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The Black Dog

20 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PT, England
+44 1892 549543
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PT, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easily one of the best coffee shops in Tunbridge Wells. The smashed avocado on toast with poached egg and balsamic vinegar is delicious! It’s a friendly place, been several times and never had bad service. There’s a great laid back weekend vibe.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HolidayMelly
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Black Dog is a small, independent cafe on Camden Road. They serve the best coffee in Tunbridge Wells. The food is pretty damn good too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank George419
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Friendly staff, great atmosphere, lovely food and the coffee is superb. one of the little gems in Camden Road.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pamflowilson46
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Been here a number of times now. Alone and with family. The coffee is great no doubt about it and it would be my go to place for a caffeine hit. I also really enjoy their brunch options, especially poached eggs on smashed pumpkin or...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RobbyBKent
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting the town centre (which looks run down with lots of closed shops) a pleasant lunch was needed to save the day. The Black Dog turned out to be the answer. A more interesting brunch to lunch plus coffee cake menu plus genuinely made in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank andymulhollM
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Went here in search of a good coffee after returning from Australia, where we felt we had excellent coffee and good cafe choices. We were not disappointed by the coffee and felt the food was good too - breakfast burger and mushrooms on toast. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Kimikatracer
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here for my birthday. Was surprised to see no Aussie beverages on the menu seeing as it's advertised as an Ozzie cafe. Would be good to see Aussie drinks such as bunderberg, VB, Tooheys etc. Was quite offended when we asked to have a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sweetcheeks001
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Tasty food, nicely presented and great coffee 👌🏼 Decor was cosey, however bathrooms could be spruced up a little but nothing that would stop me going back

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank hayleymorgan15
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch with my mother. Arrived at about 1pm and the café was already quite busy - there are only about 10/12 tables and all were full. With this, there only appeared to be 2 staff working (one making coffees and one on the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank alicemforsyth
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I had lunch at The Black Dog today with three friends and as usual the food was great. Unfortunately the experience was completely ruined by a very rude waiter who, when we politely asked if it would be possible to order another drink, first replied...More

Date of visit: July 2018
3  Thank MrGFlat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 549543
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