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The Clock House

The Clock House , High Street, Ripley, GU23 6AQ 01483 491097

((((( British
Average
Main course: £20
Food spend: £75
Opening hours
Tuesday: 19:00 - 21:30, Wednesday to Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 19:00 - 21:30.

Excellent food and wine.outstanding service.elegant ambience.fabulous spring garden for aperetifs.

David Brennan 15 April 2017
from weybridge

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Just 30 minutes from London, the 3 AA Rosette award-winning Clock House is an outstanding gastronomic dining establishment in the scenic village of Ripley.

Housed within an impressive red-brick Georgian building, The Clock House Restaurant offers beautiful views of the garden from the boutique-style dining room which exudes a light and airy ambience. Oozing flair and finesse, the delectable dishes from The Clock House menu are presented with elegant simplicity and strong flavours from the fresh, seasonal produce.

Amongst the signature dishes are lamb saddle with slow cooked belly, thyme and braised chicory or the halibut served in a rich oyster cream with sea purslane, radish and sea water sauce. Tempting and decadent, the dessert menu at The Clock House Surrey boasts sample dishes like the delicious warm pistachio cake with black olive and banana parfait.

The relaxed lounge area at The Clock House Ripley features local gallery art and drinks are served in the walled garden during the summer. The exceptionally well picked wines also complement the superb menu.

The Clock House

The Clock House , High Street, Ripley, GU23 6AQ

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Reservations 01483 491097
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4.8 ((((( (based on 414 reviews)
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  • ((((( 29 April 2017 by Chris from Walton-on-Thames

    Fantastic food and great atmosphere. Small amounts so I left a little hungry...!

  • ((((( 15 April 2017 by David Brennan from weybridge

    Excellent food and wine.outstanding service.elegant ambience.fabulous spring garden for aperetifs.

  • ((((( 15 April 2017 by Nick Shannon from London

    We visited the Clock House on a quiet evening mid-week. Exceptional food, probably the best meal I have ever had in Surrey. The service was also good, aided by an excellent Sommelier although the Maitre d' seemed rather nonplussed a little when one of us requested no potatoes. Altogether, highly recommended.

  • ((((( 14 April 2017 by Jane Bradford from Chiddingfold

    This was a belated lunch treat for Mother's Day with my mother and father before visiting the tulip festival at Dusborough Park. The tables were simply but stylishly dressed. The food was delicious, beautifully cooked and presented, and wine chosen by the sommelier was lovely and complimented the food. All the staff were very attentive. Thank you for making our treat so enjoyable. We shall be returning.

  • ((((( 13 April 2017 by Alan French from Farnham common

    A good if restricted choice on the menu, all dishes gave sufficient quantity and all a high standard of taste and presentation. The service is excellent as are the canapés and petit fours.

  • (((** 10 April 2017 by Margaret Stoneman from West Byfleet

    I have visited the restaurant a number of times and have always enjoyed the food and the experience. However l was very disappointed with lunch on Wednesday 5th April. I ordered the three new dishes on the menu and sadly had a problem with each. Firstly, the starter - duck egg and asparagus. The white of the egg was undercooked and looked most unappetising. The jelly like consistency was unpalatable. Main course - brill dish was good overall and the mussels in tempura batter were delicious! However the spring onions were tough,chewy and a bit indigestible. It seemed the stringy outer layers had been used,rather than the inner tender part. Finally the dessert - the rhubarb and buckwheat mousse. Presentation was poor, looked a bit of a mess and rhubarb was overly sharp and hard. Gelatine had separated from the mousse ( I'm presuming that was not intentional) You may wonder why I didn't complain at the time. I certainly considered sending the duck egg back and in the end ate the yolk and left the"jelly! I dealt with it that way because I was with a friend who was buying me lunch as a birthday treat. I therefore didn't want to appear rude or embarrass her. Incidentally I had an upset tummy that evening and the following day. That has never happened following my many other visits to the restaurant. I'm wondering if it was due to the undercooked egg. I have recommended the restaurant to many people and it's true to say it has been a firm favourite with my family. However I'm sorry to say I would have some reservations about making a recommendation now. Finally I was also visited the restaurant with my daughter early in the year. On that occasion one of the waiters knocked my glass of wine over. We therefore had to move table mid-meal. The waiter was of course most apologetic and gave us a complimentary bottle of wine. Accidents happen! However on Wednesday the same waiter did the same thing to another diner! This time he managed to break the glass!

  • ((((( 10 April 2017 by Athol Harley from Guildford

    Cooking of the very highest standard with innovative and interesting ombinations of ingredients. The tasting menu has a delightful flow and unity. Service is exemplary.

  • ((((( 9 April 2017 by Katherine Hill from London

    A really lovely imaginative menu. The staff and building are lovely too. I would definitely recommend for a special romantic dinner for two. Our second visit and I'm looking forward to our third!

  • ((((( 8 April 2017 by Charles Lowdell from LOndon

    We love this place !!!!!! Everything spot on Fabulous - especially when the sun is shining !

  • ((((( 8 April 2017 by Julian Masters from Guildford

    Superb food, beautiful setting and excellent service, who could ask for more!

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