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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“foie gras” (11 reviews)
“beef stew” (9 reviews)
“rolled pork” (4 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Vale Road | Tunbridge wells Kent, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1BS, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Our fifth time at Coco Retro for dinner. It's always a nice evening, good food, cosy restaurant. The tables are a little too close together but that's quite Parisian! Just one request Coco Retro...Please please remove the hideous, tacky looking Chef from outside your premises....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 955clareb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had booked upstairs with a group a friends. Be aware if you sit by the windows it’s very cold. It was a set menu - tapas style. Canapés, rillettes, tomatoes and cheese on sticks, tapenade, cold meat - not enough bread to start with....More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank ololg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent value for money, very good food , excellent service and an extremely pleasant place to have lunch or dinner. the service is first class and the food excellent

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Hugh M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

French, really? Welcome was superb and excellent host, but the food a bit disappointing. Escargot bland, prawn stater uninspiring, slow cooked rolled pork OK itself but the accompanying sauce awful, my wife’s fish main also below par, but the oddest thing was the large sprinkling...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AstellReviews
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

My husband and I have been to Coco Retro quite a few times now and it’s just stunning. The decor is beautiful and the food is amazing. My husband is French and he loves the food 👍 Very good service and so friendly.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank P8765IBrachelb
Reviewed 25 November 2018

This restaurant is close to the main line station in Tunbridge Wells. It is small and very busy so a booking for lunch is recommended. This is a French based restaurant and when we were there it was staffed by French speaking waiters. The service...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jayess34
Reviewed 6 November 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Peter L
Reviewed 5 November 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank peramp2018
Reviewed 4 November 2018

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

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank review269
Reviewed 25 October 2018 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.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Crescam
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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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
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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