Local Pub Guide
- Abbotts Ann
- Eagle Inn
Located in a picturesque village just two miles south-west of Andover, this pub is at the heart of the community. Friendly conversation rules the house. The regular Wallops Wood is supplemented by two changing beers often from local breweries. A real cider made in the village is often available. A beer and cider festival is held over the second weekend of June. The public bar has pool and there is a skittle alley at the rear. Locally sourced food features. No food Sunday and Tuesday evenings. Defibrillator on rear wall.
- Poplar Farm
Old Salisbury Road
The Poplar Farm was originally two farm labourers cottages converted into one. The cottage was converted into a pub in the 70's. A barn was converted and joined to the pub to make more room.
- Eagle Inn Duck Street Abbotts Ann SP11 7BG moc.liamg@elgaeetaknala(01264) 710339
- Hawk Inn
The Hawk Inn is located in the pretty village of Amport. A 14c former coaching inn for Amport House, home to the Marquis of Winchester has been extended and remodelled by Upham Brewery. The terrace has stunning views across the field to Pill Hill brook and a Saxon settlement. Within walking distance of the Hawk Conservancy. Comfortable Bar, Restaurant, Accommodation and Conference facilities. The pub has a defibrillator outside
- Hawk Inn Sarson Lane Amport SP11 8AE ku.oc.tropmannikwah@ofni(01264) 710371
- Andover Golf Club
51 Winchester Road
This Members Golf Club, which was established in 1907 is situated on the southern outskirts of Andover near the A3057 junction with the A303. There are facilities for functions and there is a fully equipped kitchen. Note that it has a Dress Code. Refer to its website for details.
- Andover Tap
2 Winchester Street
This small, independent micropub, opened August 2019, specialises in the supply of local beers in a simply but modern furnished former patisserie near the High Street. There are up to 12 beers available – four on handpump, four casks on gravity dispense, four Key Keg beers plus some real ciders. The pub is owned and run by the enthusiastic former brewer of Test Brewing, (now shut). Families are welcome until 8pm and simple snacks are served at all times.
- Angel Inn
95 High Street
Oldest building in Andover saved when the town centre was redeveloped. A timber-framed courtyard inn built by Winchester College 1445–55 with some later modifications but remarkably intact. It is one of Hampshire's oldest inns and is Grade II* Listed. Note also the coaching light window. There are two bars; the upper was once used as a Court. A pleasant small patio is at rear as well as the sheltered and decorated courtyard at the front. Live music and karaoke feature and there is pool and darts. Breakfasts are very good value.
- Anton Arms
The Anton Arms is a large traditional roadside pub built in the mid 1930s. It has a lounge area with dining facilities and a bar area with pool table. The pub offers a good value menu under Greene King's Meet & Greet branding. The distinctive building style is reminiscent of seaside architecture.
- Chalkhill Blue
Hawker Siddeley Way Andover Commercial Park
Purpose built new pub, situated just off the A303 on the western outskirts of town. Offers slow cooked succulent chickens from the Rotisserie oven or choose from the wider menus featuring a selection of traditional and modern dishes, plus a childrens menu. Very much a family dining pub. Play areas inside and outside to keep children amused. If the weather's good relax outside in the garden area, where you can enjoy Alfresco Dining or just chill with a drink.
- Chestnut Tree
227 Weyhill Road
The Chestnut Tree is a lively roadside pub refurbished in 2016. The 'Meet & Greet' pub is frequented by locals and families looking for good value food and a welcoming atmosphere. Sunday carvery is popular.
Large roadside family focussed eating pub. There was a previous pub on this site before, named The Folly, before the present large building. The Folly is a bar in the hotel.
- Foresters Arms
2 London Street
A 'locals' town pub with a lively main public bar with pool and darts, and a smaller room at the rear. Regular live music events. Sunday roasts. Check with pub for opening times and beer range.
23 High Street
A 16th century historic coaching inn with stables, although now much modernised. Note the small coaching light window in the side passageway (there is another at the Angel). It was recently renamed the Victoria Cross but reverted after a very short time back to The Globe due to local opposition. There is one long room downstairs with a bar, TV and pool, while upstairs at the front there is an area that can also be used for functions. The pub recently re-opened (March 2018) after a short closure.
- John Russell Fox
10 High Street
A JD Wetherspoon pub in former offices of the Andover Advertiser, founded by John Russell Fox. The first edition of the paper was produced here in 1858. A large entrance area with many tables leads to the bar with ten hand pumps. A 30 bedroom hotel was opened in 2018 and a roof garden added at the same time. References to printing and newspapers adorn the pub; even a small printing press. A separate raised seating and dining area is to the rear where families are welcomed. Note the Time Ring set in pavement outside. Large public car park (pay) to the rear of the pub.
19 Adelaide Road
Once known as the War Office, this traditional back street-style pub has gone through several incarnations and has had a chequered history of management over the last year, hopefully overcome. Just off the shopping area, it attracts a local clientele including some characters who are sure to involve you in lighthearted banter. A friendly atmosphere pervades the pub, which makes a great escape from the anonymous circuit pubs of the town centre. Nearby is the Andover Museum of the Iron Age, well worth a visit.
- Malt House
71 Weyhill Road
Re-opened in April 2017. This this large imposing roadside pub was previously The Lunar Hare and before that The Railway Tavern. there are two main areas in a modern clean style. Occasional events are held. It once belonged to Strong & Co of Romsey of which there are still traces of this heritage - look for the portcullis over the fireplace and the boundary markings to the outside of the site by the pavement.
- Portway Inn
Portway Inn Brewers Fayre pub restaurant
- Queen Charlotte
41 London Road
Large pub on edge of Andover, serving a local clientele. On what used to be the main road out of the town, but now bypassed, so in a quiet area. Records of a pub on the site date back to the 13th century pub but much has changed, although old fireplaces and beams remain from subsequent rebuilds. There are also tales of Prize Fights and cock-fighting being held in centuries past. It is now a pleasant community pub.
5 Bridge Street
In the town centre near the Market Place and River Anton, this lively pub has low lighting and a long bar. It has good value food and beer and is popular for breakfast and sports TV. Families are catered for and it is dog-friendly. The three changing guests are varied and often include a local ale. They have a loyalty card for real ale drinkers.
- Royal Oak
Two bar roadside pub in Charlton with a strong local following. Front bar with pub games including pool; rear is a lounge and eating area.. There is a very pleasant garden to the side. Sporting pictures adorn walls. Good walks are nearby around Charlton Lakes.
- Southampton Arms
32 Winchester Road
Large roadside pub with a strong local following. large Bar stretches back with several pool tables. Regular events and parties are organised.
- Star & Garter
2 High Street
Now a Pizza Express and hotel with a much reduced small bar to the rear No longer serving draught Real Ale, but some bottle conditioned beers are available.
- Station Inn
63 Bridge Street
18th century coaching inn - two bars, the rear with a small area with settee as well as pub games. . Patio to rear. Very much a locals pub across the road from Sainsbury and the town centre. Regular live music nights are held and a small beer festival. A small room can cater for meetings and private functions. Tourist Board awards held. In days long gone the pub has been called the Four Bells, the Five Bells, the Six Bells and the Eight Bells, a bell was added to the name each time a new bell was added at the nearby Parish church - or so the story goes! The present name refers to the time when the Andover to Southampton railway ran adjacent to the pub.
Large 'estate-style' pub on the edge of the Walworth Industrial estate. Awaiting full description following new publicans.
- Town Mills
20 Bridge Street
Located just off the town centre, situated in an historic mill with a working water wheel with the river Anton passing through. There are several separate areas for dining and drinking including a comfy lounge upstairs. Pub games are also played upstairs and a well-supported quiz is held on Wednesday evenings. The riverside garden is very popular in summer months. Usually three to four beers are available from the Wadworth's guest list.
- White Hart
This is an imposing 17th century former coaching inn. The traditional dark wood decor befits such a historic building. The bar with 4 handpumps is in the middle of the long downstairs multi-area with a small function room near the adjacent courtyard.at the rear entrance from the small car park with a charge, (currently £4) rebated to guests and bar customers. A full grill menu is available with daily specials and offers. There is also a lively weekly programme of events including poker night, live music, DJ on Saturday and a quiz so evenings are busy. Additional info: 20% discount on food and drink given to emergency workers and service personnel on production of their appropriate ID.
- Andover Golf Club 51 Winchester Road Andover SP10 2EF moc.kooltuo@rabcgrevodnA(01264) 358040
- Andwell Brewery Taproom
The Brewhouse Cafe and Bar is found along the riverside in the hamlet of Andwell and serves rotating seasonal draft ales, craft beers, wines and spirits along with cakes, coffees and sandwiches. Flight boards are available and seating is either on rustic pallet-sofas, or picturesque tables on the decking overlooking a stream. Guest street food vendors are typically available on Friday evenings. Takeaways are avaliable.
