Our guide to where to eat and drink in and around Epsom, as recommended by Racing Post staff . . .
The Marquis of Granby
4 West Street,Epsom, KT18 7RG
Described as "Epsom's favourite local" on their website, this pub's regularly changing menu features some of the best produce the British Isles have to offer. A range of speciality beers, wines and spirits are also available.
For more information visit the website or call 01372 744278
The Rising Sun
Heathcote Road, Epsom, KT18 5DX
Whether enjoying a real ale or glass of wine in the bar, tucking into the barbecue in the large garden on a Friday evening or sampling the English and Continental cuisine on offer in the restaurant, this family friendly pub has something for everyone. It is very good and as such very popular but well worth hunting out. Booking essential if you are wanting to eat on Oaks or Derby Day.
For more information visit the website or call 01372 740809
12 Pikes Hill, Epsom, KT17 4EA
Popular with locals, this pub boasts a large, secluded beer garden where barbecues and hog roasts can regularly be enjoyed during the warmer months. Traditional pub meals, homemade burgers and daily specials are also available.
For more information visit the website or call 01372 721044
The Spring Tavern
London Road, Ewell, KT 17 2AY
The seasonal menu, described as "modern British, interwoven with some Mediterranean influences", offers everything from traditional fish and steak dishes, freshly made pizzas and pastas, to daily specials showcasing market-fresh ingredients.
For more information visit the website or call 020 8786 0121
The Brewery Inn
15 The Street, Ashtead, KT21 2AD
An extensive menu offers gourmet burgers, fish and steak dishes, vegetarian options or a simple sandwich. Look out for regular events including weekly curryand grill special nights. Nine, yes nine, different juicy dishes on grill night.
For more information visit the website or call 01372 271218
The Grumpy Mole
Dorking Road, Tadworth, KT20 5RX
From a simple freshly made sandwich in the bar for lunch to a candle-lit three-course meal in the conservatory for dinner, this restaurant caters for all - and has an extensive wine list to accompany your snack or meal.
For more information visit the website or call 01737 353529
9 Castle Parade, By-Pass Road, Ewell, KT17 2PR
or 2 & 4 Woodfield Lane, Ashtead, KT21 2UP
Formed in 1971, Superfish serves fish and trips fried in "the traditional Yorkshire way" and has a modest, moderately priced wine list. Superfish were one of the first chains to be recognised by Egon Ronay and in the last year have been awarded the Seafish Friers Quality Award.
For more information visit the website or call 020 8393 3674
From Field To Fork
6 South Street, Epsom, KT18 7PF
Field to Fork British Brasserie & Bar offers great British food, freshly cooked every day, using seasonal produce sourced from farms around Great Britain, with many producers based in Kent, Sussex amd Surrey. Not been in the town long. A very welcome addition.
For more information visit the website or call 01372 744130