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The Opera House

88 Mount Pleasant Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1RT, England
+44 1892 511770
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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88 Mount Pleasant Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1RT, England
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1 - 10 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

on entering the wetherspoons pub , we wondered if we were in the right place ,because the premises were so well decorated and had all the same features as if it was it was an actual theatre ,in fact there was a notice to say...More

Thank berniejBillericay
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting family in this area we took the Metrobus to Royal Tunbridge Wells. We decided to try the Opera House assuming it was a bar inside the Opera House. We were amazed to find the Opera House was the restaurant/bar and the views inside...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blown away by how grand and beautiful this place was! Great food as always and friendly, attentive staff. Place was nice and clean too. All good.

Thank Jamie G
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Popped in with the family for a drink and bite to eat after a hectic days shopping. The venue is stunning with lots of what looks to be the original theatrical interior remaining. There was a good selection of food and drink and when the...More

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

On a day trip to the town, called in for lunch, it was busy, ordered a beer, the girl had to go to another bar to get it! They had not got the cider I ordered for my gluten free friend! At least my ham,...More

Thank PernodQueen2013
OperaHouse1, Manager at The Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your review, Due to the range of ales we provide we have to split them across our two bars and this is why the beer was poured from the 2nd bar. Glad you enjoyed the food though. Hope to see you back...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Standard Wetherspoons experience. Inoffensive, cheap food and drinks that are good value. It arrives quickly and pleasantly fills a gap. I would never visit for a special occasion but a Wetherspoons always fulfils its function. The Opera House’s main strength is its surroundings. Built out...More

Thank Hats112
OperaHouse1, Manager at The Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit to us and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 21 August 2018

I was brought here by a friend for a treat.unch. The menu is varied and of excellent t value. I opted for jacket potato with chilli which came with a side salad for under£5:00.hechose fish and chips which looked delicious. The. Food was quickly delivered...More

Thank janeyb2016
OperaHouse1, Manager at The Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your food in our beautiful surroundings.

Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Nobody should leave Tunbridge Wells without visiting the Opera House. Truly magical setting. Excellent service & amazing location. Great place to take photos

Thank Mags M
OperaHouse1, Manager at The Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

We love our building and really glad that we can share it with the public. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Generally ok for food , but whenever they have any new staff it's rubbish ! Last visit this weekend was presented with can led breakfast . When sent back , only the bacon was changed . You get what you pay for !

Thank Bigade60
OperaHouse1, Manager at The Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your review, we are sorry that on this occasion we weren't up to standard. We hope you return soon so you can see that this incident was a one off.

Reviewed 18 July 2018

The building and atmosphere is stunning and a shame it is not used more often for its original purpose. The food leaves more to be desired though. It was steak night and although we arrived early there was no sirloin steak left! My Husband opted...More

Thank SussexDolly
OperaHouse1, Manager at The Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your review. I am sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your steaks on this visit and we didn't do more to rectify the situation sooner. We hope next time you are in the area you will give us another shot. Hope...More

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Diane R
23 June 2017|
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Response from sabatinitennis | Reviewed this property |
a one minute walk.
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Alice M
11 September 2016|
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Response from OperaHouse1 | Property representative |
There are 2 car parks near by, One located in Crescent Road, clearly signposted when entering town centre, or the shopping centre named Royal Victoria Palace, both are located within 2 minutes walking distance of the pub.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Mount Pleasant Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 511770
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