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The Gatehouse

) #23 of 83 Restaurants in Tonbridge $$ - $$$ , British,
115 High Street | Kent, Tonbridge TN9 1DL, England
+44 1732 368529
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“tapas” (4 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
115 High Street | Kent, Tonbridge TN9 1DL, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff are amazing, food is amazing, always a wide and different selection of wines, ales, lagers, craft beers and ciders. Polite and friendly service. Food is very reasonably priced and the menu is fantastic!

Thank Lewis O
CeeJay W, General Manager at The Gatehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Lewis, Thanks for your fantastic review, hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for beer but decided to eat too. Beer doesnt change as much as before as always doom bar and a tonbridge ale on plus other mainstream beers such as wainwrights. Always decent craft but also doesnt change much compared to fuggles. However tapas was...More

1  Thank Busker999
CeeJay W, General Manager at The Gatehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, we have recently changed over how we are dealing with Ale so Doombar has to be on permanently however, all our other three pumps will change to a different beer every time. I have Elgoods Lazy Dog, Wantsum Dynamo, Timothy Taylor...More

Reviewed May 18, 2017

Friendly staff, very welcoming! Food got to us within 10 minutes, a check back was done which was very nice! Food was so delicious, I would definitely command this and we will definitely be going again! After a VERY disappointing short visit to the humphrey...More

Thank SusanMiller1
CeeJay W, General Manager at The Gatehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Glad you had a great time, see you soon.

Reviewed May 9, 2017

A lovely welcome as soon as we arrived. The bar staff here have to be the best in town. We arrived after a terrible breakfast attempt at another local hostelry, only to be met by the chef and duty manager. They set about asking what...More

1  Thank DAVEO66
CeeJay W, General Manager at The Gatehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review, we really appreciate you taking the time.

Reviewed May 7, 2017

First time here and I was impressed the beers were spot on good prices and the place had a good atmosphere very busy. Will definitely be returning.

Thank Seanfence
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Went there for the first time on a Friday evening with a group of friends. It was packed and extremely noisy so there was no possibility of chatting to each other. There was a very long wait for service but our cocktails were amazing.More

Thank Diana I
CeeJay W, General Manager at The Gatehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Diana, Thanks very much for the review. Based on your review and the same feedback from others we now have dedicated cocktail bartenders on a Friday and Saturday night and their only job is to make cocktails all night and make sure you get...More

Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff so welcoming and friendly, most amazing cocktails!!!! Friday bottle of Prosecco was only 15 pounds, food was lovely to, will defo be going back!!

Thank ellbluexxx
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

The Gatehouse has it all....... great menu, massive drink selection including craft lager, cider and ales. And also friendly and helpful staff that welcome you to stay and have a good evening. Nights such as quiz night and rock and roll bingo are brilliant nights...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

Came for a late lunch as been here before for drinks. Very nice foccia southern fried chicken and sweet potatoe fries. Ale selection still decent inc black sheep bitter. Noble lager was nice change too.

Thank Busker999
Reviewed March 20, 2017

great atmosphere, small portions for money better than spoons. the pub quiz is good though... even if it takes 2 and a half hours!!!

Thank Foodlover7711993
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $18
Bar, British, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 High Street | Kent, Tonbridge TN9 1DL, England (Formerly The Slug and Lettuce)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tonbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 368529
  • E-mail
We are an exciting bar with a range of 16 different craft beers, ales and ciders, we have an extensive range of cocktails offering 2-4-1 Monday to Friday 5-8pm. We always have a great range of events on such as Quiz night's, Rock & Roll Bingo, Comedy Nights, Live Music and many more great reasons to visit. We also serve food all day everyday with out breakfast menu from 10am - midday and then our lunch offer of a meal and a drink 12-3pm, our menu is mostly based around hand stretched pizza and Tapas however, we have all the usual suspects and of course fresh cooked roast dinners every Sunday.
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