The Tudor Pass

“Intimate, sophisticated dining in splendid surroundings” - AA Inspector



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Great Fosters is an impressive red-brick Tudor mansion in the Surrey stockbroker belt near Egham. It’s a high-end place with top-class service and The Tudor Pass is a memorable setting, living up to its name with painted ceiling beams, ornate carved stone fireplace, and big, plushly upholstered armchairs at white linen-clothed tables. Intimate (just 18 covers) and classy, service is charming, professional and relaxed. Sophisticated seasonal cooking can be found here, and fantastic ingredients are skilfully handled with restraint and precision. The tasting menu might offer Brixham crab with kohlrabi, apple and shiitake, or English heritage beetroot textures – salt baked, pickled, as a jelly, or with a dill and horseradish sorbet.

Awards, accolades and Welcome Schemes

3 Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence
The Tudor Pass
Great Fosters, Stroude Road, EGHAM, TW20 9UR


  • Seats: 24
  • On-site parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Closed: 2 weeks in January, 1 week at Easter, 2 weeks in August
Food and Drink
  • Wines over £30: 245
  • Wines by the glass: 16
  • Cuisine style: Modern European
  • Vegetarian menu

About the area

Discover Surrey

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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