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The attractive, airy interior of this refurbished Edwardian hostelry has all the trappings of a 21st-century gastropub, from wood floors, chunky tables & high-backed leather chairs to lofty
ceilings & large windows. It’s owned by ex-F1 racing driver, Julian Bailey – hence the sporting images on the walls. Good beers & a workmanlike wine list keep the local drinkers happy,
while the cracking modern British menu aims to pull in punters from further afield with starters such as scallop tempura, crab coleslaw & orange & sesame dressing, plus mains ranging from
calf’s liver & bacon, bubble & squeak & a crispy duck egg to curried monkfish, celeriac & potato cake, pea purée & vanilla syrup. Book ahead for Sunday roasts. Efficient service
keeps smiling in spite of the pace.
Armed with a slew of children and a hoard of dogs, the ladies and I engulfed the bar area of The William Bray in Shere after a dog walk in the Surrey hills. We’ve eaten in the restaurant of The William Bray and know it’s an appealing gastropub, but we wanted to test out how their casual lunches rate.The beautiful Edwardian building is a dominant feature in the centre of my favourite Surrey village, Shere...
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