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Lava Lounge

4.4
269 Reviews
£26 to £40
Grill
Lava Lounge is the no. 1 “go-to” venue in Surrey. The venue consists of three elements - a stylish bar, an exclusive outdoor lounge and an amazingly themed restaurant. Lava Lounge serves premium Mediterranean-inspired cuisine, with specialities which include our famous Tomahawk steak and whole king lobster, to name but a few, all beautifully presented in our unique way.
Lava Lounge blends all the above with exclusive live acts where talented musicians perform saxophone and and array of instruments and genres, altogether guaranteeing a night to remember and elevating any event to new heights!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Social Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 269 people are saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.4
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4.5
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4.0
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service, our waitress (Zhana?) was lovely and very professional. Amazing steak! Best place to eat in Epsom 👍🏻😊

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OpenTable Diner
Surrey
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and lovely food. Perfect for Birthday celebration.

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AngieJ
Surrey
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food4service3ambience1

Extremely noisy for an evening out to dinner. Couldn’t talk or hear people on your table.
Over priced food and drinks.

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RachelleG
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great atmosphere and service. Nice food and cocktails

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Disappointed
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Very average food for above average prices.
Seats uncomfortable and the heaters kept going off so we had to keep pressing the button to turn them back on.
Disappointing experience as we were really looking forward to this evening out.
Loved the live music but unfortunately it was too loud so we couldn't hear each other talk.

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JoeD
Surrey
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and drink, staff could not be more helpful.

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AbigailC
Surrey
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food as always, loved the Halloween decorations as well! Service was brilliant, can’t wait to come back again

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MaMaK
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely local restaurant with a good vibe!! Can’t wait to go back!!!

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LisaG
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening, amazing food and drinks. A birthday special also, thank you team x

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SS17
Surrey
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience1

The food was quite good but the staff don’t have the same standards as the food especially the very rude door manager!

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NinaS
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening this was my second time here loved the food and drinks and amazing service. Will definitely be coming back again and telling more friends.

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VictoriaW
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous restaurant, fabulous food, fabulous service

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Annie
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lava lounge had such a great vibe even during covid so can only imagine it being even better when we’re allowed to dance again. The food and service were on point. Would defo go again and recommend!

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JamesW
London
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was amazing, service was on point even though it was busy.
Can't wait to go back

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LaurenM
London
1 review
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Arrived with my 2 friends for my birthday. Waited at least 5 minutes to be seated. My friend has IBS and didn’t feel well. She was sick due to this, she went to the toilet and cleaned the sick up. The waitresses treated us awfully, I think assuming we were drunk. We weren’t. They asked if my friend was going home, I said not yet and they asked if she could wait outside, which I think is rude. They made us pay £53 for drinks and food that we didn’t even eat or drink and we were only in there for 10 minutes. There were 2 middle aged women sitting opposite us and I noticed the waiters pouring them their drinks and being very polite to them. I feel as if we were discriminated against because of our age and because they assumed we were drunk. We were sat at the table talking quietly and we were polite. If they had bothered to ask if my friend was okay and what’s the matter they would have known that she wasn’t well due to her condition, not because she was drunk. However, they assumed, they were stuck up, they were rude and they made us feel awful. We will definitely not be returning here.

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Carly
London
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, good service and fab venue! Defo recommend and already booked to go back!

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HelenR
Surrey
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great staff the service was brilliant
Music was a bonus
Salmon cooked to perfection
Great place to celebrate a special
Birthday
See you again soon
Thank you

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Hiba
London
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

If you’re looking for fresh, really good Mediterranean food then this is the place! Everything was cooked to perfection and presented beautifully. All members of staff were so attentive and friendly. I would go again 100%

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Polly
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I came here with a friend and the service was excellent and the food was lovely and came out quick. Music played in the background which added to make some atmosphere.

We have a lovely time and will be back!

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StephL
Surrey
3 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Once again a fantastic meal. The steak has so much flavour and cooked to perfection every time. The staff are always friendly and quick at taking your order. Never left for long with empty plates on the table. By far the best restaurant in town and will be back again in a couple of weeks.

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LukeG
Surrey
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly staff, good food, good atmosphere. Would recommend

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EllieJ
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

LOVED it here. Perfect atmosphere and fantastic food/drink. Great service from staff.

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Kath
London
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a lovely experience. Staff were great- quick service and very attentive whilst following all Covid guidelines. The food and drinks were both delicious.

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EmmaP
London
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Amazing venue, food is amazing. The only thing I would say this time round was the waitress kept getting our drinks order wrong. It took 4 attempts to get it right....