- Andwell Brewery Taproom Andwell Lane Andwell RG27 9PA (01256) 761044
- Walnut Tree
A traditional local's pub at the heart of the village.Grade 2 listed building dating from 16c, being a public house from 1890. Previously, the Bell, now named after the Walnut Tree at the front of the pub. Appleshaw was granted the right to two annual fairs in 1658 and became a rival to the great Weyhill sheep fair. W.G. Grace once played cricket here, with his bat made of Wallop willow.
- Walnut Tree - Appleshaw SP11 9BN (01264) 772626
- Ashford Hill
- Ship Inn
(0118) 981 4504
The pub has been in the same family for forty odd years. Central horseshoe bar serving one real ale straight from the barrel. The eclectic mix of furniture gives the dining area antique store feeling. The bar's lovely oak panelling originally came from a local priory, the long pew from the local church and the rest of the furniture is chosen for comfort.
- Ship Inn B3051 Ashford Hill RG19 8BD (0118) 981 4504
- Ball Hill
- Furze Bush Inn
This is a lovely country Restaurant/Hotel which has a traditional public bar to the rear and a large dining area to the front. At the front of the south facing pub is a large grass and patio area with tables, and an additional beer garden to the rear which has a children's play area. Dogs are welcome in the rear garden. There is a full-size snooker table in a private room available for hire on request. The hotel has conference facility and free WiFi.
- Furze Bush Inn Hatt Common Ball Hill RG20 0NQ ku.oc.nnihsubezruf@ofni(01635) 253228
- Barton Stacey
- Swan Inn
A lovely 300-year old restored village pub serving well-kept ales and good food. Bar staff very welcoming and dog-friendly. A large restaurant is situated behind the bar area. The pub has low beams and large inglenook fireplace. Outside is large car park and garden. Sunday evening opening hours are seasonal. Check times on pub's website or call them if making a special visit.
- Swan Inn The Street Barton Stacey SO21 3RL (01962) 760470
- Academy (snooker club)
Unit 1 Moniton Trading Estate
The club not only offers extensive facilities in Snooker, Pool and Darts but is also Basingstoke Number 1 Social Club with Great Entertainment and Great Drink Prices to suit all, with a Large Beer Garden. There is always a warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere that welcomes New and Old Members with Guests of all ages.
Unit R6, Lower Ground, Festival Place
A smart spacious bar on the edge of the town's Festival Place restaurant quarter. Attracting a varied clientele, in the evenings the Angel plays host to a mainly younger crowd when the ambient 'chatter' combined with background music can become very noticeable. Lunchtimes are less noisy attracting customers from all age groups. Muted TVs show mainly news broadcasts but major sports fixtures can have sound. 'Tap takeovers' from local breweries and those from neighbouring counties are an attraction. Food all day. Three resident beers and 4 guest ales normally available
A town centre Greene King House, once a gentlemen’s outfitters, but significantly refurbished to a large three level pub. Has an extensive menu of reasonably priced food, including a Sunday roast option. Friendly bar staff and an ebullient clientele. Public (pay) parking to rear.
- Basingstoke Rugby Club
Basingstoke RFC club house All are welcome, members receive discounts. We also stock some Andwells Ales from time to time
- Basingstoke Sports & Social Club
A sports-based members' club with a pub license so open to all. CAMRA members get members' price if card is shown. The site is home to cricket, squash, football and rugby. Widescreen TV's show major sports events. An annual programme of social activities is held and facilities can be hired including a small function room. As opening hours and meal times change depending on the season and sporting fixtures, please phone for details. It is the home of Hampshire OctoberFest Beer Festival and has won the Branch Club of the Year 2017, 2019 and 2020.
- Baverstock Arms
Milestones Museum, Leisure Park, Churchill Way West
single room with bare floor, old dado panelling, a bar counter and mirrored bar back fitting claimed to be Edwardian - reputed to be from a pub in Portsmouth - main bar back mirror is a George Gale & Co. Ltd one - this is because Gales provided financial support - has large 'Dunvilles Whisky' mirror over a large fireplace with small cast iron new interior - odd bench and some pews - has two large casks on a stillage behind the bar are only for show but Fullers London Pride and guest Gales beer - also Gales fruit wines, teas and coffees - sells sandwiches, ploughmans and pasties - pub open 12 noon to 3.30 Tue to Fri; 12 noon to 3.30 Sat - visible through windows at other times."
Smart, recently refurbished Greene King "Meet and Eat" pub, offering an extensive, competitively priced menu, including breakfasts Thur-Sat. A clean, smart, welcoming, community pub.
- Bounty Inn
This 1830s pub is now one of Basingstoke's very few remaining historic hostelries. The present name acknowledges a gift of land to the people of Basingstoke from local brewer and entrepreneur John May, and it included the adjacent cricket ground. The pub caters for a wide-ranging clientele including those wishing to partake of the high-quality food. There is a pleasant south-facing rear garden. Hardy males might appreciate the last remaining outside gents' toilet in the town. Usually three ales are served. Popular quiz night on Tuesdays.
- Camrose Football Club
Basingstoke FC Club House
- Chineham Arms
Modern public house situated in the village of Chineham, a suburb north of Basingstoke off the old Reading road. The village has been populated with an Anglo-saxon settlement dating back to 800 BC.¾The standard range of Fullers beers with the seasonals being occasionally available. Food is available every day with a varying range of dishes, including a childrens menu. There is a separate dining area inside and covered and uncovered seating area outside. The Jazz1 bus stop is 100 yards away.
- Chineham Village Club
An independent private members club set in the heart of Chineham. Full details can be found on the club's website:-
- Conservative Club
The Mount, Bounty Road
We are a family friendly private members club perfectly located just outside the town centre in Bounty Road, Basingstoke. Set in lovely surroundings with large landscaped gardens we are open 7 days a week for our members and their guests. With a variety of social events throughout the week and great weekend entertainment the club is a great place to meet with family and friends. Our well stocked bar and renowned catering completes the mix, but there is more…we also have the best snooker tables in Basingstoke!
This is a newly-built modern comfortable large roadside Marston's restaurant/pub. They specialise in a daily lunchtime carvery buffet and have a full classic British Menu, with evening daily Meal Deals. Geared to family dining (with a climbing frame outside for the kids) and a large car park, there is a dedicated seating area near the door if you just want a pint. The 3 real ales are served on up to 6 handpumps that are installed.
- Duck & Tipple
14-16 Wote Street
This town centre bar and coffee lounge established late 2018 is situated above Subway in the pedestrianised Wote Street. Entrance is via a doorway and a fairly steep set of stairs up to a spacious light and airy lounge area with bar. It describes itself as an independent restaurant - coffee house- bar though food is mainly snacks. Coffee, cocktails and craft ales major, with three taps, two beer one cider. A local real ale is available by box on the bar at the moment. Quiet during the day, it can get very busy evenings. This bar is evolving and is yet to establish its regular beer offering.
- Golden Lion
Large open plan pub with a separate sports room with pool and darts. Surrounded by a mix of residential and business properties ensures a broad mix of clientele. there is no garden but there is plenty of parking, A good base for a nice 6 mile walk out on the old Alton Light Railway and back via Hackwood Park
- Holly Blue
This newbuild which opened September 2020 is built in the style of a historic Hampshire farmhouse with an attached barn with wooden-beamed high ceilings. This large, mainly open plan pub majors in food with a long bar area with 5 handpumps. It is named after the Holly Blue, a beautiful butterfly found locally and can sometimes be sighted in Beggarwood Park which adjoins the pub between April and September. The far dining room is decorated with wall to wall pictures and curios, (riding saddles!) adding to a quirky but comfortable atmosphere.
Lively Estate pub. There are many TV's to watch sporting events.
5-7 Wote Street
Formally the Feathers, this building is the oldest surviving pub in Basingstoke. It is rumoured that it has medieval foundations and is connected to the legendary tunnel system that appears in various structures in the town. The name is now an anagram of a famous football club of which a previous publican was an ardent supporter. Now known for being Basingstoke town’s premier ‘sports pub’, t can be a very busy venue during sports events and there are many TV screens. There is an extensive and reasonably priced menu – a speciality being the ‘big breakfast’ in the morning.
- Longdog Brewery
Unit A1 Moniton Trading Estate, West Ham Lane
Longdog Brewery selling all their usual beers and T-Shirts
- Maidenhead Inn
17 Winchester Street
On the site of a C17th inn of the same name, this relatively small pub is situated in the pedestrianized 'Top of Town'. Long and narrow, the pub has a single bar, front, rear and downstairs area, with dining throughout. There is a small rear landscaped beer garden/smoking area. Ten real ale handpumps have varied guest ales, often from local breweries.The pub gets exceptionally busy weekend evenings. Children welcome until 8.30pm. Additional info: Up to three real box dispensed ciders. Core beers GK Abbot, Ruddles Best, Sharp's Doom Bar
- Miller & Carter Basingstoke
Down Grange, Winchester Road
Converted to a Miller & Carter from a Toby Carvery in March 2016. 18th-century Down Grange House is on the SW edge of Basingstoke. It is adjacent to a sports centre and sports grounds. See website for full details and for table bookings.
