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The Stag on the river

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Eashing | Eashing, Godalming, England
+44 1483 421568
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Guildford, United Kingdom
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had dinner with four friends, food was good, nothing special. Service was poor. Watch out for the cancellation policy on a near empty night we were penalised for having notified revised numbers more than 48-hours in advance. I wouldn't recommend it, there are better places to go.

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Thank trinaminchella
Guildford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for lunch with family members, chose the Christmas menu. I have often been disappointed with Christmas menus, bland and mass catered. Place was busy but they coped very well. Place was busy but they managed it very well. Nice location and venue. Well cooked food, fresh veg, plenty of it. Wine a bit pricey but nice. Service was excellent.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place is nice but vas very disappointed when I ask for a gluten free and dairy free option for my kids and was told "fish and chips" but got something that looked like hospital food. Boiled peas and new potatoes with some very very white boiled fish. As an adult with the same restrictions I had a steak which... More 

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UK
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Took advantage of the £10 supper deal on a cold Thursday night - had a great meal, pork loin chop with mash and loads of veg. All delicious and the £10 included a glass of beer/wine/soft drink. Came out happy customers and delighted not to have to cook! Definitely worth the trip. Friendly staff, very helpful too.

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Thank MarilynQQ
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited the Stag on the River during a trip to Surrey to visit some friends. The night we expected was one filled with beautiful food, flowing wine and a lovely setting. However, when we arrived, we received a disgruntled welcome from our server (who if I remember correctly was named Emily) who was too busy bossing around younger staff... More 

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Thank CarolineL64
claudia s, General Manager at The Stag on the river, responded to this review

Dear CarolineL64, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback, I was so pleased to read you enjoyed the food and setting, I know our chefs will be so pleased to read your comments. I do hope it will reassure you to know that I have looked into the issues you have raised in your review... More 

Essex, UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a meal on our way to Portsmouth Ferry port as we had visited in the summer and had a really good meal. The staff are excellent and friendly - very good service. Food OK - not too much of a choice though - starter was very small for price and rather underwhelming - main courses were fine... More 

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Thank jcorbygas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as highly recommended. Steak and mushroom pie was excellent. My wife's steak was as tough as old boots. However the staff went out of their way to address the issue and when we went to pay her meal was reduced by 50%. Lovely location, warm and embracing atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff.

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Thank Ray S
London
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3 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2nd time we've been here for a 'mini break', lovely pub lunch (and beer), very comfortable night and hearty breakfast. I'm sure we'll be back again!

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Thank Ben_Rowland
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here a couple of times now, for an organised company Christmas lunch. The food has always been very good and the staff attentive and professional. I would not hesitate to return here in the future.

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A traditional English country inn, nicely updated, with letting rooms and a generous car park, nicely situated in Washing, so just off the A3 heading south towards Portsmouth. Spotlessly clean and very welcoming, the restaurant offers a fine selection of up scale pub food. The cooking is excellent and the service efficient. Food sensibly is served all day, so an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Eashing | Eashing, Godalming, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Godalming
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 421568
Description
Perched on the banks of the River Wey in the charming Surrey village of Lower Eashing you will find the Stag on the River Pub and Inn.A regular haunt for shooters and hunters in years gone by, The Stag on the River has given rest to many a weary soul filling them with local tales, fine ales and hearty food.The tradition remains the same; our infinite passion for great beer and proper rustic food made from the best local ingredients.Come visit us, you will be warmly greeted with the very best that a great English pub can offer

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