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The Potters Heron Hotel

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Winchester Road, Ampfield SO51 9ZF, England
+44 23 8027 7800
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Ratingen, Germany
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Food and versucht lovely atmosphere. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and the menue in general very diverse with offers for every taste.

Thank Rolf A
Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My family took me here today for a Sunday roast , I felt that I had to write a review ,we had 3 roasts one pork and three beef we had two tiny vegetable dishes in the dishes were a few carrots and roasted butternut squash in one of the bowls we had 2 tiny bits of broccoli and 1... More 

Thank Nutty133
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Despite all the good reviews my experience was quite different. The service was good and attentive however my main of ribeye steak was well overcooked (I asked for it med/rare) and not a particularly good cut of meat. Further the chunky chips would have been good but were massively over-salted and unpalalatable. Plus the sides are extra! Very poor value... More 

Thank hjohnnacepilot50
Crowborough, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Called for a light lunch & we were all pleased with the dishes chosen, very tasty & reasonably sized portions. Service was very good & there was a nice atmosphere complemented by comfortable seating. I have no hesitation in recommending this venue.

Thank Danddtol
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

we chose to dine one evening because it was convenient - boy! were we glad that we did. The main dining & bar area is one place but set over three levels and seperate areas so it feels intimate. The waiting staff were attentive and careful in how and when they approached us throughout the meal. Our mains were delicious... More 

Thank Alan186346
chandlers ford
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

my wife had organised a special surprise birthday snack lunch at the potters heron hotel the service was very good and the food very tasty we could not fault the attention we received from all the staff especially Caroline

Thank andrewChandlersFord
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Over a 45 year career, I have stayed in thousands of hotels for both business and leisure. The Potters Heron is truly unique. It’s the only hotel, anywhere in the world, where during a black tie dinner, I had to leave the table and queue at the bar for a refill of my drink. Bearing in mind that I paid... More 

Thank Barry L
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We chose The Potters Heron with a couple of friends of ours as it is quite close to our West Sussex home and looked attractive with a good residential price. The hotel has a great feel, the bar was cosy, the rooms clean, warm and comfortable. We received a friendly welcome from the receptionist and enjoyed a couple of good,... More 

Thank SUB999
Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Meal was excellent, service was good and requests made were noted and taken care off. This was a family meal and they made it a very happy occasion

Thank Janet P
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169 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Booked for my company's Christmas dinner based on being local and having availability for 20 of us on the only Friday in December we could all make. The evening started a little shakily when the barman wasn't sure how to set up a tab for us and then we were shown to our table which was two tables even though... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 33
Bar, British, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Winchester Road, Ampfield SO51 9ZF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Ampfield
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8027 7800
The Potters Heron Hotel/ Restaurant features informal lunch and dinner restaurant AND bar menus, with freshly cooked seasonal changing specialities, both regional and international.Menus for special occasions, Pianist during Sunday lunch. In the summer we have an "al fresco" sun terrace with wide umbrellas ; in the winter we have a cosy log fire to warm you up. Open 7 days a week from 9.30 AM til late, our large restaurant bar is stocked with international lagers, quality ciders and 3 Hampshire Ales on tap, a large wine selection lists wines by grape variety which enables you to select your favourite wine by flavour, either by the glass or bottle. Sunday lunch with succulent roasts from 12 - 3pm Morning cappuccinos from 9.30 am, afternoon tea, espresso and liqueurs for the evening. Last orders at 9.30 PM. Plenty of free parking and free Wi-Fi throughout, THE meeting place in the green.......

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