Thackeray's
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Welcome to Thackeray's

Thackeray’s is a restaurant in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. At Thackeray’s we offer a relaxed form of fine dining free from pretension, applying classic European culinary philosophies to modern dishes. We believe strongly in the importance of provenance, and for that reason use the highest quality local produce wherever possible. We believe in creativity, when applied with consistently high standards and exquisite attention to detail. And finally we endeavour to provide a warm atmosphere with friendly, attentive and knowledgeable service.

Our setting is fairly unique. The building, a former residence of author William Makepeace Thackeray, is more than 300 years old and is a virtual work of art itself. Odd angles, sloped ceilings and off-kilter stairways make it feel almost like something from a fantasy world. It sits just off London Road, among a cluster of traditional-style English villas, and overlooks the open grassy common.

We are not an exclusive restaurant and have no desire to be one. For that reason we offer a wide variety of menus, from our daily three course set lunch menu, to our 10 course Menu Exceptional tasting menu. Our Head Chef, Shane Hughes uses his immense knowledge, passion and creativity to craft ever-changing, seasonal menus to inspire and delight all tastes.

Opening Times

LUNCH: 12.00pm – 2.30pm, Tuesday – Sunday
DINNER: 6.30pm – 10.30pm, Tuesday – Saturday

Historic & characterful
Historic & characterful
Warm, charming, friendly
Warm, charming, friendly

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Please contact the restaurant directly for more information about forthcoming events

Thackeray’s Game Dinner ~ Thursday 2nd February 2017  ~ Please contact the Restaurant for more information
Thackeray’s Game Dinner ~ Thursday 2nd February 2017 ~ Please contact the Restaurant for more information
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