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“Lovely breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of The Black Dog

The Black Dog
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe, Australian
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Lovely breakfast”
Reviewed August 7, 2013

This place does the nicest breakfast in Tunbridge Wells by far. It may not be the cheapest but it really is quality. The place is really nice and clean and doesn't smell full of fat like some cafes do and the staff are always lovely. They also do amazing cakes and it is always a joy to eat here.

Visited January 2013
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English first
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast in town!”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

I first visited the Black Dog a few months ago...co-erced by my girlfriend. Never having been there I didn't know what to expect. I have to say that I was bowled over by the place. Australian owned and themed this place is a real gem on Camden Road. The Breakfasts are incredible - Melbourne Classic being my favourite - and although I don't drink coffee myself (sinner), I'm reliably informed by all friends that do that it's the best coffee in town as well! Yep...it's pretty damn good then.

Visited May 2013
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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Best cafe in TW”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

Yes, the review that criticised the coffee here was bizarre indeed. Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but we don't have to pretend to understand it! My mother prefers for example the most disgusting weak tea, that has virtually no flavour. As a black coffee and espresso drinker, I have to say that the Black Dog really is first class. They do really care about what they serve, and in my view its the best in Tunbridge Wells. Food also great. Brownies to die for. Easy 5 star review.

  • Visited April 2013
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good for coffee & breakfasts”
Reviewed May 6, 2013

Small independent cafe doing very good coffee & breakfasts. Friendly, relaxed atmosphere & service. Good value.

  • Visited March 2013
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Lovely coffee, disappointing food.”
Reviewed April 23, 2013

We have been to this cafe several times. The food is always average - definitely nothing to rave about. Unimpressive salads and standard breakfasts. We do love the coffee though - they make a good Australian flat white.

  • Visited December 2012
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