Cocoanut16, Mill Street
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Originally the Joiners Arms but renamed in the 1850s after the local cocoa fibre industry along the banks of the nearby Hogsmill River. Once a student hangout, the pub reopened in 2009 and is now frequented by locals of all ages and backgrounds. Thai food is a speciality (no food Sunday). There is still a university connection with paintings by art students exhibited on the walls. The decor is dark pub traditional with wood panelled walls, leaded-light windows, and two connected bars in a U shape around the central serving area; the left hand bar is set up in traditional style with tables and chairs and mainly used for dining, but the righthand one has leather sofas for lounging. Behind the pub there is a pleasant garden.