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Celebrating Surrey Day 11 May

Whether you’re in the mood for traditional British, Mediterranean, East Asian or classic favourites, or even upscale Michelin dining, you’ll find it in Dorking. From Sunday roasts to classic pub favourites, Dorking is a welcoming spot to unwind and enjoy great food. 

We like to think of Dorking as the place full of heritage with heart.

Locals and visitors alike rave about the atmosphere and carefully curated seasonal menus featuring locally sourced ingredients. It's a top choice for all occasions – from romantic getaways to weekends with friends, Dorking is a must visit for cyclists, hikers, families and everyone who loves the great outdoors.

Restaurant week is the perfect time to indulge in seasonal dishes, specials and uniqueness that defines Dorking, crafted by amazing chefs. Book directly with our restaurants. To celebrate Surrey Day and Dorking Restaurant Week, our restaurants are curating amazing offerings - check them all about below.

Win Prizes for joining us during Restaurant Week

Aside from the amazing food, experience and ambience, everyone wins during Dorking Restaurant Week.

Tag us at @hellodorking or email us directly by 17th May 2024.

Who's joining in?

We will be offering our Sri Lankan menu:

A free bottle of Sri Lankan Lion Lager with a starter and main course from our Sri Lankan menu. 

We are also holding the early bird price of £15 for our Sri Lankan Sunday buffet during restaurant week if pre-booked - all you can eat and up to 2 children can eat free with 2 adults, which is on Sunday between 12-3.

WEDNESDAY : Breakfast Club : Enjoy a HolmeStores Breakfast (or Vegetarian Breakfast) and a tea or coffee for £15. Available 8:30am - 3pm. Mention ‘Breakfast Club’ to our team or include in your reservation notes. 

THURSDAY : First round on us! Book a table for evening pizza and get your first drink on us when ordering a pizza or salad. Available from 6pm. Last orders 8:30pm. Please add ‘Restaurant Week’ to your reservation notes. 

FRIDAY: Free Coffee Friday! Enjoy a coffee on us when you order a meal from our all-day brunch menu, featuring our own HolmeStores house blend, roasted exclusively by Surrey Hills Coffee. Available 8:30am - 3pm. Just mention ‘Restaurant Week’ to our team when ordering.

SATURDAY : Boozy Brunch. Enjoy 20% off mimosas and beer-on-tap when ordering a meal from our all-day brunch menu. (Featuring Gin Kitchen and St Ives Brewery) Mention Boozy Brunch when ordering with our team. (Max discount : two drinks per customer) 

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Calling All Cake Lovers in Dorking!

Are you ready to embark on a scrumptious journey during Restaurant Week? 6th - 13th May

Putty Cakes is thrilled to be a part of this celebration, and we've got something special just for you!

Introducing our irresistible Cake Tasting Menu: Treat yourself to 5 mini cakes for just £5! With 8 delicious flavours to choose from. From classic favourites to bold new creations, there's a flavour for every craving.

But wait, there's more! If you’ve not had enough of our cakes, you can enjoy an extra 10% off when you stock up to take home or eat in our cosy coffee lounge.

And for our returning customers, we've prepared a delightful surprise. Simply grant us permission to showcase your love for us on our social media, and when you visit during the week, enjoy a complimentary hot drink on us!

But that's not all! Join in the excitement with our "Which Cake is Your Favourite?" poll and put your taste buds to the test with our "Can You Tell Which Cake is Gluten-Free?" challenge. It's a chance to engage, explore, and indulge in all things sweet!

Don't miss out on this incredible cake extravaganza during Restaurant Week. Spread the word, tag your friends, and let's make this week a celebration to remember!

Tuesday: Burger Night

A choice of burgers accompanied by fries and your choice of a pint of beer or a glass of wine. £18

Wednesday: Mussel Night

 Succulent mussels paired with fries and available with your choice of cream and garlic, tomato, and Thai green curry sauce. 

Each serving comes with a glass of wine to complement the flavors.

Price £17

Thursday: Steak Night

Indulge in a luxurious three-course steak menu, crafted to satisfy your culinary desires.


Special Wine Offer:

Enhance your meal with a bottle of our house wine for just an additional £20.

Restaurant Week Dining Discount (Tuesday to Friday)

What’s on Offer: Enjoy a 20% discount on all food items for both lunch and dinner sessions. Please note, this offer cannot be combined with other promotions.

Lunch Specials (Tuesday to Friday)

Opt for our specially curated two-course or three-course lunch menus, perfect for a midday treat.

Guests who mention 'Dorking Restaurant Week' when booking can enjoy an exclusive, seasonal curated dish. They will also receive Sorrel's signature miso fudge to enjoy later, along with a special branded gift to take home. To celebrate Dorking Restaurant Week, Sorrel has curated a special dish exclusively for their guests. This exquisite creation features fresh, in-season asparagus paired with the wonderfully earthy Bosworth Ash soft goat cheese, pickled shimeji mushrooms, toasted buckwheat, and delicately seasoned with dried scallop powder. They will also receive their signature miso fudge to enjoy later, along with a special branded gift to take home. Simply mention "Dorking Restaurant Week" when booking to enjoy this unique culinary experience.

With its breathtaking setting and warm, welcoming service, this year’s inaugural Restaurant Week promises a memorable culinary journey.

Dorking Businesses - get involved here.

Meet the incredible businesses joining us for restaurant week

Putty Cakes

The Queens Head


Two Many Cooks


Harts at the Courtyard

Basil and Susan Doha - Mullins House

Mullins Coffee Shop

Old House at Home

The Old House

Cosy Moose

Cosy Moose



Swirl Wine Bar

Swirl Wine Bar

Rialto Lounge


burgundy and black

Burgundy & Black

Arto Restaurant

Arto Restaurant

Louise Holme - Express Article


The Kings Arms

Kings Arms

Great to see Louise Holme in the Express, discussing the GDP and raising awareness about the pressures of owning a business in the hospitality sector.

Louise, award-winning owner of Holme Stores on South Street in Dorking, is a seasoned founder in the hospitality sector, having launched the Dorking Deli, and now another successful restaurant in town.

Holme Stores is a sustainable restaurant in Dorking, located in the heart of the Surrey Hills.

Read the entire article here.

Louise Holme - Express Article

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