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Address: The Ageas Bowl Botley Road | West End, Southampton SO30 3XH, England
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+44 23 8047 2002
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The home of Hampshire Cricket, host to England Internationals and...

The home of Hampshire Cricket, host to England Internationals and arena-scale concerts from the likes of Oasis, REM, and The Who. A new era has begun with a £48 million development including the opening of two new stands; which boast contemporary architecture and luxurious new conference and event facilities, making it one of the most exciting venues on the South Coast. With the imminent construction of a 4-star hotel to the Northern End of the venue, it will be the only Model Test match ground in the country as defined by the ECB. The Ageas Bowl is available to host business meetings and conferences all year round. Located on the outskirts of Southampton it benefits from exceptional links to the motorway networks and public transportation. So whatever your business or leisure requirements, we invite you to consider the fantastic opportunities at The Ageas Bowl, a relaxed atmosphere combined with spectacular architecture, professional service and a beautiful setting.

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Christmas party

Maybe it was just us but we found the xmas party very uncomfortable (noisy as hell) with average food and really poor service. The lady sitting next to us had gravy poured all... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 January 2017
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the 2nd year we have been to the event this is a well worth the money. There is a fun fair and the rock choir have sung both years. The display lasts around 35min and is all done to music very good would recommend buying tickets early as the go quick.

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Portchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The dj was pants, there were lots of people but the fact that there were only about 20/30 people on the dance floor at max showed it was pants! We requested a few songs that werent played. The food was also very dissapointing, bland and dry, everyone in our party was disappointed, the only reason i gave the ageas 2... More 

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Gosport, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being that the Ageas Bowl on the outskirts of Southampton is the home of Hampshire County Cricket, I expected the highest of standards with the catering. It comes as more of a shock when the opposite is the truth. I attended an specialised event at the ground along with several hundred other delegates it came as a great shock when... More 

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Thank David R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Edi is the best barman ever! He looks like santi Carzola - arsenal daft!.. good food.. good service, drunk as a skunk. Good night. Upthe ra

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Thank Claire S
Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Maybe it was just us but we found the xmas party very uncomfortable (noisy as hell) with average food and really poor service. The lady sitting next to us had gravy poured all over her by the waiter who didn't seem at all worried and just grunted at her and walked off.

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Thank Paul105105
Southampton, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I went along to our annual Christmas Party, held in the Arlott Atrium at the Ageas Bowl. I've only ever been there for a cricket match before, so wasn't sure what to expect. The food was really excellent, there were plenty of staff and it was well organised, considering that at least ten different companies had made bookings. The DJ... More 

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Thank Catherine R
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

booked for staff Christmas party night very disappointed foor under cooked cold and given a manu beforehand to choose from when it was served at the table was told by staff all have the same unless you have an allergy not good when you have chosen something different very expensive for a meal that was hardly touched very disappointed could... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Since the move here from the old County Ground the ground gets better and better.Hotel is stunning and the stadium has never looked better.Only complaint is it needs a better bus service from Sholing so first bus take note.

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Thank Paul H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Attended a conference here today. What a fabulous place with great views across the cricket pitch. Perfect for a larger meeting/conference!

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101 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ground was quite open with little cover but great to watch cricket. Although out of the city we went on the shuttle bus which was very well run. Good selection of food and drink at the game and very well organised. Would go again,

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