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The Grumpy Mole

$$ - $$$, , British
Dorking Road | Tadworth, Tadworth KT20 5RX, England
+44 1737 353529
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dorking Road | Tadworth, Tadworth KT20 5RX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited with friends and were pleasantly surprised with beautiful setting of a friendly pub. Most of us had fish as a main course which was cooked perfectly, sauce lacked a little punch but did not d because and service was excellent. Definitely worth a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A delightful place to have lunch, afternoon tea or dinner, all of which I’ve enjoyed over many years. This was a birthday lunch with my daughter and as always the food was fantastic. Unfortunately on this particular occasion the restaurant was very busy and we...More

Thank BerylVB
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A cosy pub with a real fire. The team were very good and extremely accommodating. The was good but I’m not sure I would say gastro pub level. It was good honest modern pub food . The calamari was plentiful but quite stodgy and greasy....More

Thank oscar1920
Reviewed 4 days ago

A special treat for a friend. The restaurant was full but our booked table was available on time. All three courses were mouth watering. Really enjoyed it.

Thank LondonPrakash
Reviewed 6 days ago

Situated on the green at Brockham, near Dorking, this has always delivered good atmosphere, friendly and efficient service and above all very good food, well presented. I can recommend this special place to anyone. The menu and wine list will satisfy all tastes. If you...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service, and excellent food! We celebrated a family birthday here with a group of 11 of us. The staff coped very well with both our large group and a full restaurant. This place is very popular and it's easy to see why. The service...More

Thank RoadTripBunny
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed lunch at Grumpy Mole, Tadworth today. Service was superb , we appreciated being welcomed when the four of us first arrived and the waitresses were attentive throughout our meal. Food was very good. Three of us had baked potato with Cumberland sausage or chargrilled...More

Thank Joy K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch today at the Grumpy Mole and was very impressed with the food and the service was excellent. All the staff were pleasant and very attentive, especially William.

Thank Angela-Jane H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here on recommendations from various friends and were most certainly not disappointed....from the minute we walked in, the placed oozed with friendliness as capably demonstrated by front of house Mr John Pook. An open fire in the small bar/reception area was most welcoming as...More

Thank mpw246pl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to the branch in Tadworth based purely on a friends recommendation. It was ok but lacks something for me. Food and service ok but wouldn't be raving about it. Overall a nice place and certainly not bad but for me there are...More

Thank joe m
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16 December 2017|
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Response from Fartica | Reviewed this property |
You will have to contact them and find out.
6 September 2017|
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Response from Lynda S | Reviewed this property |
I do know this is always incredibly well booked for Christmas ..... I haven't checked for Boxing Day.
26 January 2017|
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Response from Grumpy M | Property representative |
Hi Sabjohn15, We do not have dedicated kids menu but will accommodate certainly. We can do a majority of our dishes as a child's portion and also sometimes have other items not listed on the menu, however, please do give... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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