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The Portsmouth Arms

Hatch Warren Lane, Basingstoke RG22 4RA, England
+44 1256 334036
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“mini pies” (4 reviews)
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Brew Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Hatch Warren Lane, Basingstoke RG22 4RA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My niece and I enjoyed a relaxed lunch here today, sharing some small plates and a huge dessert. Tasty and good value for money. Friendly and efficient staff. I was impressed when the manager came to clear the table next to us and noticed that...More

Thank Marian1990
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

Ordered the platter to share. The Buffalo Chicken Wings nearly blew my head off maybe a bit to hot & spicy for me as I do not do spicy (personal taste) Lips and mouth went numb :) if they had been any more spicy and...More

Thank Claire W
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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 1 week ago via mobile

We went there on a Friday evening at around 9:30pm after a meal in town. We just wanted to have a cup of coffee (and maybe something sweet!). The right hand side was packed with people who were having a drink so we asked nicely...More

Thank Santtu10
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 2 weeks ago

Have only visited once but liked it. Dogs are allowed in the bar area where meals are served, as long as they behave! A decent Sunday lunch with vegetarian choice. Good service and the food arrived promptly. Definitely need to book for Sunday lunch. Nice...More

Thank Bluesky91
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely pub that serves good food at a reasonable price. The staff are friendly, the pub welcomes children and dogs. The food was served quickly and was very good.

Thank Sian E
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Venture up the pub Christmas Eve with friends.... it was ok! Busy as usual which to be honest is expected around Christmas time. My only complaint was the pub didn’t have any sort of Christmas atmosphere. No Christmas music No Mulled wine or cider that...More

1  Thank Louise B
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks 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 5 weeks ago via mobile

Generally ok but one starter, prawn cocktail had far too much sauce on it so as to make it more like a thick soup. The bulk of the sauce was left uneatan. Shepherds pie tasty but a little over cooked. On other dishes, veg was...More

Thank Richard B
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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 13 January 2018 via mobile

Good food but bad service both in the restaurant and the customer relations following up on a complaint was poor.More

Thank Alexander W
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks 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 1 January 2018 via mobile

As a family we have had Xmas dinner at the Portsmouth arms for the last 3 years and once again this year it was absolutely fantastic. Dinner was fresh, hot and the turkey was Great, we walked out happy and stuffed! The difference with the...More

Thank nickie79
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor and thanks for your great feedback. I am so pleased you had a nice time and I look forward to sharing your review with the team. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Had a table booked for 6.30pm, turned up early and were immediately offered our table or a drink at the bar. Having sat down we went ordered and the meals were served promptly. Our 3 year old son has a habit of not eating and...More

Thank pav_cheema007
Hall W, Manager at The Portsmouth Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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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