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Rogues Wine Bar

(formerly Sanford Arms)

Epsom Road
Guildford
GU1 3PB

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Opening Times

Monday5.00 pm - Midnight
Tuesday5.00 pm - Midnight
Wednesday5.00 pm - Midnight
Thursday5.00 pm - Midnight
Friday5.00 pm - 1.00 am
Saturday5.00 pm - 1.00 am
Sunday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm

Owner

Ei Group

About the Pub

Whilst promoted as a wine bar for the over 25s, it has quite a pubby feel, especially earlier in the week. This reflects that it is a former pub and Good Beer Guide regular, the Sanford Arms, which closed in 1999. The single bar room has a slate floor and a compact bar in one corner dispensing the single real ale and a wide selection of wines. Passing through to the rear of the bar area, you come to a conservatory which in turn leads you to an attractive large terraced garden, which boasts a covered smoking area with sofas to relax in and table service. Monday night there is an open mic, Tuesday is quiz night and is very busy, arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Historic Interest

The Sanford Arms was built 186O/61 by James Smith, a speculative builder, who leased the site for 99 years from Thomas Baker of Shalford and then sold the remainder of the lease upon completion of the house to W.F.Hodgson, the Kingston brewer in 1861. The inn sign was a representation of the ancient arms of the Sanford family of Nynehead Court, Somerset, who were relatives of the Hodgsons. The first occupant of the Sanford Arms was George I; Stokes, and he was succeeded, in 1866, by J.R.Ames, retired Master of the Guildford Union Workhouse (now St. Luke's Hospital). Hodgson's Kingston Brewery was acquired by Messrs. Courage in 1943, although they continued to trade under their own name until 1967. The Sanford Arms originally had a Doric columned porch over the main entrance, but this was removed some years ago. (Source: Charlotteville Jubilee Trust Website)

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Otter Bitter

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Rogues Wine Bar, Guildford

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Rogues Wine Bar

Epsom Road
Guildford
GU1 3PB

Sat Nav Reference

51.237652, -0.561118

OS Reference

TQ005497

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (150m)

36, 37, 300, 479

Nearby Station (550m)

London Road (Guildford)

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