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The Cottage Inn

££ - £££, British,
77-79 Woolston Road | Netley Abbey, Southampton SO31 5FN, England
+44 23 8045 7521
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
7 Nov 2017
“Lovely English Pub!”
6 Mar 2017
“Great Pub - very accommodating”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
77-79 Woolston Road | Netley Abbey, Southampton SO31 5FN, England
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Had a great time in this lovely little pub within Netley Abbey / Butlocks Heath. The staff were very polite and friendly. A good selection of beers were on offer!

Thank keithk674
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Moved to the village last year and have celebrated 2 birthdays there. Manager very accommodating and goes the extra mile. I would highly recommend. Nice warm open fires and they have just started offering food.

Thank kittykatbrown
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Just to let you know, the Cottage Inn have ceased serving (cooking) food. This little pub is now a 'Sports Bar' sorry.

2  Thank Cilla119
Reviewed 28 May 2016

I saw this review and I agree wholeheartedly: As has been stated on here, the Cottage is under new management and what a change for the worse. I visited at a weekend recently with my family. The pub now has two large TV screens which...More

3  Thank isaac4643
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Visited this week the young barman was arogent beyond it didnt want to serve us we hadn't been in for a few years so we were to him strangers . he was unhappy about serving anyone .. Some time later he went into panic mode...More

3  Thank foodcriticbottley
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Shame, no food any more, beer still good but very quiet & more TVs appeared, what is going on? Disappointed it's all changed

2  Thank Dale P
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Had a Sunday roast and i've got to say it is one of the best we have had for a long time. There are too many pub chains about now that serve the same tasteless food but this 'local' pub was a welcoming find. Friendly...More

Thank mat h
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Been going here for years. Taken over by new management maybe 6 months ago or so - first visit not bad - kept some of the homely feeling with home cooked food nice atmosphere. This time a couple of months later . The vegetables with...More

4  Thank derek R
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We visited mid week looking for a quiet pub serving food & this pub delivered both.The Cottage is a small 'locals' pub with a small eating area just off the main bar. The staff were friendly & welcoming & we were soon seated at our...More

1  Thank DoraandNigel
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Went to the cottage for lunch, which was fabulous. Really friendly staff and great real ales on. Stayed while the rugby was on and a really family friendly atmosphere, even had a rugby ale on !! Great pub keep up the hard work.

1  Thank Finchy2402
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77-79 Woolston Road | Netley Abbey, Southampton SO31 5FN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8045 7521
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