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The Black Dog

20 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PT, England
+44 1892 549543
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (9 reviews)
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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 5 days ago

Had a really nice lunch here, generous portions, reasonably priced, nice atmosphere. Best coffee I’ve had for years and wonderful staff. Wish I lived nearby as I’d be a regular.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a lovely and relatively hidden gem (given its central location)! It's on a side street and from the outside it doesn't look like much, but if you venture inside,. always crowded, not too quiet, just right - would recommend!

Thank martin j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We frequent the cafe mainly for the lovely smooth blend of coffee & it’s virtually on our doorstep; what a shame the serving staff arn’t a bit cheerier & ask how your food is before you’ve finished ! My poached eggs today were almost hard...More

Thank LollyA28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great brunch menu and very well priced. All cooked to order, good portion sizes and VERY nice coffee. Great value, service and interesting decor. The small interior and it's popularity means it is frequently busy so although you may have to wait it will be...More

Thank CeeJN
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Good selection of tasty coffee and snacks nice vibe and atmosphere really like this little place staff were fine as well

Thank Robin R
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Tonbridge and Tunbridge Wells? This is the place to come for good coffee. It's an inviting place for spending time too, especially as a cool, dark place to retreat with an iced coffee in the summer. Calming and friendly.

Thank Smurdnbard
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Superb coffee! The best that I found in Tunbridge Wells. I could tell that the baristas take great pride in their work. The food was fresh and tasty and I can highly recommend the breakfast stack. This cafe has a lovely relaxed atmosphere and is...More

Thank 742jamieo
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Lovely place full of different coffee and snacks. Decor is cool, vibe is nice! I go most weeks to pick up a coffee on the way to work!

Thank amanda b
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely food and a nice place to chill or catch up with some friends but the portions are too small and trying to get a smile out of the male owner (assume he’s the owner) is like trying to get blood from a stone!!! Which...More

Thank Emily H
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I have been coming here for a number of years with my family and the quality of food is excellent. Every meal we have ordered has been outstanding. I’m hoping the chefs never leave! I thoroughly recommend a visit.

Thank Iamthechocolategirl
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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
Child-friendly, Kids
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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