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Monkey Puzzle

British, Bar, Pub
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The Monkey Puzzle Leatherhead Road, Chessington KT9 2NE, England
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had breakfast here before going to Chessington world of adventure. £9 for the adults and kids go free, so quite cheap. There was lots of choice, hot and cold and everything was tasty. The lady who served us was friendly and efficient. Toilets however were disgusting, small dingy and with broken locks. Unacceptable for a chain like this.

Thank NottsKim
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to the restaurant to meet with family members who were visiting Chessington World of Adventures. It became very clear there were not enough staff on duty to cope with the amount of tables they had. We waited 30 minutes to get our starters and another hour for the main course. We were approached by a manager who explained... More 

Thank Paul C
Sutton Coldfield
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278 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a busy Beefeater as near to the Chessington World of Adventure. For an evening meal as we arrived fairly late we shared a grilled chicken Caesar salad which was very nice. With two lagers the bill came to £18.00. The breakfasts were all self serve and ok for £8.99 each but not all of the fruit was fresh... More 

Thank Gary S
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in the premier Inn next door and had two breakfasts and a dinner there, food was great value and service was friendly and quick despite being busy would recommend

Thank Sarah W
Stafford, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited after a day out at chessington, as a group of 6 adults and 3 children we were apprehensive about getting a table as we hadn't booked but walked in at 6.30pm to be greeted by a smile and shown straight to a table. The waitress was frankly brilliant the kids loved her and she was very good at... More 

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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the service is slow even ordering a drink seems to take them an age. the area managers need to check this out and do a mystery shopper. it is sad that the service is slow.

Thank Mike G
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was there with my family and my nephews ordered soft drinks that did not turn up when we received our wine and we had to order again. When the main meals came out they had not brought one of the nephews meals. Have been here a lot as is one of our local restaurants every time we go it gets... More 

Thank Kerry H
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited here about 5 times in 2 years as stay at chessington hotel and come here to eat. Usual beefeater food but this time place looking very worn out. Carpets dirty and thread bear, table was dirty when we arrived as was cutlery. My daughter ordered garlic bread on kids menu starter - it was one bit of... More 

Thank Deborah P
Banstead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to monkey puzzle for a family meal The menu has changed and is quite disappointing from what it used to be This restaurant was so we'll run when Andy and Laura were there, not sure what's going on now, It looked grubby and dirty dishes on the till stations And please please do something with those disgusting restrooms!!

Thank marmaladepickle
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Consistent with other Beefeater restaurants, this was again just adequate. They give the children an activity/colouring in menu, but no crayons to use with it? Our waiter couldn't really be bothered. No warmth or sincerity. My meal came and I'm not sure how long it had been waiting on the hot plate because it had a hard rim of sauce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
British, Bar, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Monkey Puzzle Leatherhead Road, Chessington KT9 2NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Chessington
  • Phone Number: 441372744060

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