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Watership Down Inn

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

About
The Watership Down is a traditional family run country pub dedicated to serving good quality food and drink and providing a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.The pub has 3 ensuite bedrooms offering bed and breakfast
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews lunch rabbit fish and chips scallops steak ciabatta soup ice cream bread pork pudding bombay sapphire distillery the pub compliments to the chef visiting bombay limited menu selection of beers
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

4 of us went here after visiting Bombay Sapphire Distillery and none of us were disappointed. I was glad I booked as it's not a big pub and they do not cram in loads of tables so you haven't got people next to you joining...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank E3771SMmichelles
Watershipdowninn, Marketing at Watership Down Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for you review, we are so glad that you enjoyed your meal with us. Offering great customer service is top priority therefore I will ensure that the team receive this feedback. We do hope to see you again when you are in the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Turned up on a Saturday with more than a few friends for a late lunch. Risky - the car park was full. The moment I walked in the can-do attitude of the staff was as plain as froth on a pint or lime in an...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank williamc169
Watershipdowninn, Marketing at Watership Down Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for your review, your positive comments are really appreciated and put a smile on my face. The staff strive to always offer great service, therefore reviews like this are very motivational. I will ensure that this is fed back to the...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

A great find. We were walking on the downs, just north of the Inn and decided to call in for a pint. We had missed lunch, but the atmosphere was superb, the smells incredibly enticing and a huge bowl of the most spectacular, FREE! roasties...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Go-there-together
Watershipdowninn, Marketing at Watership Down Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us, we are very pleased you enjoyed your visit. Providing great customer service is what our staff strive to do, therefore we will ensure that this is fed back to them. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in one Watership Down’s excellent refurbished double rooms. Clever shower room and toilet in a cupboard ensures plenty of space in rest of the room. Good pub downstairs tooMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anyoldiron2
Watershipdowninn, Marketing at Watership Down Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and will come and stay with us again soon. The staff pride themselves on the service therefore I will ensure that they see this. Thanks...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick couple of drinks as we were in the area and we very much enjoyed it. The restaurant was fully booked (lunch time on a Saturday) and the bar area, which is open plan but still small and joining on to...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Scott C
Watershipdowninn, Marketing at Watership Down Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, feedback helps us to continually improve our service for our guests. Saturdays and Sundays are always hectic so speed of service is a big focus for us. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here after visiting the Bombay Sapphire Distillary and it was fabulous and great value. Attentive service and delicious food ( my stepdad said best roast he had had in a while) I plan to visit again with my husbandMore

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dorisandthehoff
Watershipdowninn, Marketing at Watership Down Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review we really appreciate the feedback. Providing great customer service and quality of food is top priority for us, so hearing that our customers enjoyed their meal is fantastic. I will circulate your comments to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a brilliant day at the BSD we were in search for some food in the evening and decided to go to the Watershipdown Inn. Cannot recommend highly enough! Food was exquisite, the best chicken dish I have ever had and they also provide good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank williamjamessss
Watershipdowninn, Marketing at Watership Down Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review, feedback is always appreciated and helps us continually improve the services we offer our guests. We are so glad that you enjoyed your lunch with us and really hope that you will visit us again....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had tried to book for sunday lunch but couldn't get a mobile phone signal. An email via the contact form got a response - but sadly the pub was fully booked. The following day on our way home we took a diversion due to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank terimac63
Watershipdowninn, Marketing at Watership Down Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the Watership Down, we are glad you enjoyed your meal. Our staff pride themselves on the service offered to guests, therefore they love to hear that a good time was had. Have a wonderful Christmas...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best in every respect. Visited many times. For us it’s worth the 25 min drive every time. It’s lovely and rural, a good bar area that integrates nicely with the restaurant areas, fantastic food, and the staff are brilliant. Sunday lunch - best in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank colmblueeyes
Watershipdowninn, Marketing at Watership Down Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review the Watership Down, we are so glad you enjoyed your meal with us. The Staff pride themselves on their service so they love to get feedback from our guests Have a great Christmas Thank you The Watership...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a cold, wet Saturday and we had a late lunch with friends at The WatershipDown Inn. I had the scotch egg made with black pudding, the egg was still soft and it was absolutely delicious. The rest of the party all enjoyed their...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gretaft
Watershipdowninn, Marketing at Watership Down Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are so glad that you enjoyed your meal and hope that you will visit us again. All reviews are passed to the staff as they pride themselves on the quality of service, therefore love to...More

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Response from GrapeNutGirl | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Grandad_Sticky | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a conservatory and when we ate there was a large black lab under guests table. Otherwise there are tables outside, so is very dog friendly.
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