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 Selected Comments in Surrey

Scottie Collins
 
I was the landlord at the Dukes Head from 1991 until 1995. When I took over the pub had a steady trade of local customers and thankfully we managed to improve numbers year on year... we had the most fantastic time running that pub and 99% of our customers were friendly and courteous.
Wednesday, December 6, 2017Rating: No rosettes

Barry
 Dukes head 1960's
Red Barrel beer and my first pub pint at 17. I remember seeing Tom Paxton play in the back room hall around 1968?
Friday, September 8, 2017Rating: No rosettes

Philip Hewitt
 This pub is now closed.
Friday, October 7, 2016Rating: No rosettes

Matthew Roberts
 KIDS
Despite advertising as a child frendly pub there is no kids menu on the website, just a Christmas menu when its only May! This could deter families. Not very forward thinking of them!
Wednesday, May 25, 2016Rating: rosettes

Phil Sears
 Sadly missed!
The Duke's Head hosted the Thursday evening Folk Club run by Tom Fagan, his wife and Helen during the '60s. I was resident MC/singer from abt 1966 to abt 1970 when the club closed. Joe Sullivan had also been the resident prior to that. Many great guest performers, lovely audiences and happy memories.
Friday, April 1, 2016Rating: No rosettes

Teresa McBride
 Fantastic, local pub
Fantastic little pub. Very local, not too much passing trade but welcoming and friendly.
Tuesday, October 28, 2014Rating: rosettes

Nigel
 Friendly local pub
Friendly, comfortable local pub with BT sport, pool table, juke box and amusement machines.Real ales, lagers and ciders sold. Sells bar snacks but does not do food. Pub pool teams and darts team. Reasonable car park. Good access to local transport services.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014Rating: rosettes

Patrick Bain
 Terrible pub
A terrible pub, the staff and landlord are atrocious and scummy. There's a young bloke in there that's mouthy and rude and caused a pub quiz master to leave due to impertinent behaviour. The atmosphere is poor, it's shabby, the food is bad and it's just a trashy pub. I would NOT advise anybody to go into the pub to experience a hellish, low-life time. The area is also notorious for attracting trouble-makers like other nearby pubs, although it's relatively near suburbia and some other pubs are OKAY, there's still that existence of the tradesmen-type of people that just make existing, pointless.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014Rating: No rosettes

Dede
 Just glorious
Food was simply amazing, staff were attentive and very accommodating
I Would recommend this pub in a breath
Get there guys
Thursday, October 3, 2013Rating: rosettes

Staines
 
They knocked it down over 20 years ago !!!!
Thursday, August 22, 2013Rating: No rosettes

Andrew Rigsby
 Closed!
This pub has been closed since 1996. Now the Air Balloon.
Sunday, June 23, 2013Rating: No rosettes

Maria
 No Toilet Roll
went in with my friend on sunday used the ladies and there was No toilet roll
so had to wipe my bottom with my knickers.
not good enough.
Friday, September 28, 2012Rating: No rosettes

pete
 used to be good beer served here
occasional visit as real ale sold here. well sort of, as last few visits the condition wasnot so good. The courage ale tasted kind of soapy condition, however the temperature seemed about right, for me, not too cold. Had some smaller size brewery beers; some flat and some in good condition. Bring back the old days and someone who has an interest in serving real ales as I say it is down to the landlord and his interest in the trade.
Friday, September 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

William
 Pie
Home made Apple & Blackberry Pie with home made Icecream is the best for miles.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012Rating: rosettes

louise
 sunday roast
The apple tree's starting sunday roasts again from the 1st july.

Can not wait the menu looks very tasty!!!
Monday, June 25, 2012Rating: rosettes

alistair young
 terrble pub
This pub resides in the middle of chobham high st on the outside it looks olde worlde on the inside much the same horse brasses ect .and a smattering of racists and jag drivers and other pompous im alright jack chobham types maybe they were extras and had escaped from howards way. i went in last week yeah i know i was late 10.30! wow! they had a jazz type band on they finished early only a few people there the one bar-staff was dismissed for the night.. so i had to deal with the miserable landlord/manager who spent the last 20 mins clearing up and rushing around like a blue assed fly i had only 1 pint ..on going for a 2nd at 10.50 was refused by the shaken head of resignation no answer was given so i slunk back home in the rain. some part of me dosnt care if 50 pubs a week are closing down anyway looking on the bright side they can all open up as take aways !!!!
Monday, April 23, 2012Rating: No rosettes

JohnandTricia
 
We attended a Rat Pack/Sinatra tribute night on Saturday 18th February which included a three course meal. Every table was full. Great Italian food washed down with a good selection of Italian wines. The superb singer, Ian Gallagher, came direct from his London West End show. It was a pleasant change to be able to listen to his quality music without getting our ears battered. The evening was so electric, that everybody was up dancing towards the end, (which had extended hours). Peter and Angela were the perfect hosts complimented by their helpful and knowledgeable staff. We and our four guests enjoyed a wonderful evening and cannot wait for the next one........ bring it on!!!!!
Monday, March 5, 2012Rating: rosettes

j. anderson.
 
did not wait long for food to come look,t very nice really enjoyed it been five times now no problen,s love it
Monday, February 13, 2012Rating: rosettes

stanislaus Osuch
 
Hi my name is stan osuch and my parents used to be the Landlords at this hotel in the 60s, remeber big dineing room and kitchen with many chefs as i am one now , a big lake behind the carpark and me and brother catching carp by hand near the path that go s up to the church and school that i went to
Thursday, February 9, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Terrie Hounsome
 Half Moon Charlwood
Easiest the best meal in the Crawley area, fresh foods especially the fish, this pub cannot be beaten on value, choice, and well cooked food. I cannot praise this pub high enough, the hosts are so friendly and the whole place has a genuine friendly ambience. We were so impressed with our first visit, we visit every week, sometimes twice for a meal, and have never had a meal that has not been up to expectations.
Saturday, December 17, 2011Rating: rosettes

Matilda1177
 Shocking Treatmetn
We booked all the hotel rooms at this venue in Feb 2011, the rooms were being refurbished at the time so once complete in May we payed our deposit for all the rooms. This booking was for the night before our wedding and the night of our wedding in a venue close by to the grasshopper inn.
On the 2nd of November we received an email stating that our booking was being cancelled due to there now being a wedding held at the venue on one of the dates we had reserved.
We called the venue straight away to ask what this email was about, surely we were thinking an error on their behalf. The 'Events Manager' informed us that the wedding booking was a priority compared to our booking so ours was now cancelled! We were also informed that the wedding was booked after we had paid our deposit. Not once during this conversation were we apologised to or offered alternative accommodation, as their terms & conditions state they must find us.
We then emailed to ask what was going to happen in regard to this , with no response. We chased this orginal email, again with no response.
We visited the venue to speak to the managers, before going we worked out that due to this cancellation not only would we have to find new accommodation for our wedding night but we would have to get additional wedding cars, pay more for our current car as it would have to travel further, and also print part of our wedding invite again as the brunch we were going to have the day after our wedding would now be at a different address.
We met the manageress and was straight away met with a very defensive abrupt attitude. We where told that they had given us enough notification to find another venue and it wasnt their issue. When we argued that it was their issue and informed them of the extra costs and how upsetting this was they basically argued that we hadn't accepted any help they had offered ( not at one stage had an alternative accommodation been offered) and it wasn't their fault. We didn't receive an apology until we were getting back our deposit and still with a very rude attitude!
After reading another review on this hotel we have noticed this isn't the first time this has happened and I doubt it will be the last...
I would urge people not to book this venue as given what has happened to us, and to others, they would not hesitate in cancelling future bookings at the last minute, if it meant an extra pound in their back pocket !
We have never in our lifetimes been subject to such appalling customer service and by writing this hope others won't have to.
Monday, November 7, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Ian Brown
 Not good for sandwiches
I saw the sign outside the Fox & Hounds advertising coffee and sandwiches and decided to give it a try. I wished I hadn't - the sandwich was awful (plastic ham and branston pickle on spongy thick white bread). When I asked if they had a coffee machine the reply was no we've got a kettle. The mugs of coffee were hot, thick and dark but that's the best thing I can say about them.
Thursday, August 25, 2011Rating: rosettes

chris turnbull
 Sad
Been a good pub but have really lost it. Service appalling had to settle up and walk having waited 1.45 minutes for food
Friday, August 5, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Catherine Wood
 
