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Abinger Hatch

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Abinger Lane | Abinger Common, Dorking RH5 6HZ, England
+44 1306 730737
12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Have not been to the Abinger Hatch for a few years and went with family for Easter Monday lunch. The standard of the food has slipped dramatically since my last visit. Should not be difficult to provide a decent roast dinner. The lamb was dry, the potatoes were like golf balls and the vegetables were under cooked and sprayed with... More 

Thank mark w
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166 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Phoned ahead to check about serving times, parking etc and very friendly advice Pub walked for 5 miles then arrived here for bank holiday BBQ Lovely food, very good beer garden selection, good real ales and nice beer garden Nice inside but busy Good loos too

Thank Milesandmilesaway
Cobham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went for dinner on Easter Sunday and was really disappointed by the food. The portion of 'aubergine cannelloni' one of my companions was served with was pitiful and had to be returned. My own 'slow cooked lamb' was bland and completely under seasoned. It was a soggy mess of shredded looking meat, the roast potatoes were soggy, the gravy tasteless... More 

Thank JaneCochran
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were just there for a drink. Who'd have known ordering 4 drinks would be such a chore for the staff, who we assumed were the owners. The staff were rude to everyone else trying to provide custom in different ways. Insulting those who couldn't remember which name their table was booked in, harassing another with their order, needlessly getting... More 

Thank Kevan B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relaxing delicious lunch (juicy whitebait, succulent roast duck) in the large pleasant garden - lots of tables and lots of room to sprawl on the grass if you can't get one. Order your drinks (good range of small brewery beers - at least two bitters) at the garden bar and they will be delivered to you at your table by... More 

Thank Alpenstock
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful location and good-sized portions of tasty fare - great choice on a sunny Saturday afternoon- and dog friendly too.

Thank Bridget N
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really friendly beautiful pub in glorious countryside. Simple food done really well with well kept beers. Loved the relaxed feel and there are some great walks from here.

Thank Tepanyaki
Windsor, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having had a fab lunch at The Abinger Hatch a year ago, we thought it a great idea to all go as a family of 8 to celebrate Mother's Day. Unfortunately a real disappointment. Not sure if the chef has changed, but the food was bland and poorly executed. The waitress however was the crowning glory; such a surly and... More 

1 Thank Ian H
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This used to be a lovely pub but it has sadly gone downhill. We visited on a sunny Saturday with a pre-booked table for lunch. The staff/management seemed to have lost control of the place and had served a large group of 'walk-ins' sitting in the garden meaning we waited over an hour for our starters. We were offered some... More 

1 Thank Theveggieiswithme
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Last came here a year ago and had a great meal. This time the waitress was rude and stroppy. The lamb was a greasy , overcooked mess and the roast potatoes were anaemia. The whole family wished we had stayed at home. We won't be back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abinger Lane | Abinger Common, Dorking RH5 6HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Dorking
  • Phone Number: +44 1306 730737

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