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The Running Horses

Old London Road, MICKLEHAM, Dorking, RH5 6DU

Built in the 16th century, the inn had an important role as a coaching house, but it also sheltered highwaymen - a tiny ladder leading to the roof space was discovered during alterations. The inn acquired its name in 1825 after two horses, Colonel and Cadland, running in the Derby at Epsom, passed the post together. They appear on the inn sign, and the bars are named after them. Food includes home-smoked salmon; devilled kidneys; twice baked cheddar soufflé; Brixham bouillabaisse; grilled spatchcock chicken; and crisp roast pork belly with champ mash. Chunky sandwiches are available at lunchtime.

Further information

Tel: 01372 372279
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Principal beers

Bitter & Special, Fuller's London Pride, Ringwood, Dead Heat Derby


All day all week
12-11 (Sun 12-10.30)


Children welcome.
Dog friendly.
No coach parties catered.



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M25 junct 9, A24 towards Dorking. Left signed Mickleham & B2209

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