A delightful , charming ,quiet public house a stones throw from the river.Beautifully decorated inside and out with a charming oldie world pub atmosphere.Delightful plant and flower displays inside and out lovingly tended by the very genial, quietly spoken landlord Garry.A delight to visit, would recommend it for anyone in the area.
Thursday, August 4, 2011Rating: rosettes

Anonymous
 
It's a great pub, really welcoming and friendly! Has a good selection of draughts and spirits and regular entertainment. Check the pub out on facebook.
Saturday, June 11, 2011Rating: rosettes

Matthew
 Not a warm welcome
I can't say I had a warm welcome at the red lion, nor would I recommend it unless you enjoy being hassled for doing nothing more than keeping to yourself.

The landlord took a dislike to me when I declined to buy a drink - I was with friends who were buying, and had explained that I was driving, which I thought was reasonable. Nevertheless, he demanded I buy something, and poured me a sparkling water which I had to pay for.

A little annoyed, I decided to keep quiet, and sat browsing the net on my phone while my friends talked with the landlord. He then got on my case for not participating in the conversation and being absorbed in my phone. I told him I wasn't enjoying being hassled. He asked me if I had a problem with him, and I truthfully answered that I did.

At this point he said well, you can leave then. I didn't need any more encouragement and walked out. I think his actions speak for themselves.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011Rating: rosettes

Peter Woolhouse
 restuarant
Had a lovely meal with 4 friends, everyone enjoyed the food, the only problem was we were there on a Saturday night without knowing it was a live music evening, the music was far to loud whilst sitting having our meal we had to shout to be heard.
But the food is very good and we will be returning on a non music night.
Sunday, March 13, 2011Rating: No rosettes

LEE HARRISON
 
WE ARE LOCALS,AND VISITED ONCE THE NEW MANAGER WAS ANNOUCED,WENT THERE FOR VALENTINES AND WAS TREATED TO ONE OF THE BEST MEALS FOR MILES AROUND,WITH A VERY WARM WELCOME,THERE WAS NO RUSHING AND WE ENDED UP STAYING TILL LATE BECAUSE ITS GOT THE I DONT WANT LEAVE FACTOR......NEED SOME MORE EVENTS THOUGH.
Saturday, August 21, 2010Rating: rosettes

Alice
 
I've been here with my family and the food is really good. theroast meals are all home cooked and the atmosphere is nice. It has good drinks and the pub mananger is really friendly.
Friday, August 20, 2010Rating: rosettes

Kim Shaw
 I totally agree!!
We sat there for one hour waiting to order some food. When I went to order they said there was a flood in the kitchen and we had to wait for them to tell us when it was clear. I went and looked in the kitchen and there was no flood and the floor was dry, they were lying to us! they are liars !! The staff were very rude to me when i pointed out that they were not telling the truth and I do have several witnesses that have photographic evidence .Last time we were there the food was delayed for an hour and a half because the chef was unwell . If you cannot keep a business going then say so do not lie to us.

I will noty be giving your business my custom in the future and will be recommending that all my family and friends consider to do the same. You are just a total waste of time annd space
Sunday, August 1, 2010Rating: No rosettes

heidi johnson
 
What a disaster. Took some friends for lunch to the black swan in Ockham.Ordered salmon in sauce with penne . it was drowning in liquid with green salad thrown on top. The fish cakes had to go back as they were dry and burnt.Next lot were not much better. Inside of fish cake looked like a can of cat food.How can a pub get it so wrong. Its been a long time since I have been served such dreadful food.I will never go back.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010Rating: No rosettes

Kenny Brown
 Hopeless!!
Things started badly when I tried to run a tab. I was given a lecture by the bar staff about people leaving without paying (this was after I had offered to have my card swiped at zero value) and told that I would have to leave my card behind the bar as this was company policy. i told the bloke it was my policy never to let the card out of my sight!. We all ordered 11 hour slow roasted belly of pork, one with sauteed potatoes however this was like asking to fly the space shuttle and was not possible for the chef. New potatoes were offered as a substitute.....then quickly withdrawn as they had run out. Mmmm, lets get this straight, running out of potatoes? a basic part of most meals??? Food arrived with miniscule portion of belly of pork, very fatty and tough. After 11 hours this should have been melting in the mouth. Plate was swimming in thin gravy and no green veg. All four of us left food on the plate. Also waitress cleared drinks glasses which were not finished with after the starter which we did not notice until too late. To sum up, if this is the best they can do they will be changing hands again very soon. A good evening with friends was spoiled by a truly awful meal We live locally and will not be back and would not recommend to anyone
Sunday, July 4, 2010Rating: No rosettes

natalie
 
i herd that the victoria had re opened with new managment and thought id take the family down for a sunday roast. SO glad i did , its home cooked good food i had a lovely roast beef we all had a fab time very welcoming family pub .the new owners are lovely id recomend this pub and we shall be oing more often now ,glad its open again
Friday, June 11, 2010Rating: rosettes

Marc Barnard
 
Had a great dinner there over the long weekend. The food was fantastic, and well priced for what it was.Staff where very warm and we received a heart welcome when arriving. I have no idea where the previous reviewer went but it couldnt have been this pub.
Tuesday, June 1, 2010Rating: rosettes

Charles Scott
 Too dear by half.
Falling into the trap of thinking as the area is relatively affulent, max. prices can be charged for average or below service and food/drink. Overall, quite poor value for money.
Wednesday, April 28, 2010Rating: rosettes

Chris
 Phone number
The Phone number for the fox is wrong here, its 01293 862312
Friday, April 16, 2010Rating: rosettes

Peter Hackman
 This pub is Open!
Delicious food. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere
14 April 2010
Wednesday, April 14, 2010Rating: rosettes

Frederick Walmsley
 outstanding refurbishment makes this pub a lovly p
Friday, February 19, 2010Rating: rosettes

anon
 new garden at front an real fire friendly local pu
traditional pub, new garedn at front (sun trap in the summer, real fires for the cold days, friendly atmosphere, just a nice pub
Sunday, January 3, 2010Rating: rosettes

NEV. A.GAIN
 pub full of travelers!
pub is full of travelers and the food is cheap but never cooked right!! the service is so poor that you cannot find a cleared table and once you have you wait for ever to get your food and again your table is left uncleared!! but its had a nice revamp late last year and another new manger! (how long will this one last?? ) shame it was such a nice family pub!! STAY WELL CLEAR!!
Saturday, October 3, 2009Rating: rosettes

Tamzine
 thanks alot
we live on lion lane & have seen this place transform into a gem of a place.
new owner & chef with idea's that have lit up lion green.
we had ham hock terrine with jason's piccalli, roast rack of lamb, fish and chips( the size of a house)this is a fantastic pub.
food amazing, wine ok, staff ace
Wednesday, April 29, 2009Rating: rosettes

Nick
 Good beer & Thai food
Recent changes are for the better, and the Thai food restaurant is very good value.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009Rating: rosettes

