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A little about The Horse & Groom

Whether you stop by for a refreshing pint after a tough day in the office, a celebratory three-course meal, or a light bite to refuel during a busy day, The Horse & Groom is sure to cater for all of your requirements.

Offering a diverse menu of delicious dishes, featuring a variety of starters, mains, light bites, sharing platters, and devilish desserts, our expert chefs always go that extra mile to ensure that you are able to enjoy the ultimate dining experience. Even the toughest food critics will be notably impressed!

We are also a child friendly establishment, so please feel free to bring your little ones along. And, if you’re driving, there is plenty of car parking available.

A little about The Horse & Groom
Relax at The Horse & Groom

Perfect for any occasion

Situated in the village of Merrow, The Horse & Groom is two miles from the centre of Guildford, on the edge of the North Downs.

Merrow is on several bus routes running from or to Guildford. There is also a park and ride service to the east of the village. If you’re travelling by train, the closest stations are Clandon and London Road (Guildford), both of which are around a mile from the village.

Join us and enjoy our magnificent interiors and a fabulous outdoor dining space that’s perfect for alfresco dining.

Keeping Busy in Guildford

Surrounded by things to do, see, and explore, if you’re visiting The Horse & Groom, we’d highly recommend making a day of it.

Popular attractions in the area include Watts Chapel and Artist’s Village, The Spike Heritage Centre, Guildford Castle with its beautiful grounds, Guildford Cathedral, and Loseley House.

For a relaxing day in the great outdoors, Hatchlands Park is home to a classic country house surrounded by stretches of sweeping parkland. Wander through the 400 acres of parkland and woodland, take in the tranquillity of the quiet garden, and discover areas of landscaping by Humphrey Repton. Your little ones will love the dedicated children’s nature area! Once you’ve finished exploring, come along to The Horse & Groom to refresh and refuel in stylish surroundings.

There are also plenty of outdoor activities, sports facilities, and retail offerings in the area.

A little about The Horse & Groom