87 Maple Road, Surbiton, KT6 4AW
The Antelope is a welcoming and homely pub set a few minutes’ drive from Kingston upon Thames. Renowned for its great atmosphere and sumptuous home-cooked food, this lively pub is a great place to bring friends and family at the weekend and a fantastic spot for a few drinks after work. The garden provides a popular suntrap that’s perfect for al fresco dining or cooling down with a refreshing pint. Inside, a cosy and traditional pub awaits, complete with comfy leather seating, wood panelling and roaring open fires during the winter. The chefs are passionate about using local ingredients and the meat is smoked in-house – this helps to maximise the flavour and freshness of every dish. Begin your meal by ordering an appetising starter: there are crispy fried courgettes, barbecue chicken wings, squid and kimchi tacos, or opt for one of the sharing platters. Moving on, the list of mains is just as tempting. As well as classic British plates like juicy sausages with mash and greens, you’ll be offered creamy chicken tikka masala, a light butternut squash salad and an American-inspired chilli hotdog served with caramelised onions. There’s also an impressive array of burgers. Tuck into the crispy fried chicken burger with chilli mayonnaise, opt for the sumptuous beef and bone marrow burger or sample the lightly spiced vegan bean burger. At the weekend, the Sunday roasts are especially popular – enjoy your favourite meat or vegetarian option along with all the classic mouth-watering trimmings. Over the years, The Antelope has become renowned for its sumptuous homemade pies. The fillings change regularly but you can expect to find traditional combinations such as steak and ale, chicken and chorizo or pork. To accompany your meal, there’s a fantastic variety of drinks available. The bar offers a fantastic selection of ten real ales and fi ve different ciders, including locally brewed beer from Big Smoke Brew Co.’s newly opened brewery in Esher and other small-batch producers across the UK. The impressive offering combined with The Antelope’s excellent service makes this pub a must-visit.