Barry Chester
 Hunters Lodge Bagshot Rd Surrey
Do not go to this pub! I just took my family for a New Years Day lunch and we arrived at 12:40. It was 12:55 before we were asked for our drinks order and another five minutes until we could order our food. The drinks arrived at 13:15 and the food didn't arrive until 13:45. Two of our five meals were the wrong meals and three meals were really cold when delivered (only one of which was the wrong meal). We did not send them back because it would have taken another 30 minutes to see them again. When I asked for sauces and condiments I was told 'bear with us as we have a lot of meals to deliver'. We never saw her again. Only one meal was hot and the right meal. They only had two waitresses to handle a nearly full lunchtime trade. In fact, if the food had been warm it probably would have been tasty - but we shall never know. The beer was good but we could not order another round or desserts because we didn't want to wait for another 20 to 30 minutes (and maybe get the wrong orders!). I give them a one rating only because they took money off the bill when I complained. A complete disaster. Avoid at all costs!
Thursday, January 1, 2009Rating: rosettes

dave
 wow how amazing
this place has changed owners and name now, it's called the apple tree as is a real gem of a place.
the menu is based on fresh local produce and is all made on sight by the chef.
the new owner is a lovely chap called iain.
great beer, wine and food
Tuesday, December 9, 2008Rating: rosettes

Ann Sheehan
 
Have visited this pub many times. Staff are always very friendly and the food has always been great.Being it is usually very busy it speaks for itself'
Thursday, November 13, 2008Rating: rosettes

Sarah Brown
 
I cant tell you how much we enjoy our local pub The White Hart. The managers Harry and Evelyn are the warmest of hosts. They have turned the pub around from the undesirable place it was to one of the best pubs in the area. The food is great under the capable hands of chef Sunile. These guys make a great team - and so may it remain!!
Wednesday, November 5, 2008Rating: rosettes

Boston Ludlow
 Skimmington Castle
This pub is now closed
Saturday, October 18, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Steve Jenkins
 Good Food
Excellent food although sometimes a bit of afree for all getting a table as you are unable to book. Nice atmosphere
Wednesday, October 8, 2008Rating: rosettes

Steve Jenkins
 I agree with jeff
I agree with jeff, but then he is the barman !
Wednesday, October 8, 2008Rating: rosettes

Debbie Taylor
 Regular Customer
I have passed the white hart pub for years and one day decided to pay a visit. I have now been a regular friday visitor. I cant believe how warm and courteous the staff are especially the manager Eve Burdett. I also like the warm welcome you get as you open the door. The food is very good and the menu is changed on a regular basis.
Friday, October 3, 2008Rating: rosettes

Richard
 Appaling
Eat there with my family tonight. The food was appaling, the standards were poor and nobody seemed to give a damn- Dont bother
Saturday, July 26, 2008Rating: No rosettes

Bob Broad
 Watch out for those cobbles
We had a couple of really good steaks here and the starters were good.

When leaving though my wife slipped on the cobbles at the bottom of the steps down from the main entrance. I had to take her to casualty. It had been raining and the cobbles were like ice to stand on. luckily she had badly sprained both ankles not broken them.
Saturday, July 12, 2008Rating: rosettes

Neil Bellis
 Give it a swerve
Flat atmosphere, most expensive beer in Horley, no wonder the place is empty
Friday, July 11, 2008Rating: rosettes

aa
 Crown is No the Claret Jug
Claret Jug

A very enjoyable & pleasant pub. Quiet & excellent beers of offer which are is good order.

Good Location just outside of Camberley Town Centre but close enough that if you want to walk into town for a nightclub you can do! There is also a Night Club next door called the Agincourt Court.

Car Park, Juke Box, IT Box, Beer Garden, Takes Credit/debit Cards with Cash back which is useful.

Location is great if you want to go for a Curry, Italian or Chinese as there are a few within a 2 minute walk so you can go for a meal then go to the pub of the other way round if you wish to. Plus they do meals at the Pub.

It’s more of a bar than a pub.

Lunch time & Evening are popular!

I strongly recommend you visit their in the near future if you haven’t all ready done so!

Serves Sprits, Wines, Beers, Lagers, Bitters, Soft Drinks, & Bottled Beers.

Strongbow, Guinness, Carling, Stella, Fosters, Grosh, Carling C02, Beck’s Veria, John Smiths all on Draught with Many More.

A Hand pump for Real Ale is being Considered and seeing weather demand is viable at presents & for the Future for customers but there is demand growing and likely to feature in the future soon.

Tuesday, February 13, 2007Rating: No rosettes

CAMERON M FLYNN
 FANTASTIC NEW REFURBISHMENT ,ABOUT TIME TOO !!
RECENT REFURBISHMENT ,LOOKS LOVELY AND KEEPING WITH LOOK OF THE AREA .
WELL KEPT BADGER BEERS
EXCELLENT SUNDAY ROAST
I ,IN PARTICULAR ENJOYED THE WINE OF THE MONTH !!!
THE PUB NOW HAS 9 ROOMS BUT I DIDNT LOOK BUT WAS OFFERED TO VIEW .
IN A NUTSHELL A LOVELY BRITISH PUB TO BE PROUD OF .
Thursday, February 8, 2007Rating: rosettes

AB
 The Crown is Now The Claert Jug
Excallant Pub now called the Claret Jug!!

Well Worth a trip here!!
Thursday, February 8, 2007Rating: No rosettes

DC
 Has Been Re-Developed to New Pub- Claret Jug
Has been Re-Developed into a New Pub Called the Claret Jug.
Has a IT Box, BBQ, Beer Garden, Patio Area, Disablead Access, Toilets, Car Park, Outdoor Seating Front & Rear, Large Food Menu, & Internet/Web Access.

Leathers Sofa's, Smart Modern & Clean!!

11.30am to 11pm Dailiy

Lagers, WInes, Sprits, Bitters, & Soft Drinks

Bus Stop Dircetly Outside the Pub on either Side of the A30

New Management

A Free House

Well Worth a Trip Here!

Live Music/DJ's
Monday, February 5, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Martin
 Local with distinctly local feel. Beer OK.
I found this pub somewhat too quiet - and I like quiet pubs - even though it had a jukebox playing 60's hits. Beer was OK and they have newspapers available if you want to catch up on the news.
Thursday, February 1, 2007Rating: rosettes

Martin
 More restaurant than pub, but good
Popular eating place and becomes full with families eating, but does not seem overly crowded. Beer is fine and it has a good local atmosphere.
Thursday, February 1, 2007Rating: rosettes

Martin
 Pleasant pub with garden beside water
Mixed local with passing trade. Never seems busy when I pop in. Beer is fine. Welcoming bar staff. Serves food but I have not tried it. Has a car park. Garden has a canal bypass within it, so can be very pleasant in the summer.
Thursday, February 1, 2007Rating: rosettes

Martin Thomas
 Well ordered, real beer, quiet
Looks like a roadhouse but is more a quiet local. Never seems busy when I pop in. Beer is OK. Welcoming for groups and OK for ladies. Always seems quiet so good for conversation. Serves food but I have not tried it. Good sized car park.
Thursday, February 1, 2007Rating: rosettes

Denise
 mistaken rosettes
sorry, that should be no rosettes not 5
Thursday, February 1, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Denise
 where do I start
Well, where should I start?

Myself and my family decided to hold our belated Christmas get together here...what a mistake!

The starter was fine, if not slightly over priced.

The main courses were an absolute disaster. After complaining about raw pork chops (it had taken over 2 hours to get to this point) on 3 different meals, I was told that it was now okto serve pork pink. Well sorry, but neither was this pink nor is it ok to serve raw pork.

When I asked what the manager what he was going to do about it, he reluctantly agreed to take the cost opf just these three meals off of the bill.

I was absolutely disgusted and would never go back there again.

