1st Base
Sports ComplexesBars & ClubsGame & Entertainment Centres
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
About
An American Sports Bar complete with the UK's first interactive baseball batting cage with ball tracking technology so its like playing in a real stadium! Step into the cage where you will have real balls pitched at you, and the same tracking technology used in the MLB allows you to see exactly how your ball has faired in a virtual stadium, on our large monitors. With a fully stocked bar, deals on cocktails and shooters, and hot food served, 1st Base is ideal for your next night out, your pre-drinks, your stag or hen do, your works do or your date night! We can cater for ages 10+ and groups from 2 people all the way up to 40 people, including exclusive venue hire for corporate team-building, work parties or children's parties. We are a multi-game venue with a shuffleboard table, ping-pong room, basketball game and foosball as well as the interactive batting cage. Compete with your friends and colleagues to see who can get the farthest hit, and maybe even a home run!
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • jimmyc
    Winchester, United Kingdom8 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Knocked it out of the park ⚾️
    First time there, not sure we’re quite ready for the major league quite yet but as a good value way to entertain a couple of 12 year olds and parents it was great. Friendly host, easy to get the hand of and your turn comes around quickly so everyone stays entertained. Really recommend.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 August 2023
  • Kelly
    22 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great fun for a night out.
    What a great addition to a night out. We may have been completely rubbish but we really enjoyed it. I had expected more than one net but in a way that was nice as it means you have the place all to yourself. It was a little rough around the edges but the drinks prices were reasonable.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 19 August 2023
  • James R
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perfect family fun!
    Brilliant evening, awesome atmosphere and great value for money - will be back! We came as a family of three but will be heading back in a larger group soon. The host was brilliant too, created a great vibe.
    So glad you had a brilliant time and can't wait to welcome you all back James!
    Written 24 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 20 August 2023
  • Dylan W
    Fareham, United Kingdom1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fun time had by me and my son
    This was our first visit and it was good fun. Me and my teenage son went for a full hour and had blast. Takes a little while to get used to the speed of the ball being pitched at you but you soon grasp it (plus it's a laugh watching each other miss. Good set up,friendly staff and you do get the full hour (which we booked for, you can book for longer). There is a bar for the adults and soft drinks for the kids. We will be back again
    Thanks a lot Dylan - can't wait to welcome you all back :)
    Written 24 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 24 September 2023
  • Wendy P
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great venue for something different
    Little gem in the middle of East Street Southampton. My husband and I started our date night here with a few beers and 100 balls each within the hour. Nice to do something different - it’s a great little set up and the staff are friendly and helpful. Highly recommended for people that like a bit of action - it’s very therapeutic smashing a few balls 👍🏻
    We're so glad you and the hubby had a great time! Hopefully we'll see you again soon :)
    Written 24 December 2023
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 26 October 2023
  • Ricky T
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    5 stars
    7 if us went, and had a blast. Place to ourselves the vasevall is fun. Had a great shuffle board and basketball games to pass the time while you waited for your turn. Drinks decent and fair price, and food was lovely too. Price is decent. Cannot complain about anything. 5 stars 🌟 great place.
    Hi Ricky - thanks for the great review, we're thrilled you had a blast and look forwards to welcoming you back in future! :)
    Written 14 January 2024
    This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 25 December 2023
  • 1hampshiregirl
    London, United Kingdom674 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Brilliant afternoon out
    Absolutely brilliant afternoon out. Loved the UV lighting. Great fun for the whole party aged 10-60. Huge selection of drinks/cocktails/shots (must go back for adult night out!) Choose your own music was a winner too and I was lucky enough to get a ball in the golden cup. What a day. Big thanks to Helena and Joe - superb hosts. Def recommend and will return.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 February 2024
  • sean says
    London, United Kingdom70 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good for all ages
    1st Base exceeded expectations. It was great with the table football too and also the fun of throwing the balls back for the chance to win a drink. I don't think any of us were quite major league ready yet. We had a good time playing for an hour and will be back again.
    Visited February 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 13 February 2024
  • Kim N
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Pitch Perfect! Southampton's hidden gem for a unique hour of fun with friends...
    For a unique, slightly off-the-beaten-track experience in Southampton, only a short walk from the High Street, "1st Base Batting Cage & Sports Bar" is our new favourite place! So much so, I've dragged everyone I know along to share an hour of hitting balls and enjoying a beer or two in the comfort of a small and friendly space! Much more private and 'real' than a shiny tourist trap with lots of vitual reality tech, here you're looked after by the lovely team on site and then get to enjoy the genuine frustation and delight of trying to hit balls the machine chucks at you while your favourite playlist blasts overhead! I'd only ever played rounders at school before, yet still managed to make my mark in what we lovingly referred to as the 'rage cage'!! Be prepared for a workout! :)
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 10 March 2024
  • Andrew G
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Excellent. Very helpful, welcoming and friendly. Highly recommended.
    We held our U14 girls football team end of season party here. I cannot speak highly enough of the service we received from start to finish. Very helpful on enquiry, very accommodating with costs and prices and very friendly and welcoming on the day. Excellent facilities inside the bar with the table football, ping pong table, basketball and pay bar. We all had a great time, would highly recommend and definitely be going back.
    Visited May 2024
    Travelled with friends
    Written 13 May 2024
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Andrew G
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Friends
We held our U14 girls football team end of season party here. I cannot speak highly enough of the service we received from start to finish. Very helpful on enquiry, very accommodating with costs and prices and very friendly and welcoming on the day. Excellent facilities inside the bar with the table football, ping pong table, basketball and pay bar. We all had a great time, would highly recommend and definitely be going back.
Written 13 May 2024
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Jamie M
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 • Couples
Had a great couple of hours at 1st Base, Baseball experience really enjoyable and also played the basketball machines and Shuffleboard.

