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Shere Lane | Shere., Shere, Guildford GU5 9HS, England
(0) 1483 202044
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Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 96
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Lunch

Had lunch here this weekend. All 3 of us had great meals. Calamari starter was especially good. Service was excellent. Highly recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
MartinG7940
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We thought we would pop in and see what it's all about. You couldn't miss the place it sticks out like a saw thumb in the middle of the beautiful village. Prices very steep but the beer was nice. It's not our cup of tea but would go back if had too

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Arundel, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

My son and I ended up here for lunch today. The house manager was banging away at his computer in the restaurant when we went in. Grey plastic everywhere outside and dark furniture within. Nice view of the village of Shere, with the oak tree an' all. We ordered two asparagus salad starters, an expresso, and Americano with cream, a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Not many places to choose in this beautiful village and we normally go to the White horse pub. Came here with hubby for lunch and pleased with their fish and chips - unlike the one in White horse, their fish and chips is very lightly battered and not so oily, almost like the batter for tempura! Bread was covered with... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

Had lunch here this weekend. All 3 of us had great meals. Calamari starter was especially good. Service was excellent. Highly recommended.

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cranleigh surrey
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Well what can I say?: Magnificent mussels Luscious wine Brilliant burger Superb service A breath of fresh air Will definitely return

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The food is wonderful & so is the atmosphere & decor of yet another little gem of a pub in Surrey. Never disappoints

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Wow what can I say, I have just got home from another faultless fantastic meal at the William bray. Admittedly it's close to home, however people always seem to be travelling a long way to visit. On arrival two tables of over 20 guests were eating, I was dubious about how long I was going to be waiting for food,... More 

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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Menu was great, comfy restaurant, delicious food and great service. Would definitely visit again if in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We were offered two menus to choose from for lunch with many unusual and interesting offerings. We chose the rump sandwich and there interpretation of mushroom on toast, the mushrooms were the best I have ever had. For both dishes they had selected different breads which worked so well with the steak and mushrooms. A great find with efficient waiting... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Food holds up here - pork belly roast was really good. Cod dish, as well. Needs help with service - got a tin of silverware with no forks, no napkins in sight, dirty menus and the girls never once offered food menus. Very nice outdoor space to enjoy the sunshine!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shere Lane | Shere., Shere, Guildford GU5 9HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford  >  Shere
  • Phone Number: (0) 1483 202044

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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