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The Shoe Inn

££ - £££, British,
Salisbury Road, Plaitford SO51 6EE, England
+44 1794 323399
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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“haddock” (2 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Salisbury Road, Plaitford SO51 6EE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shoe is situated right on the busy Salisbury road in Plaitford, with heavy goods vehicles thundering by making access awkward, fortunately there are pedestrian lights close by, as the main car park is across the road. Once inside there is a welcoming bar and...More

Thank BruceMac19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had friends to collect from Southampton Cruise Terminal and didn’t fancy a 3 hour drive in the early hours so looked online for a B&B close by. The Show Inn was an amazing find. The Inn is an old toll post and has many...More

Thank JuneMayes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a stay here as we were attending a wedding nearby. The welcome was warm and throughout our stay they could not have done more. The room was fine, not large but well equipped. I was concerned reading other reviews when we were given...More

Thank WessexRed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked here to break up a journey before sailing. Room 5 was small and looked over the busy road. All the usual amenities, kettle still had water in it from the previous occupants but otherwise ok. The bed was comfy and we slept ok. The...More

Thank Boddies
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

This pub deserves to be full every night. Just had a wonderful meal created by Andy the hardworking chef. Have just enjoyed beautifully seasoned sirloin steak with proper hand-cut chips etc etc —and a strawberry & vanilla cheesecake to die for. The menu is not...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We have just returned from a stay in the hotel for three nights. Very friendly staff, helpful for advice on visitng local attractions. Breakfast was amazing. Rooms are small but adequate for a short stay. Very clean, extra toiletries was a bonus plus the complimentry...More

Thank Nat1232015
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We booked in here for 2 night stay, attending a local wedding. Warm welcome from staff, reserved table for dinner and shown to room. First impressions the place looks tired and needs bringing back to life! Our room was clean and comfortable although at the...More

Thank hayley_butteriss
Reviewed 22 August 2018

I found the pub on the internet looking at the web site this place looks very impressive as it is under new owner ship . First impressions when we arrived all looks very nice. then we come to the dinners that we ordered hard roast...More

Thank nomad-wayne1
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Excellent choice on the lunch time set menu which was very good value. Very tasty food and large portions but the food did take ages to be served probably because we were a large group. Friendly staff and would visit again.

Thank PamC149
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

I have had a brilliant 4 night stay at The Shoe Inn. Sarah, Gary and team were welcoming from arrival and nothing was too much trouble. The breakfasts were delicious and locally sourced. It would've been nice to have had a fruit selection with the...More

Thank waccoeEngland
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John L
9 August 2018|
Response from 123MJD123 | Reviewed this property |
They seem to be as although when we were there we did not see any dogs there were dog bowls for water on the floor of the bar
3 August 2018|
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Response from Jo D | Reviewed this property |
Southampton would be your best bet for nightlife
7 November 2017|
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Response from Ccm679 | Reviewed this property |
It serves good quality pub grub. A young couple have taken it over and he is a chef so passionate about his food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Salisbury Road, Plaitford SO51 6EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Plaitford
  • Phone Number: +44 1794 323399
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