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The Derby Arms

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Bar, British, Pub
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Epsom Downs, Epsom KT18 5LE, England
+44 1372 722330
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
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Wallington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went there today; firstly our table was a full hour late! We had 4 young kids with us, so this was problematic. They did offer us 25% off the food, which was appreciated but didn't make up for the overall experience. We specifically booked for a time they told us service would be quicker, it was very slow. Overall it... More 

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Thank Paul S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a great time on a cold winters night. Food and staff both excellent. We stayed longer than planned and wished we could have stayed even longer

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Thank Jon P
Epsom, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great evening at The Derby Arms recently. The staff are amazing and so relaxed and friendly. They have a great mocktail menu and they made me a fabulous Virgin Mojito. The fireplaces were lit and the mood in the bar was relaxed. We are in the restaurant and as usual the food was great. I can recommend the... More 

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Thank michelleb72
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a lovely review for us after your recent visit to the Derby Arms! I am so pleased to hear that you had a fantastic evening here with us- I must agree we have a great mocktail selection and the King Prawn, Crab and Chorizo linguine is a firm... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited the Derby Arms with my family to celebrate my Mum's birthday. The service was faultless and the food was fantastic. I cannot fault anything, it was perfect.

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Thank london62017
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a lovely review for us- we really appreciate it as all the team works hard to ensure every guest has a fantastic experience whilst at the Derby Arms. I'm so pleased to hear you had an enjoyable birthday celebration here with us for your mum! I will pass... More 

Tadworth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

2nd year all 9 of us have met for Xmas Lunch, on both occasions I cannot fault the food or the service.

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Thank Bobblehat123
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us- we really appreciate the feedback! I'm so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable Christmas Day here with us at the Derby Arms, all the team worked very hard to ensure everyone had a fantastic celebration! We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant gastrointestinal pub dog friendly great food and lovely atmosphere. Great location for walks and lunch open fires friendly staff. Near the grandstand so for travellers a must. I take my dog there go early to exercise my dog and chat to others.

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Thank Mary S
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi Mary, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. I must agree that we are in a fantastic spot! I will pass all your kind comments on to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Alex More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for twelve, paid in full and ordered the dinner weeks in advance. Pleasant and friendly environment. The pub was full and busy by 1pm. Meal was OK, but expected a bit better quality for £75 per person + drinks and 10% tip.

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Thank wacky999
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us- we really appreciate all feedback! I'm glad that you found the atmosphere friendly but I am disappointed to hear that you were not happy with the quality of food. We do strive to serve the highest quality of food to our guests and I am sorry... More 

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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub is ideally located on Epsom Downs. The gardens have a lovely view of the race course. The pub itself is cosy and friendly with comfortable seating for a drink or bar snack. There is also a restaurant. This was the first time we had been for a meal in the restaurant. The waitress was very friendly and helpful... More 

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Thank jasmincarmen
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi Jasmin, Firstly thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us and for your kind words about the staff! I will certainly pass them on to the team. I'm sorry that the presentation of your meal was not up to standard, and that your friends meal wasn't properly cooked. Please do make sure you... More 

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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely excellent welcome, service, menu, food quality, cost and presentation. A gem on Epsom Downs. Good bar. Lovely restaurant area. Nice staff.

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Thank Colin666
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi Colin, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us! I am glad to hear that you had an enjoyable experience, we pride ourselves on our service and food quality and I'm pleased to hear that you had a great Boxing Day with us! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect! The meal was excellent and plenty of it. our waitress was very friendly and efficient. We will be returning next Christmas

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Thank jackiecol
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi Jackie, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us- we really appreciate it! I am so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable Christmas Day with us. The team all worked exceptionally hard to ensure everyone had a fantastic celebration. I will certainly pass your kind comments to all the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$28
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Epsom Downs, Epsom KT18 5LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Epsom
  • Phone Number: +44 1372 722330

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?