A stone’s throw from our office in Tunbridge Wells
We are always on the lookout for places that inspire creativity and foster a sense of community. Tunbridge Wells, with its historic charm and cultural richness, particularly The Pantiles, a district pulsating with life we journey through The Pantiles exploring the best pubs this area has to offer, seeking inspiration and relaxation after a day of design brainstorming.
The Ragged Trousers: Setting the Scene
Our adventure begins at The Ragged Trousers, a quintessentially British pub that beckons with its warm embrace. The exposed beams, cozy interiors, and the inviting glow of the fireplace instantly create an ambiance that resonates with our team’s appreciation for classic aesthetics. As we sip on ales, we find ourselves immersed in an environment that sparks conversations and fosters team camaraderie.
The Duke of York: Where History Meets Refreshment
Next on our list is The Duke of York, a pub steeped in history that seamlessly blends the old with the new. The picturesque exterior and characterful interior provide the perfect backdrop for our team to unwind and reflect on the day’s design challenges. With a menu boasting real ales and classic pub fare, The Duke of York becomes a haven where creativity mingles with the echoes of the past.
The Pantiles Tap: Crafted Inspirations
As a design team, we’re always on the lookout for spaces that push boundaries and celebrate innovation. The Pantiles Tap, with its contemporary vibe and an impressive selection of craft beers, captures our attention. Here, we find ourselves surrounded by an eclectic mix of flavors and textures, mirroring the diverse design inspirations we encounter in our work. The modern decor and laid-back atmosphere make it an ideal spot for our team to exchange ideas and unwind in style.
The Sussex Arms: A Toast to Community
Our pub adventure concludes with The Sussex Arms, a pub that embodies the spirit of community and conviviality. As we gather in this charming establishment, we’re welcomed by a friendly ambiance and a diverse range of drinks. The outdoor seating area, bathed in sunshine, becomes the perfect setting for our team to toast to successful collaborations and future design endeavors.
The Pantiles, with its array of pubs, has proven to be a delightful canvas for the Redboat Design team. From the traditional charm of The Ragged Trousers to the historic allure of The Duke of York, the craft beer haven at The Pantiles Tap to the friendly ambiance of The Sussex Arms, each pub has added its unique brushstroke to our collective experience. As a team, we leave The Pantiles inspired, refreshed, if not a little drunk and ready to infuse the essence of this vibrant district into our next design endeavors.