I've never been to a restaurant where so many people were complaining at one time. I honestly preferred it when it was full of bikers you stuck to the carpet!
Thursday, February 1, 2007Rating: rosettes

Simon Ash
 Excellent
Great family run pub with well kept beers including some local specialities; wide range of reliably very good food, cooked to order.
Closed Sunday evening
Near the River Wey but with no river frontage, sadly: but superb in every other way
Wednesday, January 31, 2007Rating: rosettes

Nat Live Music Promoter
 TOP LIVE BANDS EVERY SAT!
GRAND OPENING NIGHT featuring the fabulous LOUDSHIRTS band on stage 6pm Fri 16th Feb 2007. See www.surbitonflyer.co.uk
Tuesday, January 23, 2007Rating: rosettes

Peter
 Used to be a lovely old contry pub
Took my mum, wife and daughter for lunch there today - took over an hour for main course to arrive and unforunatley the Roast Beef was almost inedible - complained when asked if everything was okay and was replaced by an edible subsitute but not what I would expect from a reasonable high priced establishment.
Sunday, January 21, 2007Rating: rosettes

Nick
 Expensive food very bad manager attitude
I have been coming to this pub for years because admittantly the food here is really yummy (although expect to pay £50 per couple without stater and just 2 glasses of wine). However I had an experience here on New Years Eve which has ensured that I and my party of 6 will never return! We booked the Mill Tavern to get some yummy dinner on New Years eve. All our guests were Townies and so it took quite some convincing to get them to come to Haslemere where we live for New Year. However with the promise of good food they all succumbed. Anyway we reserved our table well in advance and all arrived in good spirits, dressed up for the New Year occasion. We entered the restaurant expectantly and waited for service...nothing happened for 10 minutes. Eventually I went to check whether our table was ready, only to return 20 minutes later to tell everyone that we were not going to be served. It transpired that the pub had failed to write down the correct time of our reservation (8.30pm) and were expecting us for 8pm. Consequently, despite this being the fault of the pub/restaurant, the chef did not want to be delayed from finishing work by having to make our meals. Thus we were all turned away on New Years eve, very disappointed, hungry and embarrased hosts to our foreign guests, with no where to go at such sort notice! Despite the pub being very good for food, I was very disappointed and saddened by the inflexibility and argumentative nature of the pub staff, despite the error being theirs!
Friday, January 5, 2007Rating: No rosettes

jeff daff
 
New management has at long last brought this pub back into line.Congratulations,we now have a decent pub back in the village with good food.Wonderful local pilgrim ales alongside Timothy Taylors Landlord and erdinger weisse.
Tuesday, January 2, 2007Rating: rosettes

Jeff
 One off pub name!
Only pub with this name in the country! ...what a surprise ! There are three pubs in this commuter village( one of the largest villages in the country). It abounds Epsom to the north and Leatherhead to the south.
Monday, January 1, 2007Rating: rosettes

anon
 can't speak highly enough of the cricketers arms
Visited for a friend's birthday. The restaurant was very well laid out, the foot was hot, well prepared and presentation most inviting and reasonably priced. The service was excellent and not intrusive. A place I would recommend to friends and family.
Sunday, December 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

jeff
 Top food and good beer
Food is excellent and good value, with large child portions. Good variety.

Beer is good and its a friendly pub with nice gardens next to the canal, especially in the summer.

recommend
Wednesday, December 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

ray
 www.royaloak.org.uk
up to date info on special offers, cheap beer and gig guide for the pub. the website maintained by the customers for the customers
Monday, December 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

andy thompson
 New Management
Tina & Colin running a brilliant pub. Excellent real ales.. Speckled Hen, Morlands, Abbott with the usual lagers. Live Music every Weekend. Happy and welcoming. excellent atmosphere. large car park and garden..
Monday, December 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

Chris
 Changed Owners
Recently changed hands, one of the owners is the chef so great food which was seasonal and English and what I would expect to have in a pub-Steak and ale pie, Sausages and mash with broadside gravy, beer battered cod with chips etc. Great beer and from what I was told will be undergoing a refurb in the new year! intresting times ahead. I look forward to going back.....
Friday, November 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

bobo
 adequate
.
Tuesday, October 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

Isabel
 Such a Welcoming Pub,you'll find it hard to leave!
Our visit to the Duke Of Cambridge was really impressive.
The food was tasty and satisfying, whilst the service was also prompt and our waiter seemed eager to please!
We felt the pub's atmosphere was inviting because of its traditional feel with oak beams and a separate saloon bar.
We plan to come back again with friends nearer Xmas, if not before! I'd imagine it's a lovely retreat in the winter season due to its idyllic setting.
As you may guess, we Highly Recommend this pub to all!
Sunday, October 22, 2006Rating: rosettes

Josh Howell
 best pub in surrey
the castle pub is the best in surrey! it is a must go and you have to eat because the food is excellent i have been many times and you wont be dissapointed!!
Saturday, October 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

Sue
 Lovely home cooked food
old country pub - reasonably priced good food. Staff pleasant.
Thursday, October 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

marie hatten
 hand in hand
great pub great food , new land lady and landlord are very friendley, have seen this pub have so many managers but thease have to be the best by far. this used to be a dirty place and i would never consider eating there now you cant get a seat on a sunday lunchtime for the traditional roast i travel up from mitcham for my fresh fish and have lunch before i head back would reccomend to all to try for yourselfs . well done the new managers
Tuesday, October 17, 2006Rating: rosettes

Allan Garside
 Don`t stay Here
I had the misfortune to stay in the Brookwood Hotel Connaught Road. Brookwood Surrey

I booked a double Room with Breakfast over the phone about 3 months ago.
When i arrived at 11.00 am Last Saturday i was informed by a member of the Bar staff that i was too late for Breakfast, i said No Problems. as i had already eaten before my 200 mile journey

Later on in the Evening i asked the Landlady what time Breakfast was on the Sunday morning, i was informed that they do NOT do Breakfasts or Cooking of any kind as they have no kitchen facilities!!

i later discovered that they were NOT prepared to cook Breakfast just Because We were the only two guests in the hotel!!

The Bedroom Facilities were just about satisfactory except for the fact that the Kettle leaked all over the place and in my opinion as an electrician was positively Dangerous.

One could see the Floorboards through the carpet as there was no underlay, the curtains Fell down when Drawn.

It will be a long time Before i venture anywhere near BrookWood in the future!!

Monday, October 16, 2006Rating: No rosettes

LOUISE MITCHELL
 a shit place to go
yES ITS TRUE IT HAS BEEN RESTORED WHAT A DUMP, INFLATED PRICES AND NO LONGER A COUNTRY PUB. WHAT A BAD JOB GERONIMO INNS HAVE DONE, WE DON'T WANT THE LONDON TYPES IN OCKHAM, THIS PLACE NEEDS PICKING UP AND PUTTING IN LONDON. BAD IDEA TO VISIT AVOID AT ALL COSTS.
Sunday, October 8, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Basil Glanville
 Demolished following a fire in the 1980's
G0 to the Molesey Residents Association website
Wednesday, September 27, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Simon Crosfield
 need to contact you urgently!!
telephoned today 2nd Sept cannot get through. need a further night accommodation twin 10th Sept.Already booked 8th and 9th Sept.
Will try again but please telephone 01765 658584
Saturday, September 2, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Lady Rich
 Fabulous
Such a shame one cannot see a photo of this beautiful building. Enjoyed my choice of food, no disappointment there. Staff extremely polite and friendly, without being overly so. So hate venues where one is referred to as 'guys'. Will recommend The Harrow to family and friends.
Thursday, August 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

P. nipper
 great venue
absolutely perfect pub with oldy worldy quirkeyness. great range of beers and nice and clean too. fantastic range of food, with things like shark and swordfish on the specials menu, makes it an all round good place to eat. plenty of places to sit on nice old oak tables and chairs. not the usual clinical theme some restuarants have. the only bad thing i could say is that the food can be a bit expensive, and on some dishes,and if your a big eater a bit small.
Tuesday, August 22, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Ex KW customer
 This pub was demolished years ago
It's an office building. I have tried to make this anonymous, but the post is genuine. The rating is for its high point in the early eighties.
Monday, August 21, 2006Rating: rosettes

Keith Hayes
 Forgot to say ...
... one half of the couple [female], is a tasty young blonde, if you like that sort of thing!!
Sunday, August 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Keith Hayes
 Basic, but real, pub
Not a place for posers! Basic pub, with pub grub, and decor and punters to match. Nice friendly couple behind the bar, with time to chat, even when busy. Has good live music on various evenings. Great atmosphere last Xmas, shame I won't be able to make it this year.
Sunday, August 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Loz
 You have to visit
Fantastic pub, locals very friendly, allow pet dogs in, pub resturant is excellent and very reasonably priced. Just recently opened up Bed and Breakfast. Also have Plasma screen which was great for the footie.

