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The Old Vine

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Cousley Wood Road, Wadhurst TN5 6ER, England
+44 1892 782271
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely lunch Saturday 15th April with my wife and a friend. Very friendly and helpful staff, good and efficient service and above all, very nice food and drink. Three excellent main courses and desserts cooked to a good standard and with decent portions. A really warm, friendly and pleasant pub/restaurant full of historic character. We went away very happy... More 

1 Thank Stephen W
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a table here and the whole visit was very pleasant. The staff where kind and polite and the food was amazing. I went for a peri peri chicken burger and it was lovely, I have never seen so many sweet potatoes fries in all of my life. The pub is very cosy and welcoming and I would definitely... More 

Thank eking20
Kent UK
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic lunch at The Old Vine today, thanks to the generosity of our children. Sara and Ian were on top form and gave us a superb set three course menu. The Oreiller d'ecrevisse, which was crayfish in a pasta pillow with mushrooms in a prawn veloute was a starter made in heaven. The atmosphere was very good... More 

Thank Khamsinn
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Food was fantastic. Went for lunch whilst staying at the near by blue caps farm. Food was excellent, service was lovely and atmosphere was friendly and warm.

Thank Stacey D
East Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 March 2017

we have visited this pub several times now after being taken there initially by some friends. The welcome is very friendly and the food excellent quality and reasonably priced. Will be definitely making it a regular choice.

Thank Julia M
Wadhurst, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Came for a meal on a Friday evening. Really nice atmosphere and had quite a buzz. We did book, but there were other tables available. We both had the chicken curry which was nice. Good menu choice and quick service. One of the better pubs in the area, I would say. I hope it doesn't change.

Thank KateB248
Hastings, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Just pop in for a pint , friendly welcome always. Bar snacks very good. Will try the full menu on next visit.

Thank tony b
West Malling, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 February 2017

You can tell the best eating places by the way you are received: immediately, with a welcoming smile, staff attentive but not intrusive, décor relaxing, service excellent - and the food just right - well cooked, not too much, not too little, and well presented. That about sums up The Old Vine. The four of us have been there several... More 

Thank jrdaddykins
Kent, UK
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed over as we were down with friends. Lovely pub, great atmosphere, friendly regulars and staff. Food was ok, good choice, good portion size, but food was on the cold side. Breakfast in the morning was decent. Decent ales and Cloudy Apple on tap.

Thank Ade1964
Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were here today for a family lunch and to celebrate a birthday. We were a party of 11. On arrival I handed the cake we had bought with us to our server and I asked her to bring it out complete with candles after the main course. The food was at best average, the vegetarian option which was meant... More 

2 Thank glorharding

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cousley Wood Road, Wadhurst TN5 6ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Wadhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 782271
Great little country pub near Bewl Water / Tunbridge Wells, Wadhurst

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