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The Butcher's Hook

Open Now: 14:00 - 22:00
Open today: 14:00 - 22:00
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Gets better and better

Recently moved back to Bitterne park and was so pleased Anthony was still running this place. He’s... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Great micro-pub with a great selection of beers. Not a lot of space to sit but clientele very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Southampton, United Kingdom
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“micro pub”(11 reviews)
“real ale”(8 reviews)
A beautifully preserved old butchers shop transformed into a traditional Alehouse selling gravity fed cask ales, craft keg, ciders and wines. The smallest pub with the biggest beer list in Southampton.
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7 Manor Farm Road, Southampton SO18 1NN, England
+44 7912 092928
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All reviews micro pub bitterne triangle real ale well worth the effort ales kegs micropub seating benches
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Recently moved back to Bitterne park and was so pleased Anthony was still running this place. He’s such a nice bloke and deserves the success this pub has brought. They’ve now got a small seating area outside which extends the very small footprint of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Gemmamorris666
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great micro-pub with a great selection of beers. Not a lot of space to sit but clientele very friendly

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CarolynS1530
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Called in here on a Saturday night with a group of friends to be treated to a friendly atmosphere and wide selection of beers and ales. Be prepared for a small popular place. There are a few tables but you may have to stand, this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NewRockCecil
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I can’t possibly put into words how good this place is. Dan and Anthony get the beer selection spot on every time. It’s good beer, kept well, in superb surroundings. My life would be a sadder place without the Butchers Hook. I wish I lived...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank steve8045
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Southampton's first micropub and still one of the best, brilliant range of cask ales and craft kegs. Definitely worth a visit although it is a little out of the way being in Bitterne Triangle but well worth the effort. Be aware, it is closed Monday's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank balds
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

If you like small bars/pubs, big atmosphere, and different beers, ales an ciders, then this is the place to be. Granted it is small but that's the thing that makes it!! Only downside is seating is a bit restricted an outside seating is a pain...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank luketpitchnoir
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We had a pleasant experience. We are micropub fans. The lady serving was friendly and helpful. It was only the parking that was a bit problematic.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michele K
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Bare bones tiny tap house. Just fantastic gravity pulled real Ale, wooden benches. No tv. No music. You can actually talk to your friends, mostly "this beer is marvellous" - and "is that really a balti next door ? AND a chip shop opposite !!"...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank cornmek1
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I have been coming here since it opened. Unfortunately I've now moved away but I can't express what a wonderful little bar this is to meet with friends and try a tremendous variety of beers. Everything about this place is great, the selection of drinks,...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank TomB2636
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Been coming here since it opened, usually have a great time. Friendly people, great beer good conversation. It's small, so letting people bring large dogs, then letting them take up all of the seats does not seem to be a great idea. The table that...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank alexr1408
The_Butchers_Hook, General Manager at The Butcher's Hook, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2017

Dear Customer, apologies for your disappointing experience. Unfortunately Vaping is something we have tried to manage on a case by case basis but occasionally people seem to be very inconsiderate of other customers. There are certain devices which create huge clouds of smoke and spoil...More

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