The Onslow Arms
“Eye-catching village pub with cosmopolitan appeal”
WEST CLANDON, SURREY
Cyclists and ramblers, drinkers and diners all mix seamlessly at this vibrant and smart community local. The visually striking building retains much character, with a wealth of beams, huge open fire, squashy sofas and chairs set in a light, cool interior. Relax within or on the sheltered terrace with a glass of local ale and choose from an all-day menu which offers a great mix of comfort meals and contemporary dishes. Potted crab with avocado butter makes a great starter, followed by Cumberland sausages, colcannon mash, crispy shallots, and onion gravy.
Facilities – at a glance
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Coach parties accepted
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Closed: 26 December
- Wide selection of Ales
- Wide selection of wines by the glass
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About the area
Surrey may be better known for its suburbia than its scenery, but the image is unjust. Over a quarter of the county’s landscapes are official Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and along the downs and the greensand ridge you can gaze to distant horizons with hardly a building in sight. This is one of England’s most wooded counties, and has more village greens than any other shire. You’ll find sandy tracks and cottage gardens, folded hillsides and welcoming village inns. There’s variety, too, as the fields and meadows of the east give way to the wooded downs and valleys west of the River Mole.
Of course there are also large built-up areas, mainly within and around the M25; but even here you can still find appealing visits and days out. On the fringe of Greater London you can picnic in Chaldon’s hay meadows, explore the wide open downs at Epsom, or drift idly beside the broad reaches of the stately River Thames. Deep in the Surrey countryside you’ll discover the Romans at Farley Heath, and mingle with the monks at England’s first Cistercian monastery. You’ll see buildings by great architects like Edwin Lutyens and Sir George Gilbert Scott, and meet authors too, from John Donne to Agatha Christie.
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