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Skimmington Castle

Reigate Heath, Reigate RH2 8RL, England
+44 1737 243100
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (30 reviews)
“sunday roast” (25 reviews)
“spare ribs” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Reigate Heath, Reigate RH2 8RL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

food is very good the service in good time and pleasantly served, the setting of its location good for a stroll after or to. also good for a break in a game of golf

Thank Tony A
Reviewed yesterday

I am disabled and use a walking stick so entering the pub is dificult as parking is at the back and the pub enerance is via steps. However once in the pub access is OK. It is a very old fashioned pub which serves good...More

Thank HiFlyUK
Reviewed yesterday

After a lovely walk from Reigate across the ridge we had a lovely meal with friends. Excellent service as usual and good quality food.

Thank moomans
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The venue feels really old and historical with low ceilings, beams and small, cozy nooks and crannies. But there is also a really good outsider covered area for the smokers too or for summertime. For our family lunch we were seated in the basement and...More

Thank Hitisme
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for an early dinner. Dog friendly pub with amazing food and atmosphere. Locals pub where everyone feels welcome. Loved the slow cooked pork belly and the wife couldn't stop saying how much she loved the venue and but roast. Highly recommend the place for...More

Thank MrGlenn68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great pub food at sensible prices, good selection of well kept beers, nice slightly quaint interior and great friendly service.......always! It's a pleasure to eat, drink and socialise here.

Thank greedy60
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for this review and your thoughts are much appreciated. Long may you continue to enjoy the "Skim" experience - we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb food and excellent service, as always. This place is always very accommodating and the food is delicious. A must for a Sunday roast but be sure to book!More

Thank gribbolino
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a lovely review!! Short; to the point and summing up in a nutshell, all that we stand for at the "Skim"!! Thank you for pointing out that is a necessity to book, as we do hate turning away disappointed customers, not just on a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a delicious lunch with a group of friends at the Skimmington Castle. We’d booked our table a while ago and pre-ordered our food. My prawn cocktail (slightly spiced) was delicious and presented in a poppadum basket. I then had the turkey lunch (as...More

Thank Intrepidtravellers_8
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so pleased that you enjoyed our special Xmas Menu and even more so, that it has tempted you to return to sample our day-to-day one!! There are many old favourites on the normal menu and I have a sneaking suspicion, that you will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food. Caring attentive staff. Had a wonderful hour and a half! Well looked after by everyone! Food was outstanding!

Thank lauragoldsmith89
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Laura, You have managed to sum-up exactly what the "Skim" is all about in on short paragraph. Many thanks for such a glowing review and we look forward to welcoming you back in the New Year!

Reviewed 18 December 2017

Picked the Skimmington Castle as it is dog friendly. The service is very good. The food is also very good. The olde worlde pub is full of nooks and crannies with tables squashed in. Not a lot of room, but very atmospheric. Great views for...More

1  Thank SHDC-Dancer
Julia W, Manager at Skimmington Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your review - we are very aware of the lack of space in the pub, but we do hope that this is more than compensated for, by the atmosphere that is created by the closeness of others? As you say, we are...More

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10 June 2016|
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Response from averilandwayne | Reviewed this property |
No. Skimmington Castle is quite tight on space, it has four rooms if your children are small and prone to running about this is not the place for you. Some of the rooms are contectected by a steep flight of stairs... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Reigate Heath, Reigate RH2 8RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Reigate
  • Phone Number: +44 1737 243100
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