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The Ragged Trousers

44 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TN, England
+44 1892 542715
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“burger” (10 reviews)
“mussels” (7 reviews)
“croque madame” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
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44 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TN, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

After a few visits and enjoying them, we decided we would visit every week for lunch. Booked the table we where sat at for the following Saturday. Arrived on Saturday on time to find the table had been given to someone else and the one...More

Thank rvcowper954
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food and staff were amazing so friendly and welcoming. They went ourt of their way to ensure we enjoyed our food. They were also very helpful in recommending other places to visit.

Thank JLGMButt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has become one of our favourite local eateries to pop by for a weekend lunch The chilli is delicious - please don't take it off the menu....we'll be back for more!

1  Thank Colnagoc35
Reviewed 30 December 2017

For the price of food and beer you are better off taking your money elsewhere to avoid such horrible service.. Prices are that of an upmarket pub but standard has really slumped since the last time I visited. Staff seriously struggled to create an atmosphere...More

1  Thank Austin W
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Firstly, I'm returning customer - to only realise honestly I'd rather just go somewhere else... which we did. If you like kids, go here; they're everywhere. Looking at some of the reviews below, I agree the staff were an issue and weren't really caring at...More

2  Thank bentrent00001
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Terribly rude student barman. No-one in the pub and he seemed to have a problem about the noise of 6 people talking.Plenry of better pubs in TW to visit. Try them and not this place.

3  Thank scott b
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I have been eating in this pub for the last 11 years and I can't tell you how good the staff food is... definitely the best on the Pantiles... All the staff is amazing...the place s run by lovely people... good music... good ale... good...More

Thank seblechef
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Just like to say had a visit here on Saturday staff was very friendly and very helpful also food was great loved are time in there would 100% come again very happy vibrant place and the mussels was to die for

Thank Dean B
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Nice seating in front of bar. Sunny aspect. Estimate choice of 6 beers. Lots of wine available. Nice staff. Kind, polite and helpful. Concise menu with good choice of main meals and snacks. Food well present. We had chilli beef, crock Madame, nachos and halloumi...More

Thank apb180868
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We decided to have lunch here as we liked the connection of the pub to Robert Tressell's book "The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists" after which the pub was named about 10 years ago. To say that we were very disappointed was an understatement; there was no...More

2  Thank SFGreen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 542715
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