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Elephants Head Restaurant

Furnace Lane | Hook Green, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8LJ, England
+44 1892 739525
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fish cakes” (3 reviews)
“gammon” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (7 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:45All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Furnace Lane | Hook Green, Lamberhurst, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN3 8LJ, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Hadn't been here for a while so thought we would try for lunch. Wasn't that busy which always gets me a bit worried. I had the Chicken & Ham pie which was just about edible (for a non fussy eater) but very salty and the...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. Food was ok, service not too bad. Didn't blow us away, but it was good enough. We've found the bicycles on the trees on the garden rather strange. They weren't even vintage.

Thank Agnes S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as a family with my two 7 year old daughters for a meal at 6pm tonight as we are on holiday nearby and found it to be a really lovely experience. I don't understand the reviews about children not being welcome at...More

Thank SarahMonty80
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Whilst in the area, I popped into the pub for breakfast as a treat. Staff were friendly, food was great. As the weather was sunny - I immediately booked for Sunday lunch - for 6 of us. We had a great time - once again,...More

Thank 101byIain
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This had everything that one requires of a traditional English pub. A beautiful old building and a lovely garden by the river with plenty of seating space. The staff were very helpful and friendly. I had a bit of a struggle getting my son's wheelchair...More

Thank fitzgeraldc8
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lovely location. Good honest food, very generous portions. Cannot find fault. Dave is a "proper landlord" long may he reign.

Thank JohnandKathy23
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Recently visited with customers on 2nd August. This was my 1st visit and initial impressions were that the pub looked slightly dated. The main menu was on the wall, salad menu near the fireplace and snack menu on the table. This was somewhat strange, which...More

Thank JamesBaldy
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Dropped by after visit to Scotney Castle. Had delicious bacon and brie toasted sandwich and fries with a pint of Moretti. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere. Lovely place.

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Chris, behind the bar and taking care of our food order made us feel welcome. He was a little shy at first but when he found out that we were fun-loving customers with appetites that were well satiated by their excellent food, we had a...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

On the way home to Sandhurst Kent, after delayed pick-up from Terminal 4 at Heathrow, we were desperate to find somewhere to eat just after 9 pm last Saturday night. No chance at the pubs we stopped at until we came across the Elephants Head...More

Thank Philhove
DStanley2014, Owner at Elephants Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Hi thanks for your review I was only too pleased to help,and it is gratifying to get a review that understands and appreciates what we are trying to achieve here, some of the "numpties" who review us obviously have NO idea of the business and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:45
10:00 - 22:45
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
  • E-mail
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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