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“Birthday Celebrations in a beautiful restaurant”
Review of Toby Cottage

Toby Cottage
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Sat, 24/07
Ranked #4 of 17 Restaurants in Ripley
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: We downright adore this cosy cottage restaurant in the Surrey village of Ripley, which was originally built in the 16th century. After surviving former lives as a dwelling and an antique shop selling Toby jugs, the Toby Cottage Restaurant was converted to a restaurant in 1979 and has been pleasing local gourmands ever since. The penultimate romantic restaurant, Toby Cottage is perfect for celebrations and family occasions and has original oak beams, a cocktail bar perfect for sneaky aperitifs, and a sensational wine list to compliment its English/Continental menu. Don't miss the smoked duck breast with mango chutney; the deep fried Brie with cranberry sauce; and the classic beef Wellington with mushrooms, pate and Burgundy sauce.
Reviewed 7 June 2021

We visited Toby Cottage for a birthday celebration on 18 May 2021, and had a wonderful dinner.

The staff are full of charm, and really make you smile during your time at Toby Cottage. The menu is full of variety, with influences from Spain, Italy and France. We particularly like the individual portions of beef wellington or salmon en croute available at Toby Cottage, which you don't usually find offered as a single portion in a lot of restaurants.

I highly recommend Toby Cottage, the food is delicious and of a very high quality, and the staff are extremely friendly and attentive. We will most definitely be returning!

Thank you to the wonderful staff at Toby Cottage for looking after us so well. We can't wait to revisit!

Date of visit: May 2021
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2  Thank Rowland44
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Reviewed 4 June 2021

Went there for a nice dinner whilst visiting Ripley. A very charming unassuming little building, kept very true to its original features which made it very quaint. The staff were so friendly and attentive we could want for nothing, nothing was too much trouble - we were the first table of the evening but the restaurant soon filled and the service was still excellent.

Food was simply amazing! Honestly could not recommend enough. Beautiful display of deserts but we were too stuffed to have any!

Would love it return if we are in the area again.

Date of visit: June 2021
2  Thank mozboz1803
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Reviewed 4 June 2021

We chose Toby Cottage for lunch, as some years have passed since we last paid a visit here. Tables are well spaced with doors and windows open to allow adequate air flow. Service was exemplary: friendly but not fussy, and our fish choices (whitebait starter and tuna main course) were tasty and satisfying with well sized portions. Seeing the dessert trolley trundling between tables brought back memories of the past as it tempts diners with its colourful and calorific selection. We settled instead for coffee to complete this highly enjoyable lunch experience. Recommended together with the benefit of parking spaces available at the rear of the building.

Date of visit: June 2021
2  Thank MrSnappit
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Reviewed 28 May 2021

Lovely to be able to visit Toby Cottage again. Once again the food was exceptional, the staff all really friendly, welcoming and polite. Great value for money and love the ambience. Can't wait to return again for lunch in a month's time!

Date of visit: May 2021
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3  Thank Tracy J
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Reviewed 19 December 2020

visited for lunch yesterday with a friend. Food and service excellent - Tiramasu one of the best I've ever tasted.

First visit and we will return

Date of visit: December 2020
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2  Thank Margaret H
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