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The George and Dragon | School Hill, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8DQ, England
+44 1892 890277
Website
Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Large groups
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 152
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 11
    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
Bravissimo

A late Friday night booking for 4 turned into a beautiful evening with great company, amazing food and delightful service . Our first time dining here and we will definitely be back , recommendations would be to have the Filetto alla Diana, perfectly flambéed at your table for all to envy and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Tasha A
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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228 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

A late Friday night booking for 4 turned into a beautiful evening with great company, amazing food and delightful service . Our first time dining here and we will definitely be back , recommendations would be to have the Filetto alla Diana, perfectly flambéed at your table for all to envy and the smell is mouthwatering. For dessert there is... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

Recommended some time ago but establishment changed hands since. Something a little strange. The new Owners have retained the old name so this can be misleading. They also use a menu almost identical in substance to that used by the old Owners who have moved to a new restaurant at Sevenoaks. Incidentally the prices here are just a few pence... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

This restaurant seems to lack atmosphere. The food is excellent, the service attentive, a good Italian menu but it's rather like having a meal in a quiet country Hotel restaurant. There is absolutely nothing Italian about it apart from the name and the menu.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My wife and I treated ourselves to lunch today at La Dolce Vita in Lamberhurst; a restaurant that features high on our dining circuit. We were not disappointed. We chose the fixed price menu having duck and pork terrine followed by skate wing, and red mullet fillets followed by pork belly strips, all cooked to perfection, absolutely delicious and excellent... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

You really must try this restaurant which provides good cuisine in a venue adjacent to the river at very reasonable prices particularly at lunchtime

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Very nice food and attentive and polite staff. Would definately recommend and will definately be returning.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Really nice place - didn't expect anything quite as refined when I booked. The food was excellent and the service was equally as good.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

We live in Lamberhurst and eat out locally fairly often. For some reason we had over looked this gem of a restaurant right on our door step! We went for a birthday lunch and saw there was an offer of a two lunch courses for £15. The staff were extremely attentive without being intrusive. We ate Devonshire crab and Red... More 

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Ticehurst, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Amazing value for a first class menu and beautiful food, superbly cooked and served with flair. The cost per head was £15. I don't know whether there is outside seating, but am planning to return there this week.and can't wait! It is purely a restaurant, therefore no 'bar scene'

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Tonbridge
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We hadn't been to our favourite restaurant since the owners moved to their new establishment in The Weald believing incorrectly that the restaurant had closed. When we became aware that it was indeed still open we were determined to make a visit but as there was a marked absense of reviews of TA , our enthusiasm to visit was somewhat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The George and Dragon | School Hill, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8DQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Lamberhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 890277

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?