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The Black Dog


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Cafe, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews brunch breakfast stack eggs benedict smashed avocado cakes pancetta carrot cake burger great coffee monmouth coffee best coffee in town camden road love this place nice atmosphere quality of food barista
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place does great food for breakfast and lunch! The only problem is the owner, he doesn’t even break a smile and looks like he wakes up on the wrong side of the bed every day! Otherwise yummy!!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank EmmaSaraWilliams
Reviewed 4 January 2019 via mobile

Another trip here although it has been a year since our last visit. Fantastic coffee as always and a great varied menu with healthy options. Only criticism is that when I ordered the smashed pumpkin on sourdough with a poached egg, the pumpkin was fridge-cold....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CatrionaLyus
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

Really good coffee. Very busy on a Saturday but friendly and quick service. Note you order at your table, more like a restaurant.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jamiesQ4915IM
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for good pub food with no frills then this is the place. Traditional pub grub in an authentic looking pub. .

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

Easily one of the best coffee shops in Tunbridge Wells. The smashed avocado on toast with poached egg and balsamic vinegar is delicious! It’s a friendly place, been several times and never had bad service. There’s a great laid back weekend vibe.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HolidayMelly
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

The Black Dog is a small, independent cafe on Camden Road. They serve the best coffee in Tunbridge Wells. The food is pretty damn good too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JustinCooke
Reviewed 31 October 2018

Friendly staff, great atmosphere, lovely food and the coffee is superb. one of the little gems in Camden Road.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pamflowilson46
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Been here a number of times now. Alone and with family. The coffee is great no doubt about it and it would be my go to place for a caffeine hit. I also really enjoy their brunch options, especially poached eggs on smashed pumpkin or...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RobbyBKent
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Visiting the town centre (which looks run down with lots of closed shops) a pleasant lunch was needed to save the day. The Black Dog turned out to be the answer. A more interesting brunch to lunch plus coffee cake menu plus genuinely made in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank andymulhollM
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here for my birthday. Was surprised to see no Aussie beverages on the menu seeing as it's advertised as an Ozzie cafe. Would be good to see Aussie drinks such as bunderberg, VB, Tooheys etc. Was quite offended when we asked to have a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sweetcheeks001
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