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Coco Retro

7 Vale Road | Tunbridge wells Kent, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1BS, England
+44 1892 522773
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“beef stew” (9 reviews)
“foie gras” (10 reviews)
“rolled pork” (3 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Vale Road | Tunbridge wells Kent, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1BS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our fourth visit. This time early on a busy Friday night. Great to see it is proving very popular. We like the atmosphere of the Bistro, but this was our first time upstairs in the 'restaurant' bit. A good space with a view to the...More

1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One might feel like king in France here. We have had many dishes in rural France on our long trips between London and the French Riviera. Foie Gras au torchon with Calvados - a dream for aficionados of both. Alcohol as a typical ingredient heightens...More

1  Thank peramp2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its not difficult giving Coco Retro a five star rating, from the moment we arrived the staff were welcoming and couldn't have been more helpful. We asked for the set menu which on our only previous visit had enjoyed and was satisfied with the selection....More

2  Thank review269
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for my friends birthday. Food was delicious and a fine selection of wines. Took advantage of their lunchtime deal, good value.

1  Thank Crescam
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Overall ok, but not as good as I thought it would be after reading other reviews. We ate upstairs on a Saturday night, so it was very busy. There was very little room between tables and even the staff could not walk between our table...More

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We love this place - straightforward menu with excellent service and a lethal selection of cocktails. Always sat downstairs in the bistro so next time we'll try the upstairs restaurant. The background music was terriffic - modern 'swing' which adds to the atmosphere (and not...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Almost excellent, which for TW says something. Better than most in TW for sure. Relaxed atmosphere and, most of all, they seem genuinely determined to provide excellent service.The menu is extensive enough without trying to do too much and the food was very good. Only...More

2  Thank GIDAYE
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We enjoyed an excellent family meal for four here last week. The upstairs restaurant seating is a lovely comfortable area, nicely decorated and roomier and a bit quieter than the bustling downstairs bistro area. It was a very busy night but the service kept on...More

1  Thank Langton_Traveller
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We have been three times over the summer and each time have been impressed with the welcoming staff, menu, ambience, food and service. We have not yet eaten in the restaurant, but each time in the Bistro. There is a good choice on the reasonably...More

1  Thank ajp9000
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Group of Eight and placed in lovely upstairs room next to on view kitchen. Starters of Fous Gras,mushroom arancini, salmon, tomatoes with morzarella, charcuterie were excellent. Mains of Burger ( for child) , braised steak, sea bass, duck and lamb tagine were perfect. Deserts and...More

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Questions & Answers
penny h
29 December 2017|
Response from MaurizioD1856 | Property representative |
When booking pleas let me know if you require something different and we make sure to get for you ( bread , dessert ect ect ) Mauro
penny h
29 December 2017|
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Response from MaurizioD1856 | Property representative |
Hello penny Yes we can do most of the menu glutein free has all freshly cooked Regards Mauro
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Vale Road | Tunbridge wells Kent, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 522773
  • E-mail
Restaurant bistro , Taditional French cucine from north France with parisienne touch , offering lunch and office menu , exstencive wine list from around the world Set up over 3 floor , to find the nice and simple bistro ground floor , sophisticated restaurant on first floor and our cellar private room with 400 wines and elegant chefs table
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