We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Grumpy Mole - Brockham

$$ - $$$, , British
Brockham Green | Dorking, Surrey, Brockham, England
+44 1737 845101
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“mole” (10 reviews)
“tea cake” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Gastropub, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Brockham Green | Dorking, Surrey, Brockham, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (516)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 513 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a lovely pub - where do I start? Robin and Lauren were so helpful when we booked the smaller dining area for our exclusive family gathering to celebrate my birthday. Everything was easy and relaxed through the planning and during the day itself. I...More

Thank waterforchocolate
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We arrived at 11.55 for a midday booking. The doors were locked and so we walked round to the left where the arrow was pointing. We walked through an open door which we were then told by staff was the fire door and really we...More

Thank thatsamore
Reviewed 6 days ago

This fine old "country" pub is approached alongside the local village green and has its own quite large car park at the right-hand side of its premises. The premises themselves are large, with several rooms given over to dining. Staff are friendly, helpful and flexible,...More

Thank Tryphaena
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The difficulty of booking a table is an indication of the reputation of this establishment. The menu is one of the most comprehensive I've seen across all courses, making selection very difficult and encouraging a swift return to sample another dish. This wide range of...More

1  Thank 24atrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am not sure where to start.... The staff... Very friendly but not over familiar ... attentive but not intrusive... Brilliant. The food.... simple, abundant, tasty, and well priced.....Brilliant The atmosphere... pub or a fine dining white table cloth restaurant, not too noisy at lunchtime........More

Thank James P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here on a Saturday night. Very busy we we had booked thank god. Food was lovely (I had prawn cocktail, rump of lamb and sticky toffee pudding) and the service good. The area outside the pub is also very pretty but unfortunately...More

1  Thank ladyuk85
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really comfortable and tastefully decorated pub with a lovely atmosphere. Great service and excellent food. Well situated and ample parking. Will definitely be back!

Thank Rose H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited for Bonfire night and had a great time. We know Robin (the manager) from his pub in Mickleham and we knew we would get looked after. The menu was a bit pricey (£85 per head) but it was definitely worth it. Lovely food,...More

Thank defcomiton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely pub/restaurant very nice staff. The food was very good,slightly pricey for a pub but the food standard was high. Only slightly disappointed with 3 calamari for starter for £6.95. The drinks a little high too. But the service was good and allowed to eat...More

Thank martinmX3537PU
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Nice decor. Easy to park. The food was very good and the service was timed nicely so that you felt relaxed and unhurried. My soup was delicious. My curry was heary and tasty. I think a more authentic naan bread would improve the presentation. The...More

Thank whereamI2day
Nearby Restaurants
The Arkle Manor
570 reviews
.50 miles away
The Royal Oak
174 reviews
.05 miles away
The Dolphin Inn
260 reviews
.85 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Box Hill
519 reviews
1.51 miles away
Denbies Wine Estate
682 reviews
2.25 miles away
The Bulls Head
41 reviews
3.33 miles away
Gorgeous Gerties
84 reviews
2.08 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
October 11, 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from robinjohntaylor | Property representative |
Good Evening, as answered by the previous contributor, we allow dogs in the bar and you would be welcome to book a table. Please call us on 01737845101 and we would be happy to arrange a reservation. We look forward to... More
September 4, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from robinjohntaylor | Property representative |
Good Evening, we do have a private dining area which we call The Molehill. It can seat up to 14 people on a boardroom style table. Feel free to contact us for more details. Thank you for your enquiry. Robin
May 10, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from judyf2017 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do gluten free for teas. they are always very accommodating.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brockham Green | Dorking, Surrey, Brockham, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Brockham
  • Phone Number: +44 1737 845101
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing