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The Lemon Tree Restaurant

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29-33 High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BJ, England
+44 1580 763381
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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have often used the Lemon Tree for morning coffee or afternoon tea, but this is the first occasion we have used it for lunch. The place was busy as it was Tenterden Christmas Market, but they readily found us a table for six. The building is full of old world timber beams, and looks out onto the High Street... More 

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Thank Alan C
Nick A, Owner at The Lemon Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for the great review and I hope to welcome you back soon More 

Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took friends for Birthday today we had main course and desert then before we had finished our drinks were asked to leave as there were people waiting spoilt my friends Birthday that has never happened anywhere else.

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Thank Kathy O
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great find! Such good food and lovely atmosphere. I will definitely be back and the fish cakes are recommended!

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Thank LucyAmy101
Nick A, Owner at The Lemon Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review and I hope you'll come back soon More 

Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant last Friday for a quick bite of lunch. We were shown to our table by the older lady (early 60's?) whom I presumed to be the manager. She showed us to our table but walked away without giving us any menus. Very poor service and we had to ask other diners if we could borrow their's.... More 

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Thank Ian J
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124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in Tenterden's high street, the lemon tree packs a punch. Nice setting, great service, and lovely food. Had the full Monty: 2 fried eggs, mushrooms, baked beans, hash brown, sausage, rasher of bacon, tomatoes, and bread. We were asked if we wanted any sauces to accompany our breakfast. We ordered tea, they brought tea for two. All was nicely... More 

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Nick A, Owner at The Lemon Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review, glad you enjoyed it and hope you come back soon More 

Tenterden, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My sister and I decided to pop in as the Woolpack opposite doesn't serve food on a Monday. We were shown to a table etc. and ordered our food fairly quickly. The decor is rather tired and chintzy. The food arrived and was very average, the service was ok, but the bill was rather more than I expected and didn't... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely selection of cake, good coffee, lovely old building, good staff, nice place to unwind after a good shop.

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Thank gailbrace
Nick A, Owner at The Lemon Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for the great review, I hope to welcome you back soon More 

Peterborough England
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118 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in here after traveling to Tenterden. Quick service, good food, very busy. Would eat here again

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Thank GBains
Nick A, Owner at The Lemon Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your great review, I hope to welcome you back soon More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Waited at least 20 minutes at a time to get served, staff were annoyed to actually serve us. When paying (which we had to venture downstairs as the staff had not been to see us for over 20 minutes) I got charged more than anyone else on the table despite us all having the same thing. The lady's response was... More 

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New Romney, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My other half and i wanted to go somewhere nice for brunch, and after passing a couple of other places decided on The Lemon Tree. We had the Eggs Benidict, Creamy Scrambled egg with Bacon and pot of Tea for two. The service was very good, the food came out nice and quick concidering it was cooked fresh, and we... More 

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Thank Wayne S
Nick A, Owner at The Lemon Tree Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for the review and I hope to welcome you back soon More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29-33 High Street, Tenterden TN30 6BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tenterden
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 763381
Description
14th Century heavily timbered wealden hall house restaurant in the centre on Tenterden offering great British food. Open for breakfast, morning coffee, lunch and afternoon teas. All home-made dishes, desserts and cakes, freindly efficient staff.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?