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The Vineyard Restaurant

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Lamberhurst Down, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8EU, England
+44 1892 890222
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11:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for a Sunday lunch and left a little disappointed. We expected good quality for £15 per roast. Meat was a bit chewy and greasy. The rest of our meal was ok. Overall not too bad, just didn't blow us away. As it's local to us we will probably return.

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Thank Agnes S
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went in for a Sunday lunch. The atmosphere and the facilities is excellent. Dog and child friendly. The menu was extensive and the food was delicious. But it was the service that let down this place. They were all over the place and it seemed chaotic. A request to microwave baby's food, for 60 seconds, took over 10 minutes.... More 

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Goudhurst
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Far too many gastro pubs ignore the needs of the fervent ale drinker. Not here. Yes on other occasions I have enjoyed the wine. But with good friends in high (non driving) spirts, sometimes a good fire, ale and some bar snacks are all that are required. Lovely evening. On other occasions the food has been great and they have... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first visit to The Vineyard , I don,t know why its taken so long. Very warm welcome from very friendly staff. Good service and good food what more could you want. Nice old pub with a good atmosphere. Part of a chain , we have visited three others all very good. Will be back.

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Thank tony b
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate there today and was completely impressed with everything. Plenty of easy parking.Very Nice venue, food was reasonably priced, generous portions, very hot and very tasty! Although we had about four different people taking orders throughout our visit they were all very polite and helpful. Overall above average pub food... Definitely recommend and will definitely be back!

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1 Thank CLGMJG
Mayfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a really lovely evening here recently. I am a lover of gourmet food and the Vineyard really impressed me - it's closer to restaurant/ fine dining than simple pub grub. They use a wide variety of locally sourced produce, serving all sorts of game, yummy veggie dishes including very on trend salads, and interesting specials. The wine list... More 

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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends recommended this restaurant/pub and it was lovely. Great view looking out on the gardens. Food was excellent, the lobster, steak and pies were sumptuous, best sticky toffee pudding ever!!! Service was excellent too.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We got there a bit late for Sunday lunch but, luckily the serve food all day. The platters are great as were the deserts. Many gluten free options. Excellent wine list.

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Thank Felicidad F
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I didn't really want to like The Vineyard! The annual Lamberhurst bonfire was always held on The Down, opposite The Vineyard. A couple of years back they put up their prices just to capitalise on this. The bonfire got moved to the playing fields; and I've boycotted The Vineyard ever since. So I wasn't predisposed to give them a good... More 

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Thank John M
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Today was my second visit in a fortnight and the meal and service were excellent. The Sunday roasts are very good value and of the finest quality. £15 and such tender meat. The service is first class from warm friendly staff. Keep up the good work. Already looking forward to the next visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39 - US$116
Cuisine
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lamberhurst Down, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Lamberhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 890222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?