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“A Walking Club Favourite”

The Carpenters Arms
Ranked #7 of 36 Restaurants in Oxted
Price range: $13 - $42
Cuisines: British, Bar
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Nicole Joubert, Dale Harris and the team welcome you to The Carpenters Arms at Limpsfield Chart, a traditional inn set in leafy countryside on the Surrey Kent border near Oxted. Now under the same wing as much-loved hostelries Botley Hill Farmhouse and The White Bear, The Carpenters Arms proudly extends the warm welcome and delicious home-cooked food that has put its sister venues firmly on the map. Find us at the heart of the beautiful National Trust-managed Limpsfield Common, a wonderful ancient landscape to explore on foot, by bike or horseback. Dating back to the 1800s, The Carpenters Arms is a destination drinking spot which has featured in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide for the last four years, and lies at the heart of the local community. We serve a range of Westerham Brewery beers and lagers, including the brewery's own hand crafted pilsner Bohemian Rhapsody. We have sampler trays for 3 x 1/3 pint samples of our beers. We also take pride in our carefully-curated wine list, hand-picked by our owners direct from specialist vineyards across the world. In good weather, the large garden and dining terrace really come into their own, while the light and spacious Garden Room can be hired for private events. Our menus are devised by Head Chef Dale to reflect the best seasonal produce, and offer a selection of favourite British dishes with a modern European twist, prepared using locally-sourced ingredients. We also make a great cup of coffee and serve a delicious slice of cake!
Reviewed December 12, 2013

When our Surrey walkers were deciding where to hold their 2013 Social evening they opted for The Carpenters Arms. We had a great evening then. The food and service was all excellent, as indeed it was for lunch after this recent U3A group walk.
Being on the edge of so much great walking country with the High Chart and the Greensand Way literally on the doorstep, we head to Limpsfield Chart quite often, and have done for at least 10 years or more.
This is a favourite pub as a base, most especially under the present regime in the small group of houses owned by Westerham Brewery.
One of our particular tests when assessing a pub as a base for eating or socialising is the Espresso Coffee. Here we were not disappointed (unlike some 4 years ago when it seemed just like an instant served in an espresso cup :( ~ that was old regime and not so particular)
Now then, their coffee is one of the special reasons to stop by and chat after an event.
And that is without even thinking about the various Westerham beers ...
No hesitation in recommending this venue. Back soon!

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Thank WalkLeader
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

Today 15 0f us (pre booked) eat lunch time at the Carpenters arms, we all had various foods & combinations everything was superb, good quality ingredients, nicely cooked, 1 guy was Gluten intolerant & it was no problem, dealt with very efficiently, the service was good & efficient & the prices were reasonable, we all paid individually which was not a problem & all plates were clear at the end of each course, no food left on the side, every body was very happy & satisfied, & we will be returning.

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Reviewed November 24, 2013

Just had a family lunch here today. The food was excellent with enough choice for our varied tastes.We were made most welcome and will definitely visit again when we are in the area. Oh, and don't forget the lovely local beers and the friendly, relaxing atmosphere!

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1  Thank RDG1G
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Reviewed October 27, 2013

Have been a few times now with SHMBO and have to say we have always enjoyed our visits.
Food is always good and i think their prices are sensible unlike a nearby pub whose name i wont mention. On todays visit for Sunday lunch the pub was full,but we still received prompt service.
Well worth a visit if you are in the area

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1  Thank alan h
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Reviewed October 26, 2013

Lovely evening at the revamped Carpenters Arms. Friendly atmosphere in stylish but comfortable décor. Excellent pub food with Jon Ashby's 28 day hung Rib-Eye steak cooked to perfection!
Will definitely go back.

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Thank misseyc
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