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The Clock House

High Street, Ripley, Woking GU23 6AQ, England
+44 1483 224777
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (100 reviews)
“amuse bouche” (49 reviews)
“petit fours” (47 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PMAll hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
High Street, Ripley, Woking GU23 6AQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had lunch on a Wednesday afternoon with our 3 year old son. From the moment we walked through the door nothing was a problem for the staff. The food was exquisite, absolutely gorgeous! The chef went out of their way to create something special...More

Thank GailWMc
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had liked the Clock House while Steve Drake was cooking there and had waited for his new venue to open with impatience but, when we heard that The Clock House had got its Michelin star back, we had to see what had changed. In...More

Thank LepSnapper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the only restaurants I have been back to again and again and never been disappointed. It’s certainly one of a very few that I have bothered to continue to do trip advisor reviews for, this is because I’m just so impressed....More

Thank Nicolahb
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been many times over the years and always had a very good meal with really attentive service. We went on Thursday and it was just flat. No atmosphere. Staff appeared to be going through the motions. Food we felt was not at the...More

Thank DCG2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant lunch for five adults and our grand daughter. Staff could not have been more accommodating and we went for the set lunch which sounded great and tasted as good as it sounded. The amuse bouche were excellent and tailored around one of our...More

Thank JohnR R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here last week to celebrate my parents 50th Wedding Anniversary. First time since it became The Clock House and will definitely be going back. The food was outstanding, the service faultless and the atmosphere seemed much more relaxed. They also catered superbly for...More

2  Thank calderson123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service and very nice lunch menu. Everything was what you would expect from a Michelin star restaurant. Nothing was too much trouble and the atmosphere was relaxing and not stuffy. We shall return.

Thank Colza01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food and service in relaxing environment. Hard to beat outside of France. Parking somewhat difficult as busy town.

Thank pateena
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Four of us dined here yesterday evening to celebrate a 50th birthday. We could not have made a better choice. This is one of those rare restaurants where I would like to have given a higher rating than Trip Advisor permits. The choice, the cooking,...More

1  Thank payasoru
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

After avoiding dining at the previous iteration for some years I'm so glad we decided to try The Clock House for our wedding anniversary lunch. Despite some (I think unfair) reviews, the service was impeccable, the food was delightful and the wine (recommended by the...More

1  Thank schmackstravel
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21 March 2017|
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Response from ddikelly | Reviewed this property |
We went on a Saturday night and had the degustation menu (so yes it was set) but I'm pretty sure there was an a la carte menu too. Maybe give them a call.
Pauline P
23 November 2015|
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Response from FatCrow | Reviewed this property |
Go to website and they're on there. Google search will find them
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 60 - US$ 73
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Ripley, Woking GU23 6AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Woking  >  Ripley
  • Phone Number: +44 1483 224777
  • E-mail
We were formerly known as Drake's, but our name changed in January 2017. Everything else remains the same. Our food is flavour focused, with an emphasis on clarity and simplicity, using produce that is both local and regional. Quality of ingredients and their provenance is paramount to our head chef Fred Clapperton and we seek the best we can from within the UK. Awarded a Michelin star in the 2018 guide and 3AA Rosettes.
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