Feed your caffeine addiction at these Kent highlights. Including those in Tunbridge Wells, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and surrounding areas
Basil arrived with the "simple philosophy of providing deliciously wholesome, home-cooked food, scrumptious cakes & really great coffee" - and it's fair to say it's achieved exactly that! A family favourite in Tunbridge Wells!
Find It: Basil Retail Ltd. 1-3 Lime Hill Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN1 1LJ, 01892 541 566
Rafferty’s has built an excellent reputation for their food and coffee since opening four years ago. Passionate about what they offer – from locally-sourced food ingredients to the coffee beans they use, an experience at Rafferty’s is one not to be missed.
Find It: 54 Holly Bush Lane, Sevenoaks TN13 3TL, 01732 454233
The Velo House
The Velo House cafe has been “designed to meet the demands of hungry and health-conscious cyclists” – and there’s no arguing with that! With an extensive menu on offer there’s no excuse to miss out on a great cup of coffee and a spot of breakfast or lunch.
Find It: 5 St Johns Road, Tunbridge Wells TN4 9TN, 01892 554500
A small, independent coffee shop, promising a different experience to the standard offering. They insist on using their coffee passion and experience to bring an exciting new coffee experience to the high street.
Find It: 90-92 High Street, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1YF
Owned and run by a husband and wife team with more than 35 years of experience in the catering and hospitality business, coffee is their passion. Malabar have created a unique, organic blend that is exclusive to their independent shop – what more reason do you need to visit?
Find It: 81 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1LE, 01732 743055
The Black Dog
Oozing with character, this Australian-style cafe boasts a great atmosphere and a warm welcome. Serving undeniably good cups of coffee, this is the ultimate place to unwind and relax.
Find It: 20 Camden Road, Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PY, 01892 549543
The Finch House
This independently-owned cafe boasts the use of the finest locally-sourced products to produce mouth-watering dishes and Finch House favourites, all of which go perfectly with their hot cups of finely crafted coffee.
Find It: The Pavilion Shopping Centre, High Street, Tonbridge TN9 1TE, 01732 367770
The Cake Shed
They take their coffee very seriously At The Cake Shed, employing highly-trained baristas who will not serve you a cup unless it’s just right. This quirky cafe is a great place to enjoy a coffee any time of day with a splendid slab of cake.
Find It: 32 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TN, 01892 457357
This lively Italian cafe is known in town for serving one of the best – and authentic – cups of Italian coffee around. What better way to enjoy it than with a sweet or savoury snack from the deliciously tempting menu
Find It: 1 Chapel Place, Tunbridge Wells TN1 1YQ, 01892 510554
Over the past 88 years, Ismail has been famous for its quality and customer service, of which it has managed to successfully maintain. If you're looking for the most delicious hot chocolate you've ever tasted, then look no further; Ismail will coat the inside of the glass with chocolate for an inside layer and then add an additional disk of melted chocolate to the frothy milk inside - a kids heaven!
Find It: 95-97, Mount Pleasant Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1QG
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