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The Vale Vault

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Great place

Came here in a party of four before a meal last night. I was surprised how quiet it was for a... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
jtaylorx
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London
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Private party

My son just had his party this evening. All the staff were very attentive, accommodating and very... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Lorrytw
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Apr 14, 2018
“Great place ”
Jan 6, 2018
“Private party”
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The Vale Vault has been two years in the planning and our dream has now become a reality. We set out to design and build a cosy underground bar, that came with a certain distinctiveness not seen before in Tunbridge Wells. Owner, Mark Nicholson, has...more
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2 High Street, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 1UX, England
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Came here in a party of four before a meal last night. I was surprised how quiet it was for a Friday evening. Undeservedly so because it is a really wonderful bar. Slightly down at heel and ramshackle in the best sense, it reminded me...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mark N, Owner at The Vale Vault, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2018

Hey there sorry for the delay in responding. Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Vale Vault and we're really happy you liked it. We hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

My son just had his party this evening. All the staff were very attentive, accommodating and very professional. It was such a friendly atmosphere and everybody had lots of fun. Thank you for such a great evening, especially Fiona and Denise.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Avelina H, Manager at The Vale Vault, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Hello! Thank you for choosing us for your party and for your kind words about our bar. We do our best to make your party unforgettable! Also we are so proud of our staff. Hope to see you soon again!

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I didn’t even know it existed until a friend took me after getting back from London. It’s very small but great for a small party of people. The drinks are well priced and try and book a table as it could get busy very quickly....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Avelina H, Manager at The Vale Vault, responded to this reviewResponded 26 November 2017

Thank you for your review! We do our best for our customers to improve our cocktail menu and keep welcoming atmosphere. To book a table you can call 01892 578538, leave a message on our site or message us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Hope...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Friday night! What can be better to celebrate the end of the week a nice cocktail?! We had one Strawberry daquiri and Pino Colada , which reminded us of our holidays in the Dominican Republic. The staff are brilliant and very friendly. We loved the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Avelina H, Manager at The Vale Vault, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your review! We work every day to improve our bar. Hope to see you again soon !

Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We have tried this place a few times now - it's a nice change from the usual haunts and the cocktails are spot on. Lovely speakeasy atmosphere with pleasant bar staff and comfy seating. It's rather smart. You have to book a table which implies...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Avelina H, Manager at The Vale Vault, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your review. We’re happy that you enjoyed your time with us. We have different events now in our bar (check our site for more information) that’s why we ask to prebook a table especially for many people. Just would like that each...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on a busy Friday night for a friends birthday. Venue, atmosphere, drinks and staff were all exceptional. Very popular so booking a table is a must but easy to do via The Vale Vaults Facebook page. Also do private hire so have found the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Avelina H, Manager at The Vale Vault, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for such kind words about us! Yes, it’s very easy to book our bar for any event and we will be happy to make your day special! Hope see you soon again!

Reviewed 10 December 2016

Arrived at about 7pm, so quite early and was already busy,, just nipped in before a dinner date elsewhere. Managed to get a table, very polite waitress takes your order at the table and pay when you leave. Had a cosmo, large glass, glass rim...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Avelina H, Manager at The Vale Vault, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your review. Each customer is very valuable for us. But sometimes we are too busy to serve everyone. That’s why you can easily book a table on our Facebook page and we will wait for you. Every month we improve our cocktails...More

Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A great hideaway prohibition cocktail and American beer bar. Great service, orders taken from the table. The cocktails are traditional recipes and taste very strong.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Avelina H, Manager at The Vale Vault, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you for your review! Our team is very professional so you can always ask advice about cocktails or we can make something special for you! Hope see you soon again!

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Nice looking cellar bar with proper speakeasy 1920's feel. Decent drinks list and well priced. We were disappointed with service 3 staff but forgotten drinks. Platters of food not in place yet. Music problems so difficult to hear each other. Sure it will improveMore

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Avelina H, Manager at The Vale Vault, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Hello! Thank you for your review. We really appreciate your opinion and do our best to improve our place. Our team is working now to have a special menu for our cocktails. If you are interested, we have different events in our bar. You can...More

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