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The Duke of York

17 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TD, England
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Friendly staff in a cosy pub

We were a group of ten persons who wanted a meal on a busy Thursday jazz evening. The staff... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
aacvg2406
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Well i wasn't expecting that

Went to the pantiles for a quick pint. ended up at the Duke of York. Must say the beer was very... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2017
damien s
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Right at the heart of the Pantiles… the Duke of York combines the best of historic Tunbridge Wells with contemporary style. From the locally-sourced cuisine across our menu to the festivals we host - all supported by our extensive drinks selection - we’ve something for everyone.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
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“roaring fire” (2 reviews)
“nice pub” (2 reviews)
“pantiles” (10 reviews)
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17 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TD, England
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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We were a group of ten persons who wanted a meal on a busy Thursday jazz evening. The staff arranged a separate room for us. The food was good pub food and the portions were abundant. If you try the pork ribs - the small...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at the Duke of York. Very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and we catered to your requirements. I would very much like to know what we could have done better to turn your...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Went to the pantiles for a quick pint. ended up at the Duke of York. Must say the beer was very nice. The sun was splitting the rocks outside, so decided to sit inside. very nice and friendly staff. A very good old style pub....More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

Thank you for taking time to review your experience here at the Duke. we are very happy that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

This is the very first pub I came to day 1 of my arrival in the UK almost 5 years ago, and Sunday was my return visit. It hasn't changed at all, and I was pleased about that. I think it is quintessentially English. Small...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you very much for visiting the Duke of York and we appreciate that you enjoyed our little touches

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Had a coffee this evening with my daughter while on dog walk. The staff is so very welcoming and I will definitely go there again. They allow dogs inside although my dog is a big retriever and he was little naughty, and so we decided...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for your feedback we strive to deliver excellent service for people and dogs.

Reviewed 26 February 2017

I love this pub - it's always got a roaring fire going, great atmosphere, very welcoming bar staff who clearly love dogs too. I came on Friday lunch time and enjoyed the visit so much I came back with my group of girlfriends in the...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for your positive feedback I will pass this on to the team. look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We popped in here for refreshment after a walk. Fullers pub far from Chiswick . The beer is well kept decent service. A nice little touch was water and dog biscuits for free! Set in the pantiles a comfortable place to rest a while ....More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Thank you for your comments we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 12 November 2016

Popped in here for a pint the other day for the first time. Nice pub inside with a roaring fire, friendly staff who gave me a taste of the beer I was thinking about. Would have happily spent more time there if I had the...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2016

Thank you very much for your feedback it is much appreciated and are very happy you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for a staff meal on the fourth and sat upstairs, served by a very friendly and attentive blonde woman. Great service!!

Thank tks1987
Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2016

Thank you ever so much for your positive feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Duke of York in the near future.

Reviewed 8 May 2016

Visited with a group of friends last night. Girl behind bar was very rude at closing time. The way she spoke to a group of mature adults was disgraceful. " you need to drink up and leave" no please or thank you. did not have...More

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Stuart A, General Manager at The Duke of York, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2016

Thank you for taking the time to express your disappointing experience here at the Duke of York. I would like to apologise in how you were treated at the end of the evening we at Fullers do not accept this attitude and customer interaction. I...More

Reviewed 29 April 2016

Dropped in for a drink around lunchtime with family for first time in a decade or so. Has a good selection of drink (shame there is no local stuff) nice helpful staff, clean toilets and a good location on the Pantiles. Would pop in again!

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