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Ad92
Surrey
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect combination of chilled, civilised and class but with a lively atmosphere, music selection on point with a great layout and design. Reasonable prices and favourite venue in my area. Would definetly recommend

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MargaretH
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a lovely evening at Lava Lounge. Great food, amazing cocktails and fabulous atmosphere. Will definitely be returning

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EmmaS
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Lovely restaurant food was great beginning of week so quieter and nice ambiance but could imagine great for a weekend night out as lovely drinking area aswell

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OpenTable Diner
Surrey
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time there, it was my husband’s birthday. I’m glad it was good as I have already booked for my birthday with 4 other people. I didn’t realise there was a bar till leaving. I didn’t see much of it really I have no idea how big it is. Food was good, I am Vegan but managed to find something. Looked on drinks menu. To find no wine we ordered spirits. Then my husband saw it on side of menu I followed instructions but nothing would open up. It would have been nice to have it explained as our first time. I know these as difficult working times for you.

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 15, 2020

Thanks for taking the time to review us. We do indeed have a stylish bar and adjoining pub area for guests to move into and enjoy after their meal. Our QR code menus work but require internet connection - we're sorry to hear that this was not explained to you. Thanks for celebrating your special occasion at Lava and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

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SamK
Surrey
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. Great service.
Made a nice fuss of my Mums birthday with a complimentary dessert.
Love it here. We’ll be back.

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JaneB
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful evening and the food was outstanding.
Such a shame we all had to leave by 10 pm
We will be back !

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 15, 2020

Thank you for sharing your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your food and had a great evening with us. Hope to see you back soon for another dose of Lava!

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Emily
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were really surprised at how lovely lava lounge is! This place feels like it does not belong in Epsom.
Will definitely be back soon.

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 14, 2020

Thank you for sharing your kind words with us. It means the world to us and to our entire team! Looking forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Justinec
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place with great atmosphere and fabulous helpful staff. Definitely recommend

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 14, 2020

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! The team here at Lava is thrilled to hear such glowing feedback. Hope to see you back soon!

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laurenw
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food , lovely venue. I will be definitely coming here again ❤️

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 15, 2020

Wow! It sounds like you had a great time with us. Thanks for taking the time to share your feedback with us. It means so much when our lovely guests share their experiences. Hope to welcome you again in the near future.

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EmilyP
Surrey
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Service was shocking, and then a service charge been expected to pay? Over priced and a waste of time

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 19, 2020

We are sorry that your experience at Lava Lounge did not match your expectations. Our service charge is discretionary to reflect the service you received. We realise this may not suit every budget however our prices reflect our overheads as a live music venue. Our aim at Lava Lounge is to excel in what we do, however please accept our apologies that we seemed to have missed the mark on this occasion.

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Alisonwm
Surrey
1 review
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter recommended this restaurant bar and I wasn’t sure if I was going to like it. How wrong was I! I did ask to sit away from the speakers but the whole experience was lovely. We took some friends with us and the meal was perfect.

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 15, 2020

Thanks for leaving us such a wonderful review. We are thrilled that you loved your evening at Lava Lounge. This type of review really elevates our team spirits and resolve to be the best in everything that we do! We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

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Tami
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My 4th time this month and as always , had a really lovely evening . Perfect service and food . I’m sure I’ll come back soon !

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 15, 2020

Thanks for your lovely review! We are delighted that you have a great evening at Lava Lounge time and time again. Seeing you is always a pleasure and we look forward to your next visit!

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StephL
Surrey
4 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a lovely restaurant. The food is amazing would highly recommend. You won’t be disappointed.

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 14, 2020

Thank you so much for your kind words. We really appreciate you taking the time out to share your experience with us. Looking forward to your next visit.

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keithh
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent time and so friendly. Looking forward to the next visit.

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 14, 2020

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us this amazing review. We are delighted that you loved your experience at Lava; our staff will be thrilled to read what you wrote. We look forward to seeing you again.

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CarolineH
Surrey
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family loved this. Amazing food and drinks, and the decor is really imaginative!

Service great too!

We’ll be back 🍷

Lava Lounge
Responded on October 15, 2020

Thank you so much for your great review! The team here at Lava is thrilled to hear such glowing feedback. Looking forward to your next visit.

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martinloat
Surrey
2 reviews
Dined on October 6, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Excellent food in generous quantity (I had the lamb cutlets).
Clean, smart and "trendy".
Background music was way too loud even for the staff. Choice of 80's classics was a good one but even so...
Lots of parking even if it can get a bit awkward.
Service was very good. I was however a bit taken aback by the prepackaged condiments on the table - a motorway services touch in an otherwise high end experience.

FAQs

Lava Lounge offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01372 720740.

Lava Lounge is rated 4.4 stars by 269 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.