Things you have to eat in Tunbridge Wells this summer

There’s more than a post-Fusion Subway


Tunbridge Wells is usually known for being full of yummy mummies, fancy shops and, of course, for being the home of Fusion.

On top of that though, it holds some pretty impressive places to eat, and the Tab has compiled a list of all the best places to try out this summer:

›Afternoon tea at Juliets 

3:03, time for tea, with @sarahebailey

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Who doesn’t love a bit of cake and a cuppa in such a cute setting? Very vintage, shabby-chic, and adorable.

The Java Special at Java Bean 

Undeniably the best place to get brunch in Tunbridge Wells, and maybe even ever. Whoever thought to put a hash brown on Eggs Benedict deserves a medal.

Oysters and champagne in the Old Fish Market by Sankeys 

After #oysters #sankeys #tunbridgewells

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The restaurant is actually an old tourist information box done up into a cute bar and seafood eatery. Maybe a little fancy for a quick bite, but perfect for an evening where you want to push the boat out.

Tea and cake (or basically anything) at Basil 

I ❤️ cake

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Basil is a wholefoods cafe that sources all of its ingredients locally and ethically. There are loads of different cakes, juices, quiches and salads on offer that you’d be stupid not to try.

Hot chocolate at Ismail 

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Possibly the best hot chocolate you’ll ever drink.

Dinner at Manakamana Gurkha

Definitely an undiscovered gem, the service is friendly and the food is absolutely incredible. If you fancy experimenting and trying something new, you have to give this place a go – you won’t regret it.

Dinner at the Beacon 

Again, pretty fancy, but you can’t beat the food or the setting – it has a terrace that overlooks the High Rocks, and is the perfect place for a meal with the family while you’re home.

Lunch at Woods 

Absolutely beautiful inside, great food, and hosts loads of live music events, including Jazz nights on Thursdays. Cosy, cool, and friendly – don’t miss it.

Curry at Kirthon 

Nothing beats a good curry, especially when it’s from Kirthon, another place in Tunbridge Wells that uses locally sourced ingredients. It’s in the Pantiles as well, which always ramps up the atmosphere.