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Walter's Basin Pub or the Basshole Pub

859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
+1 603-968-4412
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cool little tavern/restaurant. Clam chowder and salad was very good, reasonable prices as well. The views were unbeatable! Really enjoyed it and the service!

Thank Jean T
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a very good meal with some excellent items on the menu, the items we had was cooked to perfection. I would definitely stopped there again even though its a little out of the way it is well worth the drive.

Thank Camera1234
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and location right on the Lake. Try the Duck. My Son had the sirloin tips , and he was very pleased. Our wait staff was attentive and pleasant. Looking forward to a return.

Thank isabell369
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I just stopped into this establishment had a basin burger which was huge ,with great flavor,this place has great views,good friendly staff ,the beer was cold ,the food hot definitely a place to stop and have a good meal!

Thank gowelltony
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Roasted chicken is one of those underrated meals I believe but here it was perfect. The portion initially looked small but because the only bone to the piece came from the small drum stick (think chicken wing) the rest of the chicken part (sorry i...More

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Awsome restruant! I really liked the drink selection and the assortment of delicious foods. Also a great view of little squam!

1  Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 2 March 2017

It's always nice to know that places like this still exist. Right on little squad lake, with great food and atmosphere, my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed this restaurant. To our surprise the food was above average, and I only say that because of some...More

1  Thank Frontrowjoe
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great way to end a long day of traveling. We needed a quality meal in a comfortable setting and that's exactly what we got. Very attentive service followed by a well prepared dinner. Remember to ask about Walter

1  Thank Bill F
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Excellent setting, service and food! Looking forward to returning during summer months to see the lake and surrounding landscape.

1  Thank 519Marla519
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Good view on the lake, good food, service was ok . Clean but way out dated . If they change the carpet it would be better for ambiance;) But food was great!

2  Thank Mozhdeh K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Holderness
  • Phone Number: +1 603-968-4412
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