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Il Vesuvio Restaurant

112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
+44 1892 534420
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (40 reviews)
“bruschetta” (14 reviews)
“veal” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have had dinner there frequently, usually before theatre/opera . The food and service are always exemplary, they open early and it is always a pleasure to go there. The food could not be more Italian. It is more bistro than 5-star but very good...More

Thank eallmorgan
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am extremely upset and disheartened by reading some of the poor reviews given to this restaurant! I have eaten here several times before and it has always met and exceeded my expectations. I have always experienced excellent food and service. The speed in which...More

1  Thank jesseansbro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately the meal was dissapointing and the staff seemed unconcerned. This was the second time we have been and wont be returning.

Thank khills2011
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this fantastic Italian family run restaurant for an anniversary celebration and I wasn't disappointed.Thought the food was excellent,the lovely family waiting on the tables were so friendly but retained their professionalism.Would definitely recommend this place and can't wait to go back again

Thank Celia A
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This was the second time I've been here,not greatly impressed the first time but prepared to give it another go. Big mistake! My wife's lasagne was just one brown stodgy lump,burnt on the bottom. my veal was overcooked and tough Young waiter brought what he...More

1  Thank BAZ19601981
Reviewed 14 October 2017

fantastic old family restuarant if you want that old school italian meal this is for you freindy staff authentic food delisouse

2  Thank davidgodbold
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Went here with my family for my birthday celebration. Had a absolutely wonderful evening, we had 5 different starters and mains all beautiful, fresh and delicious. Brought a cake my brother had made (he is a pastry chef) and this was looked after by the...More

2  Thank 28Phoenix
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with family for my niece's 18th birthday on a Wednesday evening. The staff are very welcoming, attentive but not intrusive. Decor is simple and the lighting a little harsh. The menu is extensive, maybe too many choices, but everything that came out was honest...More

1  Thank Gay_Kent_UK
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Loved this family-run restaurant. Friendly and attentive service. Great, good value Italian food - especially liked the starter and dessert we had from the specials menu. A pleasure to be greeted and spoken to in Italian. Free car park (evenings) opposite. Had a buzz (at...More

1  Thank LFerry
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Nice evening with my friend. Lovely lovely staff. Could do with more vegan options for main but a lovely vegan ice cream. Really enjoyed our visit

1  Thank Diana S
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Questions & Answers
23 August 2016|
Response from VesuvianRestaurants | Property representative |
Yes the restaurant caters for most requirements, even the most complicated, especially if notified in advance. Most of the recipes are prepared from scratch and the staff is very helpful and will certainly be able to show... More
20 August 2016|
Response from MrsH104 | Reviewed this property |
There's a small pay-and-display car park just 2-3 minutes walk from Il Vesuvio. It's called Stone Street car park, with the entrance on Camden Road.
5 August 2016|
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Response from WestKentPlus | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Having lived in the area of the restaurant after six o clock you can park directly outside or along Camden road as the road is a single yellow line. There is limited parking along Camden Road opposite the Mosque and this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 534420
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Authentic, family-run Italian Restaurant, serving traditional Southern Italian recipes and welcome. Using the freshest ingredients to create many dishes to keep following the Mediterranean Diet.
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