Take a visit
Thursday, August 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

AGRGA
 THE PUB IS BEING RESTORED
YES IT IS TRUE GERNIMO INNS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE BLACK SWAN AND ARE IN THE PROCESS OF RENOVATING IT, WHAT A RESULT ! IT HAD TURNED INTO A RIGHT DIVE OF PLACE SO I AM HOPING IT WILL NOW BE A BETTER PLACE TO GO.
Sunday, July 30, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Jon
 The Bull Inn
I have visited this pub twice now in the past year and I can definately say that since being under new management it has unfortunately gone downhill. On my first visit there was a real feeling of being in a local community, however on my second visit there were very few people, despite it being a weekend lunchtime, and even fewer locals. I was also very disapointed with the food as they had seemed to have run out of most things. If this visit reflects the state of the current management then this pub is definately not worth a visit.
Thursday, July 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

Ros Rickets
 Lovely Setting, Angry Landlord!
We visited Seven Stars in Leigh on Saturday 24th June at 6.30pm, having cycled from Reigate. It was a beautiful evening and we promptly sat ourselves down in the lovely beer garden, whilst browsing the menu. When ordering our food we were told they preferred us to sit under the covered area as they had a big party of 35 people in the restaurant and it would be too far for them to walk up the garden. My husband said that he would gladly come and collect the food once it was ready. Half an hour later, the landlord appeared with our food and his words were all the table have gone now in the covered area and I'am not very happy. He literally then threw the plates on the table. It's a wonder they didn't go on the floor. There were some friends who happened to be in the garden with us and they were absolutely astounded at his attitude. We were there a long time and quite frankly didn't feel like spending any more money on drinks as we had spent £40.00 on food, only to be spoken to like naughty little children who were not sitting in the right place!!! I really do not feel inclined to go back to the Seven Stars after this incident, which is a shame, because it is a lovely pub in a fantastic setting!! Very disappointed of Reigate.
Monday, June 26, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Brenda O'Keefe
 A home from home
On returning to this public house for my thrid time this year, it never fails to remind me of fond memories of my childhood home. The photographs on the wall echo hoildays of the past with my own family, the food tastes of that that ate at my own table, the locals who sit in the lounge remind me of my own dear brothers. It is a pub that should must not be missed if you are visiting the area.
Friday, June 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Sydney Chesterton
 Great Pub
I enjoyed a recent trip to this pub. I found it located in a stunning position looking out over the common and with an appealing facade. The interior was delightful with a large open plan living room and a darts board. I must say I found the bar rather small and noticed that the urinals emitted quite a smell! The landlord and land lady were a fine couple, hospitable and friendly...and prepared to feed me at no fee. Quite a surprise! I'll certainly return!!!
Friday, June 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Kate Buddery
 Brilliant food, and great company.
I love it!
Friday, June 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Jules
 nice pub shame about landlords
lovely sweet pub. New landlord is arrogant beyond belief. Go there if you want someone to talk down to you in a patronising manner.
Monday, June 5, 2006Rating: rosettes

sam
 The pub
This pub has now changed its name to the Lagham
Wednesday, May 31, 2006Rating: rosettes

kate Wilson
 A great family friendly pub.
Good childrens menu and a better more healthy menu for the adults with a choise of salads etc. Not so many big plates now so you can actually eat all the food on the plate.
Great sports bar for the football or any other sport being shown. Staff always really friendly and helpfull.
Saturday, May 27, 2006Rating: rosettes

Anja
 ooops it is closed and damaged!!!
closed and burned out... what does it do on this page???
Friday, May 5, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Sarah Medhurst & Gang
 South African Delight
Nice surroundings with very friendly staff. Limited but interesting choice of menu but food served hot, promptly and really delicious. Very reasonably priced food. This is more a restaurant than a pub although good selection of beers and wines. Well worth a visit.
Friday, May 5, 2006Rating: rosettes

Fred
 NO PUB HERE
no pub here, USE TO BE tHE oLD sURREY. NOW PULLED DOWN.
Tuesday, April 25, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Sue Lowell
 Lunch April 2006
Excellent food, well presented, very pleasant, efficient staff. A most enjoyable hostelry!
Tuesday, April 25, 2006Rating: rosettes

Barbara
 Wow- what a Lovely Pub!
The Duke of Cambridge is set in a Super location next to Tilford Woods and has a really welcoming feel.
We enjoyed a great evening here on Saturday, with pleasant staff and Excellent Food.
We have to give it Top Marks all round!
Monday, April 24, 2006Rating: rosettes

Waynne Murphy
 Quality Pub!
We stopped overnight in Horley on our way back to South Africa, via Gatwick Airport, and our taxi driver highly recommended this pub for our evening meal.

The Half Moon is undoubtedly one of those rural village pubs where everyone knows everyone. However it has a real cosmopolitan edge with two smart drinking areas and a first-class dining room. On entry to the pub you can either go up to a raised bar or turn right into a lovely extended bar area, which adjoins its attractive dining space. The Comfy leather sofas are an added plus.

The proprietors have really maintained the pub's time-honoured pastoral charm by preserving its original characteristics, such as wooden ceiling beams and aged brickwork. In addition a nostalgic dip to its history has been incorporated through authentic photography, which illustrate Charlwood’s past and its residents in times gone by. It is this combination of old-world meets new that creates a warm and cosy atmosphere throughout.

For me the Best thing about this Pub/Restaurant is that it is Not part of an over-duplicated chain, Instead we were offered good local produce and inspired recipes.

This Charming village Pub/Restaurant deserves to be commended to others passing through!
Wednesday, April 19, 2006Rating: rosettes

Jim
 First Class Food and Service!
Couldn't agree more with Trudi -
We have always been 'Locals' however, we find ourselves frequenting the pub far more since it's Fab new refurbishment!
The Food is always Superb and the Staff are so very friendly and welcoming.
The Half Moon is a unique Pub/Restaurant situated next to the Church in the idyllic village of Charlwood.
I almost don't want to share it with you all!
Top Marks
*****
Thursday, April 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Trudi
 Superb!
The Half Moon never fails to Impress us!
On each visit we walk away planning our next!
It's worth paying restaurant prices for the first-class food and terrific atmosphere!
Not to mention how very welcoming the staff are.
We will surely be back in the Half Moon soon!
*****
Tuesday, April 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

kathie
 mothering day lunch
DO YOU HAVE ANY MOTHERING DAY SPECIALS FOR 26 MAR, 06?

DO I NEED TO MAKE RESERVATIONS FOR 7 & 1 1/2 Y.O. CHILD?

IS THERE COMPLIMENTARY OR STREEET PARKING AVAILABLE?

WHAT TIME DOES LUNCH BEGIN SUNDAYS?

