We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tunbridge Wells Forum

The Common, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8YU, England
+44 871 277 7101
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Last of Links

Took my husband to see The Kast of Kinks. (3 original members) My ticket said doors open at 19:00... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
jamesjoy20
,
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great venue

I've seen a few bands here, it's a cool place for a gig with a great atmosphere. Can't get passed... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
mark k
,
london
Read all 124 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“music venue” (16 reviews)
“small venue” (14 reviews)
“great venue” (17 reviews)
LOCATION
The Common, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8YU, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 871 277 7101
Write a Review
Reviews (124)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 122 reviews

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Took my husband to see The Kast of Kinks. (3 original members) My ticket said doors open at 19:00 but we were told at the door that they won't open until 19:30. That was ok as we just went back to the pub across the...More

Thank jamesjoy20
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I've seen a few bands here, it's a cool place for a gig with a great atmosphere. Can't get passed the smell though..

Thank mark k
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Absolutely brilliant venue, small buzzing and best of all close to the act, in this case the Blockheads.

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nowhere else is like it. Fabulous, intimate venue where you really get up close and personal with the band. Have had a few great evenings here. Recently The Smyths and at Christmas, Tom Chaplin (of Keane) who did a fabulous pre-Christmas gig before he departed...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 12 March 2017

If you have a chance to see a band here, just go! Also a great place for a birthday party, assuming you have friends in a band who'll play

Thank colinl66
Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's a little bit like walking back in time, into a small, dark venue that is a little rough around the edges but this is absolutely perfect for a lot of the music showcased here. Great covers bands, Punk, Country/Folk Rock and some big names...More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Quite a small venue for up to 250 people, I actually really liked it as I am so used to much larger venues. It has a nice little bar that has a good variety of alcoholic drinks and soft drinks, toilets are clean and tidy....More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The crowd was fun, accepting all who were there, a great atmosphere for Live Music. I had a ball dancing to one of my favourites; The English Beat who came to a similar venue in the US back in the day. Drinks are a bit...More

Thank KGGardner
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I've been going to The Forum for many, many (many many many!!) years! For gigs, parties etc...always wonderful. My friend Nicole's 4th last year though was the best! Wonderful professional staff from when my friend booked it to the evening itself. We all had a...More

Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great place to go for many different kinds of music. It is quite basic but that is part of it's charm. Have seen many fantastic bands play here and there's room for dancing! The outside garden area lends it's self to acoustic music and is...More

Thank Jane W
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Casa Da Claudia
123 reviews
.05 km away
Juliet's Cafe
531 reviews
.09 km away
The Warren
163 reviews
.22 km away
Soprano Tapas & Wine Bar
352 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby Attractions
Fairfax Gallery
18 reviews
.24 km away
The Parish Church of King Charles the Martyr
13 reviews
.20 km away
The Chalybeate Spring
51 reviews
.27 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
tinkerKent
Is there parking ?
9 February 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
There is street parking in Linden Park Road on the other side of The Pantiles or the Union House Car Park approximately 200 metres south of the venue on the A26.
1
Vote