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1 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4PH, England
01892 822012
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Long wait

Arrived about 2.30pm but had to wait ages for our meal. I know they were busy but it was after the lunch rush and most people were eating carvery. More staff needed in kitchen? Won't go again.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 1, 2013
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Sussex, UK
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Sussex, UK
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013 via mobile

Arrived about 2.30pm but had to wait ages for our meal. I know they were busy but it was after the lunch rush and most people were eating carvery. More staff needed in kitchen? Won't go again.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

The restaurant serves an extensive a la carte menu supplemented by a lrge fish menu and a good selection of wines and other drinks. Service is excellent, the food is well presented either on warm plates or on wooden blocks. Nice touches like chips come in individual container and peas in miniature saucepan. They can even offer a range of... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

I went here in November for a Sunday lunch with my wife and three daughters together with their husbands as I had heard good things about this restaurant. I am sorry to say that I was greatly disappointed by the poor food and the lack of organisation. When we arrived we were shown to our table at the rear of... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

A wide range of pub food including a big selection of homemade. The steak,mushroom pie with vegetables was excellent The pie was very tasty and the shortcrust pastry melted in the mouth it was so light. a good range of vegetables. Everything cooked to a high standard. Service was spot on too.

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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Disregard the advert for afternoon tea on the board outside. No cakes or biscuits on offer, only the desert menu. The latter option will cost you six pounds for a single-serving store bought tart on a fancy plate. Nice fireplace.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Had to wait over an hour for food. And was cold when it came. Not good - especially with a small child. A shame. Used to be good food and service.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

My wife and I sHARED WITH ABOUT 35 FRIENDS A LUNCH WHICH WE BOTH FOUND DIS APPOINTING. It is difficult to put my finger on anything but it was not up to their usual high standard. I have found this in other restaurants who offer OAP lunches and perhaps the price is inhibiting the standard of the food.

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Buckden, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We used to know this old coaching inn many, many years ago when we lived in the village and it was one of those ghastly chain restaurants, but the 'then and now' difference could hardly be greater. The decor, ambience, service and food combine to take it to a level where I'd happy to take friends, family or business associates... More 

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London
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Have visited this establishment twice in recent years (last time 14/9/13) for food. The food here is excellent and the place has a nice informal ambience. Next time we will stay there as well. Easy to find just off the A21

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Kent
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

We ate here on bank holiday Monday for lunch. This is a nice old pub, with a lovely outside area. The food we ordered in general was fine, steak puddings, but my sister ordered scampi with chips, both very overdone, what a shame that they couldn't get a simple dish right. Waitresses very nice and friendly. Just don't expect the... More 

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Address: 1 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4PH, England
Phone Number: 01892 822012
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Pembury
Cuisine: British, Pub

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  • Address: 1 High Street, Pembury, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 4PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Pembury
  • Phone Number: 01892 822012

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

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