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Corkys Wine Bar, Surbiton

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Nonce Wing full of Ponces and Thailand Paedophiles and basically the scum scraped from the streets of Sunny Surbiton.
Saddos that cannot get a girlfriend in England but had some decency when Hammed the manager was alive.
wallymcdonald - 11 Jul 2013 22:09
Now reinveted as Xyite...a members pool club!!
loveleedshatebates - 25 Jun 2010 18:39
Wow I think the other reviews say it all!

I'm a local and don't know anbody who drinks there? I've only ever been there a handful of times and it's never pleasant.

It's a bizarre place it seems to want to be something it can't. It aims to be a trendy small intimate wine bar. But the only people who drink there are yobs. There beer is basic and not impressive. There place itself is too small and uncomfortable and when I was last there the toilets were only half built. It's one to miss.
NikolaiT - 11 May 2010 18:36
I was beaten up for helping an old lady outside by people who had just left the bar. Problem was drinking should have been over an hour before! Its a hole and I hate the place I will never even get the bus outside now. Its made me scared to go near he place.
yocallocal - 10 May 2010 11:48
Corkys is a grim, joyless place. Most of the locals can count their yellow teeth on one hand. It's unpleasant even to walk past. It reeks of stale beer and despair.

There is no reason to ever go there.
DaveMere - 14 Jan 2010 14:55
Massive "violent disorder" on Friday (31/07/09) leading to a clampdown on entry and taking drinks outside....time the owners accepted they need to move 3 miles south to please their clientel...expecting the local police to be "reviewing" their licence conditions soon.
loveleedshatebates - 3 Aug 2009 14:41
A hole. A christmas red hole.
Someone please turn this property into another sandwich shop or car phone warehouse and set the scum that reside within free.
betman - 20 Feb 2009 22:54
Not been since it reopened , too scared by the rather frightening looking neonazi types that seem to live in it .
UriGagarin - 17 Jan 2009 19:34
Worst pub in Surbiton by far - avoid 0/10
Sandinista - 24 Sep 2008 12:56
corkys revisited good place to go reasonable prices and friendly bar staff have had many a good night there ok some weirdos there but no more than any other pub in the area
afewlightales - 19 Jul 2008 11:44
Yes, the customers now really do leave a lot to be desired, we nearly had a drink in there but once we saw the interior and clientèle, we legged it.
thegavster - 16 Jul 2008 17:03
Has now re-opened as Corkys Revisited. Yes they are all back loud mouthed over the top clientile. Sit outside mouthing off at anything that moves. Avoid!!!!!
Barra - 10 Jun 2008 16:06

This is very bad news. I have lived in Surbiton for many years, and Corky's was the only pub/bar that I have ever been intimidated to walk past. Sure, Wetherspoons and St Marks Tavern are both full of chavs, but there was always something sinister about Corky's.

Surbiton is a nice place in general, and does not need bars like this.
daveb975 - 29 Feb 2008 13:30
Apparently after a short unsuccessful stint as an Italian Cafe, its been refurbished as "Corky's revisited"!!!
loveleedshatebates - 28 Feb 2008 19:08
It's now 'Sel's Bar and Cafe'. Looks nice - has anyone been in? The old Corky's clientele scared me, so I'm a bit wary........
anonymous - 31 Aug 2005 11:41
Shut down. Re-opening as 'Sergies Bar' if the finger-writing in the buffed windows is anything to go by. Surely, this can only be an improvement. Mind you, where will all the wierdos go if 'Sergei' is less tolerant? My money's on the Weatherspoons round the corner.
anonymous - 28 Jul 2005 14:28
A total dive but very cheap so I won't complain, not bad a quick pint but wouldn't stay there all night.
ian21260957148 - 30 May 2005 21:49
good bye to Arhmed, (Mr Corky's)
A good friend, we will miss him and so will Corky's.....and so will the FLYER. Arhmed Thank you never to be forgotten. "CHEEEEP" "EASY TIGER"
Deano - [email protected] - 27 May 2004 14:55
Classic place. Total time warp. Full of surbiton wierdos. Great to stop in for one last pint on way to station and have a drunken giggle
Beeros - 29 Oct 2003 14:25
Shocking - even as Surbiton pubs go, this 'wine bar' type place is bad. Looks like it was established in 1985 and hasn't been renovated since. Still has the same people in it as it did on its opening night.
ElDickster - 8 Jan 2003 14:18

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