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The Old Vine

Cousley Wood Road, Wadhurst TN5 6ER, England
+44 1892 782271
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (4 reviews)
“calves liver” (3 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cousley Wood Road, Wadhurst TN5 6ER, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We enjoyed a delicious mid-week lunch here where the staff were friendly and the food was very good. My idea of a traditional English pub lunch! Excellent menu with tempting specials.

1  Thank BGI-Traveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to The old Vine for the Sunday and roast and we haven’t been disappointed. The starters were great. Prawn tempura and pate. Home made bread was delicious. The Sunday roast was superb and the fish pie was the best I have ever...More

1  Thank Simone C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the chicken breast wrapped in ham with wild mushroom sauce, served with mash and seasonal veg. I got two little bits of broccoli, some mash with very little sauce and just three thin slices of chicken breast. Did not take me long to...More

Thank 10Snowdrops
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lunch in the English countryside gets no more authentic than visiting The Old Vine. A 'proper' inn and restaurant in a quaint Kent village with history going back 500+ years. A friendly welcome from the staff, quick service and a wide range of food from...More

1  Thank stevehutch
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Just visited the old vine for the first time after a day at bewl water ,the Sunday roast was very good😀👌in fact all the food we had was lovely, the pub is fron the Tudor age and has a lovley feel. We will definitely be...More

1  Thank Brett196684
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is a lovely pub built early 1500s and set in the pretty Conservation Area hamlet of Cousley Wood. We particularly enjoy the roaring fires and generous portions of Sunday roasts after an autumnal walk down to scenic Bewl Water. I'm writing a review as...More

1  Thank petergC7716KK
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Had a very pleasant, leisurely lunch here with friends. Menu selections were good, portions were excellent, preparation & presentation were also excellent. Very quiet, cozy setting with friendly and helpful service. Maybe a bit pricey for pub food, but considering the quality and atmosphere... maybe...More

1  Thank Schrodinger Cat
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Bar staff and owner were all friendly, and the food - a chicken, ham and leek pie for me, hake for my wife - was very tasty.

1  Thank Roger H
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Always a warm welcome at the Old Vine; great country location, inviting surroundings and delicious food. Recently spent a glorious summer evening outside, listening to live jazz with many others, soaking up the atmosphere and enjoying the barbecue.

1  Thank SeerBright
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I came here for the first time a couple of Fridays ago, then re booked for Friday just gone. We were a party of 2 couples and a dog. The atmosphere is brilliant, a proper village pub, lovely friendly local people. The bar is always...More

2  Thank 12countrylife12
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jan s
21 August 2016|
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Response from SaraTN5 | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we do..From the main menu there are around 7 choices ! Chargrilled Minute Steak - Skinny Fries - Salad Home Cooked Honey Roast Ham - 2 Free range Eggs - H/cut Chips - Salad Chicken, Ham & leek Pie - Mash / Veg... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cousley Wood Road, Wadhurst TN5 6ER, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Wadhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 782271
Great little country pub near Bewl Water / Tunbridge Wells, Wadhurst
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