With a perfect hillside location overlooking resplendent Reigate Heath, the Skimmington Castle is a traditional pub dating back to the 17th century welcoming drinkers, diners, walkers and their dogs, cyclists and of course children. We have a dog friendly approach Skimmy (our cheeky cavapoo) can often be seen greeting customers and her friends around the Skim.
We are a family run pub and believe that many of our customers and staff are extended members of our ever growing clan.
Guests can enjoy a selection of real ales, continental lagers good wines and delicious home-cooked meals. We have four dining areas and of course the great outdoors with glorious views over the Heath and golf course.
We have ample parking and whether you arrive by car or foot (we have fantastic walks to and from the Skim), build up an appetite and come back to our warm and inviting pub for delicious food and a refreshing drink.
Along side our usual Harvey's & Shere Drop, we have 2 rotational guest ales.
The Skim prides itself on its selection of real ales and lagers. We change our Guest ales regularly whilst maintaining our customers favourites. Draft ciders and a selection of bottled beers are also available.
The Skim is dedicated and proud to produce as much locally sourced and home-cooked food as possible. We have a fantastic team who endeavour to create dishes that are not only delicious for the stomach but also for the soul
We are delighted to announce a new member of The Skim family - Grow at the Skim. A plant nursery & garden boutique running inspiring workshops located behind the pub. Opening on 28th November. Please visit FB and like the page to see exciting updates and visit www.growattheskim.co.uk to find out more.
The Skim being a family run pub considers its staff as part of the extended family. We appreciate all that they do for us and for our customers
We have four dining areas, our carriage room that overlooks the Heath, our cosy snug room for up to 8 people, our rear dining room with inglenook fireplace and our newly refurbished garden room
The Skims unique location attracts cyclists and walkers alike. Perched on top of Reigate Heath and surrounded by the glorious English countryside
The Skimmington caters for all occasions from intimate dining in our snug room to parties in our new garden room or BBQ's for 50+
Add some fizz to summer with a cool glass of Prosecco with your meal or just on its own, naughty but nice.
At the Skim always have two permanent ales, Shere Drop & Harveys and then we have two guest ales.
This light, golden classic has been subverted with new world hops to create an explosion of flavour. Bursts of caramel and tropical fruit with an all-out riot of grapefruit, pineapple and lychee, precede a spiky bitter finish.
Gin Fever hits the Skim. Try our delicious, locally distilled Silent Pool Gin and Fever Tree tonic. Or we have the Gin Kitchens Gutsy Monkey, Dancing Dragontail and Blushing Monkey plus many more.
Enjoy a delicious fresh bowl of Moules with a choice of three different sauces (alternated each week) frites, a warm crusty bagette for dipping and a glass of house wine for £12.95
Make your own beautiful natural wreath for Christmas in the Garden Room at the Skimmington Castle pub. Cost of £45, all materials provided. Why not treat yourself and a friend and have lunch afterwards?