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Purefoy Arms

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Preston Candover, Preston Candover RG25 2EJ, England
01256 389777
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night
Dessert

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 198
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food Heaven

We had lunch today courtesy of a discount voucher. We were welcomed warmly and the staff were very helpful in explaing a totally different menu. Choices were difficult due to there being many options available. We settled for terrine of pork with rhubarb and beetroot dressing - it was delicious... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
ROGER N
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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288 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We had lunch today courtesy of a discount voucher. We were welcomed warmly and the staff were very helpful in explaing a totally different menu. Choices were difficult due to there being many options available. We settled for terrine of pork with rhubarb and beetroot dressing - it was delicious. Followed by cod, chirazo and chick pea casserole and for... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Eight of us were treated to a travel zoo vouchers to try this Hampshire Restaurant of the year. None of us were disappointed. The restaurant was really busy, the decor was great, great wine list and at good prices and the service was first class, provided by very knowledgeable staff. However, the star of the show was the food. A... More 

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I really debated whether to review this place as it is far and away the best place to eat within 10 miles of Alton, possibly even further. It's not the cheapest meal BUT you can tell the attention to detail and the superb quality of ingredients. I firmly believe that it is IMPOSSIBLE to order even an average dish. Made... More 

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Hampshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

We returned to the Purefoy Arms as a group of 8 with Travel Zoo vouchers. We needed to pre-order which was a nuisance to be honest and meant we could not consider the daily specials for our dinner. The menu is undoubtedly pretentious but you need to see beyond that which we did. The atmosphere was amazing and the place... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

My family and I had dinner at the Purefoy on Saturday evening and it was excellent as always: delicious and creative food (a particular mention should go to the scallops with caviar and white chocolate which I had my doubts about but couldn't resist ordering; thank goodness I did, the flavour combination was just wonderful!) and friendly and attentive service.... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Really love the Purefoy Arms - had a great lunch here on every visit and it has become a firm favourite. The food is interesting and delicious. Great atmosphere and good friendly service. Next visit will be for dinner.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have visited the Purefoy three times for dinner in the last year and all three visits have been excellent. The food and service are both second to none and the pub's atmosphere is lovely and cosy. Last week we visited using a Travelzoo voucher. I wondered if it would be as good as usual due to the promotion but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We were looking at houses in the area and stumbled across this place not thinking it looked anything special from the outside. Appearances can be deceptive.. We were warmly welcomed and had some lovely acorn-fed Iberian ham and various tapas bits and felt instantly relaxed. The following weekend we had the fish and chips which are to die for! Again,... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Fantastic red bricked pub with friendly and well informed staff including the dog Charlie! Great food which included tapas along with some really interesting and different mains. I had a grain fed ribeye which was gorgeous and my friend had the whole grilled Dover Sole which she said was outstanding. I would definitely visit again and again.

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southern UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We ate here with friends who were given the voucher as a Christmas present and were really happy to see that the Purefoy is going from strength to strength. Apart from a perfunctory welcome by the hostess who was too busy chatting to locals which was made up for by the rest of the staff, the whole experience was an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Preston Candover, Preston Candover RG25 2EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Preston Candover
  • Phone Number: 01256 389777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 33 - 41
  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?