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The Black Dog

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20 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PY, England
+44 1892 549543
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Relaxed and different

We stumbled upon this place walking back into twon - it is surrounded by 'similar' establishments so how does a place serving breakfast standard out when they have such open competition. The differences are subtle but will make us go back here. The service if freindly but not too attentive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Nick R
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English first
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We stumbled upon this place walking back into twon - it is surrounded by 'similar' establishments so how does a place serving breakfast standard out when they have such open competition. The differences are subtle but will make us go back here. The service if freindly but not too attentive - there is no big fry up on offer neither... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I went to Black Dog with 2 friends for a coffee before work on Saturday Morning, and we were very disappointed from the service and from the staff. When I ordered the coffee the man at the desk was very rude, he was just able to say "yes...no...in or take away" no smile,no face interaction with the costumer, he looked... More 

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We often come here when visiting family in Tunbridge Wells. A brilliant eatery located on the lovely Camden Road. Coffee is amazing, very impressed, and the food is always brilliant.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Great place, still a bit unknown to some. Do a lovely croque monsieur and great little cakes too. Not much room in their and the bathroom is upstairs so if you are less abled it might be tricky. Otherwise a great spot for lunch in T Wells

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Tunbridge Wells, England
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I've eaten here a few times now, usually as part of a group, linked to business, so that's the review I'm offering. Don't get me wrong, the food is good, it's just not as great as I'm always led to believe it is and the times I've been there the waiting staff have always been a bit thin on the... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This morning we had our first trip to The Black dog, and we were pleasantly surprised. The eggs Benedict and poached eggs on sourdough bread were fantastic. The coffee was also the best I've tasted in a long time.

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Surbiton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Amazing food at a decent price. Friendly and welcoming staff and customers. Children-friendly as well with high chair & children's menu.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Stopped in here recently for some late Saturday breakfast. It was late morning and first impressions were ok - it's not a huge place and there was a queue forming from the counter to the entrance. We had to stand around awkwardly waiting for a table, although we were seated within 10 mins. The menu is relatively short and refreshingly... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Very welcoming staff. Nice atmosphere. Very good food for a 'cafe' and the best coffee in tunbridge wells.

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Just discovered this gem in a tunbridge Wells. Really lovely, friendly service and the food was fab. Do venture out of the shopping mall across the road - you'll have a much better experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 549543

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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