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“Excellent the last 2 visits...”
Review of Monkey Puzzle

Monkey Puzzle
Ranked #22 of 24 Restaurants in Chessington
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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“Excellent the last 2 visits...”
Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant many times over the years, the last two times the service and food has been much improved compared to previous visits.

This combined with the current offer of 50% off main courses made the last visit absolutely superb value.

Food was really quite good, starter a little disappointing but acceptable, steak was huge and truly mouth-wateringly good (T-bone) - one of the best steaks I've had in the UK, ever!!

Bottomless soft drinks and chips/potatoes make even the normal prices good value.

Right next door to Chessington World Of Adventures, this is an ideal place to go for a meal after a day at the theme park, but it will be busy if you don't arrive early so be prepared to wait.

Visited January 2014
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  • English first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“new years eve”
Reviewed January 14, 2014

came here with rriends new years eve/ the service was terrible and the food very average. the rihanna tribute act was truly awful. wonder ifanyone else agrees with me?

  • Visited December 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Surprised no Monkey business”
Reviewed January 11, 2014 via mobile

Visited 11/1/14 Very surprised how good this was for a big chain. The service was excellent, offering us a good table, quick, polite, responsive and professional service, which to be honest was above our expectation for this chain. It gets better, the food was good (not amazing) clean, tasty and we discovered that we had ordered bottomless chips. These chips where the spicy version and where very nice, not greasy, not limp, but crispy tasty and moorish which is where the bottomless part cam in handy, an extra portion was just perfect. Everything was a reasonable price and we left feeling good and very happy, enough to leave a tip, which this days is quite rare.

Visited January 2014
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Sussex england
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“New Years entertainment”
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Food was good. Service was excellent. Really helpful waitress and staff. Entertainment was supposed to be a Rihanna tribute. Unfortunately the singer couldn't sing. She was flat all through every song she sang and it was so bad the whole of upstairs left by 10 pm. Work colleagues who were on the next tables with their families were also disappointed . I suggest you eat there but don't count on any entertainment.

  • Visited December 2013
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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good family restaurant”
Reviewed January 2, 2014

Comfortable seating including our party of nine. Friendly and attentive service. Menu with sufficient range of choice for all ages.

Visited December 2013
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