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The Monkey's Forehead

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Bar, Pub, British
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Egham Hill, Egham TW20 0BQ, England
+44 1784 432164
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Wokingham
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237 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I came for a drink with a colleague that was leaving. Place surrounded in fencing and building works in progress. Maybe this will fix some of the issues raised by other reviews.

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Thank Mike P
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

One of my more disappointing visits to the area. Nice for a warm summers day and to eat outside. The atmosphere is somewhat pedestrian and pub grub rules

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Thank Jgdutyfree
London, United Kingdom
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1,212 reviews
645 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,018 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

This place is cosy and the staff friendly, prices are reasonable too. It's standard pub food but it was cooked well and enjoyed by all of us.

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1 Thank Saintlysinner
Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

After dropping my daughter off at Uni we decided to have lunch and this place was the nearest. I fully understand as a student pub it wasn't going to be grand. We sat down and yes as another reviewer pointed out the tables were sticky and again I can cope with that no issue. Before ordering I needed to use... More 

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2 Thank Simone S
Conwy County, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This place is very popular with the local students. I don't mind a spit 'n' sawdust pub - but I hate sticky tables! Always very busy in an evening so maybe it's just me?

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Thank Andi_McBurnie
Leyland UK
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78 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Ate breakfast here Sunday 18/9 after stayng nearby overnight after dropping son at the Uni across the road . Lots on menu full English starts from £2.25 and you get one free refill with your coffee.Service .starts at 10.30. Food and service was excellent parking is limited though . Would recommend

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Thank pinkisback
Victoria, Canada
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194 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This was one of the few places open for supper on a Sunday evening It's within easy walking distance of the RH The East Coast IPA was excellent at a decent price. I had the Chicken Korma which was very good and reasonable price at £ 7.95 It was very busy and only one person behind the bar and he... More 

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Thank JCDown
1 review
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

The young lady working as a waitress has such an awful attitude!! she's like Wednesday from the Adams family. The owners must have plenty of money to employ such a sort.... Will find somewhere more accommodating and friendly for something to eat as she clearly doesn't want you there.

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Thank Frank R
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4 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Very quiet when we went but the food was served quickly and tasted nice good sized portions and not bad price staff were friendly a meal for 3 with drinks less than £25 much nicer than the hotel we were staying in for food.

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Thank Neil B
Winchester, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Popped into our son's uni local last week! Good pub food which is great value for money and ample size portions, good beers available. Nice friendly staff. TIP - Take cash as there's 50p charge for using a credit card! We'll be back I'm sure when we're next visiting!

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Thank Penny S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Egham Hill, Egham TW20 0BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Egham
  • Phone Number: +44 1784 432164

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