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Sankey's The Public House

39 Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8AA, England
+44 1892 511422
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (55 reviews)
“mussels” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
39 Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8AA, England
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1 - 10 of 355 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice range of craft beer which change on a regular basis. Nice friendly atmosphere attracts a good crowd. Love the real fire in winter. Staff friendly and helpful

1  Thank jerhughes
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Ordered the Seafood Sharer. Well presented,small portion for sharing,fairly tasty,but mussels were very smelly...at least half of the portion! Very off-putting if you want to impress a friend! I have eaten here before numerous times, knowing their quality, this was a first! Maybe something wrong?More

1  Thank Andre N
MSankey, General Manager at Sankey's The Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi Andre, Thanks for coming to our Pub and for taking the time to post your review. Im afraid you are right mussels do have a stronger odour at this time of year. This is because the moment the weather gets warmer the little buggers...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This was my first visit to Sankey's pub where I Had lunch with a couple of buddies. This trendy pub has a good atmosphere, the decor has been really well done, the beers were good and reasonably priced and the bar staff were friendly and...More

Thank Paul w
Reviewed 5 May 2017

excellent service, sea food divine, highly recommend this place, fish and chips, prawns, mussels etc.

Thank angela h
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We had eaten at this Sankey's several years ago, before the seafood brasserie moved, and found it good, then. This incarnation offers pretty standard "pub grub" only. The prices are at the higher end for this sort of menu. We weren't tempted sufficiently by the...More

2  Thank Judith D
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Recently visited the new Sankeys on Camden Road on a work lunch. I myself do not like seafood but checked the menu, which offers a few alternatives so decided not to oppose the choice of restaurant since the majority of our party were keen. I...More

2  Thank an0n444
MSankey, General Manager at Sankey's The Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thanks for visiting our Pub, Im sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit fully. I am confused though as our steak come sin two sizes. 6oz & 8ox priced at £14.95 & £19.95 respectively. Maybe you can help me out by sending me an email...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

When we lived in Tunbridge Wells we used to go here all the time for the superb seafood. We were back in town for a wedding so we booked a table for the family well in advance.Alas we turned up on the night to discover...More

Thank Andy B
MSankey, General Manager at Sankey's The Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

HI, Thank you for your review of your recent visit to our Pub. Im sorry about the confusion, but as you mentioned our restaurant has moved to a new location. But as you discovered the Pub is still serving great food with fabulous service. Im...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Ten of us went for our Grandson's 22nd birthday celebration dinner. Although some of the food was excellent the scampi was very average and served in red plastic baskets which was quite strange. They forgot one of our starters but to give them their due...More

Thank CookRE
MSankey, General Manager at Sankey's The Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Hi, Thanks for your review, I am sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit. Presentation is a very personal thing, and we like the tradition look of our "Basket of scampi & chips". But I appreciate that this isn't for everyone. Kind Regards Matthew

Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent with a varied menu. Staff are friendly and helpful. The Moules Mariniere are excellent. Staff do not hurry you off the tables like some restaurants which is appreciated. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Hotelly
MSankey, General Manager at Sankey's The Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to post this review about your recent visit. We hope to see you guys again soon regards Matthew

Reviewed 1 April 2017

Sankeys Public House - street level - offers a friendly, relaxed yet lively atmosphere and a good bar menu. It gets busy at weekends so you'll probably want to book. We had a cosy table in the corner. Ordering food at the bar was no...More

1  Thank Jo N
MSankey, General Manager at Sankey's The Public House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

HI, Thank you for taking the time to post this review about your recent visit to our Mount Ephraim site. Kind Regards Matthew

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Petermangfss
15 February 2017|
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Response from MSankey | Property representative |
HI, Thanks for your message. I am so sorry about the baby, we did offer them a seat int he bar area but they insisted on sitting the restaurant. We only removed one item from the menu, The Fishcakes. This was because... More
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Wicky1t
30 March 2015|
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Response from MSankey | Property representative |
Hello, I am Matthew, the director of the business. May I be of any help? I can be contacted on 01892511422 or by email, which it will not let me post in this box? Regards Matthew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 52
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 511422
  • E-mail
Description
Sankeys The Public House is a food led Pub in the heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells specialising in seafood
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