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RestaurantsKentTunbridge WellsTN4

Harden's says

Just twenty six seats make this Tunbridge Wells restaurant an intimate and homely place to eat; menus change with the seasons, and 'Guest Chef Sundays' are a feature. The I’ll Be Mother group who owns The Twenty Six (also known as the Test Kitchen) also runs The Beacon in Tunbridge Wells and the Swan at the Chapel Down Vineyard.

survey result

Summary

£54
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“In an oasis for food”, this cosy branch of the Kent-based ‘I’ll be Mother’ group is the epitome of a “great local” serving some “genuinely exceptional cooking”. Chef Simon Ulph moved to Jackson Boxer’s new London venture, St Leonards, in June 2018, with Megs Buchanan stepping in at the stoves.

Summary

£45
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Simon Ulph’s “imaginative food from an interesting menu” wins high praise for this “cosy” venture, named for the number of diners this ‘test kitchen’ – part of the ‘I’ll be Mother’ group – can accommodate.

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Restaurant details

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£6.00 £15.00 £3.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 12.50%
15a Church Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 0RX
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
TuesdayCLOSED
Wednesday6 pm‑9 pm
Thursday6 pm‑9 pm
Friday6 pm‑9 pm
Saturday12 pm‑3 pm, 6 pm‑9 pm
SundayCLOSED

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