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Redber Coffee

Redber Coffee

Merrow Depot, Merrow Lane, Guildford, GU4 7BQ The upside: Expertly sourced green coffee beans roasted to order in Surrey to buy direct or online The downside: The on-site cafe is very small The flipside: Buy an online coffee subscription for a gift that keeps giving (you choose how long for) I often rave about delightful journeys … Continue reading

The Plough Inn, Brewery and Village Shop

The Plough Inn, Brewery and Village Shop

The Plough Inn, Brewery and Village Shop, Coldharbour, Surrey RH5 6HD The upside: A historic pub bought back to life in a thriving community The downside: Purely selfish; but its a hike from where I live The flipside: A perfect feel good destination in the heart of Surrey A 17th century Inn with its own … Continue reading

Bread making with Epsom Bakehouse

Bread making with Epsom Bakehouse

The upside: Learn to bake bread properly, from a true baking expert. The downside: Class sizes are small and sell out quickly so plan ahead. The flipside: Rhiannon is super organised and a fantastic teacher! Working in local government Rhiannon Abbot was in need of a new direction and ten years down the line, she made … Continue reading

Natter Cafe

Natter Cafe

67 St. Johns Street. Farncombe, GU7 3EH  An award winning cafe where owner Kay has created a wonderful eating and meeting space, for the local community. The Upside: Gorgeous coffee, freshly prepared traditional all day breakfasts, contemporary salads, savouries and freshly baked cakes. The downside: This café is so busy you need to book in … Continue reading

Cellar Wines

Cellar Wines

The Old Cellar, High Street, Ripley, Surrey, GU23 6BB The upside: A truly inspiring wine and cheese shopping experience! The downside: Only open 5 days per week, but until 8pm. The flipside: Fantastic tailor made and off the shelf events! When Cellar Wines opened in Ripley it was impossible to predict what an impact this … Continue reading

Platform 3 – The smallest pub in Britain

Platform 3 – The smallest pub in Britain

Brightwater Brewery, Platform 3, The Parade, Claygate, Surrey, KT10 0PN The upside: Lovingly crafted small batch beer available to drink in or take-away! The downside: This pub is really small with short opening hours The flipside: This really is the smallest pub in Britain selling a range of their own unique beers If you turn into the parade towards Claygate … Continue reading

Tante Marie Restaurant

Tante Marie Restaurant

For the well-heeled young in post war Britain who weren’t suited to academic life it was often a choice (for young ladies in particular) of learning secretarial or cooking skills. On the cooking front selection usually came down to two venues in England, the Cordon Bleu Cookery School in London or the Tante Marie Culinary … Continue reading

Tea

Tea

56 High Road, Reigate, RH2 9AT The upside: One of the most interesting loose-leaf tea menus in Surrey! The downside: Closed on Sundays The flipside: A lovely independent selling a menu that embraces single blend teas with locally produced food This café is as its name suggests is all about tea. Carolynne Farrer (a former … Continue reading

Simply Scones Tea Room & Walled Garden Shop

Simply Scones Tea Room & Walled Garden Shop

The Grange Centre, Rectory Lane, Great Bookham, Leatherhead, Surrey KT23 4DZ Cream teas, yummy fudge and home grown produce for sale! The upside: A changing menu of innovative scones and proper pots of tea! The downside: The tea-room is only open on Tuesdays. The flipside: Having tea here is a real treat with the added bonus of … Continue reading

Cookie Bar

Cookie Bar

1 Royal Parade, Tilford Road, Hindhead, Surrey, GU26 6TD A brilliant local café & gift shop providing valuable work experience for pupils from Stepping Stones School. The upside: Delicious fresh home made food which helps fund valuable social projects The downside: Lunch is only served from 12-2.30pm but gorgeous cakes and cookies am and pm! The flipside: … Continue reading