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The Monkey Puzzle

Leatherhead Road, | KT9 2NE, Chessington, England
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Ranked #10 of 15 restaurants in Chessington
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We arranged to meet my son and his girlfriend at The Monkey Puzzle after their day out at the neighbouring Chessington World of Adventures. A typical Beefeater establishment, with the bar service being somewhat apathetic, despite very few customers. Indeed, when we returned our empty glasses to the bar before proceeding to the restaurant no thanks were proferred. We were... More

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Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We ate both dinner and breakfast here booked as a meal deal when we booked our room online at the neighbouring Premier Inn .For dinner with a drink and a buffet breakfast the next morning it came to a bargain price of 23.99 we found this to be value for money as the dinner menu was quite extensive and the... More

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We booked a table by telephone, call answered immediately, table was ready on time, the food choice was pretty good and the food and service v good. Will return

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We had booked a table here for dinner as part of a meal deal while staying at the Premier Inn. When we arrived although there was plenty of empty tables most were covered with the remains of the previous diners meals as was the floor!! Waiting staff were pleasant and dealt with our drinks orders quickly however the same can... More

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Dorking, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had dinner at the Monkey Puzzle on Friday evening. I had phoned the restaurant to book but there was only voicemail so I left a message, however, no one phoned me back and in the end I booked via bookatable.com. We enjoyed the evening, the meal was great and service excellent. Chelsea, our waitress was friendly, helpful and very... More

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Caerphilly, Wales, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

If you book early enough, you can get a family room for a good price and it is ideal for Chessington World of Adventures as it is right next door. The rooms are clean and the food s lovely. The breakfast in the morning was great.

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We have been coming here for years but our past 2 visits have not been great. We tried ringing for 2 days leaving messages to be contacted alas no one contacted us to confirm our booking. We had to drive down there to which our booking was not even down! and to be told that the phone in the restaurant... More

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wales
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Loved the restaurant, very clean, service was brilliant, always quick with serving our food. Only down side was that in the hot weather its very hot upstairs. The children loved it, lovely food for the chidlren and us.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Was staying at chessington hotel overnight so had eve meal at the beefeater. Booked table for 730 pm, straight in, asked what drinks we wanted within minutes, and they came soon after. They took our order shortly afterwoods. Main meals came within normally expected timescales and was delicious and hot. I had a burger which was gorgeous. could not fault... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

This used to be a regular of ours as the kids love it and its local to where we live. We went there last week on a friday as a treat. We arrived at 7pm...ordered by 7.15pm. At 8.15pm we were still waiting for our starters. I ended up approaching another member of staff to see where our food was.... More

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