- New Inn
Set on the corner of a crossroads in a residential area between the town centre and the college. The single large bar has three main areas, including one to the right slightly raised with a popular pool table. The other to the left has a large wall photo of the pub and Sarum Hill taken in times of yore. Sundays roasts are popular with local people, while the evenings sees much conversation at-the-bar.
38 Cherry Tree Walk
A bright, airy and pleasant modern Marston’s house that is the focal point of the new north Oakridge housing redevelopment, this pub is situated to the front of a small shopping precinct with ample public parking.
- Portsmouth Arms
Hatch Warren Lane
The Portsmouth Arms is a picturesque country-style pub, with a beautiful thatched roof, located in the residential area of Hatch Warren. There is a large beer garden and landscaped car park. Operated by Hall and Woodhouse, there is a daily changing menu and 7 hand pumps serving real ales from the company.
- Queens Arms
Just outside the main shopping area, this cosy pub is handy for all transport links. It attracts a wide-ranging clientele of all ages from all walks of life, and is a regular port of call for rail commuters. The choice of up to four guest beers is imaginative and the turnaround can be swift. Good-value home-cooked food is served lunchtimes and evenings. During warmer weather the shady courtyard garden at the rear is a popular attraction.
- Railway Social Club
Situated within a two minute walk of Basingstoke railway station (on the north side). Regular events.
- Rising Sun
The Rising Sun, just north of the rail station, provides a comfortable environment for all age groups. It has a spacious, discreetly lit bar area at the front, with the rear bar area available for group reservations. There is a large car park, an outside patio and a south-facing garden. The menu offers home-cooked traditional food, available lunchtimes and evenings (no food Sun eve).
- Royal Oak
414 Worting Road
Roadside pub, set back from the main road, on the outskirts of town with a lounge/public area plus large room with pool at the rear. The front has a small bar with handpumps and a small dining area. The pub is family friendly, with an open-plan layout, wooden floor and seats at the bar. Food is usually served 10-9pm daily. Live music occasionally held. There is parking front and rear.
- Soldier's Return
80 Upper Sherborne Road
Some 160 years old, the pub is on the north side of town near the A339 ring road. After a period of being closed and looking very likely never to reopen, the Soldiers gained a new lease of life becoming a focal point for the local community. Good value food and themed evenings balance nicely with discos and music quiz nights. The front of the pub overlooks the playing fields opposite. There are usually two guest ales alongside the London Pride, often from local Basingstoke brewery Longdog.
- Spruce Goose
Leisure Park, Worting Road
Beefeater, on leisure park
This is a 'wet-led' lively local with the atmosphere you would expect from a popular town centre pub. With a good choice of cask beers: Butcombe, Atlantic, Otter and Doom Bar, prices are good for the area. The beers are well kept, and at weekends and some evenings there are large screen-televised sports fixtures. It is basically a traditional town centre boozer with no frills but a warm welcome.
- White Hart
The White Hart Inn is approximately 300 years old and is one of the oldest pubs in Basingstoke. There are some cosy sofas where you can relax, enjoy drinks, meals and conversation. They also have a pool table, dart board and jukebox. Live Music every weekend. Comedy, poker nights, quiz nights and DJs each month. Selling Craft Ales and Lagers on draught and in bottles. Fully refurbished in February 2017.
- White Hart
367 Worting Road
Situated on the western outskirts of Basingstoke, The White Hart boasts an unusual mezzanine area and function room, provides reasonably priced pub food and features an ‘open mike’ evening for the musically inclined. There is a darts board, pool table and TV is popular.
Estate Pub that is doing a good job of filling a need for a community pub, offering live music, pool, juke box etc. Bonus Ball Bingo and weekly draw that could bag you £500. The old bar area has been converted to a restaurant and takeaway. Check food times
- Wote Street Club
2 Seal Road
Club in the town centre adjacent to Festival Place.
- Academy (snooker club) Unit 1 Moniton Trading Estate Basingstoke RG22 5EE ku.oc.rekoonsymedaca@ofni(01256) 327273
- Badger's Wood
Wolverton Road, Heath End
(0118) 981 4395
Good local pub selling 2 ales. It has a real community spirit with regular events held. Some may recall it's previous name The New Inn, not to be confused with pubs of the same name nearby.
- Do Drop Inn
Heath End Road
moc.liamg@bupnnipordod(0118) 214 2170
Beer Garden, one real ale.
- Wellington Arms
moc.smranotgnilleweht@olleh(0118) 982 0110
The Wellington is an award-winning pub with a fantastic restaurant that does serve a real ale. Simon works out front while Jason is the chef. They are very Green conscious, grow some of their own produce and sell some Honey and Eggs. You are wise to book for meals as this is very popular and only. Accommodation is available in two beautifully appointed ensuite bedrooms in the recently converted oak barn, or upstairs above the pub, in The Apartment, a one bedroom suite converted from the Landlords’ accommodation. The Wellington has been voted No.2 in The Times 'Best Places to Eat in the Countryside', and Jason the 'Best Pub Chef' by the Good Food Guide.
- Badger's Wood Wolverton Road, Heath End Baughurst RG26 5JH (0118) 981 4395
This old coaching Inn is now a friendly village pub.
- Bramley The Street Bramley RG26 5BT moc.loa@1ydnamdnaeel(01256) 881580
- Carpenters Arms
Small comfortable village pub with views over Watership Down from the patio and garden. Walkers, children and dogs are welcome. The food menu caters for all dietary requirements, with traditional roast meals on Sundays. Group bookings can be taken and food is served lunchtimes and evening, Monday to Saturday and lunchtimes on Sunday. Accommodation is in separate cottage adjacent to the pub.
- Carpenters Arms Harts Lane Burghclere RG20 9JY ku.oc.liamtoh@spraceht(01635) 278251
- Charlton Down
- Hare & Hounds
A recently extended and refurbished pub, with garden terrace.
- Hare & Hounds Slape Hill Charlton Down SP11 0JA (01264) 735672
- Charter Alley
- White Hart
White Hart Lane
Cosy inn built in 1819, the epicentre of this small village. Welcoming features include log fires, oak beams and a large dining area serving quality food including home-made pies. The main bar has a frequently changing array of ales. The pub has been a regular Guide entry for 30 years. Howard recently started brewing a diverse range of ales on a small scale as the Secret Brewing Company. Check the website for what beers are on and in the cellar. Note: normally only 2 ales available outside the summer season.
- White Hart White Hart Lane Charter Alley RG26 5QA moc.yellaretrahctrahetihw@seiriuqne(01256) 850048
- Abbots Mitre
A traditional local pub in the village centre. There is a good garden and a covered outside terrace. The area has many walks and there are nearby nature reserves. Beers are changing, mainly from local breweries such as Itchen valley, Alfreds, Andwell and Hogs Back, and sometimes with a more unusual ale. There is an extensive food menu with specials. The pub has a defibrillator on its outside wall.
- Abbots Mitre Village Street Chilbolton SO20 6BA (01264) 860348
17th century, brick and flint inn, refurbished and extended in a contemporary style. Includes restaurant, function room and conference facilities.
- Lion Rectory Lane Clanville SP11 9HN (01264) 771007
- Jolly Farmer
Busy, listed village pub close to Basingstoke offering a selection of usually 4 beers from the Punch Taverns list. A cider such as Westons Old Rosie is usually available from the cellar. The quieter second bar may be used by families when not reserved for functions. At the rear, a large garden provides a secluded area for a peaceful drink, with a heated, covered area for cooler evenings. Beer list kept updated on website.
- Jolly Farmer Farleigh Road Cliddesden RG25 2JL moc.nsm@narod_je(01256) 475370
- Queen Inn
A fine 16th-century-style multi-roomed pub specialising in food, conveniently located close to the M3 in a quiet Hampshire village. A large open fireplace has a roaring fire in the winter. Ramblers and cyclists are welcome but no dogs. Meals are served all day.
- Sun Inn
Winchester Road (A30)
Formally a coaching inn on the main London-Winchester road, now a Gastro-pub that provides a smart, clean and comfortable environment in which to enjoy the two real ales and the locally sourced food from the stylish, well presented menu. Big comfy sofas and tables in the bar area and separate more formal dining area. Conference facilities available. There is a large garden with a children's play area.
- Queen Inn Down Street Dummer RG25 2AD (01256) 397367
- East Stratton
- Northbrook Arms
just minutes off the A30 between Basingstoke and Winchester in the idyllic village of East Stratton. This friendly 19th century village pub has three separate rooms, bar, snug and large dining room serving excellent home cooked meals. There are six handpumps available for serving real ales including local guest beers. Accommodation is available. there is also a skittle alley, a beer festival is hosted in May.This gem of a country pub has been owned by Lord Northbrook and his family for many generations.
