The 31 year old was charged after a disturbance near the Mishiko bar on Church Street, Reigate, on 17 December.
He pleaded not guilty to common assault and a public order offence at Guildford Magistrates' Court.
An offensive weapons charge has been withdrawn. Puncheon has been bailed until 4 June.
The trial will be heard at Staines Magistrates' Court on 4 June.
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