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The Jolly Farmer, Bramley

Average pub, very good food, well kept ale, high prices, strange custom base and odd staff. Carefull before you challenge my view, I've kown this pub quite well for over 40 years ! Less of the hype and criticism please, my Uncle drank here between 1935 - 87. It's an average village pub and no more. 6 /10

2 Dec 2009 23:47

The Five Bells, West Chiltington

For the real old village pub goer, this is a bit of a gem, it's a bit higglety-piggilty in some ways but the food is superb, ale well kept and the staff a bit of a laugh. It's about 9 months since we last visited but I'm sure little has changed. If I remember correctly, the landlord has been 'in post' some decades now. It's the sort of place I would recommend to tourists to Britain !!!!!!

29 Nov 2009 20:02

The William Bray , Shere Guildford Surrey

Oh....deary me ! donnadonk, your loyalty is admirable but please do read what experienced BITE contributors have written about this pub. It's average in most ways but the staff are better than average. Please read what username 'shipsheps' has written - it's spot on in my humble opinion. In rating terms, it's a genuine 6 - rising 7 and no more.

24 Nov 2009 21:19

The William Bray , Shere Guildford Surrey

Dace331, best to give up your quest for this pub, you're up against seasoned 'battle-hardened' BITEs ! They have had more reviews deleted than you'll ever write !

Sorry, this pub is nothing to shout too loudly about but the staff and service are better than average. We much prefer the Hurtmore, Grantley or Three Compasses.

23 Nov 2009 08:43

The William Bray , Shere Guildford Surrey

Average pub, average (catering) food and telephone number prices. Very good staff though and service is better than average, beer horrible. 6 / 10

20 Nov 2009 16:51

The Chimney Boy, Faversham

dano33, it's an average pub in many respects but they have had to deal with many problems. Patience my dear boy ! I happen to know this landlady from elsewhere - she's a difficult person but okay when you get to know her.

12 Oct 2009 20:31

Pub, Chilworth

bretty, click on giveusabeer's username. You will see he's been around a bit ! I grew up in Bramley, went to this pub hundreds of times over many years. My last visit was about 3 months ago and it's still only average with well above average prices. There are plenty better in this area 6 / 10

12 Oct 2009 12:52

Alfold Barn, Alfold

"guy waiting tables did so in shorts and a polo shirt, not quite what you might expect"

You are correct jolly_local. Not what I or, any of our friends would expect here !

We haven't visited for some months now so will ask friends who live across the road what has changed ?

11 Oct 2009 18:46

Black Swan Hotel, Devizes

Below average hotel, seriously in need of a refurbishment. However, food is outstanding and reasonably priced for this overrated area, 5 / 10

11 Oct 2009 18:35

The Boatman, Guildford

Avarage in most respects except their prices ! !. Service can be slow in summer time but they are located in an outstanding riverside location. 6 / 10

11 Oct 2009 17:13

The Winterton Arms, Chiddingfold

By far one of the better pubs in this area, we have stopped here on a regular basis in the last two years, never disappointed. Food and garden, superb and reasonably priced.

4 Oct 2009 17:45

The Three Compasses, Alfold

Mike52....the landlord (Tony Davis) is more than a bit of a character, he's some kind of institution in his own right. I've known him since I was a child in the 1950s ! One of the best real country pubs in south west Surrey. I also agree with simon99, the locals are something to behold and tell your grandchildren about !

4 Oct 2009 17:38

The Jolly Farmer, Bramley

Stopped here two days ago, not as bad as previously stated but a little pricey even for this area.

4 Oct 2009 17:26

The Sun, Godalming

Average town pub. Parking impossible, use Waitrose.

17 Jan 2009 13:20

The Anchor Inn, Godalming

Below average edge of town pub but looks nice from the main road below. (ignore picture above)

17 Jan 2009 13:17

The Richmond Arms, Godalming

Above average edge of town pub (earlier reviewer correct, reputed to be haunted - bah...humbug)

17 Jan 2009 13:12

The Red Lion, Shamley Green

Average village (foody) pub but pricey. Surroundings better than average.

6 Jan 2009 08:58

The Bricklayers Arms, Shamley Green

Average village pub.

6 Jan 2009 08:55

The Boatman, Guildford

Average roadside / riverside eatery - pricey.

6 Jan 2009 08:33

The Seahorse, Shalford

Average roadside eatery, pricey and lousy vehicle entry / exiting.

6 Jan 2009 08:32

The Parrot Inn, Shalford

Average village green pub and pricey.

6 Jan 2009 08:29

The Villagers Inn, Blackheath

Below average in most respects for a village pub.

6 Jan 2009 08:27

The Grantley Arms, Wonersh

Above average in all respects and reasonably priced for the area.

6 Jan 2009 08:25

The Holroyd Arms, Guildford

above average edge of town locals pub

17 Dec 2008 08:01

The Forresters Arms, Guildford

below average edge of town pub

17 Dec 2008 07:58

The Drummond, Guildford

average town pub.

17 Dec 2008 07:56

The Britannia, Guildford

average pub by the river.

17 Dec 2008 07:55

The Merry Harriers, Hambledon

average (small) village pub but a bit pricey.

17 Dec 2008 07:50

The Leathern Bottle, Godalming

average edge of town pub but very traditional

17 Dec 2008 07:48

The Manor Inn, Godalming

average in most aspects but the garden to the river is superb

17 Dec 2008 07:12

The King Alfred, Godalming

should have been demolished 40 years ago along with some of its inhabitants.

17 Dec 2008 07:10

The Inn On The Lake, Godalming

above average surroundings, average food and pricey.

17 Dec 2008 07:07

Pub, Chilworth

average village pub but pricey

17 Dec 2008 07:03

The Winterton Arms, Chiddingfold

above average for an outer village pub

17 Dec 2008 07:00

The Mulberry, Chiddingfold

above average for food but pricey

17 Dec 2008 06:59

The Jolly Farmer, Bramley

above average village pub but pricey

17 Dec 2008 06:53

The Wheatsheaf, Bramley

below average village pub.

17 Dec 2008 06:52

The Bulls Head, Ewhurst

average by village pub standards

17 Dec 2008 06:47

The Three Compasses, Alfold

above average for village pub standards

17 Dec 2008 06:45

The Crown, Alfold

good for village pub standards

17 Dec 2008 06:44

Alfold Barn, Alfold

outstanding by any standards but a bit pricey

17 Dec 2008 06:42

The Three Horseshoes, Cranleigh

good by any standards for a traditional pub

17 Dec 2008 06:40

The Little Park Hatch, Cranleigh

good by most standards

17 Dec 2008 06:38

The Richard Onslow, Cranleigh

generally poor by any standards

17 Dec 2008 06:37

The Cranley Hotel, Cranleigh

generally poor by any standards

17 Dec 2008 06:36

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