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The Rockstone

££ - £££, American,
63 Onslow Road, Southampton SO14 0JL, England
+44 23 8063 7256
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“volcano burger” (34 reviews)
“steak” (105 reviews)
“vegan burger” (19 reviews)
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Grill, American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
63 Onslow Road, Southampton SO14 0JL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Only found this place as a result of a trip advisor search. the pub is well off the beaten track if you're staying in the city centre however it was worth the taxi fare. Excellent Burger...massive in size but good value. The staff were very...More

Thank Andy44223311
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went for lunch here on a Friday - interesting to see that every single table was reserved for the Friday night. That felt like a good sign and didn't disappoint. Lots of local ales from micro-breweries and food was excellent. The burger was enormous and...More

Thank Pyser
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came across this pub on Happy Cow whilst we were away for a night with our dog. I'm Vegan and my partner is a Carnivore so this place was great for us and we could take our dog too. We booked a table and...More

Thank abygailk-s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ooft! The biggest burger I've ever had and it was superb. Yea they're costly but worth it. Had the jean-claude van jam, what a feast!

Thank weepaulinel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Vegan burgers for vegan fortnight were absolutely amazing. I had the shitaki mushroom burger which was delicious and the Japanese mayo was amazing (can’t stop thinking about it wish I knew what was in it!) Couple of things that could be improved as it was...More

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is over hyped.the food is sub standard and way over priced.The bar staff are dressed as Goths.The hospital is less inviting than a wet fart.

1  Thank gasaunders
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friendly atmosphere with great handmade burgers for anyone who has a healthy appetite These are by far the best burgers in Southampton Great food 🥘

Thank maschlo
Dave T, General Manager at The Rockstone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Maschlo Many thanks for your kind words about The Rockstone, we really are proud of our Burgers and i'm glad you think so highly of them. Hopefully see you again soon Dave

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The burgers are huge and so ridiculously tasty We love the names of all the different burgers and dishes also Three different burgers and some sides. Plates were completely cleared and will be returning againMore

Thank James F
Dave T, General Manager at The Rockstone, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi James F Many thanks for your kind words about The Rockstone. So glad to hear you enjoyed the burgers! We have some very fun conversations when coming up with all the names for the dishes and it's nice to see people appreciate them! Good...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the worst burgers I’ve ever eaten in my life. My vegan burger patty was just pure mush that fell apart as soon as I picked it up, I don’t mind eating a burger with a knife and fork but it just...More

2  Thank Holly M
Reviewed 14 August 2018

WOW. Simply that. Came across this place by accident after a day out in Southampton and we decided we wanted to try something new to us as we often eat in West Quay. What a lucky accident. 5 Classic burger meals with a few changes...More

Thank firkhamhall
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slabby r
17 August 2018|
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Response from Ryan F | Reviewed this property |
To be honest, not sure but there is a good choice
12 January 2017|
Response from Bolo H | Property representative |
Hi DobberBonnett, We are a dog friendly venue. All we ask is that dogs stay on a leash, out of the walkways, and off the furniture. Kind regards, Bolo Hooper General Manager
8 January 2017|
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Response from Bolo H | Property representative |
Hi mumofone73, We aren't quite sure why TripAdvisor lets others users incorrectly answer questions posed to businesses, so here is a proper answer: We have lots of Gluten Free options on the menu and we offer gluten free... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Onslow Road, Southampton SO14 0JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8063 7256
  • E-mail
Craft beer, real ale and cider. 200+ spirits. Best Gourmet burgers in Southampton, Street food. Vegan and gluten free wizardry. 2 beer gardens. Monthly events & tap takeovers. 2 for £22 Burger Night every Monday and Tuesday 17.00 to 21.30. Student Wednesdays every Wednesday. Rock the Stone drink deals and alternative / rock / metal music Friday and Saturday 21.00 till late. Food is served between 12.00-21.30 Mon-Sat, 12.00-21.00 Sun. Booking is advised, especially at weekends and match days. Well behaved dogs are welcome at The Rockstone provided they are kept on a lead and off the furniture. Children and under-18s welcome 12.00-20.00 and later provided they are with an adult. Please contact us if you have any special dietary requirements or other queries as we are happy to accommodate your requests.
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