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All 4 Wellow Restaurants

Rockingham Arms

Canada Road, Wellow SO51 6DE, England
01794 324798
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Ranked #2 of 4 Restaurants in Wellow
Price range: $0 - $44
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: British, Pub, Gastropub
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
Description: Built in 1840, The Rockingham Arms is a charming old village pub full of character and situated right at the edge of the beautiful New Forest, in a designated National Heritage area. Located in the picturesque village of West Wellow in the Test Valley, near Romsey in Hampshire, the pub is just off the A36 between Salisbury and Southampton and with easy access from Junction 2 of the M27. Our pub is an ideal place to stop for great food and drink for anyone visiting the northern reaches of the New Forest and is just a few minutes' drive away from the popular Paulton's Family Theme Park, home to the famous 'Peppa Pig World'. Also nearby is the stunning Mottisfont Abbey, a National Trust property with magnificent gardens and a renowned gallery featuring various exhibitions by some of the country's leading artists and photographers. Excellent forest walks are available right from the doorstep of The Rockingham Arms, across Canada Common - ideal to build up an appetite or to walk off your hearty meal!
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Gastro. ££££. After work 5 of us wanted a pint and a bowl of chips each. Works out at about 23p per chip, and boy you are still hungry. No atmosphere, pub was dead, and a miserable waitress.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

My wife & I went here with three friends. The Beef Cobbler turned out to be Cottage Pie which was of poor quality. However the remainder of the food that we had was good. When we complained about the Beef Cobbler, the staff took it off the bill. Throughout the staff were friendly and the service, whilst a bit slow,... More 

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Romsey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

As a regular at The Rockingham for many years I have been very keen for the pub to be a success. Unfortunately there have been a few problems since Upham Brewery took over but after dining there last night I feel these are now over. There is an excellent, friendly and helpful team of staff led by Victoria. After only... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

It's one of the best. Food is excellent, service prompt, under new management and drinks far more reasonably priced.

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England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Visited with a group of friends and was pleasantly surprised. Waitress service was very efficient and even dealt with our request for crackers (we didn't book in for Xmas menu) I had a steak which initially came out as rare when I asked for medium. It was promptly taken away and brought back cooked to my request in mins. Quite... More 

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Wiltshire
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128 reviews 128 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Pleasant atmosphere, good service and nice food. We stopped off for lunch on the way to a family wedding and were pleased we found this place

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Hampshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

We booked a brunch for Boxing Day, after a pleasant walk we arrived at the Rockingham Arms for brunch at midday. We were made most welcome.The menu was varied and reasonably priced.We had a full English and eggs benedict, both very good. We do hope the Rockingham has a good Christmas the standard of food and drink and the friendly... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Ate here with friends. There is something on the menu for everyone. We took ages to decide but there was no pressure from the staff who were happy to wait our deliberations. The food and service were excellent. Good selection of wines and beers and all very reasonably priced.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This pub was refurbished in April and looks great inside. It was decorated very tastefully for Christmas and the log burner was burning. There are comfy chairs and board games available which makes it very welcoming. I arrived just after 1pm on a Thursday afternoon with a friend and we were the only customers. One single man came in for... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

With three huge dogs you're not always assured of a welcome, but the team here were excellent and the food ahead of expectations. good beers and well kept. Highly recommended.

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Additional Information about Rockingham Arms

Address: Canada Road, Wellow SO51 6DE, England
Phone Number: 01794 324798
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Wellow
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 44
Cuisine: British, Pub, Gastropub

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