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Botley Hill Farmhouse, Botley Hill, Warlingham

Limpsfield Road
Warlingham
CR6 9QH
Phone: 01959577154
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Nick Davies left this review about Botley Hill Farmhouse

It looks like it's changed hands since last time I went. It's now subtitled, "Country Pub and Dining" which screams corporate mediocrity, and once inside your suspicions are confirmed: all the wood panelling and beams have been painted a faecal pastel shade, with the rest whitewashed giving a completely sterile feel. Beer is now routine mass market stuff, mainly GK. All signs of malign head office influence. The garden is still nice.


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November 2010

When informed that a main feature of this place is as a venue for tribute bands and over 30s discos you might well decide to give it a miss and carry on down to the fleshpots of Limpsfield. However you would be missing a trick. Indeed the marquee outside is very popular as a trip out for Croydonites who like that sort of thing, but as a pub it's pretty good too.

It's a 15th century building perched on the crest of the North Downs in, for Surrey, a pretty remote spot. Indeed aside from the balmiest summers day it's always breezy, and in winter it can blow right through you. Inside is a pleasant warren of small rooms, added to over the years, with the bar somewhere near the middle of the building. With low beams and log fires it's pleasantly cosy though doubtless gets crowded if there's music on next door.

Slightly surprisingly for a place like this there's a fine range of beers, with two Pilgrim brews and Hogsback TEA supplementing the usual GK suspects the other day. It would make a fine destination if you are out walking or cycling in the area but otherwise you do need a car, the nearest public transport is miles away.

On 12th October 2013 - rating: 5
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. Wittenden left this review about Botley Hill Farmhouse

A whitewashed, flint built former farmhouse on the top of the North Downs above Oxted. An assortment of small rooms on various levels,exposed timbers and an interesting fireplace. Close to the North Downs Way, this is a popular stop for walkers and hikers:indeed, our visit on one of the few dry April days was to rescue our son and his blisters.
Many of the areas were laid up for dining, but when we were there a convivial group of drinkers was in the bar.Music seems to be a further attraction:posters and blackboards attesting to past and future events. The pub promotes beers from local breweries; we drank a couple of pints of W J King’s Horsham Best Bitter.Also available were Greene King Abbott and a seasonal beer from a Scottish brewery.
I can’t remember if the pub is dog friendly, and regret the vast car park that dominates what once must have been a pretty front garden.We would come back if in the area, though perhaps not on Music Night.

On 28th May 2012 - no rating submitted
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Map location corrected by Nick Davies
Oxted, 2.46 miles, 47 min walk (show)
Oxted, 2.46 miles, 47 min walk (show)
Woldingham, 3.35 miles, 1 hr 4 min walk (show)
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12th Oct 2013, 11:47
Review submitted by Nick Davies amended by Nick Davies
 
28th May 2012, 23:30
Review submitted by . Wittenden

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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
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  • Car Park : Yes last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Darts : No last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Jukebox : No last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Karaoke : No last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
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  • Pool Table : No last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
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  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 05 October 2013 by Nick Davies
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