No matter where you are in Woking, there’s sure to be a pub nearby. From a 16th century former almshouse to a contemporary pub housed in a hotel, there is a pub for every taste in town.
Bird in Hand
Situated on Egley Road, Bird in Hand is a popular pub in Woking that offers an excellent range of real ales, lagers and wine. Along with great drink, the Bird also boasts an impressive menu with small plates, light lunches and platters to share with friends.
The pub reopened its doors in 2015 after undergoing extensive renovation. Offering warm and rustic decor, Bird in Hand is a great place to catch up with friends over a drink or enjoy a late afternoon snack.
The Red Lion is a traditional pub nestled in the village of Horsell. Offering fresh food and a great selection of drinks, the pub has something for just about every taste.
A casual atmopshere makes patrons feel right at home, while the menu will bring back memories of mom’s cooking. The bar serves a range of fine wines, cask ales, cocktails, tea and coffee – both fairtrade.
Free Wi-Fi and a collection of newspapers keeps guests connected, while the cosy atmosphere makes you feel like you belong. In winter, the pub has a real fire and comfortable sofas. In the summer, patrons can enjoy the fine weather by dining alfresco in the garden and barn.
Kids are permitted into the pub until 7pm, and the pub has a car park.
Food is served daily from 12pm to 9:30pm at the Red Lion.
Located on Horsell Birch, The Cricketers boasts a friendly atmosphere and a great selection of drinks. In fact, the pub has won multiple awards, including: 2013 Best Food-led Pub and Overall Winner of Best Bar None. In 2012, The Cricketers won the Heart of the Community Award.
The pub hosts fun events, like quiz night, and live music every weekend.
Stop in to try the pub’s homemade food, or stop in for a drink with friends.
The Anchor in Ripley is one of the oldest pubs in the area and boasts a well-known in-house chef who focuses on fresh, local ingredients.
The pub was originally built as an almshouse, and parts of the building date back to the 16th century. In 1881, legendary landlady Harriet Dibbie was renowned for her hospitality, and cyclists from all over would call on the weekends.
Today, the pub is still like a second home to many of its regulars.
The Anchor serves great food, but it also offers a range of wines, cocktails (non-alcoholic, too), ale, ciders, tea and coffee.
Sands at Bleak House
Located on Bleak House Chertsey Road, Sands is a contemporary, casual pub that offers a warm atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to drink, dine, rest or all of the above, the Sands has you covered.
At the bar, guests can enjoy a pint of ale, glass of wine, cup of coffee, or whatever they please. Free Wi-Fi allows patrons to stay connected – even when they’re in the middle of a big project.
An eclectic menu offers a wide range of dishes to suit every taste.
The Sands at Bleak House may not have a traditional pub atmosphere, but the warm hospitality and exceptional menu make it an excellent place to stop in for a drink or light meal.
If you’re in the mood for real ales and authentic British food, put The Wheatsheaf at the top of your list. This genuine local pub has a real cosy fire and a classic pub menu with fresh, seasonal ingredients.
From fresh breakfast to buffets and set menus, there is something for every dining style at the pub.
The Wheatsheaf also hosts quiz nights, and is a great place to meet up with friends for a drink.
The Rowbarge Hotel and Restaurant Woking
The Rowbarge pub dates back to the 19th century when it was built for the construction crews of the nearby canals. For more than a century, the pub has been serving delicious food and drink to guests.
The menu features fresh, local ingredients, and patrons can enjoy wine lagers and ales at the bar.
The Rowbarge has an extensive beer garden with plenty of space for children to play and ample parking for guests.
The Seven Stars is a country pub in the village of Ripley. Family-run, the pub offers a range of home-cooked dishes, lunches, light meals, Sunday roasts and an extensive range of drinks.
An outdoor garden allows guests to enjoy the great weather, with wooden dining booths. The welcoming interior offers a warm atmosphere on cold winter days.
The bar serves several real ales on hand pump as well as premium lagers and guest beers. Real ales include Spitfire, London Pride, Doombar, Abbots and Greene King IPA. The extensive wine list complements the menu, and is available by the glass or bottle.