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Leatherhead Road, | KT9 2NE, Chessington KT9 2NE, England
01372 744060
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6:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Middle of the road

Went here after a day at Chessington with mates because it meant we could get some food whilst beating some of the rush hour traffic. We were instantly able to get a table upon arrival where we could sit anywhere (as it wasn't too busy then). In the end, we all ordered our food and drink at the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Matt9c
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London, United Kingdom
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Louth, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely food, lots of choice & the prices are reasonable. The staff were all friendly & attentive even when it was busy. We didn't have to wait long for food (which is always a bonus when you have a little one in tow).

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Ugh. What a dreadful place. The waiters had literally no concept of what was going on. The food was greasy, cold, and horrible. Nachos were served with cold, liquid (and possibly plastic) cheese. Corn on the cob was stone cold. Fish was dripping in grease. One plate was cleared from our main course and the rest of the plates were... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Called in here Sunday tea time as it is attached to the Premier Inn, very quiet very few tables taken & we ordered food from the bar. We waited for a good 40 minutes for it to arrive & I am sad to report is was very poor. Everything was cold considering there where as many staff as paying customers... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

went here after a lovely day at chessington as it was my partners birthday: thought it would of been a nice place as it was only at the end of the road, i couldn't of been more wrong! i had a table booked for 8:15 and as i was an hour early they didn't want to sit me at another... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Went here after a day at Chessington with mates because it meant we could get some food whilst beating some of the rush hour traffic. We were instantly able to get a table upon arrival where we could sit anywhere (as it wasn't too busy then). In the end, we all ordered our food and drink at the bar in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Decided to eat here on way home from Chessington. After initial umming and arring as to whether we could have a table (the place was virtually empty) we were shown to a table on other side of restaurant literally on top of another tabl, which was a bit uncomfortable for both us and the other table. Can't see why as... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Don't waste your time you can never get a table even when the place is empty! Go to the star about 2 min down from here.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We went to the Monkey Puzzle for Breakfast after staying at the Premier Inn and before moving into the hotel at Chessington. The staff were lovely and dealt well with my son's gluten intolerance. Reasonably priced and the breakfast gave good options.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We visited for breakfast this morning on the way to Chessington. This ie our first visit to a Beefeater. The breakfast was fab and a great variety of continental. The staff were really friendly and the kids eat free. Will definitely visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Decided to eat here after a long day out at Chessington, initially was concerned as our only previous visit was a disaster, But quick efficient and friendly service, the food was served promptly, tasted good, and our waitress was competent at her job. All in all a success.

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Additional Information about The Monkey Puzzle

Address: Leatherhead Road, | KT9 2NE, Chessington KT9 2NE, England
Phone Number: 01372 744060
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Chessington
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 11:30 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Leatherhead Road, | KT9 2NE, Chessington KT9 2NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Chessington
  • Phone Number: 01372 744060
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 11:30 pm

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