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“Grim”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Pizza Express

Pizza Express
Ranked #44 of 99 Restaurants in Tonbridge
Price range: $1 - $43
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Bright and modern, Pizza Express offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.
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15 reviews
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“Grim”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

Sat us outside the forgot about us. Waited 20 minutes before even offering a drink. Had to chase them for the bill. It wasn't even busy. Water jug was old, plastic and brightly coloured. Partner is heavily pregnant and they told us toilets were up two flights of stairs but they were on ground floor.
Our table was situated right next to a soil stack outside. Not a great experience.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Kent, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great Way to start the Weekend”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2013

Started a new regime today - housework /chores when we get in followed by a meal out (time needed to prepare a meal having been spent on chores). Having received a promotional alert today for a three course meal, we made a reservation for 8.30 and arrived a little early but the restaurant was really buzzing we were given options as to where we would like to be seated which was nice.

Opted for pizza's which were really good - so much better than cooking them at home and really no more expensive, given the atmosphere and the fact there was no preparation or clearing up it was a great idea of mine!

Given the restaurant was so busy and food is prepared fresh, the chocolate fudge cake had all gone, however without even asking we immediately "upgraded" back onto the menu deserts FOC by the Restaurant Manager - he and his team were so nice, clearly knew how to interact with people and make them feel good.

Will definitely return another Friday night and relax after hard day's work without any second thought. To everyone at Pizza Express Tonbridge thank you for getting our/my weekend off to such a good start.

  • Visited June 2013
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Kent
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20 reviews
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“Riverside Pizza Place - friendly staff!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2013

I haven't been here for a while so thought we would pop in for lunch with my mum and granddaughter. We were seated very quickly and served by a very pleasant member of staff, I had a Pollo pancetta salad with warm dough sticks which was quite tasty, but the American pizza my granddaughter had was really tasteless and for £9.20 expensive for what it was, she wished she had what I had. My mum enjoyed her Pollo Pesto pasta....if she was happy that's good enough for me!

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Looi
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Tonbridge
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7 reviews
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“Gluten Free (GF) now available”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

Both my boys have coeliacs disease making it hard to have pizza out as a family. So when we heard they are finally doing GF pizzas the boys couldn't wait to go. Was very impressed that not only do they do GF pizzas but some starters, a pudding and even a beer. The boys loved the food. We really liked our pizzas as well. Service good but I agree with another review - it is a bit echoey and noisy. Overall thought very impressed they are finally doing GF - and much better than Pizza Hut's poor effort.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Jo W
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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“Unexceptional”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2013

Limited choice when compared to other Italian restaurants. Pizza was OK - not bad, not brilliant. Coffee was undrinkable.

Visited May 2013
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