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La Dolce Vita

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The George and Dragon | School Hill, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8DQ, England
+44 1892 890277
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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, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 152
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  • 51
    Very good
  • 10
    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
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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:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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229 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Heathfield, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Saturday lunchtime. one party of four and one of two when we arrived, so including us there were three tables only. Service was good, although we waited quite a time for the food to be prepped. Good range of all Italian wines, very narrow choice of beer (Peroni) and none of the many excellent / interesting Italian beers. Importantly, the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

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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37 reviews 37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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
3 helpful votes 3 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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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: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?