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The Bat and Ball Inn

££ - £££, British,
Hyden Farm Lane | Clanfield, Waterlooville PO8 0UB, England
+44 23 9263 2692
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (11 reviews)
“chicken club” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Hyden Farm Lane | Clanfield, Waterlooville PO8 0UB, England
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1 - 10 of 415 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived late in the afternoon looking for a Sunday roast and was not disappointed. Staff friendly and really helpful. Food was amazing

Thank trudieaston
Paul G, Manager at The Bat and Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for our review, I shall pass on your comments to the team! Hope to see you again soon, Roxanne

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent visit for lunch with my wife's family.This is a very old pub set in the Hampshire countryside. The menu is best described as up market pub grub. I haven't tasted Liver and Bacon as good as this for donkey's years and my colleagues also...More

Thank Robin H
Paul G, Manager at The Bat and Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your review Robin, I'm so glad you enjoyed your liver & bacon. We hope to see you again soon, Roxanne

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here on Sunday evening, we had reserved but were running a little late. Upon arrival this was not an issue, we were greeted with lots of smiling faces and sat at our table promptly, the staff were highly attentive and non intrusive at...More

Thank foodbloggerrr
Paul G, General Manager at The Bat and Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, I am so pleased you enjoyed your meal here at The Bat & Ball and that the team looked after you. It would be lovely to see you one Sunday lunch, but please book as we are often full! I shall...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have used the pub for over 30 years. Recently visited with some friends and had a great experience. Good food and great service, despite the fact they were also,catering for a wedding party! Would highly recommend the Bat and Ball.More

Thank Todd1g
Paul G, General Manager at The Bat and Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Afternoon Tod, Tahnk you very much for your kind words about the Bat & Ball, I am delighted to hear you and your group enjoyed your visit to us, we all hope to see you again soon & I will make sure the staff...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a family reunion. Impressed by the friendliness of those working there. Service was good and food delicious. Lovely lunch in fabulous surroundings. Thanks Matt & team

Thank janethall3
Paul G, Manager at The Bat and Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Janet Thank you so much for your review, we are so pleased you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon, Roxanne

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food in a warm friendly pub set in beautiful countryside!staff were very welcoming and friendly ! Good service !

Thank denise f
Paul G, Manager at The Bat and Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Denise for your review, we hope to see you again soon. I shall pass on your review to the team, Roxanne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch while out walking and we were immediately impressed buy the friendly atmosphere. As this was a Friday when they offered fish and chips at half price, it was an offer too good to refuse. The fish was beautifully cooked in a lovely...More

Thank Norman B
Paul G, Manager at The Bat and Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Norman for your review. I am so pleased you enjoyed our half price fish & chips offer! See you next time you're down our way, Roxanne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again a fantastic visit, first class food and drink, 'the best' service (thanks Sam). We'll be back again very soon. The bread, what can I say.....magnificent!

Thank Nick B
Paul G, Manager at The Bat and Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning Nick Thank you very much for your review of The "Batty"! Hope to see you again soon, Roxanne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first visit for a meal and we seem to have caught the Bat and Ball on a bad day (Saturday 23rd September 2017). Our waitress seemed to have little experience in interfacing with the public which came across quite clearly, she admitted...More

Thank Navmannavman2
Paul G, Manager at The Bat and Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good Morning Thank you for your review of The Bat & Ball. I can only apologise again for us running out of certain items, our produce is fresh and unfortunately sometimes we run out and don't have back up in freezers like other establishments. With...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Always a really warm friendly welcome and great food, the home of cricket with a foot in two parishes,

Thank Michael R
Paul G, General Manager at The Bat and Ball Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Michael R, Thank you for taking the time and giving us your review on Tripadvisor, we hope to see you again soon at The Bat & Ball, Kind Regards Paul & Team

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Anton1939
21 August 2016|
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Response from Paul G | Property representative |
Hi Anton 1939, our roast dinners start from £12.95 you can view a sample sunday lunch menu on our website, please let us know if you would like to reserve a table, Kind regards Paul Goldthorpe
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Jilluminous
1 August 2016|
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Response from Paul G | Property representative |
Dear Jillumino..., With regards to your question regarding facilities for wheelchair bound customers, all of the Bat &Ball is on one level and we have a toilet with access for wheelchairs, please do not hesitate to contact... More
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Swanmore3457
19 July 2015|
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Response from Paul G | Property representative |
Dear Swanmore3, We do allow dogs within our bar area, where you can dine from our full menu, we hope to see you soon at The Bat & Ball, Regards Paul Goldthorpe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hyden Farm Lane | Clanfield, Waterlooville PO8 0UB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Waterlooville
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9263 2692
  • E-mail
Description
A roaring fire in the winter and al fresco dining in summer make this a pub for all seasons. Situated close to the Hampshire village of Clanfield, the Bat and Ball is famous locally for its cricketing history, fabulous food, fine cask ales and warm, friendly welcome.
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