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The Nutmeg Tree

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Unit 8-9 8-9 Royal Victoria Place, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2SR, England
+44 1892 517070
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun 09:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Southborough, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like "old fashioned" you will love this place, as do many, many other Tunbridge Wellians! It is an unexpected delight in the basement of what is otherwise a shopping mall at the top of town, a haven of tranquillity and good service. The serving staff are attired in wonderful black dresses from the Victorian era, combined with little... More 

Thank Anniebelle_8
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a few hours walking round shops it was nice to get away from the noise of the shopping centre it was nice to enjoy afternoon tea in this relaxing restaurant. Staff were polite and cheerful, very happy to help. Food and drinks was served fresh to our table and in a reasonable time.

Thank Nigel P
Kent, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a family meal as we hadn't been to this place for years and we're glad we visited here again! We browsed this menu and was glad this hadn't changed either. I had a cooked English breakfast (which is recommended) and the rest of the family wanted something hot from the menu as well. We did not feel rushed even... More 

Thank Train37
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I've always walked past this place and wondered what the charm of it was as it's always packed to the rafters. Went for brunch with chums today, and I can honestly say it's the best damn breakfast I've had in yonks. Three of us had the special breakfast which, at £8.50, I thought would be a bit pricey. However, I... More 

1 Thank katiet86
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is an old fashioned coffee/ tea house that serves wonderful traditional food from all day breakfasts to dainty tea and cake. The variety is superb and the staff in their black and white costumes are attentive and knowledgeable. This is not the for the young seeking modern fast food - that can be found a few yards away in... More 

Thank Alan B
Norwich, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We popped in here for a cup of tea and a bit of cake. It is a little bit of an odd placement in the noisy food court of a shopping center but once inside and in another room it was much quieter and relaxed. There is a good food menu but we just had tea and cake. A very... More 

Thank jem8472
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The staff were friendly and welcoming, and happy to answer any questions and make adjustments to orders where possible. There was a good selection of teas, small meals and treats. However there isn't much of a vegan selection, though they don't make any of those claims.

Thank Michael L
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Out shopping with cousins and popped in here for a quick lunch, lovely oasis of calm after the hustle and bustle of the shops. Good, varied menu, I enjoyed a Brie and bacon panini with a banana milkshake and it was excellent. Staff very friendly, polite and efficient and place spotlessly clean. Would definitely recommend.

Thank alisonjane21
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

What a wonderful little place. Staff look like waitresses with white pinnies and hats nothing is too much for them sooo polite. Food is so good and so reasonable. A lovely oasis from a mad food court outside

Thank nemesia2015
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a lovely Victoriana styled coffee shop which was heaving! It serves a variety of delicious edibles, all across the board Tea, Coffee and especially the Hot Chocolate was heavenly - A definite must!

Thank Holibuds

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 8-9 8-9 Royal Victoria Place, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2SR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 517070

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