Great prices on drinks too!

Highly recommended!
Written 13 April 2024
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beckybeadle
Hampshire, UK25 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
Had a great time for my birthday! We booked the 2 hour premium party for 10 people and there was plenty of time for everyone to have a go, food and snacks were great and I love the fact you get to put on your own music.
Written 25 March 2024
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Kim N
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
For a unique, slightly off-the-beaten-track experience in Southampton, only a short walk from the High Street, "1st Base Batting Cage & Sports Bar" is our new favourite place! So much so, I've dragged everyone I know along to share an hour of hitting balls and enjoying a beer or two in the comfort of a small and friendly space! Much more private and 'real' than a shiny tourist trap with lots of vitual reality tech, here you're looked after by the lovely team on site and then get to enjoy the genuine frustation and delight of trying to hit balls the machine chucks at you while your favourite playlist blasts overhead! I'd only ever played rounders at school before, yet still managed to make my mark in what we lovingly referred to as the 'rage cage'!! Be prepared for a workout! :)
Written 10 March 2024
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Gareth E
Alton, UK53 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Awesome. Great fun and great staff. Plenty to do, even if not "slugging"!! Thanks. Will definitely come along another time.
Written 26 February 2024
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sean says
London, UK70 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
1st Base exceeded expectations. It was great with the table football too and also the fun of throwing the balls back for the chance to win a drink. I don't think any of us were quite major league ready yet. We had a good time playing for an hour and will be back again.
Written 13 February 2024
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1hampshiregirl
London, UK674 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Family
Absolutely brilliant afternoon out. Loved the UV lighting. Great fun for the whole party aged 10-60. Huge selection of drinks/cocktails/shots (must go back for adult night out!)
Choose your own music was a winner too and I was lucky enough to get a ball in the golden cup. What a day. Big thanks to Helena and Joe - superb hosts. Def recommend and will return.
Written 10 February 2024
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Trail36798679703
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Business
Hired this venue for work party and was absolutely brilliant! Table football / Basketball and Baseball competitions between us got everyone involved! Great for team building!
Written 22 January 2024
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Ricky T
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
7 if us went, and had a blast. Place to ourselves the vasevall is fun. Had a great shuffle board and basketball games to pass the time while you waited for your turn. Drinks decent and fair price, and food was lovely too. Price is decent. Cannot complain about anything. 5 stars 🌟 great place.
Written 25 December 2023
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Hi Ricky - thanks for the great review, we're thrilled you had a blast and look forwards to welcoming you back in future! :)
Written 14 January 2024
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Wendy P
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Couples
Little gem in the middle of East Street Southampton. My husband and I started our date night here with a few beers and 100 balls each within the hour.
Nice to do something different - it’s a great little set up and the staff are friendly and helpful. Highly recommended for people that like a bit of action - it’s very therapeutic smashing a few balls 👍🏻
Written 26 October 2023
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We're so glad you and the hubby had a great time! Hopefully we'll see you again soon :)
Written 24 December 2023
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of Tripadvisor LLC.

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