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Il Vesuvio Restaurant

112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
+44 1892 534420
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (39 reviews)
“meatballs” (12 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
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1 - 10 of 444 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Been coming here for several years now after discovering it by accident. Absolutely fabulous place. Run by an Italian family headed by Maria who always makes you feel welcome. The food is lovely and well priced but, it is the atmosphere and the staff that...More

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a busy Friday evening, the place was warm and buzzing. The food delicious and plentiful. The atmosphere was lovely.

2  Thank Janette P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I are big fans of Italian food. Genuine cuisine from that great country is hard to find outside its shores - but here, in Tunbridge Wells is a place that really is like being in Napoli. Fabulous food!

2  Thank Dave W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner on a Thursday evening and was surprisingly busy! The restaurant serves good honest, obviously freshly cooked Neapolitan cuisine. I had a fish main which was nicely cooked, my partner had a Calzone which was a little under cooked with not much filling...More

1  Thank Dom P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Since moving to Tunbridge Wells a year ago I have been trying out as many restaurants as possible, and so far this is my favourite. My wife and I visit Il Vesuvio regularly and are always warmly welcomed by the lovely staff there. The food...More

1  Thank William R
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Wow!! I just had dinner here with my family and it was AMAZING!! I would give it full stars any day of the week!! The service and hospitality was incredible! Everyone was so nice and welcoming and native Italian, making you feel that you are...More

2  Thank Freddie S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We actually ordered a Deliveroo from Il Vesuvio last night and once the food arrived we couldn't work out why we hadn't eaten here for so long. A friend and I shared the Antipasto del Vesuvio which was a massive selection of meats and included...More

2  Thank tyr37
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Excuse the play on the TV show but This family business does actually bring a real taste of Napoli to Kent. Fantastic evening but simple home based food, great service and atmosphere in what is becoming the goto part of town for food in RTW

3  Thank M S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this family run restaurant on out way back to London. Great atmosphere, good food and very friendly staff. Genuine Italian.

2  Thank MarkPort
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We came here with friends - Although we have all lived in Tunbridge Wells most of our lives 27 years + we came here for the first time last week. What a hidden Gem I cannot believe we haven't ever been here before Atmosphere was...More

2  Thank Alex W
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Questions & Answers
24 August 2016|
Response from VesuvianRestaurants | Property representative |
Yes the restaurant caters for most requirements, even the most complicated, especially if notified in advance. Most of the recipes are prepared from scratch and the staff is very helpful and will certainly be able to show... More
20 August 2016|
Response from MrsH104 | Reviewed this property |
There's a small pay-and-display car park just 2-3 minutes walk from Il Vesuvio. It's called Stone Street car park, with the entrance on Camden Road.
5 August 2016|
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Response from WestKentPlus | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Having lived in the area of the restaurant after six o clock you can park directly outside or along Camden road as the road is a single yellow line. There is limited parking along Camden Road opposite the Mosque and this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 41
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 534420
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Authentic, family-run Italian Restaurant, serving traditional Southern Italian recipes and welcome. Using the freshest ingredients to create many dishes to keep following the Mediterranean Diet.
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