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Stephan Langton

Friday Street | Abinger Common, Dorking RH5 6JR, England
+44 1306 730775
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (19 reviews)
“apple crumble” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Friday Street | Abinger Common, Dorking RH5 6JR, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I know this pub from way back from the seventies so after a brisk Autumn walk to leith Hill Tower, decided to return after my last visit over 31 years ago, and was pleasantly surprised how the improved look and service most certainly complemented the...More

2  Thank SusseXFactor
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went with a group of friends The staff were welcoming and pleasant Was nice to see that we could take our dog next time I have the Archbishop pie - absolutely delicious

1  Thank jacq1608
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a drive and lunch. Had a plough mans and a drink. Lovely food and very welcoming staff and quick service. Will visit again. Lovely walks if you like and then a smashing lunch.

2  Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped into the Stephen Lankton after celebrating a friend's birthday at her house. We fancied getting out so we decided to give this pub a go as it had been highly recommended. As the kitchen was closing soon after arrived we ordered 3x Nachos...More

4  Thank benny532017
AJC399, Owner at Stephan Langton, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry you feel we ruined the day, but disappointed that you think it’s ok for 11 people to eat their own food in a pub and while you all appeared apologetic and understanding when the owner spoke to you yesterday it’s a shame...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely quiet setting. Seating area outside nice on a sunny day. Light bites menu good. Super scotch eggs. Good range of tasty beers.

Thank sophia27
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Very difficult to park ,really a walkers pub ,dinning room extremely noisey .Food was good could have been warmer for a Sunday roast ,Service was not very good but they were very busy

1  Thank Carole L
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We were greeted firstly by the dog in its basket, which was obviously pleased to see us, and indicated that it would wag its tail for as long as we wanted to make a fuss of it. The barmaid was also welcoming, although we didn't...More

1  Thank Horleylad
AJC399, Owner at Stephan Langton, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2018

Thanks for you review, glad you enjoyed your visit and warm welcome. We look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 1 October 2018

It’s a nice enough country pub and the proprietors are welcoming. BUT, the food is average , so you expect to pay average prices. However for a petri size portion i.e small ...of apple crumble at £7.25 is comparatively more expensive than London pub prices....More

3  Thank rubyida
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Went here today for lunch which we were really looking forward to after a nice drive through the beautiful Surrey countryside. The pub is in a beautiful location right in the middle of the Surrey Hills. We were greeted by a polite young waitress who...More

3  Thank NeilV84
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Set in a gorgeous setting and great location for walkers our expectations were high. The restaurant was full and there were plenty of diners outside too. But oh how we were disappointed. We ordered from the main menu. The starters of soup of the day...More

2  Thank phil t
AJC399, Owner at Stephan Langton, responded to this reviewResponded 21 September 2018

Hi Phil, we prefer to deal with any concerns at the time of guests' visit, hence why we offered a deduction for your comments about the potatoes. We were not made aware of any further concerns about the vegetarian filo basket or roast veg. We...More

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Questions & Answers
Sue T
30 April 2017|
Response from AJC399 | Property representative |
Hi Sue, food is served until 4pm, last bookings at 3.45pm. Please call the Inn on 01306 730775 to make a reservation
Tom P
26 July 2016|
Response from SharonRice_12 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$64
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Friday Street | Abinger Common, Dorking RH5 6JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Dorking
  • Phone Number: +44 1306 730775
  • E-mail
The most secluded country pub & restaurant in Surrey, serving local food and beer in a beautiful location. Inspiring and innovative dishes freshly prepared and served to you by friendly, caring and knowledgeable staff.
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