The Southeast Travel Guide

The Southeast Restaurants

Thackeray's

  • 85 London Rd. Map It
  • Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • French
  • Fodor's Choice

Known for

  • Fine dining
  • Extravagant wine list
  • Creative French cooking

Published 08/20/2030

Fodor's Review

Once the home of Victorian novelist William Makepeace Thackeray, this mid-17th-century tile-hung house is now an elegant restaurant known for creative French cuisine. The fixed-price, three-course menu changes daily but often lists such dishes as poached monkfish tail with celeriac fondant, or beef fillet with hay-roasted carrots. If you really want to splurge, try the seven-course "Menu Exceptionnel" (£78 per person, plus £55 per person for wine pairing, or £98 for pairing with the best wines in the house).

Restaurant Information

Address:

85 London Rd., Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1EA, England

Map It

Phone:

01892-511921

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Mon. and last wk in Dec. No dinner Sun.

Published 08/20/2030

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