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Unit 15 The Pavilion Shopping Centre | High Street, Tonbridge TN9 1TE, England
+44 1732 771775
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08:00 - 18:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat 08:00 - 18:00
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East Peckham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went with a group of four and a toddler. Despite being very busy the service was very prompt and efficient. Hot chocolate and tea was very nice and between us we had chocolate brownie, millionaire shortcake and carrot cake. All were superb.

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Thank Tom R
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We quite often visit this place if we fancy a drink and a quick bite. Nothing is too much trouble for them. Their service is excellent, the coffee house is kept spotless and their is plenty of seating inside. On a sunny day you can sit outside as their are a few table and chairs. Their prices are very reasonable... More 

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Thank Debbie B
Finch H, Owner at Finch House Cafe & Fine Foods, responded to this review

Dear Debbie, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We really appreciate you taking the time. We have a great team at Finch House who work incredibly hard to meet our customers high expectations. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Finch House More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very pleasant atmosphere with a rustic feel. Staff are great. Very busy place and very clean. I would recommend highly.

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Thank 7tno8
Finch H, Owner at Finch House Cafe & Fine Foods, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We really appreciate you taking the time and are delighted that we meet the high expectations that our customers deserve. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards, Finch House More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have used Finches since it opened. Clearly it does better than well or else we don't learn very quickly. Given the great number of opportunities to take coffee in Tonbridge High Street it is clearly the former. Better than good scones, great bakes and jolly service all combine to make one look forward to one's next visit.

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Thank W M
Finch H, Owner at Finch House Cafe & Fine Foods, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. It's wonderful to hear from regular customers and to know that we continue to meet their expectations. We really look forward to seeing you again. Kind regards, Finch House More 

Colchester
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69 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a snack & hot chocolate drinks. Nice clean place, good choice and friendly staff. A bit expensive for a croissant but overall nice enough

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Thank RLubbock
Finch H, Owner at Finch House Cafe & Fine Foods, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Be assured that our prices are competitive and, more importantly, made fresh by us with the best, locally sourced ingredients. We hope to see you again. Kind regards, Finch House More 

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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The place is nicely decorated and the staff is friendly. Mash and pie is what I usually have and it's superb. The cupcakes are not great though they look amazing at first sight. Coffee is good quality and a safe choice. What really disappoints me about this place is the fact that in general everything is overpriced. If you order... More 

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Thank Ricardo A
Finch H, Owner at Finch House Cafe & Fine Foods, responded to this review

Dear Ricardo, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. As a small, independent we greatly appreciate all feedback. All our food is made on site using the best locally sourced ingredients. Our pricing reflects the care we take and the quality of food that we serve. We carry out regular price checks and are comparable with... More 

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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I know people who rave about this little cafe, but I struggle to understand why. Decidedly average and inexplicably expensive. It wasn't bad, but there are better places to stop for lunch in the high street

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Thank Lucy H
Finch H, Owner at Finch House Cafe & Fine Foods, responded to this review

Dear Lucy, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. As a small, independent we take great pride in what we do. All our food is made on site with the best locally sourced ingredients. Our pricing reflects the quality of the food and is comparable to high street chains. We really hope that you will visit... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

The scones were tasteless with 4 sultanas snd no sugar very disappointed. Even the assistant looked at them with disappointment . Coffee was good though .

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Thank Helen G
Finch H, Owner at Finch House Cafe & Fine Foods, responded to this review

Dear Helen, We are so sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit to Finch House. All our scones are made fresh every day with the best of locally sourced ingredients by our chefs . However, we take all feedback very seriously and will certainly look at our recipe and procedures. Thank you so much for getting in touch. Kind regards,... More 

Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Good choice of delicious food and drink in this modern cafe, great for morning coffee, lunch and tea. Really scrummy cakes. The only downside is that it's very noisy, and the tables are so close together that baby buggies are a nuisance as one gets one's chair knocked into constantly. Sometimes one has to get up to let a buggie... More 

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Thank Oystercatcher309
Finch H, Owner at Finch House Cafe & Fine Foods, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are so glad you enjoy your visits. We take great pride in ensuring that our café is family friendly but it is important to us that our other customers are equally catered for. Delighted that our upstairs seating are provides you with the peace and space you like.... More 

Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Superb coffee, food & service in Tonbridge. The best I've been to. 5 star. Can't be bettered. Highly recommended. Bill Harrington

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Thank Harvest3
Finch H, Owner at Finch House Cafe & Fine Foods, responded to this review

Dear Bill, Thank you so much for your kind review. As a small, independent it is very much appreciated. Kind regards, Finch House More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 18:00
Thursday
07:00 - 18:00
Friday
07:00 - 18:00
Saturday
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 15 The Pavilion Shopping Centre | High Street, Tonbridge TN9 1TE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Tonbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1732 771775
Description
We are an independently owned café offering a menu of fresh food made by us, using the finest locally sourced and award winning produce. Innovative cooking and, above all, tasty food day-in-day-out. Our artisan coffee is roasted to our own recipe and our creative bakers are constantly developing new cakes and ideas for seasonal treats, like our fun Christmas cupcakes. We make healthy lunch options with soups and six different salads each day. Plus a few gluten and dairy-free options so everyone can enjoy our food. Whether you are after a long leisurely lunch or a quick pit-stop, you'll find something to enjoy here. All ages welcome too. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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