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The Stable

Above Bar Street | 138 Above Bar Street, Southampton SO14 7DU, England
+44 23 8023 6710
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (48 reviews)
“pizza” (127 reviews)
“potato wedges” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Pizza, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Above Bar Street | 138 Above Bar Street, Southampton SO14 7DU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Didn’t read menu properly when stood outside, it’s basically a pizza joint, it does 3 pies I think that’s it. We had 4 pizzas, 1 of which was nice the others very average, 3 green salads, basically spinach, rocket, watercress and cucumber, thrown on a...More

Thank yoz08
Stable_Southampton, Supervisor at The Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello We are really sorry that you didn't enjoy your visit recently, and we'd love to know more specifically about your issues so that we may understand further how you feel we could improve. This is upsetting to hear as we use fresh ingredients daily...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Having had issues on our first visit with orders being part forgotten, we returned at the invitation of the manager. Unfortunately the kitchen STILL couldn't serve all four main dishes at the same time! Then when it came to pay the bill, the discount voucher...More

Thank H0nestB0b
Stable S, Manager at The Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Stephen, Firstly my apologies we have got it wrong for you twice now, I will be contacting you via Email as I have now also received your response via our feed it back platform. In the meantime, if you feel you would like to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

went here with parents and 4 year old daughter. staff really really friendly and helpful. offered us samples of the different ciders to try and were knowledgeable about them. Menu quite small but the food really was lovely. We were only in southampton for two...More

Thank Jetsetter_48924
Southampton M, Manager at The Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jetsetter, We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your time in Southampton and thanks for visiting us on both nights!! I have some Good news for you... We are already in Exeter! Pop in to see the guys for more delicious cider...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great good and lovely friendly helpful staff. Wasn't sure what beer to have so they let me try them and my friend tried the ciders. We had a pizza which was very tasty. Only disappointment was that the £7 lunch menu wasnt being served as...More

Thank monkeyoxrat
Stable S, Manager at The Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kate, Thanks for visiting and leaving us a great review, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your food and drink with us. See you again soon! Sam

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went out just for a small dinner with my girlfriend. Knowing that its primarily a cider bar and that the main food is pie and pizza it was perfect for us as we knew exactly what we were in for. i had a chicken pizza...More

Thank LukeDA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a gluten free vegan I was impressed by the menu and choice. When we arrived we were seated and the waitress took our drinks orders. Drinks took a while to come considering the restaurant was empty, as it was 12:30pm on a weekday. When...More

Thank Charlotte H
Stable S, Manager at The Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Charlotte, Firstly, thank you for choosing the Stable for your lunch, I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your pizza! I would, however, like to apologize to you for having to rush in eating this, all of our pizzas are cooked from scratch however...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, amazing food and great choice of local drinks, not just the stuff you get in normal pubs. The staff are really knowledgeable. Their pies are amazing and pizza even better!

Thank Caz K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We ate hear in between a rehearsal and a concert, and had lovely food served in good time. I had booked, and staff were very helpful with our disabled companion, and allocated us a different table which was easier to reach.

Thank Diana B
Stable S, Stablehand at The Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Diana! Thank you so much for visiting us in Southampton, and we are really glad to hear you had a positive experience in our restaurant! Hope you enjoyed your concert! See you again soon. Cheers, Ellie

Reviewed 9 July 2018

Pizza and Cider establishment in the new Arts Quarter. Lovely array of ciders and a simple menu. The service is friendly and generally quick however on our last visit was a little slow.More

Thank 485suzanneo
Stable S, Bar Supervisor at The Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Hello and thank you for your review. We are upset that you felt the service was a little slow on your last visit but glad that you had a nice time regardless. If there is anything you think we need to be doing to make...More

Reviewed 3 July 2018

Visited here on Sunday (July 1st) and what an amazing meal we had....We were a party of six and all of us thought the experience was amazing......Not only were the pizzas very tasty but add to this the amazing array and choice of top quality...More

Thank Pete B
Stable S, Bar Supervisor at The Stable, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Hi there Pete! We're so happy that you had a thoroughly enjoyable experience this Sunday just gone. It sounds as though everything was perfect, but should you think of anything we can do to make your future visits even more fantastic then please let us...More

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28 January 2017|
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Response from Mike M | Property representative |
Hi there, yes we are very much so! :)
Matt G
28 October 2016|
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Response from Mike M | Property representative |
Hi Matt, our regular pizza size is 12 inches; we also do a selection of smaller pizzas between 12-3pm weekdays (excl school holidays) on our lunch menu.
23 August 2016|
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Response from Superfastluke | Reviewed this property |
Wouldn't recommend it for Kids under 12
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Above Bar Street | 138 Above Bar Street, Southampton SO14 7DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8023 6710
  • E-mail
Bringing the best pizzas, pies, and cider to Southampton! We have the usual tasty offering of over 60 varieties of cider and sourdough base pizza with homemade tomato sauce and delicious locally sourced toppings, as well as a full vegan menus. Pizza Spotlight: Try the Blazing Saddle; slow roasted pulled beef, smoked bacon, caramelised onion, grilled red pepper and mozzarella topped with sour cream and jalapeno chillies. Phew! How do you like them apples?!
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