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The Wellington Arms

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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A Real Pub !

The Wellington is a hidden gem set back one block from the bustle of Shirley High St. it is an... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Excellent Traditional English Pub

I have drunk in many pubs in and around Southampton, but this one stands out as one of the best... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“proper pub”(3 reviews)
“quiz night”(3 reviews)
The Wellington Arms is a traditional Southampton Free House Pub with some great features for you to enjoy. We have two bars, plenty of comfortable chairs, a special TV lounge, a delightful beer garden with a covered smoking area and when it's cold...more
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56 Park Road, Southampton SO15 3DE, England
+44 23 8036 2364
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Wellington is a hidden gem set back one block from the bustle of Shirley High St. it is an oasis of calm; a place where you can sit and mull over your pint in peace. It is also very warm and welcoming - without...More

Thank Andyhowes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have drunk in many pubs in and around Southampton, but this one stands out as one of the best. There is a nice choice of ales, stouts and lagers to enjoy. The staff are very friendly and the whole pub has a very welcoming...More

1  Thank Ambassador801580
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Attended the opening evening after refurb with a fantastic bbq and live entertainment ! Fantastic staff, decor and a great local pub vibe! Highly recommended

Thank mandylou1981
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely ‘local’, week kept with friendly service. We had a light lunch and played bar billiards. Recommended.

Thank N D
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Most of the good reviews seem to be about the "Wellie" before it was refurbished, with Bob Beech as landlord. Since the refurb and new management it has seriously gone downhill. I've just had a pint of Hobgoblin at £4.10 a pint which I must...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017

Recently refurbished, the Wellington Arms is legendary in Southampton and beyond, and widely regarded as a proper pub that caters to convivial conversation at the bar and private conversation in the booths. They've just earned their Cask Marque credentials and offer the widest range of...More

Thank charlesfrith
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We had a great night celebrating my husband's birthday.Martin put on a marvellous spread . Nothing was too much trouble and the staff worked really hard to ensure all went smoothly. We even had live music thrown in with Vince Kellett performing. Would definitely recommend...More

Thank glutenfreenana
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great local, food and friendly environment Vincent Kellett was sensational 12 real ales including HSB and ESB PROPER JOB AND JAIL ALE

1  Thank MartynGodwin
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Nicely refurbished. Beer more expensive. No vegetetian choice on menue except sunday roast. Disappointing!

2  Thank Vicki M
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Having lived in the neighbouring road for the last 9 years we have visited this pub a lot! We loved it when Bob was landlord but he finally retired a few months ago. The pub always had a great selection of well kept real ales...More

Thank Amanda H
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