebration or something more contemporary, we will be with you every step of the way to advise and guide where necessary, ensuring that your day is truly special.

- Beautiful Victorian-Gothic building
- Prime location in the City of Canterbury
- Landscaped Lawns
- Services of our Events Coordinator included
- Licensed for Civil Ceremonies and Partnerships
- 3 Deluxe Bridal Rooms
- Complimentary overnight accommodation for the happy couple
- Reduced rate accommodation for guests
- Function Room accommodating up to 180 guests
- Free on-site parking

*Seating capacity dependent on table plan

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From North and South take A2 to the south of Canterbury, exit onto A2050 towards city centre.

Accessible by Public Transport: 4 miles from Canterbury East/West station


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