Cool new foodie hangouts, Netflix shooting in the 'hood, and a posh food and wine pop-up - it's all going on in Surrey.
Fans of Netflix stalker series You will be excited to know that Season 4 is on its way, with an anticipated airing date towards the end of this year. Filming started recently – right here in Surrey – with star Penn Badg
ley spotted swanning around the Royal Holloway University campus in Egham. Dressed in a full-on professor ensemble of trousers, shirt and tie with a waistcoat under a beige blazer, Badgley’s character, creepy serial killer Joe Goldberg appears to have turned scholarly. Netflix has already confirmed the series will be set in London.
Caterham pub The Fleeting Brook reopens on Thurs 19 May with a new look and a new name. The new-build pub, which opened in 2009 under the original name The Ladybird and changed to The Fleeting Brook in 2016, is having it’s third reincarnation as The Boundary on the Green. As well as a complete overhaul of the menus, there’s also been a massive refurb – we can now expect a traditional look with Farrow and Ball daubed on hand-crafted wall panelling, bespoke soft furnishings and open fires. The menus will include classic pub favourites, including a Sunday roast, with crafted cask ales, an extensive selection of gins and whiskeys and a long wine list.
Meanwhile, a new Lebanese restaurant is coming to Claygate. Opening on The Green, in the spot where the former Jolshiri Indian restaurant used to be, Zeitoun Claygate, promises ‘sumptuous, delicious dishes, steeped in Lebanese tradition’ from a ‘fresh, contemporary and enticing set of menus’. As well as food, the restaurant will also have a ‘decadent’ drinks menu including cocktails. The opening is expected to be in a few weeks. Watch this space.
The Grape Variety in Chipstead is hosting a pop-up supper club on Sat 14 May, featuring a six-course menu by Spanish chef Javier Duarte. The former Barrafina chef, whose CV also includes stints at the Seabird at the Hoxton Hotel and Maze by Gordon Ramsay, has planned a menu to showcase the finest and freshest seasonal produce including rock oysters, asparagus and salmon and Jerusalem artichokes. But the food is only half the story – each plate has been paired with a wine especially selected by wine expert Matthieu Aravantinos. Click here to see the full menu. Cost is £105 per person including wine. Book here.
Cobham fitness hub Ride Studio is sadly closing its doors this June. The boutique fitness studio has been offering spin cycling as well as classes in boxing, TRX suspension training, kettlebell training and yoga for nine years.