- Stratton Lane
craft beer brewery
- Northbrook Arms Stratton Lane East Stratton SO21 3DU moc.smrakoorbhtroneht@ofni(01962) 774150
- Royal Oak
A large, multi-roomed pub with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere and what must be one of the largest beer gardens around. Refurbished in summer 2010, the pub offers good quality food in a light and airy dining area. It is a family-friendly pub despite having no dedicated family room. Darts, chess and backgammon are played here.
- Royal Oak Hydes Platt Ecchinswell RG20 4UH (01635) 291337
- Enham Alamein
- Enham Club
15 Newbury Road
A members' club, where guests are welcome for special events and occasional visits. There is a large hall available for hire. Two real ales are served, one of which is a guest ale.
- Enham Club 15 Newbury Road Enham Alamein SP11 6HG (01264) 352098
- Jack Russell
Pub reopened November 2017, tucked away off the beaten track in the North Hampshire countryside and a lovely area for walking. The pub with two cosy fires and a separate restaurant has been very tastefully refurbished and modernised while retaining its character. The emphasis is on high quality food with local produce from the Faccombe Estate featured. Bookings advisable.
- Jack Russell Netherton Hill Faccombe SP11 0DS moc.nnillessurkcajeht@seiriuqne(01264) 737315
- Watership Down Inn
Built in 1840, in the Upper Test valley, and still affectionately known locally as the Jerry, the pub has been named in honour of local author Richard Adams' book Watership Down, set in the downland to the north of the pub. Outside there is an extensive garden, patio and family area. The pub is popular with walkers and cyclists in the Test Valley. Each May a beer festival is held and occasional live music evenings arranged. Close to the Bombay Sapphire gin distillery.
- Watership Down Inn Freefolk Priors Freefolk RG28 7NJ (01256) 892254
- Goodworth Clatford
- Clatford Arms
Popular village local in the pretty village of Goodworth Clatford. There is a dining room at one end where good value home cooked food is served. At the other end is the 'sports' area with pool table, darts and TV. Four beers are served mostly from local breweries, alongside traditional favourites. There is a large garden to the rear which also has a boules pitch.
- Royal Oak
The Royal Oak Goodworth Clatford is situated in one of the Test Valley's prettiest villages and provide a high standard of food, drink and real ales. A large well tended beer garden that attracts tourists, walkers and ramblers to this beautiful part of Hampshire.
- Clatford Arms Village Street Goodworth Clatford SP11 7RN (01264) 363298
- Plough Inn
A well-appointed and comfortable traditional pub in a quiet Hampshire village. This pleasant pub caters for all. There are several areas for relaxing or dining around a large 'horseshoe' bar, as well as a separate restaurant area.
- Plough Inn Chapel Lane Grateley SP11 8JR (01264) 889221
- Fox & Goose
Sixteenth-century inn set in a picturesque village and well frequented by locals, a short distance from the Basingstoke Canal and King John Castle from where he rode to Runnymede to seal the Magna Carta in 1215. An ideal stop-off for local walkers and cyclists. There is a large field behind the pub used for various events. The two regular beers are accompanied by up to two guests.No food is served in the evenings of Sunday or Monday. Check food and opening times.
- Fox & Goose The Street Greywell RG29 1BY (01256) 702062
A traditional country pub set in beutiful location.
- Vine Ibworth Lane Hannington RG26 5TX ku.oc.notgninnahtaeniveht@ofni(01635) 298525
- Hartley Wintney
The Cricket Green
A lovely traditional English pub in a fantastic cricketing location The Cricketers is in the very heart of the local community. We are a traditional country pub with great locally sourced food, brilliant ales and a fabulous wine list. Open fires in the winter – village green life in the summer – and always wrapped up in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Monthly wine dinners.
Situated just behind a service station on the A30 the pub has a large parking area to the front and side. It dates from the 18th Century and has character features with an impressive large landscaped rear garden with some play equipment and outside eating. The interior is traditional and features a real fire. Classic car meets are held and the pub specialises in food.
- Waggon & Horses
This award-winning local high street village pub is listed as a CAMRA Heritage pub. HSB and Butcombe are regularly served, with Doom Bar available alongside changing local and national guest beers. The pub's lively public bar with its original flagstone floor contrasts with the quiet lounge. Real fires feature in both bars. Outside pavement tables enable guests to enjoy the atmosphere of the village, renowned for its unique shops. At the rear is a large pleasant courtyard garden and a heated, covered marquee with smokers' area. Food is served lunchtimes, except on Sunday.
- Cricketers The Cricket Green Hartley Wintney RG27 8QB ku.oc.yentniwyeltrah-sretekcirceht@ofni(01252) 842166
- Old Bell & Crown
Described as the quintessential English pub, the Old Bell and Crown is nestled in the heart of the stunning Hampshire countryside, yet is only a short drive from the bustling town of Andover Delicious home cooked food is served along with a generous selection of ales and fine wines.
- Old Bell & Crown Roman Road Hatherden SP11 0HT moc.tcennoctb@nworcdnallebdloeht(01264) 735321
- New Inn
ku.oc.dleifkcehnniweneht@ofni(0118) 932 6374
Beamed ceilings and carpeted floor give this rambling large pub/restaurant/hotel a comfy atmosphere. Primarily food-led there's a cosy snug with a real fire for those just wanting a drink
- New Inn B3349 Heckfield RG27 0LE ku.oc.dleifkcehnniweneht@ofni(0118) 932 6374
- Fur & Feathers
Family owned and run Free House built in 1855 to service farm workers is now open plan with central bar area. Four hand pumped beers mainly from Hampshire breweries such as Itchen Valley, Fallen Acorn,Flack Manor, Longdog, Red Cat, ...this list goes on. Two dining areas provide a pleasant atmosphere to enjoy the mouthwatering locally-sourced daily changing menu. Reservations recommended but a quiet pint can be enjoyed at any time. A well appointed secluded garden features partly paved and grassed areas. Note seasonal hours may vary so phone.
- Fur & Feathers Back Lane Herriard RG25 2PN (01256) 510510
With a beautiful English countryside setting, The Pheasant in Highclere is a 17th-century pub with rooms, located just moments from Highclere Castle. This property offers huge wood burning fireplaces, eclectic decor and plenty of nooks and crannies for you to rest your feet after a hard day exploring the surrounding countryside.
- Red House
This 18th century pub has a traditional bar area with a wood burning stove. Foreign bank notes and pictures can be found on the beams above the bar. There is plenty of eating space.
- Pheasant Andover Road Highclere RG20 9SE (01635) 253360
- Crooked Billet
The Crooked Billet is situated on the London Road just outside Hook, near Basingstoke and has been a freehouse under the same ownership for 36 years. In the summer you can enjoy the pleasant riverside garden or the air-conditioned main bar, restaurant or snug. In winter, warm up around one of the traditional log fires. An annual beer and rock music festival is held annually. Food is served until 6pm Sunday, Quiz Night on 1st Monday of month.
Situated on the junction of the A30 and A287 just SW of Hook, this recently refurbished Pub offers a good choice of dining. Small bar area usually offering three beers, one of which will be a guest. Car parking at the rear and a covered patio in the front.
- Old White Hart
The Old White Hart is a focal point of the community its the venue for all live sports and caters for a wide range of clientele.
- Raven Hotel
The Raven Hotel Hook near Farnborough and Basingstoke is loacted in the Hampshire village of Hook with easy access from M3 J5.
- White Hart Hotel
The White Hart is a 16th century coaching inn. Inside there is a spacious bar area, oak beams and some nooks you can sit in. The bar area is busy and has softly-piped music and TVs showing sport, the opposite end is much quieter and ideal for having a meal. There is an extensive beer garden to the side and a large car park behind.
- Crooked Billet London Road Hook RG27 9EH moc.loa@esiwrabdrahcir(01256) 762118
- Hurstbourne Tarrant
- George & Dragon
There has probably been an inn here since the 11th century with present parts dating from the 16th century. Reopened in 2015 after a long closure and comprehensively restored & refurbished with flagstone flooring, original oak beams and oak wood burners. There is a warm and cosy atmosphere for relaxation while there is an outdoor patio sun trap. Look out for the historic post holes above the fireplace. Cycle racks outside at front. Pizza only on Sunday evenings. Betteridges HBT beer is brewed just along the road.
- George & Dragon The Square Hurstbourne Tarrant SP11 0AA (01264) 736277
- Kimpton Down
- Welcome Stranger
A traditional beamed family pub in a lovely country setting. The interior is a mix of old alongside new, with a games room with pool and darts, and a cellar for events. A garden offers a separate sheltered smoking area. The focus is real ale with fast moving guest ales. A weekly meat raffle is held on Sunday afternoons. Regular music events take place including a monthly open mic night.
- Welcome Stranger Kimpton Down Kimpton Down SP11 8PG (01264) 772444
- Bel & The Dragon Kingsclere
Traditional inn formerly known as the Swan Hotel, which has recently been acquired by the Bel & The Dragon group. Serves 3 real ales and has a strong focus on high quality food and local produce. The pub is one of the county's oldest coaching inns, dating from 1449, and associated with the Bishop of Winchester for 300 years. A Grade II-listed building, close to the Watership Down beauty spot, it retains original oak beams and fireplaces, and offers nine en-suite bedrooms. Private dining also available. NOTE: Reported to have been sold to Fullers (June 2018)
As well as their stunning dining room they have a function / games room and have a comfortable relaxing lounge area with a beautiful centered open fire where even your family dog can relax. The traditional public bar still exsists, and during the summer months our outside seating is a beautiful 'sun trap' for families to enjoy . Normally four real ales.
