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Palio - CLOSED

84-86 Grosvenor Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2AS, England
+44 1892 515558
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
3 Dec 2014
“Sat evening meal”
10 Nov 2014
“New name Divizia”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
84-86 Grosvenor Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2AS, England
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 3 December 2014

8:30pm sitting, staff very friendly and attentive, gave good advise regarding menu. Friendly atmosphere with a nice buzz although not to busy. Our starters were excellent namely, Caprese d autunno plus the proscuitto di parma followed by the Chefs special T bone steak and Tagliatella...More

1  Thank richard g
Reviewed 11 November 2014

Palio is now Divizia. Outstanding original real Italian food. In fact when we visited there were 2 Italian couples there. It now has a bodega and deli included in the restaurant and a deli/patisserie next door. The food is very good due to the high...More

4  Thank Hilary P
Reviewed 1 October 2014 via mobile

Overall a pleasant experience. The food took slightly longer to arrive but it was really lovely and so worth the wait. The service was friendly and we thoroughly enjoyed it. Lovely Italian food.

1  Thank JLW102002
Reviewed 17 September 2014 via mobile

Our choir held it's annual dinner at Palio last night. I arrived late as the set menu starter was coming to an end and was made very welcome: prosecco and a whole fresh sharing platter lavished on me and lots of attention! The food was...More

2  Thank fairy143
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We used to come to palios for every family occasions because of the amazing service and lovely fresh food,since it has been taken over, no atmosphere, service horrendous and food ok. Will not be visiting again

1  Thank Russell0389
Reviewed 29 July 2014

we have been going to palios for many years , good food, excellent service and very friendly. regret we will not be going again. menu changed completly. waiters insolent, atmosphere completly changed. food quality very poor. some friends of ours who have also been going...More

2  Thank Hamish M
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

We have been coming to palios for many years and we came recently with family and the service was so slow. Good mediocre no where near as good as used to be. Then we were told about new management. The sad thing us that everyone...More

Thank Fiona B
Reviewed 29 July 2014

We use to love Palios - the food, the feel of the place and the staff - we loved Max. But they have all gone except Renzo. Taken over by some outfit from Gravesend. Renzo is still nice but the food has gone down hill...More

Thank pilgrim48968
Reviewed 19 July 2014

We have been going to Palio's since it first opened and have not been disappointed. We went last night, a group of around 30 for a special event. We had been concerned with the recent negative reports and had raised with the management beforehand and...More

Thank ajp9000
Reviewed 10 July 2014

As regular diners at Palio over several years was somewhat surprised on our recent visit to see new faces on the staff. Although had booked for a Sat evening, on arrival a guy who turned out to be the manager tried to park us right...More

Thank pbkm
Renzo M, Manager at Palio, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2014

Certainly not a happy bunny!!! This review makes some serious reading and as an old member of staff it adds even more hurt. From myself and the new company, the deepest apologies to you and any that have been disappointed lately. Palio has undergone a...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 13 - USD 40
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84-86 Grosvenor Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 515558
Description
As one of the few independent Italian restaurants in Tunbridge Wells we aim to serve authentic Italian food, produced in house, using the freshest and best quality ingredients, locally sourced, when possible, in a clean and friendly environment, to make it a "bella" experience
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