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The Grumpy Mole

$$ - $$$, , British
Dorking Road | Tadworth, Tadworth KT20 5RX, England
+44 1737 353529
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mole” (16 reviews)
“scones” (17 reviews)
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dorking Road | Tadworth, Tadworth KT20 5RX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great gastro pub that we stumbled across one Sunday evening- cosy, charming and the friendliest staff!! Food was glorious- amazing roasts and huge portions- would teccomwnd booking ahead, this place is so popular and I can see why!

Thank liluewell2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely ambience. Menu looked lovely although we didn't eat. Landlord very friendly. Lovely furnishings.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Warm and cosy atmosphere with great selection of food. Friendly staff and service is excellent. Parking on site or can park in the close behind the pub.

Thank UMuppidi
Reviewed 1 week ago

You'd think in good old blighty we could spit and hit ten restaurants where you'd be assured of a stonking roast dinner, but not so. It's becoming increasingly more difficult these days. Luckily The Grumpy Mole is here to save the day. We were here...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been meaning to go here for years! Could not get through on the phone so went there in the afternoon to book a table for late afternoon lunch. It was very busy and cars parked everywhere. Managed to find a space in the carpark and...More

1  Thank Denia1956
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends took us here. It was a friendly no fuss reception. Lovely table setting. Prompt drinks order. Drinks arrived, order taken. The service was excellent, just the right amount of time between courses. All 4 starters were varied and of good standard. On the main...More

1  Thank jamesse25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Friday evening for dinner with my wife and another couple. We had great expectations based upon previous trip advisor reviews, and previous difficulties in securing a table. Atmosphere was quaint and busy. Staff were helpful, but basic trained - demonstrated by mistakes in...More

Thank KaribuClan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a delightful place and welcome. I thought because we were only able to book a table at the bar, we would be sat in the bar..... and we were, but at a comfortable table, everything just as in the main restaurant but with super...More

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Higher end pub food but restaurant prices. That aside, the food is fabulous and worth the money. I had moules for a starter and the sauce was outstanding. I will have this for a main course next time as it was so good. The sea...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

My husband was running 15mins late so we didn't get to the restaurant until 9.15pm, rather close to the time the kitchen shut! But we were met with a broad smile, reassured we could relax, and had a lovely freshly prepared meal. This place never...More

Thank Simona H
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Questions & Answers
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
14 July 2015|
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Response from Grumpy M | Property representative |
Hi, A delayed response, however, there was a building opposite which has now been knocked down that was known as Jeanette's Restaurant a long time ago. It was then known as Royal Phoenix which had been shut down for at... 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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