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  • The Dolphin, 
  • The Street, 
  • Betchworth, 
  • Surrey, 
  • RH3 7DW
01737842288
Opening Hours:
11pm - 11pm
Food Service Times:
12pm - 9pm
Private Hire

The Dolphin is perfect for any occasion whether it be a family celebration, gathering with friends or community event. We have a number of areas to suit your needs whether that be private dining or drinks.

Intimate Weddings

With the beautiful St. Michael’s Church just a confetti’s throw away, take a look at our wedding packs to see our country-casual wedding offer and rehearsal dinner menus.

Celebration of Life

If you need help planning a celebration of life for a loved one, then we can help arrange a beautiful wake. We are here to make every step as easy as possible.

Our Rooms & Spaces

The Dolphin has a number of areas inside and out perfect for any party.Our kitchen team can deliver whatever style of food you’d prefer; from private dining with 3 delicious courses, to more of a casual affair with buffet, canapés or sharing platters.

Our Marquee outside is beautiful for something a bit extra special and with access to Tom’s Garden Grill guests will never go hungry!

The Gun room tucked away at the side of the pub is great for intimate gatherings with its own little bar ordering point. We are able to set up TV’s in all spaces if you were looking to book a small meeting or show a family slideshow. Our Chicken Coop offers private dining in our restaurant up to 25 people.

The Chicken Coop

This versatile space is ideal for any event. It’s beautiful decor is the perfect setting for an intimate gathering and comes with tailored menus to suit your party.  Choose from set menus for private dining, or one of our table top picnic buffet menus for a more informal option.

Max standing: 30

Max seated: 22

The Gun Room

Our unique event space to the side of our main bar is perfect for any private party or function. It has its own bar hatch, flat screen TV and access to its own toilets. With casual furnishing and beautiful feature walls, this space is great for canapés and drinks receptions.

Max standing: 30

Max seated: 15

The Marquee

Over the summer months our Marquee & Garden is the spot to book for a casual country-style celebration. We offer amazing packages for outdoor weddings, Garden Grill barbecue menus and table top picnic buffets. We offer full private access to the garden for large bookings.

Max standing: 60-100

Max seated: 40

Testimonials

Private Party for 60 people in the garden

What a fabulous place with amazing, attentive staff. We held a private birthday party for around 60 adults and children and had sole use of the pub’s front garden. It was the perfect venue for what we wanted and the staff were very accommodating. We had space for a bouncy castle, live music and they cooked all the food for the guests on the grill outside when we were ready to eat. It was the perfect party. Alice was particularly helpful with assisting us to make sure everything was as we wanted it before the party and was there to make sure everything went smoothly on the night. Actually, all the staff deserve a mention as they were wonderful.

If you need a venue for a party it is certainly worth contacting The Dolphin to see if they can accommodate you.

Abbie Sharland, Tripadvisor

Wonderful evening

We visited Friday for my birthday evening and tried their All Things Rosé workshop. Delicious wines, tasty food and a lovely atmosphere. This is a true country pub with such friendly staff. Service is always fantastic and we’ll be back very soon. Only wish we lived closer!

Lorna Borrows, Tripadvisor

Great Food – excellent service – beautiful pub.

I have visited The Dolphin numerous times over the past 30 years and have seen many changes. Last nights experience met all expectations and more. We held a retirement celebration for 17 people and due to the heat we were outside under the marque. The Staff were all very kind and friendly, the food was superb. A special thank you to the chef for cooking us wonderful food in such heat. Thank you to all.

Ashtead, Tripadvisor

Wedding Reception

Our experience with Anna and her team at the Dolphin far exceeded our expectations. From pre wedding reception planning to the outstanding meal, service, decor and excellent communication throughout.

All 45 of our guests were very impressed and throughly enjoyed themselves.

Would highly recommend the Dolphin for hassle free events in the most wonderful of settings.

Our gratitude to Anna, Ryan, Alice and team for making our special day so amazing.

Kaz & Pete, Tripadvisor