Another Bank Holiday? Oh, go on then! + Father’s Day Prep

May has to be the best month of the year, doesn’t it with its bank holiday double whammy, nicely spaced to aid R&R at the beginning & end of the month?  Read on for some ideas of how to spend this one….

And then read on a little further for information on Father’s Day – still over three weeks away but some places are booking up fast.

Bank Holiday weekend

Poacher & Partridge, Tudeley – Sunday 29th May – live music from 2pm in the garden with Rudy Warman & the Heavy Weather.  First come, first served.


The Poacher & Partridge

The Poacher & Partridge


The Kentish Hare, Bidborough – Monday 30th May – BBQ event, (weather permitting) from 12-2.30pm.  No booking required, it’s on a first come, first served basis.  (Don’t forget Tues-Thurs May & June 10% off for Eat Around Tonbridge followers with blog print out or show your phone).

The Slug & Lettuce, Tonbridge – Kick off their ‘Summer Jam’ with 2 for 1 cocktails.  Sunday 29th May there is live music from Ryan Weekes and on Bank Holiday Monday the theme to the music is Bar Grooves.


Slug & Lettuce's Asian Platter

Slug & Lettuce’s Asian Platter


All other pubs & restaurants are open of course, over the bank holiday weekend.

Father’s Day – 19th June

Shamo’s Tonbridge, 01732 356661 – ‘Daddies’ Day Burger Bonanza’ – Dads receive a complimentary burger (excl extra toppings) + fries + slaw.  Eat in only, booking advisable.


Tonbridge cheese steak in Shamo's

Tonbridge cheese steak in Shamo’s


*** Nearly booked up *** The Kentish Hare, Bidborough, 01892 525709 – 3 course menu for £30, children under 5 eat free

Slug & Lettuce, Tonbridge, 01732 368529 – Special 2/3 course menu.  Dad gets a complimentary pint. Advisable to pre-book.

The Vauxhall Inn, Tonbridge, 01732 773111 – special Father’s Day 2 course menu £16, 3 course menu £18.  If you celebrate Father’s Day after 7pm 19th June, the third course is free.  Advisable to pre-book.  

The Little Brown Jug (01892 870318) doesn’t have a special menu but is already about 50% booked.

There are other places that are still finalising their plans so watch this space & keep liking Eat Around Tonbridge on Facebook.  You can also follow me on Twitter @eat_tonbridge. 

Hope this has been useful!


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