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We are delighted you have found us and sincerely hope that you are persuaded to visit one of our five beautiful venues.

Our ethos has always been a simple one - to offer delicious food in stylish but cosy surroundings and to make your experience a relaxing and special one.

The food we serve is always cooked fresh on the premises and, where possible, we use local ingredients and suppliers.

Our dedicated staff and professional management team will do everything possible to make your experience a memorable one - be it for business, pleasure or just to pass the time.

Whether you visit for a quick sandwich in the bar, a traditional afternoon tea on linen-clad tables, or an exquisite candle-lit three course dinner, the attention to detail is the same.

Our venues are often busy, particularly at weekends and Bank Holidays, so advance booking for larger parties is advisable.

We hope you too will make The Grumpy Mole your special place.

Please click on one of THE MOLES above for more details of our venues.


Dougal Inns are a growing family-run business providing The Grumpy Mole collection of Country Inns and Dining.

We currently have four establishments located at Tadworth, Brockham, Cheam and Oxted.

In addition, we recently launched our fifth Grumpy Mole at The Amato, Chalk Lane, Epsom. A beautiful country inn located within walking distance of Epsom Downs.

We owe our success, wholeheartedly, to the dynamic team who staff and manage our establishments with dedication, loyalty and, without doubt, sheer hard work.

We, in return, like to offer good training, career progression and attractive remuneration packages at all levels.

If you believe you have a strong work ethic, enjoy working under pressure, have an eye for detail and customer care then this maybe for you.

We have a number of career opportunities currently available in both kitchen and front of house.

Please apply in writing or by email with a cv to our Head Office at :-

The Grumpy Mole
Dorking Road
Surrey KT20 5RX