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“Traditional food with friendly service” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Palio - CLOSED

Palio
84-86 Grosvenor Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2AS, England
01892 515558
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Price range: $16 - $47
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: As one of the few independent Italian restaurants in Tunbridge Wells we aim to serve authentic Italian food, produced in house, using the freshest and best quality ingredients, locally sourced, when possible, in a clean and friendly environment, to make it a "bella" experience
Tunbridge Wells, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Traditional food with friendly service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

We popped in for a quick supper and had a feast! Food was fresh and tasty and the service was faultless. We have high expectations of restaurants and this one exceeded them. Cant wait to return.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tunbridge wells
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“What's all the fuss about?”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Went for dinner recently after hearing many rave reviews. Didn't find food exceptionally good. Service and atmosphere was pleasant but not as cheap as we'd been led to believe. Wouldn't rush back.

Visited March 2013
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Millau, France
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Good Food, Fine Service!!!!!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Recently went there with friends. When we arrived they had no note of our reservation made the previous evening but did find a table for us. Seems very popular but pretty ordinary. The service left a lot to be desired. We finished our main course, they took the plates away and we waited and waited. Watched one waitress relay tables, watched another pack up and finally we attracted the attention of the manager who came and took our orders.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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tunbridge wells
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Typical of Tunbridge wells”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Visually the restaurant looks good. Always appears to be packed on a Saturday night. Tried it this Saturday out of curiosity. A nice table for two . Food was absolutely awful. Very basic requirement seafood in batter and spaghetti with garlic. Less than average. Service was poor. They try to close the restaurant down early. By 10pm you are being rushed out. The second time we have been. More disappointing than the first.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Etchingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Excellent, excellent,excellent.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

Best restaurant in Tunbridge Wells. Consistently great food and service. Chef is outstanding, a very clever guy supported by super management and staff. We have been going as a family since the restaurant opened, always very attentive, particularly on a special occasion.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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