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Il Vesuvio Restaurant

112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
+44 1892 534420
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (40 reviews)
“bruschetta” (14 reviews)
“crepes” (5 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the second time I've been here,not greatly impressed the first time but prepared to give it another go. Big mistake! My wife's lasagne was just one brown stodgy lump,burnt on the bottom. my veal was overcooked and tough Young waiter brought what he...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

fantastic old family restuarant if you want that old school italian meal this is for you freindy staff authentic food delisouse

1  Thank davidgodbold
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here with my family for my birthday celebration. Had a absolutely wonderful evening, we had 5 different starters and mains all beautiful, fresh and delicious. Brought a cake my brother had made (he is a pastry chef) and this was looked after by the...More

1  Thank 28Phoenix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with family for my niece's 18th birthday on a Wednesday evening. The staff are very welcoming, attentive but not intrusive. Decor is simple and the lighting a little harsh. The menu is extensive, maybe too many choices, but everything that came out was honest...More

1  Thank Gay_Kent_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this family-run restaurant. Friendly and attentive service. Great, good value Italian food - especially liked the starter and dessert we had from the specials menu. A pleasure to be greeted and spoken to in Italian. Free car park (evenings) opposite. Had a buzz (at...More

1  Thank LFerry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice evening with my friend. Lovely lovely staff. Could do with more vegan options for main but a lovely vegan ice cream. Really enjoyed our visit

1  Thank Diana S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Tunbridge Wells for over 30 years and have visited almost every restaurant, so it was time we went to Il Vesuvio which has been around for a long time. It was my birthday but we didn't have much time so we...More

1  Thank Hugh H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot find that home atmosphere anywhere else. In any other Italian restaurant in Tunbridge Wells you won't be cared about that much. The food is excellent and freshly cooked. The service is great... If you like a family style restaurant - this place si...More

1  Thank Aleksandra S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in with my landlord to celebrate my 1 year sobriety aniversary I couldnt have chosen a nicer place to eat, especially in the rain. Lovelly food and lovelly service, very homelly and welcoming, was suprised not to see any pizzas but that made me...More

1  Thank jimmy760
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We'd been before.... some years ago. The food then was a little disappointing. However, the other week we just popped in for lunch and really enjoyed the experience. The service was polite and friendly. The food delicious. The wine was excellent. The owner told me...More

1  Thank crazymaddancer
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Questions & Answers
23 August 2016|
Response from VesuvianRestaurants | Property representative |
Yes the restaurant caters for most requirements, even the most complicated, especially if notified in advance. Most of the recipes are prepared from scratch and the staff is very helpful and will certainly be able to show... More
20 August 2016|
Response from MrsH104 | Reviewed this property |
There's a small pay-and-display car park just 2-3 minutes walk from Il Vesuvio. It's called Stone Street car park, with the entrance on Camden Road.
4 August 2016|
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Response from WestKentPlus | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Having lived in the area of the restaurant after six o clock you can park directly outside or along Camden road as the road is a single yellow line. There is limited parking along Camden Road opposite the Mosque and this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 534420
  • E-mail
Authentic, family-run Italian Restaurant, serving traditional Southern Italian recipes and welcome. Using the freshest ingredients to create many dishes to keep following the Mediterranean Diet.
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