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Harden's says

The second opening from Brucan Pubs, owned by ex-ETM Ops Director James Lyon-Shaw and ex-Ivy Head Chef Jamie Dobbin. The Drumming Snipe, formerly known as The Mayford Arms can be found between Guildford and Woking.

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Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

The second link in the growing Brucan Pubs group, set up by James Lyon Shaw and Jamie Dobbin, who met during their days at the famous Ivy. By all accounts the three-year-old venture is “surprisingly good for a somewhat unprepossessing area”, and with “good-value set menus” to boot. Top Menu Tip – “in my experience the best dishes are the slow-cooked ones”.

Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “very tasty gastropub” (fka The Mayford Arms) from former Ivy staffers James Lyon Shaw and Jamie Dobbin “makes the most of its building”, and offers a “great set lunch menu”. Its 2020 opening was the second from the pair’s Brucan Pubs group following the Greene Oak in Windsor; there are now four.

Summary

£55
   ££
3
Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

On the outskirts of Woking, this 2020 newcomer (formerly known as The Mayford Arms) was the second opening from Brucan Pubs, owned by ex-ETM ops director James Lyon-Shaw and ex-Ivy head chef Jamie Dobbin. It wins praise for its “lovely cooking and very accommodating staff”, and is very family friendly – “on our visit, it felt a bit like a creche at Sunday lunch!”.

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Restaurant details

Menu
18
No dress code

Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Always £18.00 £21.00

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£12.30 £18.30 £9.00 £7.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.50
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
Guildford Road, Mayford, GU22 9QT
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Thursday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Friday12 pm‑3:30 pm, 5:30 pm‑9:30 pm
Saturday11 am‑4 pm, 4 pm‑9:30 pm
Sunday11 am‑9 pm

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