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Reviewed 10 September 2023

Very pleasant and helpful staff, fantastic food and good price! Ion the best part of town! Loved the steak sandwich 👌 Thank you.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 19 August 2023 via mobile

The hummus and guacamole from the Buddha brunch were amazing. The truffle brunch was an inspiring, novel breakfast dish I would love to try again.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 24 July 2023 via mobile

Perfect service and the chicken and mayo sandwich was the best I’ve had. The chips were to die for too. The espresso was also very nice

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 20 June 2023

We stopped by for a late brunch and coffee on a walk through the Pantiles. The staff were warm and welcoming, and the Full English Breakfast was very much appreciated. Thank you.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 15 June 2023

Absolutely incredible, such an amazing new restaurant, i don’t know how they can be so good 3 days after opening. If you are walking along the pantiles CHOSE this one, it will not disappoint. Tapas really recommended, incredible meat and great for vegetarians too. Service...was 5*, so friendly and welcoming, just overall a 5* experience.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 21 April 2023

The Pantiles is a top spot in Tunbridge Well on any day... The Pantiles Cafe was a perfect way to end a soggy morning walk in the park with the dog. Warm welcome by George and team. Great coffee and superb breakfast.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Tania McGrath, Owner at The Pantiles Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2023

Thank you so much, The Pantiles certainly is a top spot and we appreciate that you loved our Café. Let's hope for some lovely sunny weather soon.

Reviewed 19 March 2023

We sat outside and waited 45 mins for our drinks. Breakfast arrived, unfortunately the avocado and toast was soggy and sloppy by the water that must have came from the poached eggs. The salmon was very brown in some areas .. upsetting start to my...day ..More

Date of visit: March 2023
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Tania McGrath, Owner at The Pantiles Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2023

Thank you kindly for your review, we will try our utmost to do better.

Reviewed 22 January 2023

My friend and I often go to the Pantiles Cafe for brunch at the weekend.The food is amazing always hot and delicious.Craig the owner is delightful and always greats his customers with a smile as do the staff .We never go anywhere else it is...the best ,GO !!! They also take your doggie which is great xMore

Date of visit: January 2023
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Tania McGrath, Owner at The Pantiles Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2023

Thank you so much, it means the world to us when our customers are so happy. Always lovely to see you

Reviewed 29 December 2022 via mobile

Your favorite Alaskans have returned for another trip to England and a must was a visit to the Pantiles Cafe! Food was amazing as always and reminds us why we dream about breakfast from here. I can’t stress enough how much it is worth any...trip to come here! Amazing staff, first class food!More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Tania McGrath, Owner at The Pantiles Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2023

What an amazing and kind review. It means so much that we get to make you so happy. Thank you so so much and we love your visits, can not wait for the next one !

Reviewed 12 October 2022

A lovely cafe which serves wonderful coffee and delicious cakes. Served today by George. Great service and friendly ! My dog was also pleased with his treats ! Thank you !

Date of visit: October 2022
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Tania McGrath, Owner at The Pantiles Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 23 January 2023

Thank you very much really appreciate the kind words

Reviewed 10 September 2022

In the Pantiles area which is a really pretty part of the town. Cobbled streets, shops, cafes, bars and a nice atmosphere. Dog friendly hence we chose it but much more than that. Service was very good and friendly. Lots of outside seating. Food was...delicious, nicely presented and well priced. Would definitely recommend. Thoroughly enjoyed!More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Tania McGrath, Owner at The Pantiles Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2022

Thank you very much for the kind words, wonderful to hear you had a great time, hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 20 August 2022

Our favourite place for coffee and we regullarly have our steak and chips lunch there - not often do restaurants get the medium/rare right ... all the time - highly recommended

Date of visit: August 2022
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Tania McGrath, Owner at The Pantiles Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2022

Thank you so much for the wonderful review always appreciated, apologies for the late response

Reviewed 10 July 2022

The Pantiles is the place to relax and watch the world to go by and where better than the Pantiles Cafe. Ideally located with a varied menu at reasonable prices. We enjoyed a quality Greak salad and a Pantiles beef burger. Staff were pleasant and...the sun shone throughout our visit.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Tania McGrath, Owner at The Pantiles Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2022

Thank you so much for the lovely review and apologies for the late response,

Reviewed 15 June 2022

My wife, son, and I go there most Sunday mornings for breakfast. The food, service and atmosphere is really good. It's one of our favourite breakfast places in Tunbridge Wells. I highly recommend it. You will appreciate it even more if you are South African...as it's South African owned and you can see influences of this in the menu. If you aren't sure what to have, try their "Bushveld Brekkie" :)More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Tania McGrath, Owner at The Pantiles Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2022

Thank you very very much it is always lovely to see our regulars on weekends and it make us so happy to read these lovely reviews. See you again soon

Reviewed 24 May 2022 via mobile

Served by two people for lunch today. The lady was very lovely and attentive. The man very rude and unaware about simple menu requirements. Ordered a veggie meal but asked to have it without Parmesan as it isn’t a veggie cheese. Yet he was unaware...of the fact Parmesan contains meat. We had to explain that to him which he clearly wasn’t paying attention too, and then after all of this, when the food arrived it still had parmesan all over it so had to have it remade despite us making this clear. He also told us we could not substitutes the cheese for a cheddar (which is veggie) as they don’t have it in store, yet many of the other dishes on the menu had it, including the other two meals we ordered…when we explained the issue to the lady she was very attentive and resurrected our problem. Yet the man was still oblivious and didn’t pay attention to us what so everMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Tania McGrath, Owner at The Pantiles Cafe & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2022

I am very sorry to hear about your bad experience at our establishment. We will pay more attention to our menu and try to make sure our staff are properly trained, again our sincere apologies

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The Pantiles Café & Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5