Pubs & Bars in Tunbridge Wells
From mysterious marshlands to dramatic white cliffs, from sleepy villages, historic castles and towering cathedrals to bustling seaside resorts, Tunbridge Wells & Tonbridge area have something for everyone.
Known as The Garden of England, there is far more to Kent than just orchards, vineyards, lavender fields and oasthouses.
Tonbridge and its surroundings may boast blue flag beaches, exciting animal parks, enchanting castles and a maritime history that has shaped its illustrious past, but among the small towns and villages is a less obvious feature - charming rural pubs offering great refreshment and accommodation. They are the ideal antidote after a busy day out, or the charming Anchor & Hope near Sevenoaks, where your dog will also be very welcome, too.
You will find a friendly welcome in these community minded pubs, from both the staff and locals.
There are some home-cooked pubs with a modern twist, using fresh and local ingredients. Drinks-wise the wide range of local real ales is constantly changing, and alongside popular lagers and spirits there is an extensive wine list to choose from.
Enjoy a unique style of dining with gorgeous pizzas and steaks which are cooked by our fabulous chefs'.
The Dragon Bar was one of the original bars in Shoreditch in 1998, and when looking to expand they decided on returning to Tunbridge Wells with the accessibility of the fresh local produce including fish and have been here since 2005.
The Stag Inn is a traditional and historic pub nestled beneath the East Hill on the edge of Tunbridge Wells Old Town offering a warm friendly welcome, fine ales, ciders, wines and spirits. It is also believed to be one of the oldest pub's still open in Tunbridge Wells.
Downstairs is a genuine freehouse where there are two friendly bars with regular live music Friday, Saturday and Sundays, including Bank Holiday Mondays. Aside to that we have a variety of weekday events including Monday Darts night, Wednesday Bar Billiard League night, Thursday Sea Shanty night and Sunday..
Sometimes you know just what you want; great pub food cooked with care. Whether it's hand-battered cod & chips, the gourmet burger, or the ever-popular ‘Brewer's Chicken’, now is the time to rediscover your old favourites. Make sure you try the traditional Sunday roasts with a huge a Yorkshire pudding and unlimited gravy.
Originally a toll house back in the 16th Century, The Ivy House is one of the oldest buildings in Tonbridge with all the character you would expect of an old fashioned Kentish Inn, oak beams, an open log fire and beautiful decor bring out hundreds of years of history.