Antelope, The - Surbiton

The Antelope - Surbiton

Surbiton suffers from an image problem. Forever associated in the public mind with the 1970s sitcom The Good Life, it's regarded as the epitome of dull suburbia, which is unfair: actually, Surbiton is more South Ken than Sidcup. It's even got one up on South Ken now, thanks to The Antelope, a beautiful pub with a fantastic range of beer. There are 10 handpumps and eight keg options - on a recent visit highlights included beers from Harbour and Arbor, but you can expect to find the cream of Britain's brewers. An onsite brewery - The Big Smoke Brew Co - can be found at the back, next to an impressively large patio. Worth the trip from town.