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Master Builder

$$ - $$$, British,
Swaythling Road, Southampton SO30 3AH, England
+44 23 8047 2426
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (5 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Swaythling Road, Southampton SO30 3AH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've left a very positive review for this place in the past. Again the staff and atmosphere were great. The prices are very reasonable too. We all went for the roast dinner this time and were largely disappointed. I'm absolutely convinced the parsnips were frozen...More

Thank Saint-Gaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good atmosphere and good pub food at an affordable price. The best place within my local area. What more can you ask for?

1  Thank Brit B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a Sunday dinner. Staff friendly food really good and reasonably priced will use again.

1  Thank Lance B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the cheese and bacon burger and pretty good it was too, reasonably priced. Chips were some of the best I've had in a pub tbf. 6X and IPA were well kept and the bar staff were friendly. Only slight criticism would be that the...More

1  Thank Saint P
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The Master Bulder made me a lovely Vegan Salad with sauteed mushrooms, and then totally yummy Vegan Ice cream! Thank you!

Thank karenkingswell
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I ordered the gammon steak and asked if I could have a jacket potato instead of the chips that came with it. Was charged £1.50 for the privilege. However it was very nice and the potato was lovely.

Thank Kerry F
Reviewed 25 September 2017

what a lovely meal we all had service was excellent ,credit to laura/kelly who cooked it a warm and friendly welcome from mac the landlord a must place to vist the best place in west end

1  Thank alan d
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

I go to pubs around Southampton to see how friendly it is. I'm a Pokemon go player! So I go to pubs park up to do the raids. I parked up. To get a very rude response by owner. Where as other pubs for example...More

Thank kevinsaints
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We had a family carvery, which was the first time we had visited the Master Builder. Which was by far the best carvery we have had in along time. The meat is fresh and tender, the veg was fresh. They could do with sausages with...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

Went for meal with friends, rest of party wanted to order from carvers and I wanted to order from main menu. I was initially told carvery closing in 5 mins so would need to wait to order my food. Waited 5 mins and then told...More

1  Thank LindsayPP
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Questions & Answers
28 February 2017|
Response from Niki B | Reviewed this property |
I have seen a few as we live close to the master builder. I'd give them a call.
William D
24 October 2016|
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Response from Baconbuttie | Reviewed this property |
sorry William I dont know, never been lunchtime
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swaythling Road, Southampton SO30 3AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8047 2426
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