Discover 100 top Surrey restaurants with our new Food & Drink app

PUBLISHED: 08:40 15 September 2014 | UPDATED: 09:51 15 September 2014

The Menu - Surrey Life's Food & Drink app

The Menu - Surrey Life's Food & Drink app


The need for the ultimate food and drink guide in Surrey is solved this month with the launch of a brand-new service for our readers, as editor Caroline Harrap explains...

We’ve never been faced with more choice when it comes to dining out. The range and quality of restaurants and eateries in our county is stunning. You could literally eat out every night of the year if you wanted to.

But with that range of restaurants comes the problem of making choices of where to go and when. Like all of us, I have a number of questions when it comes to picking a place to dine out.

Is the menu to my liking? Does the range and style of food meet my needs? Is it in the right location? Is it in my price range? When is it open? Are there any special offers that might tempt me?

The list of ‘unknowns’ can be overwhelming and that can often lead to us playing it safe and reverting to the places we already know.

Nothing wrong with that: it’s good to know where to eat and enjoy the experience. But, wouldn’t it be good to have that little extra bit of help in making an informed choice about new places? Or, indeed, learn something new about somewhere you already know?

Which is where Surrey Life comes in. Welcome to The Menu, our indispensable, unique guide to dining out in Surrey.

I am proud to reveal this ‘must-have’ answer to your dining out needs – with both a print and online solution helping make your choices even simpler.

In short, Surrey Life has selected what we believe to be 100 of the top dining out venues in the county and gathered them together in this unique collection called The Menu.


Mouth-watering choices

The Menu is about choice, quality and supporting the wonderful food and drink producers in Surrey.

It’s unlike any other dining out guide you will have encountered. Collected together on our website and featured on a specially created app for the county, The Menu lists all you need to know about our top 100 places to eat in Surrey – all at the click of a mouse or via your smartphone.

It’s a simple way of browsing and selecting places to eat across the county with lots of tempting offers and latest updates to whet your appetite.

Caroline Harrap

Editor, Surrey Life




How The Menu can help you


As well as keeping you up to date through your favourite county magazine, we have some great new ways of bringing the best of food and drink information to you


Get the app...

Enjoy discovering the best restaurants in the region with the new Surrey Life Food & Drink app, which is available to download now. Featuring a range of recommended restaurants, it’s now easier than ever to find a place to eat near you with a GPS-enabled map. We’ve also rounded up the best local food and drink producers and included a selection of tasty recipes to whet your appetite. Available to download for free on iOS and Android devices (go to the App Store and search The Menu or Surrey Food & Drink), you can now browse while you’re out and about and find discounted offers from local food businesses.



...and our e-newsletter...

Keep up-to-date with the latest local food and drink offers by signing up to receive our weekly newsletter. Delivered direct to your inbox, the newsletter features exclusive local offers along with spotlights on regional restaurants to help you discover new places to eat and drink in your area while enjoying money-saving deals.


...and find our online directory

For full details of the restaurants in the county, click here to discover a handy directory featuring hundreds of local places to eat and drink. Whether you want to find a local gastropub or French bistro near you, the searchable directory helps you to find the perfect restaurant. Also, don’t forget to have a look at the range of food and drink offers available to you now too!



More Surrey food and drink…

Surrey Life magazine’s restaurant review archive

Surrey’s best tea shops

Surrey celebs share their favourite local restaurants, shops and more

Best Surrey wine and vineyards

Surrey breweries: the best of Surrey beer

Best farm shops

Best farmers' markets in Surrey

Surrey farmers, rural life and local produce

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