THANKS, BEEHIVE
Tuesday, March 21, 2006Rating: No rosettes

jonners
 Great pub
Nice atmosphere. Good log fire and great beer
Monday, March 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

John Buchanan
 Friendloy local pub with Mine Host being very welc
A small local pub which has plenty of history ( It was the last pub in the Reigate area to have a ale only licence, losing that distinction in the late seventies) A pub which has no side and where everyone is welcome.
Wednesday, March 8, 2006Rating: rosettes

Mark Minto
 Hmm
Where are all the comments?
Sunday, March 5, 2006Rating: rosettes

Jez
 The Castle Outwood - fantastic food & atmosphere
Booking is a must at the weekend if you want to eat, which you certainly should. Outwood's little known secret (well, outside of the area it's relatively unknown).

Great bar staff and welcoming owners (Warwick and Jan) have done The Castle proudly over the years. Taking it from an unpopular, empty pub and turning it into THE pub of the area.

Emphasis on great food, not the cheapest but worth the visit for the atmosphere alone - the food is a delightful bonus!

Has a nice kids play area and a serene patio area with shelter and shade.
Friday, March 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

SUE SMIRK
 MID WINTER MURDERS
i AM ASTO NISHED AT THE SERVICE WHICH MYSELF AND FRIEND RECEIVED TODAY. AFTER A LONG WALK WITH OUR DOGS IN HAPPY VALLEY WE DECIDED TO STOP AT THE FOX PUBLIC HOUSE FOR REFRESHMENT. WE KNEW WE COULD NOT TAKE THE DOGS IN THE PUB AND AS IT WAS SO NIICE AND SUNNY WANTED TO HAVE A SANDWICH AND COFFEE IN THE GARDENS. WE WERE TOLD THAT WE COULD NOT HAVE A SANDWICH IN THE GARDEN AS FOOD WAS NOT SERVED. WE EVEN SAID WE WOULD OULD ORDER AND TAKE IT OUT OURSELVES BUT THIS IS NOT ALLOWED DURING THE WINTER!!! WE THEN SAID WE WOULD JUST HAVE COFFEE AND ALSO TOLD THIS WAS NOT ALLOWED. HOWEVER, WE COULD HAVE ALCHOHOLIC DRINKS IN THE GARDEN DURING THE WINTER MONTHS!!! WE COULD NOT BELIEVE WHAT WE WERE HEARING AND WE SAID THAT WE WOULD WAIT IN THE BAR UNTIL THE FOOD ARRIVED AND CARRY IT OUT OURSEVES. THIS IS ALSO NOT ALLOWED. WE DID NOT WANT ALCHOHOL SO WERE AT LAST ALLOWED TO ORDER TWO COFFEE'S AS LONG AS WE WAITED IN THE BAR FOR THEM TO ARRIVE. WE WERE TOLD THAT THERE WERE FACILITIES FOR DOGS OUTSIDE ie. DRINKING WATER - THIS WAS ALMOST EMPTY AND VERY DIRTY - NO THA\NK YOU.
I WAS AT THE SAME VENUE LAST SUNDAY AND RECALL THAT PEOPLE WERE EATING A SUNDAY ROAST IN THE GARDENS AND FOR SOME REASON I COULD NOT HAVE A SANDWICH AND COFFEE ON A THURSDAY!!.
DID THIS BAR PERSON GET PAID ON COMMISSION. WHAT A DISAPPOINTING END TO A BEAUTIFUL MORNING. I WIL;L CERTAINLY ADVISE MY FRIENDS OF THIS FAIRWEATHER HOSPITALITY.
Thursday, February 9, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Lynne Warwick
 food
After a lovely long walk over happy valley my friend and I decided it would be nice to stop off at the Fox for a sandwich, it was a glorious day so we wanted to eat in the garden (we had our dogs with us) on ordering we were told by the resident jobsworth bar person that we could not be served in the garden, we said no probs we would wait and take our sandwich outside, he replied no we can't do that either, pretty put out to say the least we ask the reason he said it wasn't his rules all to do with insurance we ordered coffees again we wern't allowed to have it served in the garden, we waited for it and took the coffee ourselves into the garden, we did pass on all what had been said to a waitress she looked at us as if we had lost it she didn't know of these rules, so for anyone out there wanting a sandwich at the Fox and wanting to eat it in the garden sorry it's not on, so I suggest you take your own pack lunch!!!!!!!!
Thursday, February 9, 2006Rating: No rosettes

ben
 its got very nice food indeed
excellant in all fields
Friday, February 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

Tina
 Traditional old public house
Traditional, good beer, good wine and a very cheap menu. Very welcoming, open fire, large beer garden.
Wednesday, January 18, 2006Rating: rosettes

graham
 pub grub
best value pub grub around , and friendly bar staff
Monday, January 16, 2006Rating: rosettes

Ads
 wicked
best pub in stainbes 2006
Monday, January 9, 2006Rating: No rosettes

Richard owen
 Nice pub, quite large, quite a few chavs
this is the largest pub and most popular in caterham, it has darts, fruit machine but lacks the entertainment of a pool table, however does have a golf simulator ?! it has a friendly atmosphere and is perfect for a few drinks bfore catching the train to seek nightlife in lodon or croydon.
Friday, January 6, 2006Rating: rosettes

Tammy
 Thomas Reid
Tommy Ten Pint is the Man
Thursday, January 5, 2006Rating: rosettes

None Of Your Business
 Very poor
As a party of six, we went to the Hunters Lodge for a meal.

We were told that our drinks order would be brought to our table, but it took nearly twenty minutes to arrive - one drink was cloudy, another had to be returned because the glass was very visibly dirty.

When we came to order food, items from the menu were unavailable, and the staff refused to accommodate children's portions, seemingly because they were more interested in being inflexible and officious than helpful. We walked out at this point and went elsewhere, of course.

All this while the place wasn’t especially busy and looked fully staffed!

I would advise people to give this place a wide berth, at least until they've got their staff sorted out.
Thursday, December 29, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Cliff Edwards
 Are you open on Christmas Eve?
I hope to bring quite a lot of friends in the age group 40-50+
Tuesday, December 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

Dave Smith
 AVOID!!!
Wasted good location. No atmosphere, incompetant manager and inexperienced barstaff. Poorly kept beers and awful food. Try somewhere else.
Friday, November 18, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Annie
 rough dive of a place
RUMOUR HAS IT THAT THIS PUB HAS BEEN BROUGHT OUT BY GERONIMO INNS LIMITED - A SMALL COMPANY WITH 14 PUBS IN LONDON, HOPE THEY TURN THIS PUB INTO A GREAT PLACE TO GO TO AGAIN, FOOD REALLY BAD
Sunday, November 13, 2005Rating: No rosettes

colin dobson
 poor
Closed most of the time.
Always running out of beer.
poor atmosphere
Friday, October 28, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Ruth & Jay
 Not welcoming at all.
the outside of the pub for a start looks awful. its falling apart all over and the service was terrible.
Try the other pub up the road towards the motorway, also on the riverside and opposite the yaught club. Think its the magpie, Very nice & lovely staff
Thursday, October 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Jamie
 Poor service
very disapointing & poor waiting time on food.
Spoilt our evening.
Go to the Magpie!
Thursday, October 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Sarah
 Excellent service & delicious food
Recently revisited the pub after a bad experiece at the beginning of the year. The pub is now under new management & seems to have improved a great deal. Not as many teenagers & generally a much more pleasant atmosphere.
Thursday, October 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Sarah
 Excellent service & delicious food
Recently revisited the pub after a bad experiece at the beginning of the year. The pub is now under new management & seems to have improved a great deal. Not as many teenagers & generally a much more pleasant atmosphere.
Thursday, October 20, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Harry5101
 WARNING - DO NOT VISIT THIS PUB!!!!
The food was expensive, uncooked, cold and extremely slow. The service was impersonal and slow. The only thing going for this place is it's location, but that still does not save it!
Tuesday, October 11, 2005Rating: rosettes

Mike Howarth
 Friendly Pub
I remember Maurice Ceaton as Landlord and his two daughters Maureen and Margaret as barmaids. Those were the days of real hospitality
Thursday, October 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

Candice
 Very Pleasant
The pub is fantastic, the South African bar ladies were great. They are were so friendly and helpful. I had a great time.

