Local Food & Drink Guide

Guide to local places for food and drink, reviewed by members of the particle physics group.

General links

Specific places

The Happy Man

  • Favourite local pub with friendly informal atmosphere
  • great selection of real ales, Weston Cider and home-cooked food
  • they also do Thai curry and special (the wife of the manager is from Thailand!)
  • Extremely close to campus
  • "Best pub around here"
  • "Best Typical English Pub in Egham"
  • Address: 12 Harvest Road, Englefield Green, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0QS
  • http://www.beerintheevening.com/pubs/s/15/1578/Happy_Man/Englefield_Green

The Monkey's Forehead

  • Sports Bar & Restaurant, nearest pub to Royal Holloway campus.
  • Same owner as Happy Man
  • "Nice Student Pub"
  • Address: Egham Hill, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0BQ
  • http://www.themonkeysforehead.co.uk

Holly Tree

  • Local Pub
  • Serves a wide selection of value for money food
  • Address: St. Judes Road, Englefield Green

Bee Hive

  • Local Pub which has a very quiet atmosphere
  • dart board
  • Address: Englefield Green

Barley Mow

  • Pub on the Green
  • Quite pricey
  • Prince Charles has eaten there
  • Address: Englefield Green

The Fox and Hound

  • More a restaurant then a pub
  • Good atmosphere, food and ale
  • Right next to Windsor Great Park (at Bishops Gate)

The Armstrong Gun

  • very local pub
  • wouldn't advice to go there
  • Address: Viktoria Street, Egham

The Crown

  • selection of ales (+ Weston cider on tap)
  • do nice food
  • Address: High Street, Egham

Red Lion

  • Fairly local
  • Good selection of drinks
  • Address: High Street, Egham

The Foster Arms

  • Local pub
  • pool table
  • near train station


  • Used to be the "Railway"
  • Indian/Thai restaurant atmosphere
  • serve modern Asian cuisine
  • have some ales, but it is more a bar then a pub
  • Closes pub to the station

Brasserie Chez Gerard

Loch Fyne

The Village Bar & Grill

The Wheatsheaf


  • Indian restaurant
  • Pretty standard
  • Have a 10GBP meal deal (starter, main, rice or naan)
  • Address: St. Judes Road, Englefield Green

The Red Rose

  • Indian restaurant
  • Very nice food
  • Have an all you can eat deal on Sunday
  • Address: St. Judes Road, Engelefield Green


  • Probably best Indian restaurant in Egham
  • Address: High Street, Egham

The Sopranos

  • Italian-type restaurant
  • Have downstairs function room
  • Address: St. Judes Road, Egham

Bar 163

Address: Egham High Street

Eat Thai

Address: Egham High Street

Villa Rosa

Address: Egham High Street

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