Lava Lounge

4.3
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16 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Lava Lounge is the newest premier “go-to” venue in Epsom. Formally known as the White Horse, our venue promises to offer the highest standards of service, in a relaxed and visually stimulating environment.

Complimented with our unique fusion of Mediterranean inspired dishes, our mouth-watering creations are sure to keep those taste buds captivated and mystified with the explosion of flavours!

With an impressive history, Lava Lounge promises to surprise, with an engaging interior design that oozes class with its sophisticated industrial style, exposed ducts and ceiling joists paying homage to the buildings original roots.

We want you to bask in the Lava Lounge experience with your friends and family, making it a stimulating, warm and a memorable venue, unlike other places in Epsom.
What 16 People Are Saying
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4.4
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4.3
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4.5
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3.9
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DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

After having a flyer stuck on my car I was intrigued to fond out more about this place. My previous arrangements got cancelled for Saturday so wanted to try it out at the same time booked in for the 13/12 with other friends the saxophonist was a decider at first then looked at the Instagram page. Booked for my hubby and I but two other friends joined us at the last minute. Food was great entertainment was brilliant and ambiance was fab. Can’t wait to be back 😊

SS
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Would definitely recommend. Food was delicious. Service very attentive without rushing us. Lovely atmosphere.

AF
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall2food3service1ambience1

Toilets were freezing
Not allowed to have a drink at the bar
Waited for the Prosecco shot for the pornstar Martin for far too long - has to ask 3 times for it. The waitress said they were extremely busy at the bar and many tables were waiting for their drinks - we only wanted the shot of Prosecco that should have come with the drink??!!
Not all plates were cleared from table after starters
No fever tree tonic
No bottled water
Limited cocktail menu - disappointed with espresso martini
We were celebrating a birthday and were offered a birthday drink as a surprise but it never came so we got bill and left.
Will
Not be back and will not recommend

AW
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food2service4ambience4

A beautiful venue and a great menu. Unfortunately everything that we received at the table was over cooked.
It was 6.30 Saturday, so still reasonably quiet. I ordered Scallops to start which are pictured on the Website and looked very nice, however mine came out with two flat egg whites with no yolk. When asked by the waitress how my starter was I pointed out this childish error and she reported it to the chef but that was that.
My wife ordered Mushrooms to start and enjoyed them.
Mains I decided on a Burger which resembled a Hockey Puck, it was again over cooked so it had shrunk and was rock hard. The chicken kebab my wife ordered was also dry and over cooked.
On the table next to us the couple also had left things on their plate as they were a bit on the crunchy side.
As this a new restaurant with new staff I am sure given time the timing issues will improve and I hope they succeed. Its not hard to cook an egg or a burger or a bit of chicken, I wonder what the Lobster was like.?

DC
Dorset
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience fab menu and the food was great quality. Very relaxed and the waiters very attentive

OT
Surrey
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very nice setting, music was a bit loud but food and staff were very good.

D
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience, very nice food and wine. Saxophonist was a little loud to start with but quietened down later on.

SM
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Pleasantly surprised! The decor is fabulous, really stylish with a great atmosphere. Love the way they’ve combine indoor and outdoor areas as well as the bar/lounge.
Our meals were good. One or two things seemed a bit expensive ( 2 minted lamb skewers with fries £19)
but overall good quality, good choice and reasonable wine list.

RT
Surrey
1 review
Dined on 12 November 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Very attentive manager. Quite empty though but it was midweek. Coffees were served separately so we had to watch each other drink them so not ideal. I didn’t agree with the sizing of a large glass of wine or a large coffee they were more medium sized. Food was good and staff overall were welcoming.

KS
London
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent restaurant. Great look and feel to the place and the staff and owners are fantastic. Will definitely be returning.

c
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Everything was great apart from the food took over an hour to arrive at the table.

L
1 review
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience3

Whilst we appreciate it is early days, one of the dishes we ordered was lacking in several of components. This was brought to the attention of staff who duly returned it to the kitchen and it was subsequently re-served. Unfortunately the time taken to rectify this mistake meant that we essentially ended up eating our dinner at different times.

There was no offer of compensation for this mistake rather they had the audacity to add 12.5% service charge onto the bill which I had to ask to be removed.

The food, although of a reasonable standard, does not warrant the prices that are currently being charged and there are several restaurants I have eaten in with better quality and far lower prices. The atmosphere was fine although we couldn't quite understand why such a large internal area has been given over for smokers.

SS
London
1 review
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Great decor, lots of space and pleasant staff. Food very tasty with extensive wine list.
The owner was really good at dealing with our queries and had some lovely recommendations. A few things need to be tweaked, but on the whole very good start. Thank you for making our evening. We will be back! :-)

RK
Surrey
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely food, live music, nice atmosphere, Cool decor

J
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Excellent food love what they’ve done with the place we will definitely be back

NG
London
1 review
Dined on 1 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and ambience. Very attentive and friendly staff.