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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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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I would like to say big Thank to Elephant Head pub-restaurant staff for very welcoming atmosphere and excellent food. We definitely will be back very soon.

Thank Marika S
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75 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pub is located off a country lane near Lamberhurst and is easy to find and has a large carpark and lovely green in front. The pub has a large garden bordered by fields and would be a great summer stop off. Have eaten twice in the last month , both at week ends. Staff attentive and on the Sunday... More 

1 Thank 12JohnB
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great night at the quiz on Thursday took my daughter and son in law food very good and great atmosphere won a £10 drinks voucher for best score in the picture round

Thank Glynnis F
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Having previously visited this venue and really enjoyed the food and service, we booked a table, they didn't even know we were coming when we arrived! Pretty disinterested, eventually shown a table, despite being half empty, didn't rate menu, settled for scampi and chips! Served in basket, no trimmings, scampi poorly cooked,left in disgust! What a shame given our previous... More 

Thank Geoff R
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a table for early supper but when we arrived were told children aren't welcome after 7pm. Annoying this wasn't mentioned when we booked.

1 Thank jasonanddebbie
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for dinner over the Bank Holiday weekend. The baked brie starters was nice but nothing special. The main of bangers and mash was very dry and could have done with more gravy.The sausages were just about cooked but tasteless.OH had the Hunter's chicken and you needed to be a Hunter to find it! The portion was incredibly small.The... More 

1 Thank texasgirlkent
Wadhurst, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a family that booked for Sunday lunch. We had the roast beef and the roast chicken. The only let down was that all the veg was warm/tepid, not hot as it should have been. We didn't book until 2pm, so maybe a lot of veg was just sitting after being cooked? It certainly looked that way. The roast... More 

1 Thank KateB248
DStanley2014, Owner at Elephants Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Sorry you were disappointed ,if you had said something at the time we could have rectified it. More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant staff, food and building but several printed signs before you even get inside about controlling your kids and having 10 year olds out by 7pm. we asked for a child's portion of a cheese sandwich (half and no chips), seemed to be a hassle and charged full adult price (6.75). It's the landlord's choice if he wants his pub... More 

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
DStanley2014, Owner at Elephants Head Restaurant, responded to this review

As you say its my choice. We have many families who visit regularly and have extremely well behaved children, this is not a crèche for children to run around uncontrolled, tripping up waiters and other staff and annoying other customers. The signs are ignored by parents with well behaved children, as to the "cheese sandwich" I have discovered that you... More 

Kent, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely venue for Sunday lunch. We ate in the bar area not the conservatory, which in my opinion was far nicer and just what we were looking for. A lovely old pub with lots of beams and a nice atmosphere. Thoroughly enjoyed our Sunday Roast - good food and nicely sized portions. I note that there have been mixed reviews... More 

Thank 452Viki_F
DStanley2014, Owner at Elephants Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments I will tell the staff More 

East Sussex, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went after visiting the eldest daughter in Tunbridge Wells on the way back to this pub for a meal. It was quiz night (and although I didn't participate I knew 90% of the answers!) Madame had olives and bread as she had already eaten. All fresh with olive oil etc. The teenager present had a burger, very nice and... More 

1 Thank Baron2013
DStanley2014, Owner at Elephants Head Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for responding and I look forward to you winning the quiz More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, View
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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