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Hoddington Arms

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Bidden Road, Upton Grey, Basingstoke RG25 2RL, England
+44 1256 862371
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck egg” (4 reviews)
“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Bidden Road, Upton Grey, Basingstoke RG25 2RL, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used to be a favourite place of ours but after a couple of visits where the fish in particular wasn't good - batter raw under a crisp outer layer - we've had a bit of a break. When I was looking for a place to...More

Thank GaynaB
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

We were in Basingstoke and searched TripAdvisor for somewhere for dinner. This came up amongst a huge number of national chains, so we thought we'd give it a go. First comment, it isn't in Basingstoke! We drove for about 15 minutes to reach the pub....More

Thank niceguy1966
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Just been here for a late lunch - arrived just before 2 o'clock - the staff were very accommodating and helpful. Had a wonderful lunch - the sharing fish board for the 4 of us - absolutely delicious (specially loved the battered squid!) and just...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We had lunch - 8 Adults and 5 kids. A great place to catch up with friends - the children enjoyed playing out in the garden despite the rain. I booked the table in advance and pre booked our choices which worked really well. Everyone...More

Thank ShazMcA
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Lovely country pub with good food and lots of atmosphere. Staff are very attentive even when the pub is busy. Food is delicious and the menu choice is imaginative. Well behaved dogs are also welcome which is a double bonus. Definitely will come back again.

Thank KarenOfbasing
Reviewed 31 March 2018

Have eaten here a number of times now and we always have a great meal.The food is great quality, there is a good choice.It is not cheap but the food is worth it!

Thank Josie A
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We visited here on the spur of a moment thing on a Saturday and where lucky to get a table. The atmosphere is lovely and the pub is much bigger on the inside. The service was lovely from the minute we arrived. The bar has...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 16 March 2018

We celebrated our wedding here on the 9th March 2018, from the moment we walked through the door to be greeted by Fallon and Huxley with champagne in hand (Fallon obviously as Huxley is a little too young to drink) to leaving nothing could be...More

1  Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We had a beautiful lunch in this gorgeous cosy pub on Saturday. The food was really lovely, service fantastic, friendly staff, cosy atmosphere with beams, log burner. Can't wait to return. 5 stars from us.

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Another recent 5* review from me for the Hoddington Arms. Popped in after the crazy snow days we had..got a warm friendly welcome. Fish and chips was delicious and the steak looked fabulous. An absolute gem of a Gastro pub and a real pleasure of...More

Thank simplyme4
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Response from Tonyh50 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know, best to contact them directly - they are very helpful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bidden Road, Upton Grey, Basingstoke RG25 2RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke  >  Upton Grey
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 862371
  • E-mail
The Hoddington Arms is a beautifully restored country pub serving great food, wine and real ales in the picturesque rural village of Upton Grey, Hampshire. Our highly attentive team offer a warm welcome and can recommend a variety of locally brewed ales and wines to suit all tastes. Our talented chefs serve fantastically prepared, fresh locally sourced produce, all in the idyllic Hampshire countryside, and we welcome all members of your family - including children and dogs. We also have an attractive, large garden just perfect for relaxing and dining, or you can warm up in front of our fires.
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