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Skimmington Castle

Reigate Heath, Reigate RH2 8RL, England
+44 1737 243100
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (32 reviews)
“sunday roast” (25 reviews)
“whitebait” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Reigate Heath, Reigate RH2 8RL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Engaging staff, fresh well cooked produce and excellent presentation! Absolutely fantastic Sunday Roast Lunch! 4x very happy customers more than happy to give positive feedback!More

Thank Simon F
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Simon, Many thanks for such a glowing report on the Skim.......your comments really are appreciated!! You highlight three of the areas we try and excel at most; the friendliness of our staff, quality of our food and the happiness of our customers. Many thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s no real vibe in this pub and it needs a bit of a redecoration (feels a bit tired IMO) but we were invited out here for lunch so we ordered the Fish pie (twice), the Moroccan Chicken Tagine, the Pork and Mash & lastly...More

Thank Gavin O
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gavin, I'm so sorry that you didn't enjoy your recent visit to the "Skim"; you chose 3 of the most popular dishes that we serve and usually, the Fish Pie receives rave reviews, so it is a pity that you did not feel the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With six friends travelling from outside the area, I was the most centrally placed in Reigate to organise a pub lunch and chose the Skim as I knew it wouldn't disappoint. It is a fabulous place for lunch as the menu offers something for everyone,...More

Thank Aggie63
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Aggie, I have a sneaky feeling that I was actually working that day! Your party was an absolute pleasure to have at the "Skim" and we are so glad that all of the "gals" enjoyed their long lunch! The only problem we encountered, was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived on a Saturday lunch time without a reservation and it was fully booked. But the staff managed to find a table right by the fire (lovely on a cold day) for us to use. The food and service was great and very friendly...More

Thank Nigel L
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Nigel, So many thanks for such a lovely review and we are so sorry that we nearly lost your custom with being so busy! I'm so glad that our staff could fit you in and as you say, it is so much safer to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If I could give this place more than 10 stars I would! Roast lamb was amazing. So soft and beautiful. You can even have it pink!!! Just how I love my lamb! staff are so welcoming and freindly and the chef knows how to make...More

Thank sandrahoward73
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sandra, Thanks soooo much for such a great review of our Sunday Lunches. I'll have to keep your comments a little under "wraps....get-it?", else we won't be able to get the Chef back into the kitchen! Seriously though, that's really great to hear (I'm...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was so good that friends have asked to come back on their next visit. Imaginative food choices including a fish pie that is hard to better. Experience suggests that booking a table is essential.More

Thank hancockmp
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So many thanks for such a positive review and we are really glad that both you and your friends enjoyed your "Skim" experience? We do get many comments about Chef Lucy's Fish Pie and it is good to note that it continues to get such...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a number of times with my wife during the day. Food and service is always very good. Lots of outdoor tables to sit at too

Thank Simon S
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and we are glad that as a regular, we continue to give pleasing service and that our food remains of a good standard. Your comments are much appreciated by all.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time in Skimmington Castle today. Had lunch there with 2 friends. Wonderful food, lovely staff and great atmosphere. Loved the welcoming open fire and the nooks and crannies. Will definitely be back and will bring my partner next time.More

Thank carmelhr
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Carmel, Thanks so much for such a glowing review! You have managed to sum up in just a few sentences, just what we feel the "Skim" is all about! Your comments are much appreciated and I trust, that when you return, your partner will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

food is very good the service in good time and pleasantly served, the setting of its location good for a stroll after or to. also good for a break in a game of golfMore

Thank Tony A
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tony, Many thanks for your comments and we are glad that you enjoyed your "Skim" experience - you have summed up our criteria for a good pub in a nutshell, so they are much appreciated. I'm not sure I could continue a game of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am disabled and use a walking stick so entering the pub is dificult as parking is at the back and the pub enerance is via steps. However once in the pub access is OK. It is a very old fashioned pub which serves good...More

Thank HiFlyUK
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear HiFlyUK, Many thanks for your review and we are so pleased that once in the pub, you enjoyed your "Skim" experience. As you have noted, Chef Lucy is always keen to advise on dishes suitable for Vegans (we usually have the veggie tagine and...More

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J&BTauranga
10 June 2016|
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Response from averilandwayne | Reviewed this property |
No. Skimmington Castle is quite tight on space, it has four rooms if your children are small and prone to running about this is not the place for you. Some of the rooms are contectected by a steep flight of stairs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reigate Heath, Reigate RH2 8RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Reigate
  • Phone Number: +44 1737 243100
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