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The Duke of York

17 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TD, England
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Welcoming pub in The Pantiles

We met some friends here for lunch having been here a few times before. The staff were very... read more

Reviewed today
Jane G
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
Evening meal with friends

Lovely evening meal with friends here. Goodnquick service, hot well cooked food. We also had lunch... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
492Hilary492
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Silverstone, United Kingdom
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Right at the heart of the Pantiles… the Duke of York combines the best of historic Tunbridge Wells with contemporary style. From the locally-sourced cuisine across our menu to the festivals we host - all supported by our extensive drinks selection - we’ve something for everyone.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good54%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible0%
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“roaring fire” (2 reviews)
“pub food” (2 reviews)
“pint” (3 reviews)
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17 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TD, England
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Reviewed today

We met some friends here for lunch having been here a few times before. The staff were very friendly and service was good. We had two sharing platters that were very reasonably priced with a good selection of food on them. They were very nicely...More

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

Lovely evening meal with friends here. Goodnquick service, hot well cooked food. We also had lunch a couple of days later here as well. Excellntbrangenof beers as well. Service was a little slower at lunchtime, but it was very busy. Highlynrecommemd here for tasty well...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Duke of York, we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We had a great time playing games and socialising with friends however; the barmaid was extremely rude asking why we were sitting at the table and why we hadn’t ordered food. Anytime she approached us it was extremely uncomfortable due to her manor. Chips were...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here at the Duke of York. I am pleased to here you enjoyed the atmosphere and playing the games that we provide for our customers. I am sorry to hear that your experience was compromised...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Came for a late sunday lunch. Kitchen closes at 6 so were able to still eat at 4.30. Good chicken roast and game pie. Only shame was chicken was a thigh and a drumstick rather than any breast but still all cooked well and generous...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are very happy that you enjoyed both the beer and food. Spring Sprinter is a seasonal ale and is available during March and April. We hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Tried this one as other hostelries at the Pantiles were only offering upmarket grub. Welcoming interior with open fire. Good pub food and tasty real ale. Got a £10 discount off the bill - not sure why.

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 29 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Duke of York, we look forward to welcoming you back soon for more tasty pub grub. Not sure either on the discount but a small win for you.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We were a group of ten persons who wanted a meal on a busy Thursday jazz evening. The staff arranged a separate room for us. The food was good pub food and the portions were abundant. If you try the pork ribs - the small...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Duke of York. Very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and we catered to your requirements. I would very much like to know what we could have done better to turn your...More

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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Went to the pantiles for a quick pint. ended up at the Duke of York. Must say the beer was very nice. The sun was splitting the rocks outside, so decided to sit inside. very nice and friendly staff. A very good old style pub....More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for taking time to review your experience here at the Duke. we are very happy that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This is the very first pub I came to day 1 of my arrival in the UK almost 5 years ago, and Sunday was my return visit. It hasn't changed at all, and I was pleased about that. I think it is quintessentially English. Small...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you very much for visiting the Duke of York and we appreciate that you enjoyed our little touches

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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had a coffee this evening with my daughter while on dog walk. The staff is so very welcoming and I will definitely go there again. They allow dogs inside although my dog is a big retriever and he was little naughty, and so we decided...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback we strive to deliver excellent service for people and dogs.

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I love this pub - it's always got a roaring fire going, great atmosphere, very welcoming bar staff who clearly love dogs too. I came on Friday lunch time and enjoyed the visit so much I came back with my group of girlfriends in the...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback I will pass this on to the team. look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

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