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The Rambler's Rest

$$ - $$$, British,
Outwood Lane, Coulsdon CR5 3NP, England
+44 1737 552661
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible16%
Travelers talk about
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
“fish cakes” (11 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Outwood Lane, Coulsdon CR5 3NP, England
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1 - 10 of 583 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just came here for anniversary , and were pleasantly surprised as the last time we visited the Ramblers pub it was awful!! (Bad service, tables messy, short staffed etc....), today all staff were lovely, food was amazing, our waiter in the restaurant "Piotr", was lovely,...More

Thank Judgey77
The_Ramblers_Rest, Guest Relations Manager at The Rambler's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and Happy Anniversary! I will pass on your messages to Piotr and we will see you again soon! Thank you Rachel

Reviewed 1 week ago

This gastropub has many and varied competitors but held up well on our first visit. We booked in advance and it was full on a Friday. All of the food was of good standard but the stand out was the French guy who served us,...More

Thank Bobbelar
The_Ramblers_Rest, Guest Relations Manager at The Rambler's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review and hope to see you soon! I will pass on your comments to Mikael Thank you Rachel

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Part of the same group as the Tudor Rose in Coulsdon, the menu is exactly the same. Food was OK, nothing amazing and service was fair, prices a bit steep for the type of food on offer. Would I go back? Well I wouldn't make...More

Thank Amanda K
The_Ramblers_Rest, Guest Relations Manager at The Rambler's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review! It is really good to have this kind of feedback and I will speak with the team so we can come up with ideas to make us more memorable. Hope to see you soon Thanks Rachel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for an impromptu lunch. It was very quiet but a good pub with 2 open fires and friendly staff. The food came quickly and was tasty.

Thank WillB2000
The_Ramblers_Rest, Guest Relations Manager at The Rambler's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Hope to see you again soon. Thank you Rachel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had sent in our orders in advance. They had not taken notice of an email requesting gluten free for one of the children. One of the main dishes had been left off and arrived twenty minutes late. The desserts and coffee came over 30...More

Thank drmaryeld
The_Ramblers_Rest, Guest Relations Manager at The Rambler's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, I can only apologise for your experience and the fact you didn’t feel it was good enough. We strive for the best from our team and our service and are disappointed you didn’t feel you got that. Please give us another try in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went tonight for a Christmas family get together and had the best night! Food was amazing (especially the mushroom starter) great service and lovely surroundings. Would definitely recommend. Great night had by all thank you ramblers!

Thank Elaine T
The_Ramblers_Rest, Guest Relations Manager at The Rambler's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! Lovely to hear from you and glad you enjoyed your visit to us! Happy New Year and hopefully see you again soon! Rachel

Reviewed December 17, 2017

My partner and I booked a table at the Rambler’s Rest, Banstead for a Sunday lunch. We arrived on time and informed the barman, who was Spanish and whose manner and behaviour immediately reminded us of ‘Manuel’ from Faulty Towers, that we had a table...More

Thank BlueAbyssWorldwide
The_Ramblers_Rest, Guest Relations Manager at The Rambler's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I’m sorry to hear about your negative experience. With Christmas coming up we are very busy, however this is no excuse. When you visit any restaraunt you should feel able to complain if neccessary otherwise the issue can’t be dealt with. If you don’t say...More

Reviewed December 3, 2017

The pub is set in a lovely area and down a winding road in Chipstead. Ample parking, a very large garden and inside a very cosy atmosphere. However, a few things would go a long way to have rated the pub higher. Our table booked...More

Thank Bellhurst
The_Ramblers_Rest, Guest Relations Manager at The Rambler's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded December 5, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We're really sorry that the food wasn't up to standard and we will discuss your observations with our kitchen team. If you should have any problems in the future please let us know and we will gladly...More

Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

We live locally and over the years this venue had been a bit hit and miss to be honest. Visited a few months ago and we said we would avoid after an evening meal accompanied by massive noise as bar staff lobbed bottles from the...More

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The_Ramblers_Rest, Guest Relations Manager at The Rambler's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded November 22, 2017

Hi there, We do not tolerate aggressive behaviour in our pub and I would not expect that kind of behaviour to be present in our grounds either. I would be really interested to speak to you about this incident to prevent anything like this happening...More

Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

As always, food to die for, service with a smile, Lucas & Tina did themselves proud & made a very enjoyable evening even better, the scallops are extraordinary, the chish & fips are amazing & if you're having dinner with the woman of your dreams...More

2  Thank gary p
The_Ramblers_Rest, Guest Relations Manager at The Rambler's Rest, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2017

Thank you so much. See you again soon. I will pass on your comments. Rachel

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Patsy A
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
I think if dogs weren't welcome they'd lose half their business! There are invariably quite a few dogs in the main bar and you can buy dog treats at the bar so the answer is yes, although I would guess they aren't welcome in... More
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Yes a standard managers answer as you would imagine ! His name is Kevin Morrison - don't hold your breath !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $35
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Validated Parking, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
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 - 11:15 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:15 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Outwood Lane, Coulsdon CR5 3NP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Coulsdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1737 552661
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Description
The Ramblers rest is the perfect place to find a cosy corner to enjoy some of our chefs seasonal dishes and our great selection of wine, ales and cocktails. Dogs are more than welcome in our bar and our vast outside patio and seating areas.
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