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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 good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
20 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We've been visiting since it opened. How long ago was that. Consistently good food.. Excellent coffee. Very chilled vibe. Wait for a table. You won't be disappointed.

Thank 26happycampers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee but customer experience dreadful. Ignored at counter then just got"yes" no friendly welcome. My daughter had a similar experience so having given them a couple of chances. We will not be going back

1  Thank Bizzo50
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food has always been consistently good at the Black Dog, interesting variety in the menu and a knowledgeable chef. What let's it down is the lack of service. It takes too long for your order to be taken and some of the main staff...More

1  Thank Tom P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food at The Black Dog was amazing and we really enjoyed the slightly edgy vibe and setting. The service was also great and overall it wasn't incredibly expensive. Will definitely visit again!

Thank DK45Foodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The latte was lovely, one of the best I've had, so I was looking forward to the breakfast. Sadly the food was pretty awful: soggy toast, cold eggs and under-cooked bacon. I left most of it.

3  Thank creativeNerd
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The coffee and snacks are great don't get me wrong but you have to raise your voice a bit to be heard over the noise of the making of drinks, music and the other customers. I would go in here with my wife but not...More

1  Thank Nick D
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The Black Dog is a restaurant where you know you're going to be served a tasty plate/bowl of food. The 'specials' menu always suggests a fantastic selection of meals, the produce is local and the food is very good. The portions aren't huge, but it's...More

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Flat white and eggs benedict. Perfect every time. The owners of this place have created the perfect coffee spot in Tunbridge Wells. Their motto is "come as you are, pay as you leave". Very informal, but excellent fresh food and the best coffee in Tunbridge...More

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I have already written a review about the Black Dog sharing my disappointment about the service and staff attitude. I went back today as I really like their coffee and I was immediately welcomed into the cafe and served promptly by both the friendly waitress...More

Thank andy w
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Come here regularly - always fantastic food and by far best coffee in TW. One of our favourite places to visit.

Thank Crackbomb
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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
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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