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The Carpenters Arms Restaurant

) #16 of 83 Restaurants in Tonbridge $$ - $$$ , British,
Three Elm Lane, Tonbridge TN11 0AD, England
+44 1732 850307
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (17 reviews)
“roast beef” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Three Elm Lane, Tonbridge TN11 0AD, England
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1 - 10 of 219 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A lovely pub inside and out. Despite a very hot day and the pub being filled to the rafters the waiting staff and kitchen coped admirably. The food was lovely and we all enjoyed what we ordered. Thank you and yes I would like to...More

Thank Claire R
Reviewed 1 week ago

A busy service as Fathers day. We had no problem finding a space in the ample car park. The bar was alive but the staff coped well, I found my beer very well kept and enjoyable, a fair range to choose from too. We sat...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely decor, easy parking, friendly staff, average prices, tasty roast! Unfortunately I pre-paid and our order was forgotten! After prompting, the roasts arrived and were delicious. The staff were very busy and apologetic. Would return.

Thank Treats999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment I walked up to the bar the rudeness was unrivalled to anything I had ever encountered! The barman (another staff member called him mark) couldn't have been ruder if he tried. This followed when the table served threw our five plates on...More

2  Thank William L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well appointed room, with copious shower, toiletries, crisp linen and towels. Bit of an oversight not to provide a mirror for make-up, hair,etc. Would give 5 stars, but the delightful breakfast was an extra charge. Not in the least suggesting we were not aware, but...More

Thank Chocoholou
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Often come along for lunch and always have extremely helpful pleasant staff but today we brought our friends - sat outside in the sunshine - after lunch our plates were not collected despite staff walking past - so I asked a tall waiter could he...More

Thank goodger53
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I frequently use The Carpenters as an overnight stay. The rooms are always reasonably priced well equipped modern and comfortable. Although the wifi is hit and miss The pub offers an excellent menu for dinner and breakfast. This definitely up market good value gastro pub...More

Thank Philip W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Went to the Carpenters Arms for a birthday meal with some friends. Unfortunately, my friend and I who had the same main course had a bad stomach that night and spent the whole night and the following morning on the toilet with a runny tummy....More

Thank HeatherSurprise
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We had several meals in the restaurant when were staying at the Carpenters Arms. Breakfast is quite good. Nice selection and all freshly prepared. The fresh pastries and yogurt with fruit compote are personal favourites. Lunch isn't their best meal. Lots of doorstop style sandwiches...More

Thank susy_mc_q
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have eaten at the Carpenters several times and on most occasions have come away happy with the food. The plough man's and Sunday roast are pretty good . However on our last visit, I thought I would go for the Carpenters Burger. At £12.50...More

Thank Supergoat
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Three Elm Lane, Tonbridge TN11 0AD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tonbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 850307
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