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The Dolphin

9 High Street, Botley, Southampton, England
+44 1489 782014
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible16%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
9 High Street, Botley, Southampton, England
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Brilliant refurb. spotlessly clean, great atmosphere.extremely polite helpful staff, wonderful food . lovely to see nice non sticky tables, clean condiments and clean toilets. highly recommended pub definitely will return well done to the management and staff

Thank lorraine937
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely food brilliant service. Been twice in a week because it was so good. Highly recommend. Glad I found this place

Thank Simon R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A modern bar / food establishment, very nicely decorated & a relaxing atmosphere. The food although very good, was very expensive for what it was & cost what you'd expect to pay in a popular restaurant, not a pub. The staff were very polite &...More

Thank Antony L
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We had a family dinner here to celebrate my parents' 56th wedding anniversary. The food was great, all clearly homemade and using good, fresh ingredients. There was also plenty of it! They do half-size portions, too, and this was especially good for my mother, who...More

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We were a party of six lunching out. The Dolphin had just been refitted so we decided try it out. The food was very good, large portions moderately priced. Service was also good. The real ale was excellent. Car parking was good in a public...More

Thank Scoobie10
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Spent an afternoon/early evening here catching up with family & friends last Sunday. Great bonus to have live music - Danielle May was great! Lovely atmosphere - didn't eat, but restaurant was full of happy-looking diners, so we will be back soon to try the...More

Thank lotsoluggage
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Printed a voucher that said it was valid at the Dolphin, Botley only and was for 26/27 August. Visited the Pub on 26th August around 6pm and was surprised by the lack of custom. Ordered drinks and then presented the voucher on ordering. Accepted by...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Hadn't visited since the refit but will definitely be using this pub again. The interior is lovely and so welcoming compared to the old and as for the food......a vast improvement. We chose from the lunch menu and both had rolls with chips and listening...More

Thank beccy h
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our evening meal here, the service was good, the manager very helpful and knew her beers (which makes a change!). Several pints of Swordfish were consumed. We had chicken parmigana and ribs for dinner, both served with an overload of sweet potato fries....More

Thank Becki W
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

So much better than before. Hated the place as hungry horse but food really good now and much improved inside. Service really good as well. Will use again

Thank Philip W
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Response from Scoobie10 | Reviewed this property |
I haven't a clue
amy w
21 August 2016|
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Response from Dave E | Reviewed this property |
They have a rear enclosed garden area which could be classed as a play area but I have only seen bench and seats on a grassed area no play equipment seen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 High Street, Botley, Southampton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton  >  Botley
  • Phone Number: +44 1489 782014
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