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The Cromwell Arms

) #16 of 58 Restaurants in Romsey ££ - £££ , British,
Mainstone, Romsey SO51 8HG, England
+44 1794 519515
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
Mainstone, Romsey SO51 8HG, England
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1 - 10 of 373 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Recently renovated , very stylish outside area , great selection of cask & draught ale & beers , outstanding selection of gin!!! Food - starters & main course delicious, nice menu , good choice of wine by glass

Thank kattyforest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for a drink had a Sunday roast expected it to be good ,potatoes reheated meat fatty ,not impressed for the moneyMore

Thank justinlolly1971
Cromwell m, Manager at The Cromwell Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Justin, Thank you for your feedback. Sunday is one of our busiest day and we are well known for our delicious roasts. I am sorry that at this occasion we have not lived up to our reputation. I passed you comments onto the kitchen...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The layout is very good, bigger bar, more selection of ales, welcoming open space and new seats. Welcome by staff is always good, shame there were no specials today but it's not busy on a Tues so understandable. Background music is a bit loud for...More

Thank mswep
Cromwell m, Manager at The Cromwell Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We have taken onboard you observations regarding the food quality and portion size and we passed your comments to the kitchen team. Many thanks Zsolt Vajda Assistant manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night & have to stay can highly recommend from all angles. En suite room was tastefully decorated, very comfortable and tastefully designed and finished. I booked an evening meal, there were choices for all diets on the menu & a wine...More

Thank Joe O
Cromwell m, Manager at The Cromwell Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Joe, we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope we can welcome you back in the Cromwell Arms again in the near future. Kind regards Zsolt Vajda Assistant manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for an anniversary meal and were very happy, the food was amazing as were the cocktails 😊. I had the chicken pie which was packed with meat and tasted delicious, our party also had the burger, the wardolf salad and the hadddock which...More

Thank AaeoHurle
Cromwell m, Manager at The Cromwell Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest,, Thank you so much for choosing the Cromwell Arms to celebrate you anniversary and we are delighted with your positive feedback. Hopefully we can welcome you back on another occasion in the near future. Many thanks Zsolt Vajda Assistant manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was organising a works leaving party for my team and were let down by another restaurant. Despite our party being quite large, 14, and with only a few days notice, the guys at the Cromwell accommodated us brilliantly. We were given a private part...More

Thank ronny2jags
Cromwell m, Manager at The Cromwell Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ronny, Thank you very much for you fantastic review, i'm glad your party had a great time.just like to say the noise your party made was the best noise a restaurant can wish for... guests enjoying themselves! Many thanks again , and we hope...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on a Saturday evening, over a Bank Holiday and while a wedding reception was taking place in the marquee, and it was also our first time since the refurb. The place looks amazing, so much better than before, with a lovely outside...More

Thank zoeandreg
Cromwell m, Manager at The Cromwell Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear zoeandreg, Thank you very much for your amazing and detailed review , we hope to see You back soon at the Cromwell Arms. Kind regards Zsol Vajda Assistant manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Roast beef was tough and fatty, potatoes semi warm and soggy, veg similar. When asked whether I enjoyed the meal I said no and explained that it all seemed as though it had been sitting around all day. I paid £17.50 for a meal I...More

Thank Elaine G
Cromwell m, Manager at The Cromwell Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Elaine, I am sorry to hear about your negative experience ,we have taken note of your observations and passed all feedback to the kitchen team and together We are putting a plan in place to ensure this won`t happen again. If you would like...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited on Friday evening and hadn't booked (always a mistake in Romsey but we weren't expecting to be going out!). There were no tables free when we arrived but we enjoyed a drink at the bar and were actually seated in...More

Thank Charlotte B
Cromwell m, Assistant manager at The Cromwell Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon Charlotte B, I am very pleased to hear about your experience on Friday night. Give us a call on 01794519515 to book a table for next time & hopefully have some room for dessert! Kind regards Autumn Williams Assistant manager

Reviewed 20 May 2017

Recently become part of Fullers chain. If you like large, loud, impersonal London pubs then this is for you! They even charge London prices to complete the experience. Menu choice is uninspiring - lots of plain grilled meats for £20 +. Only mass produced London...More

2  Thank Richard B
Cromwell m, Manager at The Cromwell Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Richard, Thank you for your recent review. We have taken your comments on board and informed the relevant departments to review our offerings. At Fullers we are proud to serve premium products and use locally sourced prime ingredients where it is possible. We always...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mainstone, Romsey SO51 8HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Romsey
  • Phone Number: +44 1794 519515
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Description
A truly special place to drink, dine and stay at the edge of the picturesque market town of Romsey. The Cromwell Arms boasts locally-sourced specialties, a host of perfectly-stored ales and wines, and a fabulous marquee. It’s the perfect place to rest a while on the South Coast.
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