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Welcome to The William Bray

Welcome to The William Bray, a recently renovated, contemporary British bar and restaurant in the heart of Shere, one of Surrey’s prettiest villages, situated just off the A25 between Dorking and Guildford.

Named after the C18th. Lord of the Manor of Shere, we are committed to offering only great quality, locally-sourced, seasonal food and drink whenever possible (you could walk to quite a few of our suppliers from the bar).

We are open between 11am and 11pm every day of the week, offering classic British cooking in a modern setting with a traditional bar, attractive garden and terrace overlooking the village. We have ample parking for cars, bicycles and horses. Children welcome, dogs welcome in the bar and outdoor areas.

2015 at the William Bray

We have now launched our 2015 New menu and to accompany your meal we offer a fine selection of ales and wines and some interesting cocktails.

Pub of the Year

The William Bray wins the Surrey Pub of the Year 2013 - more details here.

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“This substantial Edwardian pub in the centre of Shere is a great local asset....all is busy, convivial and unreservedly good humoured. A crowd-pleasing fashionable menu offers pub classics such as shepherd’s pie or a good burger alongside black bream with salsa verde and panna cotta with blackberry sorbet.”

The Good Food Guide 2011