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The Carpenters Arms

Open Now: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Open today: 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Quite nice

Spent a few days here for work, small place with 8 rooms and a restaurant, the room I was in could... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Hinckley, United Kingdom
via mobile
Last minute Birthday Dinner at a hidden gem

We went here with my mum to celebrate my birthday. We called up last minute and managed to book a... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Katy R
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible25%
13 Oct 2017
“Quite nice”
14 Aug 2017
“Lovely garden and great food”
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Three Elm Lane, Tonbridge TN11 0AD, England
+44 1732 850307
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Spent a few days here for work, small place with 8 rooms and a restaurant, the room I was in could do with a bit of sprucing up. View from the bedroom and bathroom over the car park and a back entrance where with the...More

Thank Keithupzap
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times to eat now and I have not been disappointed. Really good pub menu, something for everyone with the pub classics, specials and lots of smaller dishes. The burger is what I have had the last couple of times, really good...More

Thank Nicacll
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

We went here with my mum to celebrate my birthday. We called up last minute and managed to book a table for later on that evening with no hassle and the lady who answered the phone and took the booking was extremely helpful and friendly....More

Thank Katy R
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We have visited this pub five or six times in the past 18 months and we've loved it. A group of us went on Monday - never again. 'Fresh tuna' turned out to be tinned tuna and mayonnaise (!), I got a pile of soggy,...More

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I just happened upon this little gem due to fact that I had an early meeting in Tonbridge so wanted somewhere close. I was not disappointed, the room was very comfortable and absolutely spotless. I was able to meet a friend for dinner so we...More

Thank Joyful1103
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I have lived in Kent 20 years and the last night before heading to Cornwall we met friends for dinner here....Food stunning and great big plateful, presentation excellent as was the service not to be missed!! Sharing dessert platter wow!! Too good to share

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This pub was once a good country pub but has since become a place for terrible microwave food and a workforce of people who look like they are having one of the worst days of their lives shame really as it has potential maybe under...More

Thank Shaun w
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We regularly go to the Carpenters for lunch and once again weren't disappointed. The menu has a good selection of dishes including pub classics and the food is always delicious, especially the chunky chips! We had fish and chips and the burger and both were...More

Thank emilyhelen24
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

There were 10 if us old friends. We sat in one of the lovely gazebos in the garden. The Food was great. The ambiance Was lovely. Everyone enjoyed themselves. It surpassed expectations. A big thank you to Emma who looked after us for the evening....More

Thank 26happycampers
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for our Valentines dinner date. The service was fine, the food was really good, would recommend this place. We will definitely be going back!

Thank Terry P
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