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Eridge Road | The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8HE, England
+44 1892 513950
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible36%
24 Mar 2018
“Needs to improve”
20 May 2017
“Worst meal out I've EVER had”
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Eridge Road | The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8HE, England
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Not a great start when you're the only table (of 6) on a Friday night...we were seated on an enormous table and it made it hard to chat to everyone. The massive market style flowers on the table needed to be moved as we couldn't...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank prettyinpink2016
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I have never written a review before but I could not believe how gross the food here was. My food was bland and burnt and the enchilada tasted of cardboard. Don't go here. I really regret paying for my meal. I've never eaten anything so...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Meg A
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I have been here a number of time in last few years this will be my last visit. When we arrived there was a sign saying cash only I was told by waiter to take a walk to nearest cash point at Sainsbury's nearby 10min...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank The_Real_ManonFire
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We hadn't been to zapatas for 18 years. Apparently it has recently changed hands and having read some older negative reviews we were hopeful it would be as good as it was 18 years ago. We weren't disappointed! 2 teenagers, my husband and I loved...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Julia G
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Apparently under new ownership since the end of 2016, but as I've not been before I've nothing to compare against. There is a very limited menu but well cooked and flavoursome food. Especially the chicken fajitas. Very reasonably priced, and very helpful staff. Will return...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank 58pl
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious authentic and fresh food at reasonable prices. I highly recommend you order Pina Colada -the best one I've ever had! Chicken fajita was served sizzling hot and it looked appetising. Churros oh my! what a treat, nice and crispy just...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank lisia83
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We've not been to Zapata's for a while and were surprised at the reduced menu choices but we both found something we liked and were very pleased with our choices. The salsa and chips started things off well - gorgeous salsa! My beef nachos were...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Joanne88
Reviewed 30 January 2017

If you're walking through the Pantiles looking for somewhere to eat it's worth the effort to look out for Zapatas a Mexican restaurant with new owners. The atmosphere and surroundings were delightful and provided a lovely setting for a family evening out. The staff were...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank David S
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

First time at Zapata. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, tasty autentic food. With Wife, Daughter, son in law & grandson. Cocktails A1, Mariachi Band completed the night.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank David S
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Zapata is having a relaunch with real mexican tasty food and great atmoshphere. Salsas were excellent, tacos de cochinita pibil delicious and the churros were second to none in the South East! Looking forward to the new menu.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank pg0nzalez1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eridge Road | The Pantiles, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN4 8HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 513950
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