About Us

Owned & run by brothers Tom & James Bainbridge, The Tilbury offers an exciting British A la carte menu, an extensive wine list & great service. The A La Carte menu focuses on refined British cuisine and great flavour combinations while the pub menu offers classics like fish & chips. The comfortable pub can offer premium spirits, quality wines, interesting soft drink choices & a wide range of gins. Great service is led by Ellen & Laura who both have a wealth of experience & knowledge so you are sure to feel welcome. The kitchen is run by Tom, an accomplished self taught cook who has a passion for quality ingredients & experimenting with flavours. The large terrace and garden is perfect for those relaxed sunny days and with several areas to dine in, The Tilbury can offer private dining for special occasions & celebrations. The Tilbury has been awarded 2 AA Rosettes for 5 years running & has been awarded with the prestigious AA Notable Wine List award.


Our Owners
Brothers Tom & James Bainbridge, owners of Bain & Bridges

Tom & James Bainbridge took over the White Hart in 2016 as their second venue following a successful two years of running The Tilbury in Datchworth. James has a long background in hospitality having worked in many pubs, restaurants & hotels including the role within the management team at Heston Blumenthal’s 3 Michelin star The Fat Duck at Bray. Older brother Tom is a self-taught chef and is Executive Chef for the group, Bain & Bridges as well as being Head Chef at the Tilbury. The brothers have a passion for creating the perfect environment for their guests, with unique dishes made with the best ingredients, interesting wines to excite any palate & a relaxing, comfortable atmosphere.

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