We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Portsmouth Arms

) #54 of 209 Restaurants in Basingstoke ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Hatch Warren Lane, Basingstoke RG22 4RA, England
+44 1256 334036
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good24%
  • Average20%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (6 reviews)
“fish platter” (3 reviews)
“puds” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Hatch Warren Lane, Basingstoke RG22 4RA, England
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
Reviews (269)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 269 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love that I can book a table at this pub via my phone, which I am so glad I did as it gets very busy on a Friday night. We were greeted by Matt who took us to our table. He was a very...More

Thank saltywaters049
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic dinner with my two friends. Booked a table easily for the evening, faultless three course meal had by all three of us. Wonderful value for money too. Great staff; polite and attentive. Will definitely return next time I am in the area. Thank...More

Thank Surgeontobe
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service excellent , roast dinners great on veggies but meat tends to be pre sliced and heated and can be tough

Thank Meekay2013
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with the family the place is pleasant the waitress never wrote our order down which resulted in missing a item out . Food was ok starters were nice came out fast then had to wait 20mins for mains . Nice play area outside...More

Thank Charlotte C
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been a few times over the lunch period. Nice location, carpark ground needs to be looked at as its extremely uneven so plays havoc on my wheel trims. Lovely skin on chips, seasoned well, and piping hot. They only do Cobs as their bread supplier...More

Thank A1_ken
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us called in for a late afternoon meal. It is an attractive looking Pub with a good car park. The staff were friendly and helpful and the service overall was excellent. The food was also very good and served up quickly. We chose...More

1  Thank regulartraveller67
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

We popped into our local on the way home from a function on Saturday afternoon. We sat in the garden which was quite busy. We were sipping our drinks when we observed something quite amazing. The young barman/waiter was helping three partially sighted adults into...More

Thank Angela H
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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 Michael and the team. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

When we arrived there was no indication there would be problems. We ordered before the evening rush arrived but it took 2 hours for our food to arrive. When it did it was barely edible but as things had got so busy and place was...More

1  Thank Andy B
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

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...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We went here on a Thursday evening as a last minute plan with no booking. The pub had two large parties booked in that evening but we were able to get a table inside without waiting (probably got lucky as it was sunny and the...More

1  Thank EVSH2014
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

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.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

As our group was a bit bigger (about 15 people), we were asked to pre-order our lunches. The orders were server fairly quickly, and the food was good. Last minute changes to the orders seemed to cause some hiccups though.

1  Thank nixloz
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

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.

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Toby Carvery
325 reviews
1.44 km away
Saffron Tandoori
67 reviews
1.20 km away
Pizza Express
167 reviews
1.56 km away
Cafe Dome
12 reviews
1.47 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dummer Golf Club
17 reviews
3.46 km away
Milestones Museum
893 reviews
3.55 km away
Manydown Family Fun
181 reviews
3.76 km away
Willis Museum
72 reviews
3.74 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Portsmouth Arms staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 18
Cuisine
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
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, 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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing