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The Rubbing House

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 25/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 25/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Restaurant with a stunning view of Epsom Downs. Home cooked food, freshly prepared daily. A mixed of tradition English and Mediterranean cuisine.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Reviews (1,107)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place with views over the course and Epsom Downs, always take friends, Client's as a first choice for lunch.. top shelf in Epsom and great food with a better clientele.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The family and I eat here last night the food was very average and so was the service it may have been due to tier 3 coming in but no one smiled or tried to make us welcome

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 15 December 2020

Three of us in our 'bubble' had an excellent lunch here last Sunday. The pub is rightly very tight on Covid measures and we felt really safe here. The staff were very friendly and the turkey and roast lamb were excellent. Christmas pudding to end...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 1 November 2020

When you find a fruit fly when undoing the cutlery for your desert and the manager claims they have fruit flies on the bar and they sometimes get into the cutlery. Apparently it’s normal to have fruit flies on the bar. I feel physically sick...More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Had an interesting dinner with family here today!  We've been here before and generally good.This evening, had a disappointing experience in both food and the manager (Chris) in how he dealt with some honest positive feedback... We were served salad that was the most sad,...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

We thought we’d try this pub for a Saturday evening meal as we hadn’t eaten here for a few years. The atmosphere was nice considering the limited amount of people that they could seat compared to normal circumstances. The food was nice, we had the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 18 October 2020

Checked in in the app greeted at the door with a friendly welcome served promptly and good food. All very clean and Covid friendly Waitress helpful and friendly

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 15 October 2020 via mobile

Never Again! 5 of us went for Sunday roast. We booked a table inadvance to avoid disappointment (laughable really). On arrival, the manager seemed to be under pressure, asked name, asked phone number to confirm booking (and still looked puzzled). Eventually we were shown to...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 14 October 2020 via mobile

Clean, heartwarming and tasteful. Tasty food, attentive staff, COVID compliant - we felt safe and looked after - we'll visit again!!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 12 October 2020 via mobile

Amazing covid compliance, lovely staff and fab drinks! Would recommend to anyone looking for a safe, hassle free evening.

Date of visit: October 2020
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26 September 2020|
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Hi Bunnyboiler, Thank you for your question, if you could let me have your real name and correct contact number this time, I could pass it onto the police who would like to question you, regarding the racist comments you... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Rubbing House
    Is The Rubbing House implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, The Rubbing House is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is The Rubbing House rated?
    The Rubbing House is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5
    • Atmosphere: 3.5