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The Gordon Arms

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$$ - $$$
Indian, Bar, Pub
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113 Portswood Road, Southampton SO17 2FU, England
+44 23 8055 0222
12:00 - 00:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I like this place. Cool, relaxed, and a little bit quirky. It's like a traditional pub, with four cask beers, but it also serves Indian meals. They call them Indian tapas, but it's not really tapas, it's proper Indian food. Come here for the pub. Come here for the Indian food. Come here for both. Well liked by the local... More 

Thank RunningSteve
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 16 December 2016

An incredible atmosphere, brilliant food and a great selection of drinks! We had a great time from coming in to going out. Cannot reccomend enough.

Thank vralka
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2016

hi we have been to the Gordon arms 3 times now the food is great freshly cooked, big potions for the larger appetite( that's me and my husband), very tasty, the chef will cook to you liking, more or less spice, which is very handy as l like slightly less spicy, and hubby likes spice a lot, more than reasonable... More 

1 Thank Ann G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I absolutely love this place. The atmosphere is great and really feels like a traditional English pub. The food is just as amazing with a traditional Indian twist, and its the best Indian food in the area. We even had the chance to speak to the Chef who was very nice and clearly cared deeply about the quality of his... More 

1 Thank Katie S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Very warm and friendly atmosphere.Mostly the pub inside kitchen is very clean and the chef is so professional on his job.Finally I had to order some food for my lunch which was great indeed for a small pub.I would recommend this place to anyone as a family or friends or even single.Small pub with lovely food and staffs.Thank you.David

2 Thank anudanielabraham
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

I came into the pub with my family. The food was excellent; we had a mixed grill, lamb Karahi, Garlic Chilli Chicken and Butter Chicken. It was all served beautifully and we really enjoyed. My children had the burgers, which were also absolutely amazing. The staff were very polite and friendly and the atmosphere was very pleasant. Would thoroughly recommend... More 

Thank su646464
1 review
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I saw one come out and the smell just hit me normally it let's you down when you taste it not this time exceptionally good recommend it to anyone

Thank Gwyn E
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The curry is excellent here and there was a bunch of great offers - I had lamb and rice curry with a few tapas sides between us when visiting my little brother at university . - lamb samosas are simply amazing! Highly recommended.

Thank Xavier L
1 review
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Would go again,Came to pub with my family food and service was amazing 5* service. The menu was diverse from burgers to Indian tapas! Very well priced

Thank Jake L
1 review
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Came to pub with my family food and service was amazing 5* service. The menu was diverse from burgers to Indian tapas! Very well priced

Thank Sardar R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 16
Indian, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Portswood Road, Southampton SO17 2FU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8055 0222
A friendly local pub aimed at both students and locals with an extensive hot dog and burger menu, breakfasts, salads, a student menu and new roast menu. We cater for a range of dietary options too with gluten free, vegan and vegetarian options.
We offer a weekly quiz night every Sunday, the introduction of our monthly open mic and themed nights such as Chilli Tuesdays giving you a Chipotle Chilli and rice for just £5!

An ideal venue if you fancy chilling in our heated, partly covered beer garden, making use of our Free WIFI on our comfy sofas or taking advantage of our selection of draught lagers and ciders, our well kept real ales which are always changing, the new wine menu catering for most palates or an ever growing spirit collection if you fancy something a bit stronger.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?