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.
Review Highlights
Brilliant location

This is a nice little pub right on the waterfront with sea views most the way around and a small... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Becky P
via mobile
You won't be disappointed

Wonderful pub. Dog friendly, great garden out the back and wonderful food. They always create such... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
Read all 20 reviews
All photos (2)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“friendly pub”(5 reviews)
“real pub”(3 reviews)
“regulars”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
30 Sea Front, PO11 9HL, England
+44 23 9246 3624
Reviews (20)
Filter reviews
20 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfriendly pubreal pubregularsdartskaraokepintdogs
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 20 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a nice little pub right on the waterfront with sea views most the way around and a small beach/sand bar. Very busy and bustling when we visited but there were so many tables we could find one easily; and everyone was sat outside...More

Thank Becky P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful pub. Dog friendly, great garden out the back and wonderful food. They always create such interesting dishes. Different from the normal pub grub. It's a regular visit for us when we are staying in Southwold.

Thank fionah816
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

They are trying to have a balance between locals a Nd tourists, and they seem to do it okay. Good selection of alcohol! Rice's are fair. Live music some nights, so a good offer for everyone.

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Some pubs like this can be resentful of incomers but this was a refreshing experience. 3 of us spent the afternoon here whilst in a holiday rental on the island in February. When we entered the pub in the mid afternoon there were only a...More

Thank JonnersP
A TripAdvisor Member
Hampshire, UK
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Family and Dog Friendly pub on Hayling Seafront - live music weekends but two bars so you can have a quiet drink- locals friendly

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Fantastic pub that is warm and welcoming, everyone is catered for whether you like sport, quizes, music. All the staff are very friendly and helpful and dogs are welcomed too as this is a real pub and does not do food. I highly recommend a...More

Thank shirley317
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Came over for our first visit last night to see tribute band Fleetingwood Mac. Was a brilliant night - the band was amazing and the pub had a great atmosphere. We felt very welcome.

Thank Helenbeanz
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Fantastic pub. Very welcoming to both locals and visitors to the Island. Great value and very much well worth a visit,

Thank goonerpaul79
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

One of Hayling's treasures a real pub, not a restaurant and doesn't do food apart from crisps and rolls behind the bar. Just what you want in a pub, Great entertainment, live events, karaoke evenings, good prices for drinks, great bar staff and a fabulous...More

Thank Helen D
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Friendly pub with great service, well kept beer and reasonable prices for Hampshire, want a gastropub.. Go Somewhere Else, this is a pub for drinking and being sociable.

Thank Martin B
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Lifeboat Inn staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines