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Bar, British, Pub, Thai
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found another gem for brilliant beer and great service in the area, so far two venues have matched what we are looking for. Lovely place so definitely be back again.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 12 September 2023

Stopped by as on way back to London, waiting for the Waterloo train. had a very warm welcome from a lovely lady serving the customers. As a CAMRA member i was going to sample some Ales, i thought ill leave that until im home up...smoke, so opted for a Guinness, absolutely Top Notch it was too, served lovingly with a careful hand the barlady crafted a shamrock on the Vicars Collar. So good, stuff the next train back home, stayed for another couple, Lovely and relaxing, proper pub, which gets my vote everytime, a breath of fresh air from the usual boring white washed Gastro Pub. Would defo return, next time i visit Amazingstoke, no hesitation here, im going in. Thanks to the lovely polite barlady.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 21 December 2022

A pleasant and obliging landlady, delicious Thai food, beautifully presented. The place is small and the tables therefore very close together, so overhearing the conversation of neighbours is inevitable - and vice versa - but go there for the food!

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed 4 November 2021

Husband and I stopped off for some food. The Thai curry meal we both had was amazing. Lovely service too. Pleasantly surprised about the food as not very impressed with the restaurants in the town centre.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed 23 May 2021

Before we all went on the train to Barnstaple to watch Basingstoke fc. We all went into the pub. Very nice people. Bar staff were very polite and my Guinness had a shamrock on it which I don’t receive anywhere. Nice few pints and friendly...staff. Can’t get anything better. Lockdown happened so I will be returning soonMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 December 2020

Went to the Queens Arms for a family Christmas meal. Menu choice looked good. Have been here before some time ago with work group and family birthday party and always had a good time and nice meal. Service was very attentive and prompt. Food was...as stated and very nice. Very reasonable price. All covid safe measures taken with partition in place, masks, sanitisers and good spacing.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020

Popped in here for lunch today. The roast beef was delicious. All served with fresh vegetables and piping hot. I believe they have a new chef doing every Sunday now which is excellent news. Definitely the best Sunday roast in the town centre and superb...value for money.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 27 December 2019

Excellent pub, great atmosphere and good drinks selection. Great to find a great traditional right by the station in Basingstoke. Good food as well a good beer garden. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 18 December 2019 via mobile

Came here prior to going to a concert. Ok beer selection and basic food menu. Service was not fast - there was 1 person trying to do both serving the food and at the bar, so a lot of waiting. Average quality of food. Nice...atmosphereMore

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 21 August 2019

A nice pub with a decent choice of regularly changing real ales. The food is good although the veggie choice has declined recently. They hold regular beer festivals but the normal beers are a bit expensive for the area.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

Possibly the best proper pub in Basingstoke. The beer is always well kept and they vary the offerings regularly. The chef is great and produces very tasty food at bargain prices. No pretence here, just a proper pub. Dog friendly and always good banter from...the locals. Highly recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 24 June 2019

The only reason my friend & I entered this place was because I met him at the station & it was a convenient place to use the toilet & we couldn't be bothered to go elsewhere. We ended up staying for a drink & something...to eat. The pub is very basic but it didn't really matter. The roast meals we had were acceptable apart from slightly overcooked carrots & a very unappealing dish of leeks in cheese sauce. He had sticky toffee pudding which was scrummy! In my opinion it was a place that was just above average but I would be happy to go back again if I had to.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 23 May 2019 via mobile

Been working at basingstoke hospital had dinner here a few times and every time has been fantastic. Love the food proper wholesome pub grub and great staff!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 18 May 2019

If you're looking for what a British pub is all about, it's hard to fault this place. A small, independent establishment with a regularly changing selection of well-kept real ales, friendly and engaging service, excellent pub food, and chummy local customers. It's not completely disabled-friendly,...although it's all on one level. The Queens Arms is, quite rightly, listed in the Good Beer Guide. I've been a few times in the last few years and there's always a warm welcome and a big feeling of satisfaction when, sadly and usually too soon, it's time to go home. It's a very easy trip from London by train too.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 March 2019 via mobile

Chosen at random for a family and friends meet - great welcome from staff, good spread of beers and generally good atmosphere... Certainly recommend as a place for informal meet or drink - well handy for station. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: March 2019
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The Queens Arms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4