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The Twenty Six

15A Church Road, Southborough, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 0RX, England
+44 1892 544607
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good16%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
15A Church Road, Southborough, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 0RX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had not been in this restaurant for a while and I have to admit I had forgotten how good it is . We had the 8 course meal and every one of them was delicious . On top of that came a surprise that...More

Thank Kees T
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolute gem of a restaurant on our doorstep in Kent. The Twenty Six makes you feel like you are in the comfort of your home with the highest quality food, drinks, and customer service. The meal was truly incredible and the artistry of the...More

Thank James K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just the best in town. Scott is amazing at producing sublime food from the simplest of ingredients. Truly wonderful evening yet again. Thank you to all the team for a stunning evening. If you are going soon don't miss out on the pidgeon. Blew us...More

Thank Tiddles1209
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As newbies to Twenty Six I have to say we weren’t disappointed. The food was delicious and although we had the set 5 courses they were accommodating in letting me swap a goats cheese dish which I wouldn’t have liked for something else. Everything was...More

Thank SquidgeDidge
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first mouthful... literally divine. I sent my 'compliments to the chef'. The flavours were wonderful and visually the food was equally as appealing. The wine pairing was a joy to experience. A fine dining experience with the warmth of a local hideaway. The interior...More

Thank female617
Reviewed July 1, 2018

It was my first visit to the restaurant last night to celebrate my Pre 40th Birthday!! The restaurant is lovely and quaint! Went for the 8 Course option with wine flight...Food was delicious! My favourite dish was the Squab Pigeon & Lamb!!! Staff were very...More

1  Thank xloanx
Reviewed May 19, 2018

We had the 8 course with wine flight and although a bit pricey enjoyed our visit and would recommend to others.

Thank geoffpegwood
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

The tasting menus are fantastic value, especially with the wine flights. The service was perfect with the description of the courses pure theatre. I have eaten at The 26 a number of times and in my opinion it is getting better. It is rapidly becoming...More

3  Thank Jim W
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Wife’s birthday. I’m vegan. She’s allergic to wheat and mushrooms. It’s an eight course tasting menu. Will the plates be a little empty? Is the a limit to how much they can adapt? Quite the opposite. The charming chef relished the challenge and served us...More

Thank 135alanb
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

A small and intimate restaurant serving as the test kitchen for the Mother Group. A 5 or 8 course tasting menu was on offer. Both were reasonably priced and comprised a good selection of innovative dishes. The light and fluffy pea and mint soup was...More

Thank Dean H
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June 6, 2015|
Response from Anniebelle_8 | Reviewed this property |
This is a a tricky one, as the menu changes all the time! "Haddock and egg" turned out to be a kind of broth, not at all what we expected, and "brill with risotto" was good but I wouldn't say wonderful. Best bet is to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15A Church Road, Southborough, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 0RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Southborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 544607
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