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The French Gourmet Delicatessen

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
French, Cafe, European

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French delicatessen and bistro in Tenterden High Street - A taste of France in the Jewel of the Weald. Selling French cheeses, cold meat, patés, wines, &c.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
French, Cafe, European
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tiny restaurant is French owned which is excellent and they try so very hard but fail miserably on the service We waited 50 minutes to get our baguettes and they do not seem to have a system in place at all and seem totally...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank baywhey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have never eaten anything of real french quality in this place and agree with brooker 1 .Is this a coffee shop?. Is it a restaurant or is it, in fact, a delicatessen? The Patron himself doesn't seem to be sure so how can we?...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank madelainehills2912
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a nice little place that was dog and baby friendly and open at 4pm for tea when other places were closing. We could not have stumbled upon a better place. Our hosts were simply wonderful, so kind and wonderfully accommodating. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mark L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy hot scones, gorgeous French pastries, hot tea and an absolutely wonderful French couple running this little piece of France in the heart of Tenterden. We had such a lovely visit with our newborn baby (and family member’s giant dog) and would highly recommend to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank T_W_L
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

If you shut your eyes to the high street outside, you could easily imagine you'd arrived in France ... but without the effort and expense of taking the ferry or shuttle. You can even try out your rusty French, if you feel inclined. We really...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Anon161
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped for coffee, which was excellent. The French owners are charming and nothing was too much trouble. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Nigel K
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Did I go to the same place as the other reviewers and have the other reviewers ever been to France! Smallest cafe au lait in the world very average cheese and ham sandwich from plastic packets. The owners seem very nice but my experience was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Brookers1
Reviewed September 21, 2018

What a lovely place to find this little Bistro & Delicatessen. The coffee was absolutely brilliant and the baguettes freshly made with a good choice of fillings, the cakes and pastries looked really inviting too. The place was very clean and tidy and on entering...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dave W
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Very small and not many tables, but the owners/staff are excellent and the coffee great. Good selection of home-made pastries and cakes.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank iceman123EastSussex
Reviewed April 27, 2018

We visited for coffee and cake and were not disappointed. This establishment has, by it's name, a distinctly French atmosphere, a wide selection of home made cake and pastries all look and in the case of what we ordered, delicious. The French owners are extremely...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 1Relaxedtraveller65
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