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The Chafford Arms

) #45 of 205 Restaurants in Royal Tunbridge Wells $$ - $$$ , British,
Spring Hill | Fordcombe, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 0SA, England
+44 1892 740267
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Spring Hill | Fordcombe, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 0SA, England
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1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this pub for an early Saturday dinner. Sat outside in the nice garden, lovely location and views over fields. Pleasant menu: something for everyone, very friendly staff and fast service. We enjoyed it so much we returned for lunch the following week. Haven't...More

Thank Lois C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal here.....the best fresh salad ever.....and gorgeous home made desserts....mmh! Lovely hospitality too...oh...and a gorgeous garden! Thank you for a lovely time.

Thank piacetto
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit today, even though not quite warm enough to eat outside and enjoy the garden. Service excellent, food very good and generous portions (the Ploughmans is enormous). The roast beef was fantastic, and evidently home cooked. Good selection of veggies as accompaniment...More

Thank James W
Reviewed May 7, 2017

There is nothing actually wrong with the Chafford Arms, but I’m afraid it was not really my sort of place. Stepping inside reminded me of hotel bars and restaurants from decades ago, deep pile carpets, polished dark wood furniture: I did not spot a stuffed...More

Thank TonyVCarter
Reviewed April 25, 2017 via mobile

A lovely pub in the country that offers wonderful food and great friendly service. We were also allowed to take our dog along too! We sat in the bar area and we were greeted with a lovely warm welcome. Even the dog Charlie came to...More

Thank sammyjo7446
Reviewed April 21, 2017

My husband and I regularly eat at the Chafford Arms in Fordcombe near Tunbridge Wells....On a sunny day sitting in the garden is wonderful, particularly when the magnolia is in bloom and inside in the winter there is often a welcoming fire. The food is...More

Thank sara77784
Reviewed April 19, 2017

The Chafford Arms is hands down our favorite pub in Kent. If we are anywhere within an hours drive of it we make a point to stop by. My daughter is a fan of their steak and ale pie, which is excellent and served as...More

Thank Rmeen022
Reviewed February 25, 2017

Last visited this pub restaurant about 10 years ago and it has certainly improved since then. However, given the glowing recommendation of it by friends, we were still a little disappointed at the overall experience. Given the lack of a 'Good' category above I didn't...More

Thank Marty191054
Reviewed February 24, 2017

A very good menu with a great verity to choose from . the greeting is friendly and the service is excellent . The beer is on tap . and parking is no problem .What more could one want

Thank George K
Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

This pub was recommended and we weren't disappointed. We stopped here for lunch during half term and we hadn't booked and it was rather busy. The landlord seated us in the public bar though which was fine. Really good extensive menu with traditional pub meals,...More

Thank Liz R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Scenic view, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Spring Hill | Fordcombe, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 0SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 740267
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