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The Chairmakers

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Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
+44 23 9225 5990
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good20%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (26 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
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1 - 10 of 410 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

This would be a good place to bring your foreign visitors to. Nicely situated in the English countryside (but with excellent parking), it has an interesting shape to it and a friendly feeling too. We had a delightful little meze made from a selection of...More

Thank CSK33
Reviewed 1 week ago

Small fish and chips cold and grim tasting. Ham sandwich on stale bread with sad looking salad. Shame, and only hope the main meals are of an entirely different standard. Made a trip specially, not again.

Thank Nick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my wife tgere for some food and thought we would give it a try. The service was excellent and very friendly. The staff member knew what she was talking about. We both had the carvery and it was delicious! We used to go...More

Thank Darren G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been three times now in the last 9 months and each time I’ve had varying experiences. First time not good ! Second time better and quite a pleasant meal .... this time abysmal. As usual the Chairmakers was clean and the staff were pleasant...More

Thank 815Manny001
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

I often visit the pub for a couple of pints after work. The staff are always pleasant and helpful. Occasionally have a Sunday roast here, which is lovely.

Thank jonohop
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

First time here. Staff were very friendly. We had a carvery. It was superb. Highly recommend. The beef was perfect and all the fresh veg was delicious

Thank Michelle W
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and for your kind words I will ensure your comments are passed onto all the staff. Kind Regards Chris Bennett General Manager

Reviewed 12 March 2018

love this pub! My hubby and I often rock up there for a Sunday carvery when we can't be bothered to cook and we're never disappointed! It is very clean, service can't be faulted and is excellent value for money. My daughter booked it for...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 21 February 2018

What was meant to be a happy meal with family was spoilt by the poor quality of the good. The food was cold, limited in quantity for the price and poorly cooked. There was no atmosphere and the locals did their best to make us...More

2  Thank Val B
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers,i was saddened to read your recent visit was not an enjoyable one and I am keen to talk to you more about your visit, please contact me on the number below so I...More

Reviewed 20 February 2018

We have been before and enjoyed our food. We had the Roast dinner and was very impressed, the small portion is ideal for older people or those with a small appetite. We went late in the day and there was plenty of choice of vegetables...More

Thank juliancaddick
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and thank you for your kind words which I will pass onto the whole team. Can I just ask what we could have done to receive a higher review rating? We look forward...More

Reviewed 9 February 2018

Took my wife to the Chairmakers for a birthday meal, pub has no atmosphere, restaurant brightly lit , and it was too cold to take off my fleece. food was overpriced,although my wife was happy with both her 2 courses. sadly her evening was ruined,...More

1  Thank steve H
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers I was saddened to read your recent visit was not an enjoyable one. I have spoken to the kitchen team and we have amended the recipe for our chilli to ensure this does...More

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Response from 815Manny001 | Reviewed this property |
I'd do a fantastic curry range, plenty of Chinese food and good old English fayre... the Chairmakers do a similar menu but get paid for it !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Waterlooville
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9225 5990
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Description
If you're looking to flee the city, there's no better pub than The Chairmakers. Surrounded by rolling fields and historic buildings in Worlds End, Hambledon, it’s the perfect place to unwind with your favourite drink and something from our mouth-watering menu.
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