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Barn Pub and Grill Restaurant

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Mount Pleasant Road 1 Lonsdale Gardens, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1NU, England
+44 1892 510424
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12:00 - 00:00
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Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I go here regularly with friends and with work for drinks and it is always a great atmosphere in the garden or 'orangery' glass roofed area. I thought I'd write a review as tried the food for the first time today and it was delicious! The burger was a great portion size and you could tell they had made them... More 

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Thank Patrick H
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am 55 and have never written a review before now but I felt the need to share my expereince of holding my wedding at the barn on easter Monday (17/04/17). From start to finish; enquiring about the venue, visiting it, booking and planning our wedding nothing was too much trouble for Phillipe the manager and his partner Janet. We... More 

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Thank Kim T
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place to get married. The scenery itself was too beautiful. In regards to the service it was amazing, everything a Bride could hope for. Philippe and the team were so attentive to mine and my wife's needs making sure everything was perfect for our big day. We had constant communication with Janet who is behind the scenes... More 

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1 Thank Jade F
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location and that is were it ends. Food basic, ours was served cold and no matter what we did the service slipped from there. Offered a free desert, but just not good enough. If you like drunks and well the basics go for it. Remember in a short walk there are much better options than this slop.

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1 Thank TheWildcolonial
PatronHandR, Owner at Barn Pub and Grill Restaurant, responded to this review

I am replying to this review as one of the owners of the business. Let me make it clear at the outset of this response that we do not, never have done and never will serve a customer who is drunk on our premises. Not only do we consider this morally wrong but it would be detrimental to us retaining... More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Catering for a series of large groups on a really busy day, the staff displayed great patience when a good number of the party were caught up in traffic delays and diversions and the food had to be kept on hold. This in no way impaired the quality or temperature of the meals when they did come and people loved... More 

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Thank apstyles
PatronHandR, General Manager at Barn Pub and Grill Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and for awarding us 5 stars. I am delighted to note that you were pleased with the quality of food and service provided for your party. We look forward to welcoming you back. Philippe General Manager More 

Chislehurst, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for hubs 50th, lovely atmosphere but service a little slow! Will try again as it was quite busy at that time X

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Thank WatkinsLimited
PatronHandR, General Manager at Barn Pub and Grill Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and your compliments regarding the atmosphere when you visited us to celebrate your husband’s 50th Birthday. I regret if you felt the service was a little slow but we do cook most of our dishes to order to ensure good quality and freshness and I regret that this gave the impression of slow... More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whether you go upstairs, downstairs or outside in the greenhouse type of place its all good. Food is great and its a great place to have a few drinks

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Thank garyparker231
PatronHandR, General Manager at Barn Pub and Grill Restaurant, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review following your recent visit to The Barn. I am delighted that you enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. When you mention a "greenhouse” I am not sure whether you are referring to our orangery, which is part of the main building, or our patio garden as we do not have a greenhouse as such. Regardless... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've just got back from our complimentary first wedding anniversary meal at The Barn. We don't live locally to Tunbridge Wells and haven't been back there since we got married. Just like on our wedding day the sun came out for us. Walking back in there brought back so many wonderful memories of our perfect day. Being personally greeted by... More 

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Thank Hawker-Woodward
PatronHandR, General Manager at Barn Pub and Grill Restaurant, responded to this review

How absolutely lovely it was to see you both again, the year has gone by so quickly! I am so pleased you both enjoyed your lunch and that it brought back wonderful memories of your wedding day. I remember it being such a fun day! I do hope it is not too long before we meet again, but in the... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Thank you all so much for a brilliant start to our evening at The Theatre . There were 11 of us & we were all impressed with the comfort & beauty of your Restaurant, the menu, amazing value at £9.75 for 2 courses including baskets of fresh bread & butter & jugs of iced water. The food was absolutely delicious... More 

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Thank junemarie C
PatronHandR, General Manager at Barn Pub and Grill Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your lovely review and for awarding us 5 stars following your birthday celebration pre-theatre dinner with us. I am delighted that you appear to have enjoyed everything about your visit to The Barn and that it set the tone for an enjoyable evening at the theatre. We look forward to seeing you soon Philippe General... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Having had a great experience previously in the Bar, we thought we'd have a family gathering in the Restaurant. The service was abysmal: totally disinterested staff. Despite pre-ordering, we had to wait over an hour before the meals arrived. (admittedly, one of our party was about 15 mins late). Although the first to arrive were asked for drinks, the latecomers... More 

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3 Thank Robinwm
PatronHandR, General Manager at Barn Pub and Grill Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review albeit it refers to a disappointing lunch with us, following, as you have said, what was “a great experience” previously in our bar. As you have highlighted a number of issues I wanted to investigate these before responding, not least because when we get things wrong and I accept on occasions we may get things... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$32
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Pleasant Road 1 Lonsdale Gardens, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 510424
Description
A character pub restaurant centrally located with free parking adjacent in the evening and weekends. Privately owned and operated since 1992.In addition to the excellent food and drink at great value prices, we are proud of our very friendly staff, which combined with the ‘barn’ character setting and decor makes us a special place for a meal in our lovely air conditioned Grill restaurant, or a drink and snack in our air conditioned bar and conservatory.Enjoy a drink or snack in our delightful garden, sunny during the day, heated for those cooler days and beautifully illuminated by night.Our philosophy is "to serve freshly prepared food, using high quality raw materials at unbeatable prices."The restaurant menu has evolved over recent years, taking account of fashion changes and is based on grills and Mediterranean specialities. We have a great reputation for steaks, using only prime 28 day matured British beef.We cater for weddings and have a civil ceremony licence, and private parties.

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