Surrey pubs: The Talbot Inn, Ripley GU23 6BB
PUBLISHED: 14:22 09 November 2010 | UPDATED: 16:56 20 February 2013
Welcome to a new series profiling Surrey's best pubs – and what better way to start than with Ripley's Talbot Inn, which was voted best pub for a cosy winter lunch by Surrey Life online users?
Originally published in Surrey Life magazine February 2010
The Talbot Inn, High Street, Ripley GU23 6BB
Tel: 01483 225188
Welcome to a new series profiling Surreys best pubs and what better way to start than with Ripleys Talbot Inn, which was voted best pub for a cosy winter lunch by Surrey Life online users?
Dating back to the 15th century, this old-fashioned coaching inn mixes a traditional bar area, complete with a log fire, and a modern restaurant.
Set in stunning countryside, Ripley is a small but beautiful village near to Woking. A short drive from RHS Wisley, as well as the ruins of Woking Palace and Newark Priory, which are both found on the banks of the River Wey, it is a picturesque location frequented by walkers.
The bar has a fine selection of ales including the local TEA by Hogs Back Brewery while the restaurant is Michelin listed and consistently produces delicious dishes. And if you dont want to drive home, book one of the inns stylish bedrooms.