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Sankey's The Public House

39 Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8AA, England
+44 1892 511422
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (51 reviews)
“mussels” (34 reviews)
“fresh lobster” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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39 Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8AA, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second Sunday lunch at Sankeys and we are now devoted fans. The food is exceptional, the service is great - Jazz is just attentive enough and knows what you want/need without being overbearing. The puddings are delicious (and I can say that...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here often. It’s always nice even when the sport is on 😏 We usually have the house red, which is very nice and a reasonable price. I’ve never eaten here but I know people that have and they rate it “very good” I...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I simply don't understand where all these good reviews have come from. I've had three roasts at Sankeys, and they've all been average at best. I went again last Sunday-the first time in three years, to see if things had improved, especially given all these...More

1  Thank mhooperconsults
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Locals often overlook Sankeys as a great destination for a Sunday roast but we know better! It is definitely the best roast within walking distance of home and most probably one of the best in the county. Huge portions of loveliness! And the kids eat...More

Thank Gemma J
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic a meal at Sankeys with the family for Mother’s Day. The food was superb and the service was excellent! Top marks to Amy and Jazz!! Will definitely be coming back very soon!

Thank Danny B
Reviewed 10 March 2018

The bearded staff here is always very friendly. Even the ones without beards are nice. The food is great. It can get loud on weekends with the music and crowd, but you're safe before 9. booking is a good idea. The nachos with chili, chicken...More

Thank yankuk
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Eaten here for years, Sunday lunches at Sankey’s are always wonderful. Where else does a roast with haddock?

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 22 February 2018

I have always said Trip Advisor needs 6 headings with a good inbetween average and very good. Average is not good, it is probably that little bit less. £5.50 for a pint of Hoffmeister and £20 for a bottle of wine. Appreciate it is Tonbridge...More

Thank Antony W
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We love the Sankeys Roast. We phoned relatively last minute and although they were really busy they managed to squeeze us in. I don't eat meat and so it's so great they serve a haddock roast. My other half thought the beef was amazing and...More

Thank BluebellM86
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This friendly pub has a great (and frequently updated) selection of cool beers. The staff are friendly and helpful, the decor is interesting, the atmosphere is very inviting, and recently they've added a number of really tasty vegan options to the menu, including a vegan...More

Thank Calvin D
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15 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from MSankey | Property representative |
HI, Thanks for your message. I am so sorry about the baby, we did offer them a seat int he bar area but they insisted on sitting the restaurant. We only removed one item from the menu, The Fishcakes. This was because... More
29 March 2015|
Response from MSankey | Property representative |
Hello, I am Matthew, the director of the business. May I be of any help? I can be contacted on 01892511422 or by email, which it will not let me post in this box? Regards Matthew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$56
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 Mount Ephraim, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 511422
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Sankeys The Public House is a food led Pub in the heart of Royal Tunbridge Wells specialising in seafood
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