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Nelson Arms

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50-52 Castle Street | Farnham, Farnham GU9 7JQ, England
+44 1252 712554
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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1,200 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stopped here for a drink whilst walking to Farnham the service is very good and the pub itself is clean and well presented except a few seat are ripped but other than that the pub is very good

Thank Eddie020173
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found myself in Farnham 2.30 pm ish yesterday - quick look on Trip Advisor showed this pub gets good feedback... got in - very busy due to the imminent start of England vs Italy in the Rugby, but found a little table in the bar area. It was getting on by now but the staff were so accommodating - Yes,... More 

Thank TiggsBunty
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236 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Many years ago this was my local, I wish it could still be. Small main bar with a fireplace and chesterfield is lovely. Ancient old beams and low ceiling in the dining area add to its charm, there is a garden out back for the summer. Right in middle of Castle Street which is a great location. Some local beers... More 

Thank Tracey Y
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub with lots of beams large fire on the go and great food Went for an early Dinner and found the food was great with great service also And a lovely relaxed atmosphere

Thank OldG1
Farnham, United Kingdom
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316 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 685 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We have been here many times before and had always loved the atmosphere, drink and food. In January 2016 I wrote a review which had one negative which was the appalling conditions my wife had found when she needed to use the rest room. Well its all change here now and the restrooms have been refurbished and tidied up. As... More 

5 Thank Travellerclass
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

We had a great time at the Nelson Arms. The pub is superb: hundreds of years old, solid wood beams, low ceilings subdued lighting, cosy little garden area the very opposite of Wetherspoons and something that cannot be replicated The selection of beers was great. I like beer. Six beers, we tried them all. The menu was good. We started... More 

4 Thank Ivorwopper
Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

This is one of my favourite places for sunday lunch - especially in the winter when the fires are lit. Very cozy. The food is fantastic - large portions but very tasty. Can recommended the roasts but save room for dessert!

3 Thank fisco2
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

I have lived in Farnham for 15 years, but had never visited the Nelson Arms, a pub situated in Castle Street, undoubtedly the most prestigious street in Farnham's town centre. I called in one lunch time after returning from a long weekend in Somerset for a light lunch with my wife. The staff were welcoming and the beer and atmosphere... More 

Thank solarus65
Saint Albans, England, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Found this gem of a pub in the Good Beer Guide and was ideally situated for a family get together lunch. Food was plentiful and delicious; the nut roast vegan so ideal for our daughter. The home made bread (oils & bread starter) was really tasty. And a great range of real ale too. Friendly staff and good atmosphere.

2 Thank VJL64
Fleet, United Kingdom
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533 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We were actually driving towards another pub in Ewshot and thought, let's just park here and try this place instead I recall it being recommended by a colleague anyways It's not the biggest of pubs, but it doesn't need to be A welcoming and cozy traditional pub with the low wooden beamed ceiling Service was quick and friendly and they... More 

1 Thank j100lok

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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 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-52 Castle Street | Farnham, Farnham GU9 7JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Farnham
  • Phone Number: +44 1252 712554

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