Five bars to meet your friends at this weekend

We have scoured some of the best bars in the local area so you don’t have to. Depending on your drink of choice, take a pick from these cosy and intimate bars to catch up with friends over this weekend.

The Hide Out


Best for: Adventurous shots

Check out the lounge of The Hide Out bar in Tunbridge Wells, which creates a relaxed environment for a drink or two. To shake up your usual, there are some great shot concoctions to try including ‘Loch Ness Monster’ which mixes Midori, Bailey’s and Jagermeister.

Havet Restaurant Tonbridge


Best for: Wine

This family run Turkish restaurant in Tonbridge offers an extensive bar menu of tempting wines, cocktails and spirits in a friendly and contemporary styled atmosphere. Perfect for an after-work wind down.

Chapel Place


Best for: Gin

Nestled among the Chapel Place area of Tunbridge Wells, lies a unique and stylish bar that serves the finest, locally sourced gin, among other tipples of choice. The knowledgeable bar staff will point you in the direction of trying something a little different, too.

Twisted Lemon


Best for: Cocktails

Twisted Lemon in Uckfield is renowned for its delicious cocktails, serving over 80 varieties ranging from a Mojito to a Tom Collins. Why not be daring and try their Myzo cocktail with vanilla vodka, lemon juice, elderflower cordial and chilli syrup!

Fuggles Tunbridge Wells


Best for: Beer and cider

The management of Fuggles in Tunbridge Wells pride themselves in their array of the best of British, Belgian & Dutch craft brews. Their selection is constantly rotating, so there is always something new to tantalize your taste buds.