- George & Horn
This wonderfully traditional English inn is in the perfect setting to explore the area. The premises has nine en suite rooms with multichannel TV and internet connectivity.
- Star Inn
The Star Inn in Kingsclere is a country pub & restaurant, set in picturesque surroundings. The pub was established between 1844 and 1847 in a building originally used as a farm. When it became a pub, the original landlord was a Mr Charles Elliot. Around Kingsclere there is terrific walking and miles of cycle tracks. You can also follow the Kingsclere Millennium Trail, which reveals the village's history and secrets on a scenic walk around the area.
- Bel & The Dragon Kingsclere Swan Street Kingsclere RG20 5PP ku.oc.erelcsgnik-nogardehtdnaleb@reganam(01635) 299342
- Little London
- Plough Inn
An unpretentious and cosy traditional village local that can rightly be called a 'gem'. Enjoy the beer gravity-fed from casks behind the bar; join in the conversations, sit in front of a log fire, or relax in the peaceful garden. Very popular with locals and also visitors to Pamber Forest and the nearby Roman remains in Silchester. Simple food is order of the day with good range of baguettes available (no food Sunday evening). Note: A strictly cash only pub. CAMRA North Hampshire Joint Pub of the Year 2018 for the eastern region.
- Plough Inn Silchester Road Little London RG26 5EP (01256) 850628
- Cricketer's Inn
A Country pub full of character with a large beer garden and an outdoor wood fired pizza oven. The garden has some covered marquee seating with picnic tables as well as a permanent summer house and fire pits for the uncovered tables. Specialising in game and seafood dishes, this pub also has its own smokehouse with their home-smoked foods appearing on the menu. The area is popular with walkers and cyclists and the pub welcomes families and well behaved dogs.
- Cricketer's Inn Longparish SP11 6PZ ku.oc.hsirapgnolnnisretekcirceht@ofnI(01264) 720335
- Peat Spade
The comfortable Upham brewery owned Peat Spade sits in a rural setting in the pretty village of Longstock in the Test Valley. The area is well-known for fly-fishing and shooting, with the Peat Spade proving accommodation and locally sourced cuisine. Opens for Breakfast at 7.30pm – 9.30am (8.00am – 10.00am weekends)
- Peat Spade Longstock Road Longstock SO20 6DR ku.oc.nniedapstaep@ofni(01264) 810612
- Lower Wield
- Yew Tree
Out-of-the-way rural local set in picturesque rolling Hampshire countryside, with an old yew tree growing outside (hence the name). Situated on a quiet lane opposite the local cricket pitch. The house beer is Bowman Meon Bitter and the guest normally comes from a local brewery. All real ales are sold at a very reasonable price. The pub has a separate dining area where locally renowned, reasonably priced food is served. Cyclists, ramblers and dog walkers welcome.
- Yew Tree - Lower Wield SO24 9RX (01256) 389224
A country Inn with open beams and flagstone floor which is better known as more of a foodie pub.
- Gamekeepers Tunworth Road Mapledurwell RG25 2LU ku.oc.srepeekemageht@ofni(01256) 322038
- Leather Bottle
(0118) 932 6371
The Leather Bottle is a classic old village inn, with a beautiful old tiled roof sheltering mellow Hampshire brick. Inside you'll find comfortable, relaxed surroundings and a warm, friendly atmosphere - a great place to meet for a chat over a glass of wine or a pint or two, a quick lunchtime bite to eat, or a long lingering dinner with friends and family. Varied event programme includes dog walks, food & drink tastings - check website for details. Popular for Sunday lunch, early booking advised. Additional info: Now part of the Brunning & Price (Restaurant Group).
- Leather Bottle Reading Road Mattingley RG27 8JU (0118) 932 6371
- Dove Inn
The Dove Inn at Micheldever Station village is a freehouse set in the beautiful Hampshire countryside. It is a Georgian Grade II listed building which has retained a wealth of character and many of its original features including open fireplaces and oak beamed ceilings. First room on entering is now a general bar; the second room has been changed into a dining area, although customers can eat in either. The third room features a pool table. The Dove is a sizeable pub that still retains a comfy 'local' atmosphere. There is a garden and car parking is available. Situated immediately outside Micheldever station. Reservations advisable for dining.
- Dove Inn Micheldever Station Micheldever SO21 3AU (01962) 774288
- Middle Wallop
- George Inn
The George at Middle Wallop has a warm and inviting atmosphere, a truly warm welcome awaits you with delicious food cooked fresh every day. It's a relaxing place to escape from the winter wind and rain, or enjoy the beautiful garden on a long summer's day. Check opening hours if making a special visit
- George Inn The Crossroads Middle Wallop SO20 8EG (01264) 782551
- Mortimer West End
- Red Lion
Mortimer West End
moc.liamg@422eniveht(0118) 970 0169
The main bar with it's stone floor and open log fire has a more informal style than some larger Hall & Woodhouse pubs. The two adjoining rooms on different levels are primarily restaurants and can be booked in advance for functions. There is a large garden area and the pub has beer festivals several times every year (usually May/August)
- Red Lion Church Road Mortimer West End RG7 2HU moc.liamg@422eniveht(0118) 970 0169
Inside and out, The Fox Inn in Newfound makes an instant impression. Nestled in wonderful countryside, the pub serves up stunning views from the garden - while indoors it's all about home cooking, with special Caribbean dishes also on the menu. A private-hire function room makes this a great party venue too, and can be used for skittles. Live music and themed buffet food events are advertised on the "A" board outside, large car park and Bus Stop.
- Fox Andover Road Newfound RG23 7HH (01256) 780493
- Old House at Home
Relaxed village pub with dining. The pub is dedicated to sourcing fresh, local and seasonal ingredients to devise creative menus offering traditional pub classics, combined with inventive dishes. Every Wednesday there is a Steak night, you need to book as very popular. See their web site for the Menus. Keeping on the local produce theme, they only stock Gins and Vodkas produced in Hampshire. Freehold owned by Red Oak Taverns but independently run by Chris and Donna Richards.
- Old House at Home Newnham Green Newnham RG27 9AH (01256) 761896
- Swan Inn
Situated in Newtown just outside Newbury, the Swan is convenient for Newbury (and the racecourse) and the A34. The 16th Century part of the inn has been beautifully restored, and with a beautiful garden that has a stream running its full length.
- Swan Inn Andover Road Newtown RG20 9BH (01635) 40313
- North Waltham
Lovely traditional country pub on the edge of the village and overlooking extensive farmland. The pub is divided into two - a popular restaurant and a welcoming public bar with wood burning stove. Food is served in both areas parts of the pub. Local seasonal produce is featured where possible. Outside there is an extensive beer garden and a children's adventure play area. The Ushers signage remains on the rear of the pub.
- Wheatsheaf Hotel
The Wheatsheaf Hotel is located in North Waltham, an affluent, historic village with many attractive thatched cottages. A former posting-house and coaching stop, regularly visited by Jane Austen, the Wheatsheaf Hotel is a Grade II Listed Building with many of its 18th Century original features intact.
- Fox Popham Lane North Waltham RG25 2BE gro.xofeht@ofni(01256) 397288
- North Warnborough
- Anchor Inn
Traditional local family pub owned by Enterprise Inns. There are two separate bars, Saloon and Public. There is a large beer garden with plenty of parking to the rear of the pub. It is worth checking opening times as they don't regularly open on weekday lunchtimes. The food is reasonably priced and there is a real fire during the winter months.
- Derby Inn
This traditional pub used to be called the Lord Derby but has been bought by Andwell Inns and is being run as a free house with Andwell Brewery's own real ales plus guests. It also has food and accommodation.
- Mill House
Listed as one of eight mills of Odiham in the Domesday Book, current sections are 17th-century additions, and it was last used as a corn mill in 1895. It has a pleasant central bar area, separate tabled dining areas and a lower level view of the waterwheel and restaurant. The area surrounding the millpond fed from the Whitewater provides a pleasant outdoor seating area linking the function barn and parking. Since 2018, part of the Brunning and Price (Restaurant Group).
- Anchor Inn The Street North Warnborough RG29 1BE email@example.com(01256) 702740
- Barley Mow
19 Oakley Lane
A traditional, non-chain local pub in the heart of the picturesque village. Serving well-kept and traditional Ales including a permanent one from a local brewer and two rotating guests. The pub is non-tie allowing a far more rotating variety of beers. The pub also offers a wide selection of gins. Warm, family-oriented and dog friendly, the pub is often used as a refreshment and meeting point for ramblers. On Monday evenings a fish and chip van visits. You can eat in the pub or have a beer while waiting.
