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The Grumpy Mole

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Dorking Road | Tadworth, Tadworth KT20 5RX, England
+44 1737 353529
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a family meal here tonight and can not fault the staff or food. Both were top class. Made to feel special even though we was not the only customers, food was want we wanted to high standards and we presented, all fully satisfied

Thank Jo E
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125 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this little gem on trip advisor upon our way back from Brighton to Essex. We hadn't booked but the lady done all she could to find a table as it seems a busy venue . We asked if we could eat at the bar as we ain't fuss pots . I went for the chicken dish and partner... More 

Thank Waterfordboi1982
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was average at best Had fish and chips Frozen chips, bought in tartare sauce and tinned mushy peas. Basic pub food at relatively high prices for standard grub. Service great, I can see why it has good reviews for that.

Thank Richardg204
Melksham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we travelled from Wiltshire on a wet and blowing sunday morning to meet up for a family meal , the staff we very friendly and attentive all 12 of us enjoyed the meal and if in the area again would book again .

Thank steve k
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter has cancer and since July last years our lives have revolved round hospitals, after a very stressful week my partner and I managed to get a few hours just the us . We managed to get the last table near the bar . The staff was so lovely and it was always survive with a smile when there... More 

Thank ringostar15
Surrey, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have used this pub on a number of occasions and have always been impressed by the overall quality of the food and service offered. Without booking first we called in early evening of the 6th March and fortunately tables were available, As expected the food and ambience were first class, but the overall experience was much... More 

Thank raywhitthread
Banstead, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have had half a dozen meals prior to last night, always had a great meal and thought this would be a ideal place to hold the party. Was not disappointed, 20 people in party, with menus previously advised, all food came out together and piping hot. There were a couple of small mix ups but quickly resolved. All had 3... More 

1 Thank Marianne B
Epsom, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm sure this pub does great food but we were turned away at 8.32pm saying that the last order was 8.30pm.

1 Thank djwebb22
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One evening mid-week we simply didn't fancy cooking at home so jumped in the car and went over. This is a great place for an informal meal in a beautifully presented and clean setting. I admit I'm a sucker for a white tablecloth so this place starts off on the right foot straight away. We had the steak pie and... More 

3 Thank Francesco G
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dropped in on the off chance on this Saturday lunch time.......four adults plus a 2 month old (well behaved)........the food the staff and the surroundings excellent ..just managed to get a table ........a good indication was all other dinners where relaxed because of the situation . perfect...thank you

1 Thank Normandieplus1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorking Road | Tadworth, Tadworth KT20 5RX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Tadworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1737 353529

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?