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The Brickmakers

££ - £££, British,
Church Road | Southampton, Swanmore SO32 2PA, England
+44 1489 890954
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
Church Road | Southampton, Swanmore SO32 2PA, England
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sunday lunch is served freshly cooked and the traditional pork and beef were very tasty. Service was spot on,we went away feeling full and satisfied.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Tony W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Open fire in the main part, seated eating area to the far left, to the far right is the dog friendly area where we ate. It was very cold in this part though but we were giving complementary drinks to warm us up, nice touch....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank J8250YQjamesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After my usual place for a rare treat decided to close the kitchen early, I sought an alternative closer to home and visited my local to try their lauded breakfast for the first time. I was really pleasantly surprised. The owner greeted me in his...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank adamn120
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truly Marvelous Pub Lovely food, the special pasty is my Favorite, though every dish we have tried has been excellent, Good Selection of Ale, Friendly and Attentive Service - Truly Marvelous!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BluIndigo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely family lunch. There were 10 of us and our dog split across 2 tables (adult and children). The service was really friendly and the food was very nice (both presentation and taste). Price wise, it is very reasonable. This is a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AndrewFromEngland
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review. It was a pleasure to serve you and your families. Hope we see you again soon. K & G 😊

Reviewed 11 December 2018

14 of us visited on a Friday lunchtime and everyone enjoyed their meal. There was a good choice and the landlady and her staff were friendly and attentive. The Brickmakers Arms is a charming pub, lovely atmosphere and nicely decorated. Will happily return and highly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rollobear
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thank you for your lovely review - we hope to see you again soon. K & G 😊

Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Took 15 of my family and friends there for a long birthday lunch. Everyone said how fantastic their food was! Plus great service made it even better. Wouldn’t mind a few more ales on offer though but all in all the best pub I’ve been...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ryan J
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Ryan thank you so much for your lovely review. Customer service is so important to us along with the quality of the food. We really appreciate you coming in! Hope we see you soon - Koren 😊

Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

We had a really lovely meal today. The restaurant was quite quiet as it was Monday lunchtime, but we were not forgotten and were well looked after. The food was amazing - hungarian goulash was devine and should stay on the menu. Brilliant choice of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank heatherellen2018
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming in - we were thrilled you chose us to celebrate such a special day. We are so glad you all had a fab time! Hope to see you back for the next one. Koren 😊

Reviewed 25 November 2018

Someone at our hotel in Meon Valley told us about this lovely pub when we were looking for somewhere for dinner. What a great place - the staff were very friendly and the food was excellent. Very nicely presented,delicious and very reasonably priced. It had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ev52
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi thank you so much for your lovely review. It was so nice to meet to on that evening. I’m so glad you came in to see us, hope you come in next time you’re here! Kind regards Koren 😊

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for a dog friendly pub for an evening meal to celebrate her mother's birthday. The Brickmaker's looked to be the best option and it didn't disappoint in any way. Friendly and genuine staff, locals and welcoming to our dogs....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Holty-Fin
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. Thanks so much for choosing us to celebrate your special day and for taking the time out to leave a review. Hope we see you again soon. Koren 😊

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annieb303
27 September 2018|
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Response from Fablandlady1 | Property representative |
Hi! I’m afraid we don’t open for food on Christmas Day as we have a young family. If we opened we would feel we would have to work it and we don’t want our children to miss out. Saying that we may do one day! We do open for... More
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sew298
26 January 2018|
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Response from Fablandlady1 | Property representative |
Hi I’m so sorry I’ve only just seen this. Didn’t realise you may get questions through this site! In answer to your question no we aren’t doing a special valentine menu as our a la carte menu is so popular and gives everyone... More
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lulubub
12 April 2017|
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Response from Fablandlady1 | Property representative |
Hi we do have a nice garden. It has a small playhouse and some pedal cars. We welcome children. Hope we see you this weekend!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$26
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Southampton, Swanmore SO32 2PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Swanmore
  • Phone Number: +44 1489 890954
  • E-mail
Description
We are a family run Free house in the lovely village of Swanmore. Our cosy pub has a great beer garden and open fire. We welcome dogs in our bar - where you can eat and drink - the restaurant is for humans only! All our food is freshly prepared from scratch using free range meat, eggs and organic milk. We have a lunch menu, a la carte evening menu, children's menu, over 60s special menu at lunchtimes, and Sunday roast and lunch menu. We serve a great range of local ales and extensive wine list. We also do functions, wakes, and the outside catering.
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