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Town Centre Pubs Beer in glasses

When you visit pubs in Guildford, you will find lively watering holes, ideal for hot summer nights and cosy winter evenings.  You will also find some delicious food, freshly prepared, and often locally sourced too!  A pub is the best place for a Sunday Roast! 

Look out for local ales from Hogs Back Brewery or Surrey Hills Brewery or one of the many small micro-breweries found in Surrey.  The area is famous for sparkling wines from Denbies or Albury Vineyard - you won't regret substituting one of these for your usual Prosecco!  Why not take a tour around the Hogs Back Brewery or one of the vineyards with generous tastings, and the opportunity to buy bottles to take home.

Gin fans can head to The Keep pub, next to the Castle Grounds where you will find the largest selection of over 50 gins - including the locally made Silent Pool Gin. 

The Whiskey Shop in Chapel Street has a huge selection of Whiskeys and bourbons from around the world - keep a look out on our events pages for whiskey tasting evenings in local pubs too.

Visit the award winning Britannia pub, with an excellent food menu, plenty of outdoor seating and a warm welcome for your dog too. They will even provide four legged friends with a comfortable cushion!  The Weyside also has excellent outdoor seating, reaching right down to the River Wey with a BBQ area making it ideal for summer evenings and weekends when you can watch the boats drift by. The White House is also on the river, right by the Town Bridge.

Many Guildford pubs have regular live music.  Visit The Keep, the Boileroom and The Star - (the Star even has a little theatre at the back often showing theatre and comedy).

Several pubs have private rooms which are available for functions such as family celebrations, small weddings, birthday parties and wakes.  If you cannot find what you are looking for here - take a look at our Venues section.

Guildford pubs take huge pride in their Guildford in Bloom entries - spectacular flower displays can be seen at The Britannia, The Stoke and the Kings Head.

For a pub steeped in history; The Three Pigeons and The Star are both not to be missed and can be found at either end of Guildford High Street.

Visit Guildford Tup for a guaranteed wide screen TV showing sports matches so you don't miss a goal on your night out.

Great Country Pubs The Barley Mow Tilford

To experience a quintessential English country pub, complete with roaring fires in the winter and a cricket match on the green outside during the summer, together with local ales, wines and fresh produce used in their delicious menu - visit the Barley Mow Tilford - arguably the most photographed pub in England!  Or head to The Merry Harriers in Hambledon- you will even meet their herd of Llamas!

Best Bar None Logo

Guildford has annual Best Bar None awards, run by Experience Guildford​ - look out for winners badges on pub entries to ensure a good night out.

Purple Flag Logo

Guildford has a vibrant and safe night time economy and has been awarded Purple Flag​ six years running. So you can be assured of a safe and enjoyable night out in Guildford.

For additional help in finding the right pub for you and your party, contact the Tourist Information Centre.


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