- Beach Arms
This is a large comfortable roadside pub branded as Stonehouse. Accommodation is in an annexe at the rear, (Innkeeper's Lodge) and there a small garden to the side and front. The pub majors on Pizza and Carvery grilled food at a reasonable price. Early full breakfast buffet is a speciality. It is part of the Mitchell and Butler estate and changed from the Crown Carvery brand Easter 2016 after a re-fit.
- Barley Mow 19 Oakley Lane Oakley RG23 7JZ moc.yelkaotawomyelrab@ofni(01256) 782591
- Bel & The Dragon at The George
Additional info: This tastefully re-furbished old premises could be described as a hotel with restaurant serving beer, but on entering the front door, the area to the left you find a bar in a traditional pub format with sofa seating, wood paneling and period features. There are 3 hand pubs serving different beers from local breweries of Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey. Everyone is able to enjoy the beers and the country inn atmosphere without feeling obliged to eat. NOTE: Reported to have been sold to Fullers (June 2018)
This is a friendly pub near the Church, off the High Street in Odiham. It is a traditional tiny local with real fire and warm welcome. 3 handpumps pumps including 2 standards and a guest. Food served but pub majors on the beer.
- Odiham & Greywell Cricket Club
The first recorded match at this club was in 1764, making it one of the oldest cricket clubs in the country. Set in countryside just south of the village. The timber building closed in 2011 following a fire and the new well-appointed replacement opened in August 2013 with a single modern lounge bar with three handpumps, normally two Andwell beers and a guest. Although a private members club, CAMRA members and visitors are welcome. Check for seasonal opening times. CAMRA North Hampshire Branch Club of the Year 2014.
- Red Lion
102 High Street
The Red Lion was opened in May 2017 after an extensive refurbishment of a former restaurant. It stands on the site of a 17th century High Street ale house of the same name in the village of Odiham. A small traditional pub with rustic beams, it has a modern design and atmosphere. House beers are from the Tilford Brewery, owned and run by the Red Mist Leisure Group with a local guest. The menu is fresh, local Hampshire fare. There are 7 B&B rooms and a front pavement seating area.
This is a tidy Chef and Brewer pub around the back of Odiham near the Basingstoke Canal, majoring on food. Not a large place inside but it has period features, cosy, well furnished bars and a rear dining area, though food is served throughout the pub. Large rear beer garden.
- Bel & The Dragon at The George High Street Odiham RG29 1LP ku.oc.mahido-nogardehtdnaleb@reganam(01256) 702696
- Old Basing
- Barton's Mill
An attractively situated Wadworth house, once part of a still-existing water mill that overlooks the River Loddon and a water meadow. The pub is a short walk from the historic and picturesque ruins of Basing House and a large medieval tithe barn. The Millstone features traditional pub food and six Wadworth cask ales, plus one rotating guest ale, served seven days a week by friendly staff. Children are welcome, as is the occasional duck from the river! Conference facilities available. 12 B and B rooms available in 'The Barn'.
- Bolton Arms
91, The Street
Situated in quiet and picturesque Old Basing, the pub is less than two miles from Basingstoke centre. The building dates from 1490 and renovation in 2008 uncovered many period features including vaulted ceilings, oak beams and central brick fireplace, all of which have added to its intimate ambience. There is an attractive landscaped Beer Garden at the rear of the property. The Inn Between bar was built from Basing House bricks and is renowned for sightings of "The Cavalier" ghost. The two guest beers may be another from Andwell and are often local.
A pleasant pub/restaurant in the heart of Old Basing. All food is prepared and cooked in their kitchen.
The Hatch is situated in the historic village of Old Basing, near to Basingstoke. It is a traditional old building with a modern fresh look. The Hatch pub serves freshly cooked traditional pub food offering daily changing specials.
- Barton's Mill Bartons Lane Old Basing RG24 8AE ku.oc.htrowdaw@llimsnotrab(01256) 331153
- Over Wallop
- White Hart
A lovely local with friendly staff. The land lord and Lady have been running this pub for 35 years. Good pub food is served in the 2 bar areas. The public bar has a pool table, while the lounge has a real fire and oak beams. The pub has Darts and Cribbage teams. NOTE: Please call for opening times and food availability.
- White Hart Station Road Over Wallop SO20 8HU (01264) 781331
46 Winchester Street
A typical village pub with a welcoming bar between a comfortable seated TV lounge and the games area with a pool table, darts board and a winter log fire. An integral part of village life supporting the cricket club, charities and other local events. Pub gamesincluding cribbage and quizzes feature. At the rear there is a well lit courtyard area with seats and floral displays and a large Beer Garden. Good Home cooked Pub grub at extremely reasonable prices, and a five-star hygiene rating. Sundays there is a roast meal available.
- Old House at Home
The old house at home has a traditional pub feel, and excellent Thai restaurant and takeaway as well as serving traditional pub food and great value dinners on a Sunday. It has five ale pumps serving three regular and two changing beers. There is a large garden with a play area and decking area. The pub hosts a fun pub quiz on a Sunday and participates in local crib, pool and quiz leagues.
- Overton Memorial Institute (the Stute)
Village centre members club, with a quiet lounge bar and a more lively sports bar with pool tables and Sky Sports. Special live music events take place at an extra cost to non club members subject to availability. North Hampshire Branch Club of the Year 2012 & 2013.
- Red Lion
37 High Street
Popular village pub that prides itself on well-kept local real ales and high quality, freshly cooked food including specials. It is divided into three areas, including a restaurant, main bar and snug with wood-burning stove. Located near to the new Bombay Sapphire Distillery, the pub also offers an extensive gin menu. Outside there is a pleasant beer garden, partially covered patio area, separate function room with skittle alley available for hire, and car park. Restaurant closed Sunday evening and Mondays.
- White Hart
Listed 17th-century onwards coaching inn on village crossroads, extensively and sympathetically renovated as a bar-restaurant-hotel. Several eating areas and smaller sitting areas make for a pleasant visit. Patio to rear seen through large windows which make it feel part of the inside. Open from 7.30am - 9.30am for breakfasts (Sun 8-10).
- Greyhound 46 Winchester Street Overton RG25 3HS (01256) 770241
- Pamber End
- Queens College Arms
Large friendly pub serving good food at reasonable prices. Open all day. Popular with families.
- Queens College Arms Aldermaston Road Pamber End RG26 5QR (01256) 850071
- Penton Mewsey
- White Hart
A traditional local village pub tucked away in the countryside, close to Andover. Serving delicious food and a wide selection of drink. There is a lovely garden to the rear for relaxing in the sun and a cosy log burner for those colder days. Dog friendly! We welcome all pups big or small! Regular themed food nights, music events and functions.
- White Hart Chalkcroft Lane Penton Mewsey SP11 0RD (01264) 748061
- Preston Candover
- Purefoy Arms
Food led pub, with locale ales usually in good condition to complement the locally sourced food, modern, rustic feel. Dining takes precedence.
- Purefoy Arms Alresford Road Preston Candover RG25 2EJ (01256) 389777
- Coach & Horses
This unspoiled, authentic village tavern is situated in the stunning Hampshire countryside. It boasts a lovely South-facing garden to the rear, overlooking tranquil farmland. It is an unpretentious pub, offering good old-fashioned hospitality. The friendly staff and locals (and, in cold weather, a large open fireplace and two wood burning stoves) guarantee a warm welcome to this ‘proper pub’ every time. Bright, fresh Hall and Woodhouse Ales are always available on tap, featuring a changing Seasonal Ale. The keenly priced menu is put together using local suppliers where possible.
The Falcon serves two real ales with beers such as Timothy Taylor Landlord, Hogs Back TEA, Fuller's London Pride, Sharp's Doom Bar and more on a rotational basis.
- Coach & Horses The Street Rotherwick RG27 9BG (01256) 768976
- Sherborne St John
3 Kiln Road
Sherborne St John
Newly Refurbished Jan 2013, 1750s thatched cottacge with a large beer garden over looking field. Can get busy at lunchtimes
- Swan 3 Kiln Road Sherborne St John RG24 9HS ku.oc.gnikeneerg@2997(01256) 850165
- Sherfield on Loddon
- Four Horseshoes
Sherfield on Loddon
This family-run village pub is Grade II listed dating back to the 16th century, with traditional low-beams, some bench-seating and wood burners. The single bar with three handpumps serves four areas, one with a Sports TV. At the front is a pleasant patio and at the rear a Summer beer garden with play equipment. It is family/dog-friendly! Skittle alley/function room and very popular Saturday morning breakfast service. They hold an CiderFestival May bank holiday and monthly events - Jazz night, Quiz and food-themed evenings. SVB beers are on one handpump regularly with another locAle as guest.
