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Skimmington Castle

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Reigate Heath, Reigate RH2 8RL, England
+44 1737 243100
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 12:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

10 members of Peter's Lunch Club went there today and we were all impressed by the quality of the food, the friendly service and general ambience. If there was an adverse comment it was that the puddings were well priced up but those of us who indulged were well satisfied. For myself, the fish pie was to drool over -... More 

Thank ColinJGrey
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stopped here en route for lunch as saw on tripadvisor it was a dog friendly pub. It's in a nice location tucked away and therefore quiet, it was a warm day so we sat outside at a wooden picnic table. Extensive menu which will cater for all and food is reasonably priced, inside there was a good selection of ales... More 

Thank Trevor C
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Booked a table for 6 plus a dog. Lovely little room which could seat 8 was delightful. Just the spot with two children and a boisterous dog. The waitress was extremely helpful and although there is no children's menus they do do smaller portions. They were also able to satisfy a fussy child with just pasta in butter, great so... More 

Thank Jane J
Surrey, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Skim on Saturday afternoon with family for lunch without booking in advance. Inside was very busy with both drinkers and diners (which is always nice to see), so we moved out back into what was formerly a partially shaded decking. It has now been completely covered in glass and perspex, and as such now has a similar effect... More 

Thank Vacoom
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us from our local Triumph Motorcycle Club attended for snacks after an evening run, a few of us attended a couple of days previous to check arrangements, the pub laid on a nice selection, I would definitely recommend going there for a meal at anytime, friendly and helpful staff.

Thank palace15
Preston, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table at the skim for a Friday night meal.Unfortunately the whole evening was ruined by a large crowd of young children. The food was average and a cheap bottle of wine expensive. Thankfully as locals we will use another pub nearby.

Thank Squashplayer04
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sadly I think the castle has too many customers now and new staff that just are not capable of the constant quality that I have come accustomed too over the last couple of years. So sadly I have to give u guys a honest bad review :( please get ya staff and kitchen crew up to standards. My £22 fillet... More 

Thank Darren C
Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is one of the gems of Reigate, in an area thick with great walks and scenery, it's nice to stop for one of their great beers on tap,dogs welcome,and a reasonable menu to suit most tastes, would have given five stars but road leading to it is appalling, large deep potholes and unmarked "speed bumps" will take its... More 

Thank fastfingers00
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Skim does amazing roast dinners. Bring your appetite because they are huge! Booking is essential on a Sunday and don't plan anything for afterwards because you'll be too stuffed to move! I especially love that they are nice and generous with the quantity of gravy.

Thank Gemma F
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for bank holiday dinner and to be honest one of the best Pubs ive been to in a while There were 6 of us so the put us in the snug On the way in we noticed the portions were hugh so the grown ups shared starters I shared whitebait with my brother inlaw and my wife shared... More 

Thank Paul C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reigate Heath, Reigate RH2 8RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Reigate
  • Phone Number: +44 1737 243100

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