The Rising Sun Free House

...a traditional English pub and restaurant in a village setting near Canterbury, Kent serving fine food, ales, wines and spirits.


Our spacious restaurant with character exposed beams, wood burner...

Our bar and restaurant menus are innovative without being intimidating. The environment radiates a traditional elegance and exudes warmth and character.


We offer a good selection of ales and lagers, wines and spirits including the finest real ales from local Kentish breweries, as well as from further afield.

The lounge bar with flagstone floor, leather settees…


Birthday party reception at the Rising Sun.

The Rising Sun can cater for a wide range of functions and celebrations, small or large, ranging from family occasions to business functions....

Christmas and New Year

Christmas at the Rising Sun. Our restaurant set for Christmas party and Christmas dinner.

The Rising Sun offers a choice of two restaurants and can cater for Christmas parties big or small.
Now taking bookings for Christmas and New Year's Eve Black Tie Dinner.

Wedding Receptions

The Rising Sun near Canterbury is fully licensed to hold civil wedding ceremonies and partnerships. Our stunning restaurant is a great wedding venue for your perfect day.

Our restaurant set for wedding reception.

Bed and Breakfast

One of our rooms available for Bed and Breakfast.

Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the tranquil Kent Countryside. It’s a lovely place for a weekend break or a longer stay to explore the countryside or the nearby towns of Canterbury, Sandwich, Margate…

Golfing Breaks

With over 90 golf courses listed in Kent and only 10 miles from St George’s Golf Club, Sandwich, Kent and Princes Golf Club, Sandwich, the Rising Sun is an excellent base for a golfing break.

Our Bed and Breakfast accommodation offers a great base for golfing breaks.