Canterbury Arms


The Canterbury Arms serve a variety of beers, wines and spirits as well as traditional pub food. They show Sky sports on a big screen TV and also have a pool table. They have live music at the weekends ranging from Rock, Pop, Jazz and Folk music to Blues and Indie music.

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Canterbury Arms

8 Canterbury Crescent
+44 (0)20 7274 1711
Public transport:
Brixton, Underground
Yelp Reviews

3.0 out of 5 based on 6 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Canterbury Arms

3.0 out of 5 25 June 2013
by Paul S.

Went there to meet with some other Neil Young fans. Its an Irish bar, for sure. Roomy and uncrowded on a Sunday afternoon. Rugby on the TV. Only had snacks this afternoon, not sure if that is the way it always is. Rumor is that it will be torn down later this year. Gentrification of Brixton?more

2.0 out of 5 28 February 2013
by Chris F.

Looks nice, being an olde traditional kind of pub.

The best thing to drink though was Strongbow, which at 1.90 a half is rather more expensive than you'd expect in a down to earth, grimey local off the main drag.more

3.0 out of 5 19 September 2012
by Alex S.

It's a divey regular's sports pub. And I'm OK with that.

The service won't be great as it's a family run institution who like the people they know and give you a strange eye if you walk in and they aren't familiar with the likes of you. Still, the beer is cheap and plentiful and they've always got the game on (whatever the game might be.) I came here and watched a bit of the Olympics when it...more

3.0 out of 5 25 October 2008
by intheaisle

A good 'proper' pub with a good selection of beers, including Bass !. A good place to watch the football and enjoy a nice pint of guinness!more

5.0 out of 5 21 April 2008
by theduck

In all my 11 years of gig going to the Brixton Academy I did not know about this place until Friday night when I impromptually went to see the Hives with two friends. When told about the location of this place I was unsure given that the nearby Goose and Whetherspoons are dodgy as hell.

Although this is delight. Great choice of beers, fantastic old Irish guy behind the bar who did not...more

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