Bar 163 – Egham

Reviewed on October 21st, 2009 by Lee

If you’re looking for reasonably priced traditionally cooked food served in a warm friendly atmosphere, then Bar 163 in Egham should fit the bill. The exterior of the building looks very Victorian to me, while inside you’ve got a good mix of antique and modern furnishing. A strange choice of combination, but it really does go well together.

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You’ve got a choice between lunch and dinner menus, including specials of the day which are all freshly cooked. Talking of menus, I’ve been told the meat and vegetables are bought locally, which makes me happy because I’m all for supporting local suppliers. Fancy a glass of wine with your meal? Then you’ll not be disappointed with their huge wine list either, with more than 50 to choose from.

Opposite Bar 163 you’ve got The Red Lion pub and less than a minutes walk you can see Strodes College. Now at this point I should warn you that I’m studying for a psychology degree at Royal Holloway. So there’ll be plenty more reviews from the Egham area to come.

If you’ve got any suggestions for bistros, restaurants or cafes then please let me know and I’ll do my best to review them.

Bar 163, 163 High Street, Egham, TW20 9HP

Rating: ★★★★☆

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  1. Lee Said:

    I've been back to visit Bar 163 a few times since this review and the service has been unbearable. I had to keep asking the waitress to bring me items I needed for my meal, like a knife and fork for example! The two other visits weren't any different. I noticed people having to ask over and over again for ketchup, knifes and forks, butter for the toast, etc..

    Maybe the service will improve before my next visit.