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Il Vesuvio

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112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
+44 1892 534420
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12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
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East Sussex
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to Il Vesuvio many times so I booked for my husband's birthday for a relaxed meal. We waited an hour and twenty minutes for the main course. We had one cursory 'your main course will be with you shortly' but no other explanation or much of an apology. The owner tried to tell us this was due to... More 

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Thank Moosey41
Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family run restaurant. Nice atmosphere and hosts very pleasant and interested/interesting. All had pizzas which were as would be in Italy.

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Thank brianpaul450
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63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times, never fails to disappoint. Not cheap, but family run and genuinely authentic Italian food. Wine list also excellent and their recommendation of a red for what we had ordered was spot on.

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2 Thank Anthony K
Hong Kong
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with my son for dinner tonight. This is a family style rustic Italian restaurant. The service was friendly and the food excellent, not fancy or pretentious. For starters, I the deep fried whitebait and my son had the buffalo mozzarella with the parma ham. The portions were generous and the food delicious. For mains my son had... More 

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2 Thank MrRolloBear
Tunbridge Wells
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten at Il Vesuvio on several occasions over the years and need little excuse to return. A family reunion for five of us provided the ideal opportunity this time and we were not disappointed. Maria and her family were, as always, welcoming and the service was friendly and efficient throughout, despite the restaurant being fully-booked and full. Our... More 

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2 Thank Puffer242
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here on various occasions, and have always had a very good meal. The sharing plate of anti pasti is amazing and beautifully presented. There is always a friendly welcome and excellent service.

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2 Thank pussinboots6
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The venue had a very authentic feel and was staffed by wonderfully friendly and helpful members of the family who own the business. The atmosphere was perfect with a great menu and importantly an excellent selection of wines, beers and cocktails on offer. If feels like they really care about what they do. I will be back for sure!!

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1 Thank aatjordan
Norfolk
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another gem that I found thanks to TA. Friendly Neapolitan staff kept us well served. A really tasty seafood starter was only let down by the fact that it wasn't served with any bread to mop up the sauce, luckily my wife had excess so I was able to scrounge - plenty overall. My pizza was well cooked - one... More 

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2 Thank Big_of_Norwich
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first visit to this family run restaurant in Tunbridge Wells. Very pleasant welcome which continued the whole evening. Great menu, fantastic food and reasonably priced. Well worth a visit.

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1 Thank Nigel P
Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant restaurant with strong family input making it a very friendly place with a lot of regular customers. Some evenings there is pleasant live music from a duo of girls. All very nice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 38
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 Camden Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 534420

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?