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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went gir a family meal great food but as Xmas cheer and hospitality zero bah humbug felt like a wake very disappointing

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 17 December 2020

We were very pleased with our ‘spur of the moment’ lunch today. Delicious food, freshly prepared, well presented. Nice service. All you would want from a pub lunch.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 19 October 2020

Excellent gastro pub food. Lovely atmosphere even with the social distancing. Staff were friendly and attentive. Would eat there again.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2020

Visited on 17 October with two friends in our social bubble. Good Covid precautions and one way system. Have been many times before and always impressed however this time ordered the prawn and crayfish sandwich. Very disappointed to discover the filling was predominantly sliced cucumber...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 9 October 2020 via mobile

Visited with friends for lunch, great food from a great pub. Bread is wonderful so took a loaf home! Staff friendly and helpful. Really enjoyable experience

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 9 October 2020 via mobile

I visited the Shoe for lunch with my lovely wife and the mother-in-law after climbing nearby Old Winchester Hill. I have to say I was very impressed! The management have done a good job of making it Covid safe so we felt very comfortable there....More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 October 2020

Each time we visit this Pub we are never disappointed and always amazed at how consistently good the food is. Best pub. Excellent on restrictions due to covid as well.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 September 2020 via mobile

What a beautiful pub in an idyllic country setting on a river. Amazing food- we all love the pie, the fish n chips, the burgers - be sure to have some bread and save room for the pudding!! Covid responsible.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 26 September 2020

My husband and I ventured out for lunch on a lovely sunny Saturday for lunch, location great, weather gorgeous, service really good and food yummy, Covid measures very good, all staff masked etc, only negative was the tomato ketchup - obviously not Heinz, otherwise it...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 25 September 2020

Good solid country pub with pub food. The menu is limited but reflects traditional and locally sourced ingredients. French fries are too thin and tasted oily - ask for hand cut chips instead. Booking essential and book early as it has limited car parking which...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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22 September 2018|
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Response from annabelt104 | Property representative |
Yes to dog friendly in half the pub. When booking let staff know so they can put you in the right spot
18 June 2018|
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Response from Hullbridger | Reviewed this property |
Yes to dogs vouchers maybe
24 May 2017|
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Response from 271kennethg | Reviewed this property |
I think so but best to phone and check. There are steps up to the entrance but there is also a ramp for wheelchairs at the side and disabled parking so I would imagine they cater for customers with disabilities.
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    How is The Shoe Inn rated?
    The Shoe Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4