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Scallywag Cafe

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45 Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8AA, England
+44 1892 315281
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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226 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good ambiance but limited menu, the vibe works so well but to be honest it is the coldest place I have ever been to eat, drink and enjoy music. It was so cold I needed a hot shower to warm up when I got home. So unless they sort the heating out it will be a summers day lunch venue... More 

1 Thank j-curv
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On Friday last weekend I was with a few friends and we heard that there was jazz music being played live. We entered it was a £5 entry price which I didn't mind. But that's when my trip turned sour. There was only 3 white wines on offer I asked for a prosecco 125ml for £7.00 which didn't fill the... More 

2 Thank RockingRocky
Holt, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Dropped in for a quick birthday drink Interesting deco Very quiet for a Friday night but made for a pleasant and less rushed evening

Thank Collin M
London, England, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed February 7, 2017

We have popped in here twice recently and this informal and relaxed cafe is finished in a mix of 30's style decor, vintage and shabby chic furnishings. The menu is quite limited and better for snacks than a sit down meal but lunch but with a fun vibe it's great for coffee and brunch - well worth a drop in...

Thank Cathe G
Ashford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a perfect place to come and chill! Lovely friendly atmosphere, great pianist (would happily listen to have his music 24/7). If you're looking for a blissful place, just for yourself or want to share it with special people, I think you'd be hard pressed to find a lovelier place than this! They also cater for gluten free!!! Happy... More 

Thank Shirley_Eve
Kent, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Delightful gem, warm welcome, delicious menu, met a friend for an impromptu lunch. Salmon and spinach filo tartlet and delicious fresh salad. Shabby chic but comfy.

Thank Kim B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

I've visited Scallywag Café both in the evening and at lunchtime. It's such a versatile venue! I was impressed by the variety of choices on their menu - and their gluten free options are delicious! Scallywag hosts lots of different events and I can't wait to see the line up this year. Thanks for some lovely times, I'm craving Scallywag... More 

Thank Angie E
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 25, 2016

Wonderful atmosphere, great staff, decor to die for, amazing view over Tunbridge Wells. Really relaxing and had a lovely time. An oasis in an all to busy world. My new home.

1 Thank John V
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

We eat here almost every week. The decor and menu works well for us. John, the owner, is always happy to chat. Personally I am always surprised when people do not sample the food.... come on folks give John your support...I like the food, wine, coffee ... but yet to try the cakes! Great place to meet for a simple... More 

1 Thank Stuart F
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Cool place for a coffee and some cake. It said they have relaunched but it wasnt really busy. I perfer to support local cafe then chains! Would suggest people go here other than the starbucks etc! Will be back!

2 Thank Sarah C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, British
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Open Hours
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 315281

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?