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The Purefoy Arms

Alresford Road | Basingstoke, Preston Candover, Basingstoke RG25 2EJ, England
+44 1256 389514
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“treacle tart” (9 reviews)
“tasting menu” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Alresford Road | Basingstoke, Preston Candover, Basingstoke RG25 2EJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a post Christmas lunch visiting my father-in-law who lives nearby, my other half had the Pheasant which was wonderful with Savoy Cabbage and Mashed potato & a Scrummy Jus ... I had the Pork Cheeks as a main with apple and a most...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Suffolk-Hobbit
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food Good but one steak Hot ,the other "cool". Room Cold by outside door. Annoyed that the door I was sat next to was being used for entry/exit by girl with dog...………!!Will try the Purefoy again soon......

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Road60391768823
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a family lunch at the Purefoy Arms and would thoroughly recommend the food and service received. We will definitely be returning!

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Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Vacation27688289571
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love going to the Purefoy Arms and am so glad Gordon took over and has moved to our local. A delicious, seasonal menu alongside the great pub classics so can always find something amazing to eat. I would recommend this pub for any occasion, whether...More

Review collected in partnership with this restaurant
Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Pioneer638785
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was a disappointment. I ordered the special (on a weekday there was only one special offered) and the pheasant breast was tough. I managed one breast and my dog chewed his way through the other. For pudding I chose treacle tart with lemon...More

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Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Fearless36353373955
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for the first time on our anniversary with friends and it was excellent throughout the whole evening.

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Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Passenger54951408829
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delightful, relaxed lunch with an excellent menu and cheerful service. Very pleased to visit a "gastro pub" that actually serves good food. There are pub classics (untried as yet, and they looked enticing), but there are other more adventurous offerings that are well executed and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Orphie-Cat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We met old friends here for lunch. My sister had read a review & we decided to try it. We were not disappointed. Really nice wine list & menu. I had the pheasant which was fantastic.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lworm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another Hampshire treasure in a beautiful location far from the maddening crowd Great menu with first class service Great for families and canoodling couples

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 247albert
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We will not be returning to this restaurant. Two friends were unable to attend the meal due to illness, the restaurant told us we would be charged for one set meal. This was completely unacceptable to me. We requested to take the chargeable meal away,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank Abelha-Abelha
Charles S, Manager at The Purefoy Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I am sorry you were not satisfied with your recent visit to The Purefoy Arms. Due to Christmas being an especially busy period for us, we do require all of our customers to pre-order and pay a deposit for the Christmas menu. The beef that...More

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Liz S
11 June 2018|
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Response from Charles S | Property representative |
The menus can be found on our website. See the link to this above.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$51
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alresford Road | Basingstoke, Preston Candover, Basingstoke RG25 2EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke  >  Preston Candover
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 389514
  • E-mail
Gastro Pub in the village of Preston Candover, in the heart of the Hampshire Countryside. Serving A la Carte and Pub Classics cooked by our award winning chef patron "Pub Chef of the Year 2017" Gordon Stott. Good local ales and spirits as well as your popular favourites. Dogs welcome and a large beer garden to the rear of the pub overlooking the countryside.
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