- Longbridge Mill Reading Road Sherfield on Loddon RG27 0DL (01256) 883483
- Sherfield Village Brewery Goddards Lane Sherfield on Loddon RG27 0EL ku.oc.yrewerbegallivdleifrehs@etep07906 060429
- White Hart
Sherfield on Loddon
Traditional 17th century village inn opposite the village green and serving well-kept Youngs beers and often a couple of guests ales and cider. The pub retains its oak beams and brick fireplaces and there are quiet cosy corners for conversation. Large and popular restaurant area with regular themed food events. Often runs events such as hog roasts and barbecues. Very popular with families.
- Four Horseshoes Reading Road Sherfield on Loddon RG27 0EX (01256) 882296
- Shipton Bellinger
- Boot Inn
The Boot Inn is more of a restaurant with a bar area. They offer an exceptional range of International Cuisine, with the vast majority of dishes being home made, and by using only the most reputable suppliers. They are proud to boast ‘Probably the Largest Menu in the World’! Advisable to book a table as it is very popular.
- Boot Inn High Street Shipton Bellinger SP9 7UF moc.nnitoob@seiriuqne(01980) 842279
- Calleva Arms
moc.liamg@avellaceht(0118) 970 0305
An attractive Fuller's pub with a good range of ales plus one guest beer all on handpump. Named after the nearby Roman ruins of Calleva Atrebatum, the pub has a bar plus comfortable dining area with added conservatory, an attractive garden and front drinking area overlooking the cricket and football pitches. Bar staff are attentive and the beer and food quality is good.
- Calleva Arms The Common Silchester RG7 2PH moc.liamg@avellaceht(0118) 970 0305
Malt House Lane
Situated in a rural location just a few miles to the north of Andover. A family run, brick and flint pub adjacent to the Smannell and Enham C of E Primary School and a public footpath that leads up into the beautiful Ridges Copse beech woodland. Many customers take advantage of an appetite-building walk before coming in to warm up to a log-fire, a drink and a meal! A large selection of pub table games is available as well as bar billiards. New Forest ponies are in the paddock next to the beer garden. Open Bank Hol Monday 12-4.
- Oak Malt House Lane Smannell SP11 6JJ ku.oc.llennamskaoeht@ofni(01264) 363075
- St Mary Bourne
- Bourne Valley Inn
St Mary Bourne
A comfortable roadside coaching inn, in the idyllic Bourne Valley. flagstone floors, good food and a garden stretching to the streams at the rear make this a retreat worth visiting. Breakfasts available 7.30-9.30 Mon-Fri and 8.30-9.30 at weekends.
- George Inn
St Mary Bourne
Imposing country pub right in the village centre. Two bars, with a more comfortable restaurant bar to the rear. Popular with cyclists and walkers and in some wonderful countryside with many thatched cottages and quiet lanes. Sunday Carvery
- Bourne Valley Inn Upper Link St Mary Bourne SP11 6BT moc.nniyellavenruob@seiriuqne(01264) 738361
31 High Street
Smart pub/restaurant with small comfortable bar to the left. Reservations for food are recommended. The pub has a high reputation for country pursuits including shooting and fly fishing on the River Test. Greyhound is the House Beer, brewed by Ringwood.
- Grosvenor Hotel
A large imposing Georgian hotel in the centre of the main street with a history linked to horse racing and other country sports. Accommodation (26 bedrooms), restaurant and conference facilities with several meeting rooms. Often has Jazz on Sunday lunchtimes.
- Three Cups Inn High Street Stockbridge SO20 6HB (01264) 810527
- White Hart
This former coaching inn, once a brewhouse has recently reopened (March 2017) after an extensive refurbishment. It has two large car parks with a large garden. A good selection of real ales is offered, plus fresh food made to order. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner each day. The pub offers 14 rooms as well as a function room available for parties, weddings and business meetings Stockbridge is an ideal base from which to explore the Test Valley on foot or cycle and the National Cycle Route NCN246 passes the pub's front door.
- Greyhound 31 High Street Stockbridge SO20 6EY ku.oc.tsetehtnodnuohyergeht@ofni(01264) 810833
- White Hart
A lovely pub in a quite rural setting. It can be a quite pub at times & the opening ours are flexible but generally it is open Saturday & Sundays lunch times from 1200 to 1400 (or longer). It is not normally open at lunchtimes during the week. It is open most evenings from 1800 (except Sunday & Tuesday) - it will be shut early if there is no one in.They have a nice sized function room. They do meals for functions & sometimes Sunday lunches, his wife Margaret is a good cook.It is best to check opening hours before a specific visit.
- White Hart - Stoke SP11 0NP (01264) 738830
- Stratfield Saye
- Iron Duke
moc.ekudnori-eht@ofni(0118) 933 1341
The Iron Duke, named after the Duke of Wellington, was originally a workers premises and is still part of the Stratfield Saye estate. The pub is very tastefully furnished and retains much of the original character, the main dining area (food served all day) having a closed log fire. The original painting of the Duke of Wellington hanging above the fireplace was loaned by the estate. There is small comfortable snug. Accommodation is also available. Hanging on the walls of the gent's toilet are an interesting collection of old tools handed down through the generations. The large beer garden has an old ice cream van and chickens can usually be found running around.
- Iron Duke Fairoak Lane Stratfield Saye RG7 2EH moc.ekudnori-eht@ofni(0118) 933 1341
- Stratfield Turgis
- Wellington Arms
A friendly Pub/Hotel located within the Duke of Wellington's estate.
- Wellington Arms Reading Road Stratfield Turgis RG27 0AS (01256) 882214
- Sutton Scotney
- Coach & Horses
Coach and Horses is a traditional, local pub that provides a friendly atmosphere. Home made food. With large beer garden and a pet-friendly attitude.
- Coach & Horses Oxford Road Sutton Scotney SO21 3JH (01962) 672207
- Bishopswood Golf Club
ku.oc.cgdoowspohsib@ofni(0118) 981 2200
The comfortable lounge requires a dress code at this club but the public bar does not. Outside, a raised terrace overlooks the golf course which can be also be seen from the lounge. A frequent winner of local CAMRA branch awards, it has two handpumps, one for beers of 4.2% ABV and above, and one below. A constantly changing selection of ales is provided, from both local and distant breweries. The Sands Restaurant is on the upper floor - see website for opening hours and other details.
- Broomsquire Hotel
26 Silchester Road
(0118) 981 4857
Once known as Lowes Corner during the war, and The Treacle Mine in the 1980's, the Broomsquire Hotel has been modernised and upgraded and is now mainly a chic restaurant. The Restaurant Bar is named after the the Tadley tradition of Besom Broom making (see hotel website for more information). Recently an outside bar has been added to the garden area.
- Fox & Hounds
ku.oc.gnikeneerg@5796(0118) 981 4357
The renovated Fox & Hounds in Tadley offers great value pub food and a great selection of drinks served in a friendly local pub setting. It is Cask Marque approved with three real ales available, plus an additional two ales which change frequently.
- New Inn
(0118) 981 4915
A genuine 'wet led' unpretentious local pub serving beers from the Finest Cask range. Friendly and chatty, the New Inn is one pub you will want to revisit. Handy for the no. 14 Basingstoke to Tadley bus route as the bus stop is right outside the pub.
(0118) 970 1558
The Pelican has recently been modernised and decorated. There is a large sheltered patio behind the restaurant with an outside bar. There is a choice of 2 real ales on tap. Traditional pub food and bar snacks are available. A stop is conveniently outside the car park for the No. 14 Basingstoke to Tadley bus.
- Bishopswood Golf Club Bishopswood Lane Tadley RG26 4AT ku.oc.cgdoowspohsib@ofni(0118) 981 2200
- Cricketers Arms
Set in attractive countryside, this 16th-century drovers' inn sits below the Berkshire Downs. The two Bowman ales, served from stillage behind the bar, may be supplemented by a local guest in summer months. The front bar, with its huge inglenook fireplace, is used mainly for drinking, while traditional home-cooked food is available in the flagstone dining area at the rear. Accommodation is provided in ten en-suite rooms in the separate building at the rear of the pub.
- Fox Inn
The Fox Inn, a warm and inviting country pub that has been lovingly restored and is now a very popular local and destination venue. The Fox features several different rooms: A comfortable bar with sofas and chairs and dining tables, the main dining room, and two private dining rooms: Authentic Thai Cuisine is served lunch and dinner time, 7 days a week. A popular stop for walkers and cyclists in this wonderful area.
- Cricketers Arms Clarke's Lane Tangley SP11 0SH ku.oc.nnisretekcirceht@seiriuqne(01264) 730283
Riverside pub, in a superb setting on the banks of the Test. Also within yards of the National Cycle Network route 246. The pub is very popular with diners.
- Mayfly Romsey Road Testcombe SO20 6AX (01264) 860283
- White Horse
Wire Mead Lane
This 15th century grade II listed thatched building is situated between Thruxton & East Cholderton. The pub has very low oak beams, Inglenook fireplace and 2 wood burning stoves. The restaurant serves an a la carte selection in the evening and a lighter lunch menu. A lovely pub.
