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The Keep

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
29 Castle Street, Guildford GU1 3UW, England
+44 1483 450600
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“whisky shop” (5 reviews)
“the pub” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
29 Castle Street, Guildford GU1 3UW, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Friendly and welcoming pub. Attractive surroundings, will definitely return. Great beer for fussy people like me !

Thank Taffynila
Reviewed 20 August 2017

I was born not far from The Keep, in Warren Road, Guildford. Today my home town is full of trendies and up-market shops and cafes, but The Keep was a nostalgic place for me to visit as it was just like many of the town's...More

Thank aldershot1
Reviewed 25 May 2017

The Keep is part of historic Guildford, situated a short walk from the ancient city wall and Guildford Museum, and across the road from Guildford's Norman castle. Parking is easy, in a multi-storey carpark a hundred yards away. As I write this, there is a...More

Thank JanWindleArtist
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Went here last week for a drink before eating out. Sat upstairs as a whisky event on downstairs. Upstairs toilet looked like it had not been cleaned for weeks. Disgusting! Won't be returning.

Thank davidlisapage
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Good choice and well presented. I am vegetarian and didn't struggle to find something I liked. Would happily eat here again. Staff were very friendly.

Thank Kess100
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We booked the small event room upstairs as a catch-up for those who couldn't make it to the main stag party aboard. Jane was amazing at getting us booked in and so welcoming. Bar service was great, and drinks choice is second to none in...More

Thank Sebastian B
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

I popped in here for a drink in the early evening. It is a small but cosy place with a small outside courtyard heated with a heating lamp during cold weather. The staff were friendly, and the beer was good, although not a big selection...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 16 February 2017

we were visiting Guildford and passed the pub during our wandering as it was lunch and the pub was just opening we decided to give it a try we were not disappointed the owner was friendly and attentive we ordered the plough mans lunch with...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I visited The Keep (several times already) following a recommendation by a colleague. The place does have a good selection of gin (exactly what I was looking for) and offers nice atmosphere especially in the evenings. It would be great if the bar staff are...More

Thank Gergana M
Reviewed 8 January 2017

It isn't often that you get pleasantly surprised by the average looking public house but The Keep has a few secrets. It is unpretentiously set in a run of terrace properties opposite Guildford's Castle Keep. So many pubs in Guildford have been ruined by their...More

Thank Charlotteville
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 Castle Street, Guildford GU1 3UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Guildford
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 450600
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