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Elephants Head Restaurant

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Furnace Lane | Hook Green, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8LJ, England
+44 1892 739525
12:00 - 14:30
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Wed - Sat 18:00 - 21:00
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Staplehurst, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This pretty pub is like a little tardis inside ...but loses none of its character and cosiness. Superb Sunday lunch ...very friendly and efficient staff and a lovely buzz ,,,,perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon.

Thank Annette S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a five mile walk locally we wanted a dog friendly pub which served a decent sandwich and chips- exactly what we got. Efficient and friendly staff too.

Thank JSD20
Kent, England
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub has been taken over by a new owner and first impressions are good.We went for lunch and I must I say the serve really good pub food at the Elephants Head. The service was good also and portions are on the generous side. The pub itself is charming with a good selection of ales. I would return and... More 

Thank bazfromkent
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look on trip advisor to have a meal out with friends, mixed reviews but decided to try it out. Food staff and atmosphere were great. Would highly recommend this pub.

Thank Glynnis F
Lamberhurst, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely pub has been lacking leadership for too long. All that changed when David arrived. Thank you for rescuing our pub and being such a good landlord. Great atmosphere, great beer, great food. Disciplined children and dogs welcome. I do not want it to become too popular but would not hesitste to recommend it to anyone who wants to... More 

2 Thank peter24collins
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Really impressed with Sunday lunch today. Everything was really good and portions were massive. Loads of veg. Service was attentive and final bill was on the reasonable side.

Thank gregormack66
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We chose to come back to this pub to celebrate a birthday, having seeing that it was under new management following a refurbishment. The food was very good although we could only order from the 'Sunday lunch' menu despite being given all of them to look through which was rather confusing. More disappointment came from the lack of atmosphere in... More 

Thank RowlanzClan
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

We visited here for a gathering of families for a pre-New Year catch up. We'd phoned and booked for 8 adults and 4 children (3 year old twins, plus 6 and 9). As we'd been here previously as part of a large family party full of children. We were greeted by an A4 sign on the door explaining that children... More 

2 Thank Joanna M
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

As a small family with a young baby felt unwelcome with all the signs with the rules for children. Had planned to have some lunch but decided against this and instead had a quick drink then left. Have been many times previously and was a firm favourite. However although I agree with the "rules" set out I think the method... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Booked a table for a Sunday lunch. Shown straight to table on arrival. It was a cold day and we were in the conservatory off the main pub, but thankfully the temperature was not too cold. I opted for the chicken breast and my friend for the beef. Both arrived swiftly and could not fault the food. The young waiting... More 

1 Thank Changnam

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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
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Validated Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Furnace Lane | Hook Green, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells  >  Lamberhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 739525
15th Century traditional English Public House ,casual dining with a very English menu, large car park and a very large garden . winter time log fire. Spit roasts and BBQs in the summer, All types of gatherings catered for in a very relaxed atmosphere.

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