- White Horse Wire Mead Lane Thruxton SP11 8EE ku.oc.notxurhtesrohetihw@seiriuqne(01264) 772401
- Woolpack Inn
This Grade 1 listed country pub and inn was built for accommodation on the Drovers Trail, originally. Its 8 bedrooms has AA 4 star accreditation. The pub specialises in accommodating shooting parties and walking groups and has a large dining area. Amongst its historic features is part of a roman tiled floor, inside the pub by the front entrance. It is a food-led pub and does traditional Sunday Lunch plus has a wood-fired pizza oven for dining on Sunday evenings. Open for Breakfasts 9am – 10.30am daily
- Woolpack Inn Alresford Road Totford SO24 9TJ ku.oc.nnikcaplooweht@ofni(01962) 734184
- Townsend Wolverton
- George & Dragon
Large friendly pub with good beer and food, plus accommodation available. Slightly hard to find, but worth the effort.
- George & Dragon Ramsdell Road Townsend Wolverton RG26 5ST ku.oc.nninogardegroeg@ofni(01635) 298292
- Turgis Green
- Jekyll & Hyde
The Jekyll & Hyde is situated right on the edge of the Duke of Wellington’s estate.
- Jekyll & Hyde Reading Road Turgis Green RG27 0AX (01256) 882442
- Upper Clatford
- Crook & Shears
Thatched 17th century pub on village street, and Grade II Listed. Small traditional rooms just oozing character. A courtyard at the rear, famous for its Wisteria, leads to a pleasant garden. The skittle alley can also be used as a function room.
- Crook & Shears - Upper Clatford SP11 7QL (01264) 361543
- Crown Inn
The Crown Inn, nestling in the upper reaches of the Bourne Valley is a smart country pub that emphasises its use of local produce, fresh ingredients and fine dining without losing the touch of being a public house. The Crown Inn also has a Farm Shop which also provides lunches. Ope on Saturdays and Sundays 10.00am – noon for Brunch.
- Crown Inn - Upton SP11 0JS ku.oc.notpunninworceht@tcatnoc(01264) 736044
- Upton Grey
- Hoddington Arms
Grade II listed country pub located in a pretty village. Majoring on food which is served in a dedicated dining area. A very attractive garden area caters for families.
- Hoddington Arms Bidden Road Upton Grey RG25 2RL ku.oc.smranotgniddoh@ofni(01256) 862371
- Vernham Dean
- George Inn
Beautiful old fashioned village pub dating back to the 17th century with eyebrow windows, in the upper reaches of the Bourne valley. Numerous footpaths and cycling routes, including to nearby Fosbury hillfort. Outside there is an enclosed beer garden and seating to the front. Inside are oak beams and fire places. Fresh cooked food is available most of the day and themed nights regularly held. beer Festival in August.
- George Inn Back Lane Vernham Dean SP11 0JY ku.oc.naedmahnrevtaegroegeht@tcatnoc(01264) 737279
- Weyhill Fair
Country style pub located three miles west of Andover, standing on the site of the historic Weyhill Fairground. Serves meals every session using locally sourced ingredients where possible and food is eat-in or take-away including popular Fish Friday.. The three regular Fuller's beers are usually supplemented by both a seasonal and guest beer from the Fuller's portfolio. Very popular outdoor music and beer festival is usually held in July, featuring local bands and musicians. The pub is closed on Mondays during winter.
- Weyhill Fair Weyhill Road Weyhill SP11 0PP moc.liamg@bupriafllihyew(01264) 773722
- Wherwell Home Guard Club
The Old Hill, Wherwell
Only one of three Home Guard Clubs in the country this Club was saved by the local members. Originally in a Nissan Hut, a new brick building was built around it, before being dismantled. The car park is a filled in part of the old railway line (bridge can still be seen). There are two rooms, both with bars. One houses a full size snooker table (also used for billiards). Darts, Pool and Shove ha'penny are also available. Opens four evenings a week and also on Tuesday evenings in the winter for Billiards League matches. This tucked away Club is run by volunteers. The real ale is local and usually from Betteridges or Andwell. Private Browning's Best Bitter is named after a previous Home Guard member and was launched in April 2016 to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Home Guard.
- White Lion
This former coaching inn dating from 1611 is situated in the centre of this picturesque village near the River Test. It is popular with villagers and users of the nearby River Test Way. A feature is the Civil War cannonball which hit the inn, hung up by the bar. The pub is food-led with a range of ciders. There is a function room, separate dining area and three rooms for letting. It is dog and family-friendly with an attractive courtyard garden at the rear.
- Wherwell Home Guard Club The Old Hill, Wherwell Wherwell SP11 7JB (01264) 860314
- Bell Inn
26 Bell Street
The very hospitable 15th-century, half-timbered, family-run Bell just oozes the character of a traditional pub. Look carefully for the wooden nail in the timber work. Conversation and local stories rule in both bars, while a separate upper area off the lounge with exposed beams provides space for enjoying a quiet pint or a meeting for a club or society. There is a pool table and a small library that raises funds for charity. Outside is a small pleasant patio, accessible through the pub which contains much seafaring memorabilia. The pub has an electric car charging point. Main and snack menus. Confirm availability before visit.
- Kings Arms
10 Church Street
This is a two bar local pub traditional community-style pub in the town-centre . Beers often include local and regional offerings with three beers usually on the bar One bar has a large screen and pool with a comfortable snug off, while the other is comfortable for socialising or for a good value meal. Built in 1575 it became an inn in 1675 and the refurbishment was sympathetic, retaining the original features of the building. It holds numerous events and themed evenings with special menu offerings.
- Prince Regent
104 London Road
The 'Prince' is a great locals' pub and welcoming to anyone who walks in. The pub 'up the hill' is a single-bar local free house on the edge of this country town, overlooking the higher reaches of the Test Valley. Local conversation takes pride of place among a mixed clientele. There is an excellent jukebox, a pool table and sports TV screens, with an emphasis on football matches. Occasional music events. The karaoke can be fun! This is a real traditional friendly locals pub serving fine beer and worth the short walk out of town. The pub may open until 1.00am at weekends.
- Weavers Arms (Silk Mill)
28 Winchester Street
The Weavers Arms is pop-up pub on one afternoon per year for the annual Whitchurch Pub Race, held on the last Bank Holiday weekend Sunday each May. The Pub Race brings all the community pubs of Whitchurch together and celebrates their importance to the town while having a LOT of fun. Not always real ale - may be bottled sometimes. OPEN ONE AFTERNOON PER YEAR Up to 200 competitors in fancy dress call in for sustenance! Not to be missed. The landlord is a local character. Beware. The Silk Mill is a wonderful attraction, with working machinery, excellent tea room and regular exhibitions and events. It is presently closed due to refurbishments and new exhibition areas and is due to open I'm July 2018
- Whitchurch Sports & Social Club
Tucked away opposite the tranquil Millennium Meadow, this Club features two large bars which are open in the evening and at weekends. Two or three real ales often from local breweries. As well as being home to Whitchurch United Football Club, the venue is shared by the indoor Bowling Club whose impressive green can be viewed from the comfortable lounge bar. It also has two squash courts. Food is not served but catering for special events can be arranged. Regular events include quizzes parties, cabarets, discos, live bands and other functions and leading local events. Open 1pm on Saturdays when Whitchurch Utd are at home
- White Hart Hotel
This impressive former coaching inn dating from 1461 is a centre of community life, with a lively public bar, pleasant dining area and a quiet restaurant to the rear. It also caters for private functions. It is a hotel but open to non-guests. At the rear is a courtyard with seating. Regular events are held, from discos and bands to charity challenges. Note the stained glass features and the unusual decorated bollards outside the front door.
- Bell Inn 26 Bell Street Whitchurch RG28 7DD (01256) 893120
- Carnarvon Arms
A large restaurant that serves ale and Cider. A dark entrance adorned with hunting trophies leads onto the restaurant area. Out front there are many tables for eating al fresco.
- Carnarvon Arms Winchester Road Whitway RG20 9LE ku.oc.sgnuoy@smranovranrac(01635) 278222
- Wonston Arms
Stoke Charity Road
This is a gem of a pub in the heart of the village and just around a 15 minute walk from Sutton Scotney and the nearest bus stop. This is a true community pub. Although the pub doesn't serve food, a fish and chip van visits Tuesday evenings, fishmonger on Thursdays, Friday is Curry Night with food delivered, Saturday there's a pop up Thai restaurant most weekends. There is folk music on 2nd and 4th Wednesdays. Jazz sessions, pop-up cafe, quizzes and a photography club also feature. North Hampshire Pub of the Year. Wessex Regional Pub of the Year and CAMRA National Pub of the Year 2018. Monday night is CAMRA night with three pints of Ale for £10.
- Wonston Arms Stoke Charity Road Wonston SO21 3LS ku.oc.notsnoweht@droldnal07909 993388
- Woolton Hill
- Rampant Cat
The Rampant Cat is a traditional country pub-restaurant which has been a pub for over 250 years. Oak beams and a real fire are found in the bar area.
- Rampant Cat Broad Layings Woolton Hill RG20 9TP ku.oc.yrubwentactnapmar@ednam(01635) 235474