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The Artisan Restaurant

Brook Street | West Kent College, Tonbridge TN9 2PW, England
+44 1732 372600
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good9%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
25 Jun 2017
13 Sep 2016
“Good Food and Service (considering they are training!)”
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Brook Street | West Kent College, Tonbridge TN9 2PW, England
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a must visit. This place was recommended by friends. We came along with them for lunch and was served by Stuart and a lovely young lady named Riaca. They both made us feel so welcome and delivered excellent customer service. I could...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I will say first up if your after a quick bite this is not the place for you. Service can be slow however the price / value more than makes up for it. I have eaten here a few times during the day which was...More

Thank BenS806
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

1st time and what a gem, will definitely go back. Service first- young students who are striving to gain experience. They did wonderfully. From the meet and greet to the goodbye they did there best. Of course they will learn more from the experience and...More

Thank BigBob234
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We had a great evening at The View, food was excellent, service was good. We enjoyed every single dish, which was so well presented. Unfortunately the fire alarm kept ringing which was a bit of a problem over 45mins. But apart from that, a great...More

Thank Viviane18
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

The linen tablecloths and shiny cutlery give a great impression. Sadly the food is more Joe's Cafe than haute cuisine. The young trainees try hard but they lack professionalism. "There you go" is not what to say when placing your meal on the table. Portions...More

Thank KeithTonbridge
Reviewed 28 November 2015

Excellent service and very professional attention to detail.All the staff were happy and helpful. The food was afternoon tea, this was delivered well presented and we enjoyed all the sandwiches and cakes especially the scones.

Thank Jane F
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

I went here with a friend for afternoon tea on Friday , we both thought the food was outstanding , served and prepared by students at the college . It was such good value , £6.50 . It was beautifully presented , plenty to eat...More

Thank Alexandrajenkins
Reviewed 22 July 2013

Amazing value, provided and served by trainee chefs and chef-esses. We ate in for an incredibly low price and it was very very good. Lovely views and all round great value for money.

3  Thank JaD1960
Reviewed 24 January 2013

If you find yourself in the quiet backwater that is Brook Street, Tonbridge; make sure that you visit The View. It was a busy Tuesday lunchtime and after booking a table for two my colleague and I arrived stressed and hungry. We were warmly greeted...More

2  Thank karen m
Reviewed 23 November 2012

Another hidden gem. Well worth a visit, the food is superb and the students are keen. We went Thursday evening, 10 pounds for 3 courses, you can't beat it. Beer and wine were reasonable prices And you are helping the students, what more could you...More

1  Thank PhillKentUK
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23 June 2016|
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Response from KeithTonbridge | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I'm not connected to the college but can maybe help. The View Restaurant is open weekday lunchtimes plus probably one evening a week. No booking is needed at lunchtime but is required for their evenings which are themed... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
10:00 - 15:30
18:30 - 20:30
10:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brook Street | West Kent College, Tonbridge TN9 2PW, England (Formerly The View Restaurant)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tonbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 372600
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With views over the Weald of Kent, The Artisan Restaurant - which is located at West Kent College in Tonbridge - is the perfect place to relax and enjoy a fine-dining experience. Available each Thursday evening, the food for the fine-dining experience is prepared, under supervision, by our trainee chefs and served by students from our Hospitality department. Our five-course taster costs as little as £20.00 per head.
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