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95-97 Mount Pleasant Road | Tunbridge Wells, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QG, England
01892 526365
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9:00 am - 5:15 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Mon - Wed 7:45 am - 4:45 pm
Thu 7:45 am - 7:15 pm
Fri 7:45 am - 4:45 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:15 pm
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Okay, my favourite coffee sponge was not available but i did have the flavoursome lemon drizzle sponge. To go with it, I had a cappuccino. Plenty of comfortable seating behind glass so the noise of the food hall in the Royal Victoria Centre wasn't distracting. Service fine ---but a smile would have been appreciated. There is a loyalty card too.... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

A great place to stop for cup of coffee or tea. Located in the centre of Tunbridge Wells with friendly staff and atmosphere, Clean and tidy. I would highly recommended.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Although Ismail has moved to the food court area in the Victoria centre it has more seating and a wider range of food available for lunch. I recommend the pulled pork in sour dough bun.the lasagne is really nice too. They have an excellent range if tea coffee and an outstanding hot chocolate. The staff are always welcome and friendly.

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Thank Matt M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

12/13 Food Court Market Square Royal Victoria Place Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2SS Kent United Kingdom

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Took aged p here as she wanted to see what it was like as we had seen it in its other location but this seemed less intimating. It was very cold in there but we went in , it is somewhat confusing as you have cakes and other desserts as you go in and then you get to the counter... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I couldn't believe it! Ismail was moving from the lovely old Decimus Burton (?) church in the heart of Tunbridge Wells to the appalling Food Hall in the Royal Victoria Centre (a mall).... but... The new location is off the Food Hall and is walled so that it is totally separate. At last there is plenty of space! Lots of... More 

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Hastings, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

Welcome to your new home Ismail in now in the Victoria centre. We come here on a sunday for the delicious hot chocolate, well what a suprise they had pancakes as a special. 100% the yummiest and soooo filling too. Please keep them on the menu. Whenever we enter Ismail the owners and staff welcome you like you are family... More 

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Kent
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595 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Ismail has now moved from the lovely building on Mount Pleasant road to the basement of the Royal Victoria Centre where the food court is. I didn't even know that there was a food court until we asked where Ismail has moved to. Staff said that the advantage of the move was that they now have their own kitchen so... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

A good place to relax: sit outside and take in the views; people-watch! A delicious coffee plus a slice of cake, brought out to me by the obliging staff. Plus a loyalty card! Sadly, I understand that they have moved indoors to the Royal Victoria Centre! I may not bother! Why move?

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London, United Kingdom
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442 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Located in the center of Tunbridge wells inside an imposing building overlooking the square. Although it is within a mini shopping mall, but the place is full of Character and charm. I heard yesterday when I was there that they are going to move from there next week. When I asked where? , they told me, they are going to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 3:15 pm
Monday
7:45 am - 4:45 pm
Tuesday
7:45 am - 4:45 pm
Wednesday
7:45 am - 4:45 pm
Thursday
7:45 am - 7:15 pm
Friday
7:45 am - 4:45 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:15 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95-97 Mount Pleasant Road | Tunbridge Wells, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: 01892 526365

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