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The Portsmouth Arms

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Hatch Warren Lane, Basingstoke RG22 4RA, England (Formerly The Portsmouth Arms)
+44 1256 334036
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu 11:00 - 23:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice pub, great building, lots of parking and good selection of drinks but rather expensive. Quite a remote location but cant really be helped...

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1 Thank Tom H
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to this pub many times in the past 10 years. It's gone so downhill since my last visit in January. Usually there is a happy vibe, friendly staff and fabulous menu. Today. We waited 20 min to order drinks at our table. The menu choices were very slim, we even asked the staff if we were missing a... More 

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Thank F1tzy
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on Easter Sunday for lunch with the family. The waiter was funny and attentive. The food was wonderful. I would highly recommend this restaurant. Definitely worth a visit.

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1 Thank Michelle E
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee, good service and looks to be a reasonable pub menu choice (although we didn't eat). A play area outside for the kids which is nice and space to take the dogs is equally good.

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1 Thank Lucy C
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon. More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a good night this is DEFINITELY not the place to go. It is a complete joke of a pub. I was there with my friends tonight. Now I will admit some of my friends had a little to much to drink but no more than any standard night than most of Britain. However when I went to... More 

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6 Thank Stuart K
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this review

Please accept our apologies for giving you cause to post this review on Trip Advisor. We’d really like the chance to look into this matter further. We’d be very grateful if you could copy and paste your review, together with the Public House name and date of visit and email us at: guestfeedback@hall-woodhouse.co.uk More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub and great food. But very poor service, had to ask for plates to be taken as they was left in front of us for 20 minutes after finishing main course, asked for desert menu twice as the first time was ignored, know one asked if we would like another drink and my friend in crutches was quite rudely... More 

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1 Thank ls1592
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this review

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again. More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently (11th March 2017) went to the Portsmouth Arms for a meal to celebrate my wife's birthday. We've been here many times before and always like the friendly atmosphere and the great food - try the ribs!!! As always we had a lovely evening this time it was made all the better by Mike our young... More 

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Thank Tony G
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor and thanks for your great feedback. I am so pleased you had a nice time and I look forward to sharing your review with the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The menu doesn't have any vegan options but If you ring in advance you'll have a few options to chose from (and not just the usual salad)! The meal was amazing and the chef even came to the table to talk to me about the different options! It was one of the best meals I had recently and I'm definitely... More 

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Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased we delivered great hospitality and we look forward to seeing you soon. More 

Sherfield on Loddon
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We went to the Portsmouth Arms tonight, arriving at about 6.30pm. We had never been there before. The food was superb. Highly recommend the fish and chips. The puds were delicious. The experience was made so much better by the outstanding service from Mike, a young man who will go far! From the offset he was genuinely friendly and welcoming... More 

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Thank Debsw18
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor and thanks for your great feedback. I am so pleased you had a nice time and I look forward to sharing your review with the team. We look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had a date recently and went to Portsmouth Arms. Very busy and lively pub. Lovely restaurant. Good friendly service and menu to suit most tastes. Food ordered and arrived in very reasonable time and food was really nice and well presented. Well worth going and would recommend to others.

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1 Thank Hungry L
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it is great to hear that you enjoyed visiting us. We hope you can visit again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$18
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:30
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hatch Warren Lane, Basingstoke RG22 4RA, England (Formerly The Portsmouth Arms)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 334036

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?