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The Portsmouth Arms

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Hatch Warren Lane, Basingstoke RG22 4RA, England
+44 1256 334036
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good24%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (6 reviews)
“fish platter” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Hatch Warren Lane, Basingstoke RG22 4RA, England
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1 - 10 of 273 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very slow service although young people serving were polite . Took a long time to take orders. Then after food which was not at a great standard, nobody came to clear the table or offer any desserts or drinks. We left very disappointed & won't...More

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited on a family Friday evening meal. Table booked for 6pm, served food eventually about 7.00 - 7.30pm a VERY long wait, especially with a three year old. Thank goodness for the play area ! Limited menu. Very pleasant young waiting staff. Thought expensive...More

1  Thank lovetotravel12092010
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this pub I don't know anyone who don't. It is expensive in my opinion so not one I can go to often but it is perfect and i never had a bad experience.

1  Thank Darren A
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 16 August 2017

As always on Sunday's the Wife and I generally try to go out for our dinner. The Portsmouth arms is a great place and obviously popular due to the amount of people here. Service was good and quick, drinks took a while to come but...More

1  Thank T0mRand
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 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 5 August 2017 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 8 August 2017

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 31 July 2017 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 1 August 2017

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 24 July 2017

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 28 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 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 28 July 2017

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 19 July 2017

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 28 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 18 July 2017

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 19 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 19
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, 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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