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Sands at Bleak House

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Pub
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Bleak House Chertsey Road, Woking GU21 5NL, England
+44 1483 756988
09:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been to this restaurant before, and decided last minute to visit again and we were not disappointed. The restaurant was extremely busy but the manager asked us to have a drink at the bar and she would be able to get us seated shortly - she did. Food was excellent and although I had the roast I was... More 

Thank Sunnyside2009
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I've had the opportunity to visit Sands on a few occasions and each time i have found the whole experience extremely pleasant with great food, great staff and a great experience. Nice range of beers and gins and a friendly atmosphere to consume them in! Well catered private functions as well with a well stocked and varied buffet. Definitely worth... More 

Thank Alan B
Woking, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the function room for our joint party last night and we cannot thank Carla and her team for a fabulous evening. They were all so accommodating and nothing was too much trouble. We had a buffet which is delicious and lots of our friends who have never been to Sands at Bleak House before will definately be returning... More 

Thank natalieshearer
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked many and attended parties here. Catering excellent with Carla and Tracey looking after every detail. Nice lunch venue to visit during the week. Decent company to sit amongst. Sunday lunch is delicious. Very good wine list. All good beers on tap. Nice surroundings and atmosphere with plenty of space for celebrations. Lots of parking.

Thank Daryl J
Guildford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at Sands whilst walking son Rob's new dog asked if we could come inside got an emphatic ''no'' OK I do understand the specialise in food but they in the middle of Horsell Common

Thank John B
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Met with 3 golfing friends for a post round meal. Have been visiting the Bleak House for some years and this is the best visit yet; attending caring staff, food quality and presentation improved too. Tried the Gammon Eggs and chips. Gammon was char grilled so had a nice bbq taste. Chips we crisp on outside and fluffy inside. Eggs... More 

Thank tonytone1
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Last here around 3 years ago - the food is OK but limited selection. The atmosphere very noisy - perhaps it was a Company do. Service could be better and has potential to be a more inspiring place - so, so but others like Red Lion do it slightly better.

Thank GuildfordTripper
Woking, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

We went for a late lunchtime meal in between Christmas and New Year. Even though it was at 2.30pm we were greeted by pleasant staff and we were advised the kitchen would close at 3pm, We ordered 3 light meals and WOW what turned up was more than expected. A big thumbs up to those in the kitchen, well done,... More 

Thank roypeacock
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The staff, apparently, were exceptionally helpful in organising the party (pre-booked, table d'hote, 15 people). Next, they need a chef - or, at least, a competent cook. The food was dire. The fish dishes were dry, the chicken breasts cooked until all moisture and taset had long since disappeared, and the pork bellies pronounced "disgraceful". But midst this carnage, pride... More 

4 Thank Tony_at_110
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We had our wedding reception here on the 19th November 16 and I have to say they have done an amazing job. Carla and her team went above and beyond what was needed and was attentive from the first time we sat down with her. Food was incredible and so was the rooms. All in all a fantastic venue and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bleak House Chertsey Road, Woking GU21 5NL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Woking
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 756988

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?