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The Derby Arms

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Bar, British, Pub
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Epsom Downs, Epsom KT18 5LE, England
+44 1372 722330
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been coming to the Derby Arms for the past 16 years, the one attraction for us is that they allow dogs into the bar area. Today however things changed!! My husband asked for a bowl of water for our dog and was told that we have to supply our own bowl, although they do I have bowls available... More 

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1 Thank Karen M
DerbyArmsEpsom, General Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Dear Karen M, Thank you for taking the time to voice your opinion about our pub. I would like to address that dogs have always been allowed in the pub and will be allowed in the pub, even after our refurbishment this coming February. Saturday evenings can be quite busy and the pub does tend to fill out with fellow... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arranging the works Christmas party comes with all sorts of challengers... I mean how can you please everyone? Well everyone at The Derby Arms ensured this wouldn't be a problem and I have to say that our works Christmas dinner was a complete success! The preparation on the lead up to the evening was faultless; Alex ensured table plans and... More 

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Thank dollychivs
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi Yvonne, Thank you very much for writing such a lovely review for us! I'm so glad that everything went so smoothly on the day and you all had a fantastic celebration. I will make sure the team see your kind comments. I look forward to speaking to you about Christmas 2017! Kind regards, Alex More 

Harrogate, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of nine of us had a wonderful two-course dinner last night. Everyone was delighted with their food and there was a great choice of drinks too. The service was friendly and efficient. Highly recommended!

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Thank Buzzybee130
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us! We really appreciate it as all the staff work very hard to ensure all our guests have a fantastic dining experience. I will certainly pass your lovely comments onto both the kitchen team and the front of house team. We look forward to welcoming... More 

Wallington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there today; firstly our table was a full hour late! We had 4 young kids with us, so this was problematic. They did offer us 25% off the food, which was appreciated but didn't make up for the overall experience. We specifically booked for a time they told us service would be quicker, it was very slow. Overall it... More 

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Thank Paul S
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi Paul, Firstly, I would like to apologise again that there was such a delay in getting you seated in the restaurant. I appreciate that this was a long wait, especially with little ones and I do profusely apologise that this happened- I assure you this is not the norm here at the Derby Arms. Sundays are most certainly our... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time on a cold winters night. Food and staff both excellent. We stayed longer than planned and wished we could have stayed even longer

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Thank Jon P
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi Jon, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us! We really appreciate the kind comments. I'm so pleased to hear that you had such an enjoyable evening here with us. I hope you can return to us soon and stay longer! Kind regards, Alex More 

Epsom, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great evening at The Derby Arms recently. The staff are amazing and so relaxed and friendly. They have a great mocktail menu and they made me a fabulous Virgin Mojito. The fireplaces were lit and the mood in the bar was relaxed. We are in the restaurant and as usual the food was great. I can recommend the... More 

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Thank michelleb72
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi Michelle, We really appreciate you taking the time to write such a lovely review for us after your recent visit to the Derby Arms! I am so pleased to hear that you had a fantastic evening here with us- I must agree we have a great mocktail selection and the King Prawn, Crab and Chorizo linguine is a firm... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Derby Arms with my family to celebrate my Mum's birthday. The service was faultless and the food was fantastic. I cannot fault anything, it was perfect.

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Thank london62017
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a lovely review for us- we really appreciate it as all the team works hard to ensure every guest has a fantastic experience whilst at the Derby Arms. I'm so pleased to hear you had an enjoyable birthday celebration here with us for your mum! I will pass... More 

Tadworth, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2nd year all 9 of us have met for Xmas Lunch, on both occasions I cannot fault the food or the service.

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Thank Bobblehat123
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review for us- we really appreciate the feedback! I'm so pleased to hear that you had an enjoyable Christmas Day here with us at the Derby Arms, all the team worked very hard to ensure everyone had a fantastic celebration! We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant gastrointestinal pub dog friendly great food and lovely atmosphere. Great location for walks and lunch open fires friendly staff. Near the grandstand so for travellers a must. I take my dog there go early to exercise my dog and chat to others.

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Thank Mary S
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi Mary, Thank you very much for taking the time to write such a lovely review for us. I must agree that we are in a fantastic spot! I will pass all your kind comments on to the team. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Alex More 

London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a table for twelve, paid in full and ordered the dinner weeks in advance. Pleasant and friendly environment. The pub was full and busy by 1pm. Meal was OK, but expected a bit better quality for £75 per person + drinks and 10% tip.

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Thank wacky999
DerbyArmsEpsom, Manager at The Derby Arms, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us- we really appreciate all feedback! I'm glad that you found the atmosphere friendly but I am disappointed to hear that you were not happy with the quality of food. We do strive to serve the highest quality of food to our guests and I am sorry... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12 - $28
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 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 - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Epsom Downs, Epsom KT18 5LE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Epsom
  • Phone Number: +44 1372 722330

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?