Thanks so much !
Thursday, September 1, 2005Rating: rosettes

Dave Arnold
 Excellent hospitality
Warm and welcoming with fantastic gardens, with the new decking it just gets better and better for this pub. I am a gardener myself and know the love that must go in to making this pub beautiful.
Tuesday, August 9, 2005Rating: rosettes

A regular
 The Fox and Hounds Rocks!
Having been taken over by a lovely family in 2004, The Fox and Hounds is now a great pub, very friendly and with fab food. The other views on this site were for previous owners and no way reflect the pub now.

Keep up the good work!
Tuesday, July 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

Jim and Annie
 Great friendly service!
We had lunch out in the garden today - a nice summer's day in June.

What a wonderful old pub with exceptionally friendly service and fine food. The menu is to die for and seems to go on for ever - until you realise this is just the tip of the iceberg - wait until you discover the never-ending specials blackboards!

A++++ in our books!
Wednesday, June 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

Trev
 Great Live Music Pub
People told me about this pub and it's reputation for live music. I went down there for the first time and was amazed. Great clean pub with loads of seating, great beer and the band (Road Dog Jackson) were absolutely brilliant.
Wednesday, April 27, 2005Rating: rosettes

Ricardo Espinosa Camara
 Regent Inns botch up bar
I was assistant manager to Carl Bradwell, who you fired, from 07/01-04/02. He instantlydismissed me in the staff accommodation after I had enjoyed my birthday celebration. He had no clear explanation other than he felt I was getting too friendly with the locals. I thought we were supposed to attract business from the public!!!!!!!! I enjoyed my time with Regent Inns but unfortunately you employed an insecure pompous idiot who threw his weight around too far!!!!!!!!
Wednesday, April 27, 2005Rating: No rosettes

paul McKenna
 Here here!
I couldn't agree with that last comment more. The place is a lot more pleasant...
Wednesday, April 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Tom Smith
 New Decor!
I have been a part time visitor for a few years and I have recently been taken by surprise to note that the place is currently being redecorated.
At last! Now there is a less smoky atmosphere the place is a lot more pleasant!
Good food too.
Wednesday, April 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

Malcolm
 A wonderful country pub
we were very pleasantly served and the food was excellent.
the gardens were in a wonderfull setting and we intend to return again
Thursday, April 14, 2005Rating: rosettes

miss k
 A traditional pub with extensive new menu
This is a traditional pub, with a newly extended menu that is currently undergoing a refurb. Really friendly and lively staff, and a good selection of beers and wines.
Tuesday, April 12, 2005Rating: rosettes

Tony Skilton, Auckland, NZ
 Genealogy Q.
Traced ancestors (John & Mary Skilton - Innkeepers) back to owning a Duke's Head Inn, High St, Leatherhead. Is your establishment old enough to have existed on the site in 1851?
Best regards,
Saturday, April 9, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Jim & Gail Coulis
 One of the Best Pubs
The Woolpack has left a lasting impression with us. The food was great and all the staff and patrons so nice and friendly. (I guess typically English) We'll definately be back. Could you please say Hi and give our best wishes to two of your local friends namely Dave Smith and Keith Wickham. Our warmest thanks and best wishes from Jim & Gail, Ajax, Ontario Canada
Wednesday, March 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

Benjamin Lee
 Excellent Hospitality
Wonderfull pub, excellent food and a very warm atmosphere. The real log fires add to the ambience and can't wait to use the decking in the summer
Thursday, March 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

lexie
 best local
Great pub where young and old mix perfectly. Amazing thai food. Great beer festival in august, what more could you want from a local pub!!
Tuesday, March 22, 2005Rating: rosettes

Vicky Ashton
 Rude Rude Rude
Arrived after a long bike ride for lunch. Had to wait 10 minutes at least and when it came to my turn I was ignored for someone who had just walked in. I was told by the manager after saying that I hadn't even been acknowledged to Go somewhere else then so we did and will not return and I will tell as many peole as possibe how rude she was....Unbeleivable !!!!
Monday, March 21, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Mr Webb
 Quality English PUB
Loved this place, it was really nice. Great food, great atmosphere, and in a lovely setting. I can't wait until the Summer to visit their gardens and chill in the sun with a pint and one of their lovely meals.

The price is good, it could be a bit cheaper, but then I guess you pay for quality.
Friday, March 11, 2005Rating: rosettes

mulligan
 best xmas meals
always find staff at the skim welcoming and friendly. Food to a good stabdard if you make a visit try the wild boar sausage pie or on a sunday the roast dinners are fab
Thursday, February 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

steve04johnson@yahoo.co.uk
 Great Pub, Great Staff and Great food!
The Caterham Arms has many, many good points including the showing of all major football and Rugby games on 2 huge screens and smaller creens dotted throughout.
The service is good and the quality of food and drink has always been exceptional! The best pub around!!!
Tuesday, February 8, 2005Rating: rosettes

ross franklin
 great pub
great pub, great friendly people and fantastic staff. Especially ros mitchell
Tuesday, January 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

Lorna
 Family friendly and great food
We came across this pub after a walk in the country. It has a warm and cosy atmosphere. It has a no-smoking section (hooray) and is baby friendly with excellent changing facilities.

The food was not cheap but it was top quality. And the pudding was yummy!
Monday, January 24, 2005Rating: rosettes

CLIVE WOODS
 friendly, clean and the best beer in the area!!
I HAVE BEEN GOING INTO THE RAILWAY FOR YEARS AND I HAVE SEEN A HUGE CHANGE IN THE PUB WITH ITS STAFF CUSTOMERS AND CLEANLINESS. I HAVE TO SAY IT IS ONE OF THE BEST PUBS IN THE AREA!
Monday, January 10, 2005Rating: rosettes

Chris Light
 good place.....
Thanks for the info Martin. I believe PAt [your father] was running it for a good while? Had some good music acts at one time.......
Wednesday, January 5, 2005Rating: rosettes

Terry Dyer
 Now Closed Down
The site is being redeveloped - probably some more stunning Weybridge flats - sorry, 'apartments'
Thursday, December 30, 2004Rating: No rosettes

Jenny and Ron Agusta
 We Agree!
Happened to come across this site and saw the comments from Thomas. We attended the Boxing Day Race meet at Kempton this year. Popped into the Grey Horse on the way past from the station. Apart from the fact it is a very small, scruffy pub the landlord was also very rude and clearly under the influence of his own products.

It is a small scruffy, un friendly pub and definately one to miss. We ended up in the Jubilee just down the road...much better!
Tuesday, December 28, 2004Rating: No rosettes

ashley quinlan
 the duke of york is now abandond
it was good
Saturday, December 25, 2004Rating: No rosettes

Cliff Edwards
 Rock and Roll Disco
I've only been twice recently and found it an amazing place. Lovely people, Great atmosphere, especially if you like music from the 50s and 60s, fab Elvis type DJ, why isn't this place bulging at the seems?
Sunday, November 7, 2004Rating: No rosettes

martin spaven
 no longer there!!!
The Dukes Head,Addlestone was demolished more than 5 years ago and flats stand where the pub once was.
Tuesday, October 26, 2004Rating: No rosettes

Anonymous
 Excellent pub
An excellent pub, with a fire log fire, pool table, dart board, juke box, and accommodation.
open 11am till 11pm monday to saturday, sunday 11am till 10.30pm


drinks on offer: guinness, stella, fosters, carlsberg, strongbow, john smiths, and newcastle brown

Monday, October 18, 2004Rating: rosettes

Theo
 Great for sports, live music & Thai food
Found this place whilst looking for the river. Had a few cheeky ones and a fab green curry.
Visited it again a few weeks later on a sunday..sadly no food on Sunday nights, but had a great band on.
Wednesday, September 29, 2004Rating: rosettes

John
 Pub quiz
The Clifton Arms in Caterham has a popular pub quiz every Tuesday
Friday, August 27, 2004Rating: rosettes

stephen
 friendly atmosphere, cheapest prices in caterham!
serves tasty, good value food, children and dog friendly. large beer garden, the only one in caterham. Regular live music. dj friday nights. Big event second saturday of every month. popular pub quiz every wednesday at 9
Tuesday, August 17, 2004Rating: rosettes

Paul Cunningham
 A traditional pub
A Haven for those who want a 'proper pub' instead of another made to look old chain-pub.
Especially great if you like sewing machines, dried flowers nailed to the ceiling and pictures of Dianna. The beer is very good, Eric is a great Landlord and the food is homecooked and delicious. Mind you don't trip over Tiny the dog though!
Saturday, July 17, 2004Rating: rosettes

N Reynolds
 Customer always right?
Visited the fox on the river, thames ditton, surrey, today for lunch........ have been there several times before, always been good food,nice friendly and efficient service; lovely view of river. The food today, even though we chose to have the Lighter meals, as we were going out for dinner tonight, and only coffee to drink. Firstly the coffee was cold and these were quickly changed with no charge for slightly hotter ones, however when the food server asked us whether the food was alright, we said no. What was wrong, he took it away, and promptly fetched the Manager, who did not apologise- just said as far as he was concerned it was all ok and fresh today. He suggested that we not come back again and gave us a partial refund as we had had the coffees and I had eaten all my chips (the hottest and most presentable of everything). I noticed that they are closing next week for two weeks for refurbishment; are they going to change the Manager/Landlord in the process, if this is his attitude? What happened to the old cliche 'the Customer is always right'. Needless to say we will not be going back in a hurry! Would it be possible to let me know what chain they belong to so that I can write to the appropriate person in complaint thank you Mr N. Reynolds.
Saturday, March 6, 2004Rating: No rosettes

Michelle Cowell
 Excellent Food and Service
Its unusual to find a restaurant which changes its menu daily.

The atmosphere, presentation and service are second to none.
Monday, December 1, 2003Rating: rosettes

Fox on River
 Best pub in Surrey (for views)
This is the place to chill on the terrace and watch the world go by. Enjoy the cheap food and the over-priced beer. Perfect in Summer or Winter. Say hello to Grumpy George the Landlord and head down to the river to feed the geese. Fabulous sunsets and views of Hampton Court palace in the distance. Arrive early on a Sunday as they Don't take bookings.
Friday, April 18, 2003Rating: rosettes

Mr. Any Body
 Local pub in Suburbia
This used to be a fantastic little pub, used by the local community and a hive of activity and good times. Recently taken over by a large organisation and spoilt very quickly. Will sadly never be the same. Always there for a friendly game of pool.
Friday, April 18, 2003Rating: rosettes

andrew colwell
 closed for redevelopment
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Thursday, October 24, 2002Rating: No rosettes

Rob Norman
 Unfortunately poor
A prime location on the Thames. Would be great for those summer evenings, and weekend afternoons. But the service is appaling, the beer poor and overpriced and the attitude of the staff leaves a lot to be desired. Pub has great potential however and will keep an eye out in case there is new management soon.
Tuesday, June 26, 2001Rating: No rosettes

Rob Norman
 Great guest ales, kept in excellent condition.
Great beer.. excellent value.. excellent value food too. Non smoking section available. Music free bar.
Monday, October 9, 2000Rating: rosettes

Chris Nevard
 A stones throw from the Thames
A stones throw from the Thames, not far from the busy Walton Bridge resides The Swan. This is one of the few Young's Brewery tied houses for miles, it is also one of the few pubs with a proper public bar.
The whole place has a kind of faded elegance about it. Somehow I get the feeling that Young's and Co. forgot it with their last pub refurbishment round. I must say though, this is part of the place's charm. What it lacks in fresh paint is more than made up for by the excellent Young's ales and the enthusiastic staff who work at this former hotel.
The public bar is a true one, more the kind of place that you would expect up north. The tatty vinyl chairs and settles are counteracted by a stunning stained glass window depicting quite fittingly, a swan. There are two other bars in this quite substantial building. The smaller drinking area next door to the public bar is like its neighbour, a place for drinkers. Through a couple of doors past the staircase is a larger completely separate bar, geared up more for families and meals. This bar is adjoined by a food servery serving good value wholesome meals and snacks.
Out to the rear of the pub is a function room in another building, this almost looks like a pub in its own right called The Cygnet. This is at the top of a large beer garden which runs almost right down to the Thames.


Young's Bitter- 3.7%
Young's Special - 4.6%
Young's Winter Warmer 5.0%
Young's Seasonal Brews.
Hours: 11-11, 12-3, 7-10.30 (Sunday).
www.mashtun.com
Saturday, August 5, 2000Rating: rosettes

Chris Nevard
 Good honest boozer
Not really a real ale mecca - Courage Best being the only proper beer (very well kept though!). Good atmosphere. The Landladies platefuls are excellent.
Saturday, August 5, 2000Rating: rosettes

Chris Nevard
 Actually Cafe Uno
No pub
Saturday, August 5, 2000Rating: No rosettes

Chris Nevard
 Now Cafe Rouge
No longer a pub - food OK
Saturday, August 5, 2000Rating: No rosettes

Chris Nevard
 The Old Crown is a very traditional old weather-bo
The Old Crown is a very traditional old weather-boarded pub down near the river. This three bar pub has a strong local following with several of the regulars appearing to live here - well in the bar at least! This is understandable for the hosts are very accomodating and do their up most at making you feel welcome. The beer prices unfortunately are typical of Weybridge, however the real ales are kept to a very high standard indeed.

The pub has a restaurant area where excellent home cooked food is served at lunchtime and evening. Our favourite spot is the public bar - this is a real drinkers area with planked ceilings and a long bar with stools. There is a third bar around the back - this area is usually reserved for the womens institute, sherry drinkers or something like that from our observations.
Saturday, August 5, 2000Rating: rosettes

Chris Nevard
 Now Cafe UNO
No longer a pub - yet another imitation Italian Pizza place.
Saturday, August 5, 2000Rating: No rosettes

Chris Nevard
 THis pub was demolished in 1997
Getting a drink could prove tricky, the pub was demolished in 1997 to make way for some rather bland offices
Saturday, August 5, 2000Rating: No rosettes

Chris Nevard
 The Jolly farmer never fails to please. This villa
The Jolly farmer never fails to please. This village pub is also one of the few Hop Back Brewery tied houses in existence. It is in fact our local and the only true pub in this part of Weybridge. This pub is used by all the community and is thus a warming haven from all the here today, gone tomorrow yuppie infested restaurants nearby.

The Jolly Farmer occasionally hosts real ale festivals and summer barbeques - not to be missed on any account!

Recent seasonal beers have included the likes of Cobnut Brown Ale, Fawkes Revenge (this one sold out far too quickly), Thai Grass (a beer with lemon grass) and Winter Lightning. A pack of pork scratching always goes down well with these beers - watch out for the pork scratching monster cat (Syd) and the famous Theo the Dog!

The Jolly Farmer is a perfect example of a pub that proves that a major breweryized themed refit isn't needed every eighteen months to keep the punters coming in. What people want is a pub with soul, Dee the landlady does this with untiring skill - a gem of a pub!
Saturday, August 5, 2000Rating: rosettes


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