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The Seahorse

52-54 The Street, Shalford, Guildford, GU4 8BU +44 1483478539

((((* British
Main course: £12
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 11:00 - 22:00
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 - 22:30
Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00

Excellenf food & service. Most impressive

Frank Jackson 18 November 2016
from London Borough of Southwark

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The oldest pub in the village of Shalford, The Seahorse was converted to an alehouse in the mid-18th century. Today, it is a refurbished gastro pub serving modern British fare with a Mediterranean touch. Inside, exposed wooden beams on the ceilings, leather armchairs, a bar area & roaring fireplaces provide a homey atmosphere to enjoy a drink or a traditional Sunday roast.

With chefs given the opportunity to train at cookery schools in Spain and Italy, The Seahorse menu features modern signature recipes made using the finest available ingredients. As well as creative daily-changing specials, favourites include king prawn, crab and chorizo linguine, or spit-roasted chicken with lemon & garlic confit. A kids’ menu and Sunday roasts also feature, and desserts include rich vanilla and chocolate gelato with home-baked cookies.

The result of a treasured partnership with Rothschild wine merchants, the cellar showcases many fine wines, while token real ales and premium spirits are found at The Seahorse bar. Nostalgic British nibbles and eclectic sharing platters bursting with international flavours offer more laidback dining.

The Seahorse in Surrey is a 9-minute walk from Shalford Railway Station.

The Seahorse

52-54 The Street, Shalford, Guildford, GU4 8BU

Contact +44 1483514351
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Customer reviews for The Seahorse

4.1 ((((* (based on 16 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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Recommended for

  • dinner (11)
  • lunch (8)
  • large parties (4)
  • luxury (3)
  • private dining (3)
  • value (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • romantic (2)
  • trendy (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • al fresco (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • (**** 6 December 2016 by Richard Duncan from Guildford

    The steak one of us ordered smelt and tasted as though it was going off and it was tough. It came with a portion of raw kale which had no dressing. Our starter which was chicken liver pate came with three very this slices of bread, not toasted. The room was very cold.We complained and they took the steak and coffee off the bill which was generous and appreciated.

  • ((((* 2 December 2016 by Rosemary Postlethwaite from Oxford

    Good atmosphere and food.(restaurant a little chilly yesterday) staff cheerful.

  • ((((( 18 November 2016 by Frank Jackson from London Borough of Southwark

    Excellenf food & service. Most impressive

  • ((((( 8 October 2016 by Michelle Gayer from London

    Lovely atmosphere, delicious food!

  • ((((( 13 September 2016 by Kim Dymond from Chilworth

    The service was excellent and the food was amazing. We booked a table with a 25% off the bill deal but forgot to tell them before we paid. When I mentioned it afterwards it was no effort for them to sort it out and refund the difference. Really nice atmosphere and a real mix of youngsters in the bar drinking and older people in the restaurant dining but it made our entire party feel at home.

  • (((** 14 July 2015 by Ian Payten from Fleet

    Nice meal good service,great company.
    Interesting menu twists.loved the black pudding starter, and sea bass was delicious.

  • ((((* 30 June 2015 by Ross Trowbridge from Guildford

    Great tasting food,not big nor small portions for the price (lamb roast dinner + salmon starter) desert was brilliant

  • (((** 23 May 2015 by Christine Pryce from Guildford

    Food excellent, our waitress was friendly but drinks were forgotten on 2 occasions, however would return and recommend The Seahorse

  • ((((( 1 April 2015 by Grace Turner from Godalming

    Had a lovely birthday meal for my Mother In Law on Sunday evening. Yes, it is a bit on the more expensive side, but the food, service and ambience were great. Our two young children were not ignored and everyone in the party had a thoroughly enjoyable evening.

  • ((((* 21 March 2015 by Sarah Ambrose from Cranleigh

    Very friendly - lovely food. Good service.

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