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What you can expect during your visit
  • 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
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
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Updated 28/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 28/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
Set in the picturesque village of Chilworth in the heart of the Surrey hills, The Percy Arms is an elegant country pub and grillhouse with luxurious rooms, serving modern British cuisine with a South African twist. already an institution for its steaks and cuts, The Percy Arms continues also to offer a wide range of poultry, fresh fish and vegetarian dishes to tempt even the most faithful carnivore. Daily specials’ boards include game roasts, specialty steaks and tempting South African dishes. The elegant formality of the dining room is perfect for a meal with friends or family, while the traditional bar is ideal for a relaxing pint or a glass of one of the specially selected wines. The cosy
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Free off-street parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Playgrounds, Dog Friendly
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Yesterday was our first meal out in quite sometime due to Covid restrictions, we were really looking forwards to going to the Percy arms. I checked on their website and they were still advertising Tuesday steak night so booked well in advance for the opening...More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Meal was delicious, service and drinks were excellent. Really nice outdoor area. Only thought is one member of staff, I think the manager, probably a little more impatient and brusque than he needed to be. Genuinely though a delicious meal. Big love

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 18 December 2020 via mobile

It’s been a long time since I ate somewhere that really knows how to cook meat!!! Well done all at the Percy arms and thanks for great hospitality especially in these hard times. Highly recommend... please refill the “sheer drop”

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

The food here is superb and the South African dishes on the menu is spot on. Well done to a great chef. The staff is very friendly and attentive making this a great all round experience, and a must do after a walk around the...More

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

Just returned home after dinner & an overnight stay at & I felt that I had to write a review because we had such a great experience. Managing COVID brilliantly. Amazing food (we had the ribs & they were the best I’ve had)The room was...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 13 December 2020 via mobile

The food was excellent and the staff were great and they gave us a little surprise at the end! Worthy of five stars, definitely recommend.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 13 December 2020

Visited and stayed overnight. Restaurant was well managed and service was excellent. Restaurant has Souh African leanings and specialised in steaks. We shared a fabulous porterhouse and a great bottle of pinotage. Friendly staff, felt covid secure, and we were well looked after.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 11 December 2020

We had a lovely dinner and the ribs and steak were quite exceptional. Great to see that Percy Arms still going strong despite the massive restrictions great evening thank you!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 6 December 2020 via mobile

Two of us dined for a late Sunday lunch. Lovely setting, friendly staff a great speed of service. We both had roast beef that was very tender and tasty as were the vegetables. Only let down was ‘Aunt Bessy’ Yorkshire puddings. As this is an...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Garydav, General Manager at The Percy Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2020

Dear 629garetht Thank you for taking the time to review us, so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We would love to have fresh yorkies but due to how busy our Sunday lunches are , we've had to ask Aunt Bessie for help! We...More

Reviewed 13 November 2020

I am writing this review to warn other unsuspecting customers. I've eaten here a number of times and the food has been very good. No fault there. However the wine scam in operation at this restaurant/bar calls their integrity into question. When I first visited...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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JanineDubai, Owner at The Percy Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2020

Dear RaindogZA Anyone who knows The Percy, Alf or myself, knows that this is not something we would EVER do. We are highly passionate about the South African wine industry, which has suffered such significant losses this year; we do everything we can to promote...More

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312debral
11 December 2017|
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Response from Peter S | Reviewed this property |
Debra, I don't know where you're located, but the obvious step would be to phone them and ask. Google shows the number as: +44 1483 561765. Merry Christmas. Peter Steele. 12Dec17
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Response from Molesey99 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm really sorry that I missed your question approx. 3 months ago! I've only spotted it today. I must pay attention to my Inbox on this site! Best wishes Ray
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Rob M
30 December 2016|
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Response from hozing | Reviewed this property |
A great place to eat - always had a good experience.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Percy Arms

  • Yes, The Percy Arms is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

  • The Percy Arms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4