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Hoddington Arms

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Bidden Road, Upton Grey, Basingstoke RG25 2RL, England
+44 1256 862371
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Hoddington Arms is a beautifully restored country pub serving great...
The Hoddington Arms is a beautifully restored country pub serving great food, wine and real ales in the picturesque rural village of Upton Grey, Hampshire. Our highly attentive team offer a warm welcome and can recommend a variety of locally brewed ales and wines to suit all tastes. Our talented chefs serve fantastically prepared, fresh locally sourced produce, all in the idyllic Hampshire countryside, and we welcome all members of your family - including children and dogs. We also have an attractive, large garden just perfect for relaxing and dining, or you can warm up in front of our fires.
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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
Whatever the occasion...

Business or pleasure the Hodd is always a good choice. Staff friendly and I've never been disappointed with the food. Definitely a Sunday lunch favourite for me!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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English first
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Business or pleasure the Hodd is always a good choice. Staff friendly and I've never been disappointed with the food. Definitely a Sunday lunch favourite for me!

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We visited the Hoddngton Arms midweek in a special offer. We received a warm welcome from the lovely front of house manager. We enjoyed a three course dinner, all courses we beautifully prepared and elegantly served. There is a great wine list, lots of choice and well priced. The waiting staff were also very nice and attentive without being overbearing.... More 

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St Annes
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Nibbles olives Rabbit pâté x1 Lamb pork and special burger All well presented, plentiful portions Great ambience Tasteful decor Wine- Sauvignon Blanc pricey at £8.95 for 250ml Service great. Gardens delightful Private cinema unusual- not available on the night we went Charming host and team Bill inc tip £93.95

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Hampshire
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72 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We have had three meals here since the new owners & chef took over and each one has been excellent. Lovely produce cooked perfectly and with excellent service. The prices are also good. Highly recommended.

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The Hoddington Arms is a great pub in the Hampshire countryside near Basingstoke. I went there for a friends reunion and we had three children of various ages in our group. We sat outside in the beautiful pub garden where there are several tables. What I especially loved about the outside area was that tables were not packed in all... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Thank you for you hospitality today, the food was lovely as was the service, a special thank you to the lovely French lady (owner). The little girl loves her book and I have written in it so she will remember from whom and where she got it. thank you x x

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I hadn't been to The Hod for about 30 years, and was interested to see what had happened in the intervening years. It has been significantly refurbished since I was last there, gone is the traditional village pub with a public and a lounge bar, it's been replaced with a very nice single bar, with an open fire and various... More 

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Amazingstoke, Hants, UK.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Took him indoors for a birthday lunch, We were quite early so it was very quiet which didn't add to the atmosphere, but clearly not a fault of the restaurant. Not a massive choice on the menu but not bad. Very attentive service and the food was very nice.Not the cheapest option and only use for special occasions. Lovely restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

My wife and I plus friends took advantage of a Travelzoo offer. All well pleased even if it had been full price. Great pub atmosphere, friendly and efficient service, well prepared, well presented and very tasty food. Plenty of choice for everyone. A thoroughly enjoyable evening. Yes, will return even if there are no offers.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We were taken to the Hoddington Arms by friends who live in Basingstoke we were visiting them from Ipswich. We always go for a meal when visiting, and this time they chose the Hoddington Arms. The meal was faultless, portion size was large and very, very tasty. Probably the best Sunday roast we have had this year, and we eat... More 

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Additional Information about Hoddington Arms

Address: Bidden Road, Upton Grey, Basingstoke RG25 2RL, England
Phone Number: +44 1256 862371
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke  >  Upton Grey
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 9 - 30
Cuisine: British, Pub, Gastropub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bidden Road, Upton Grey, Basingstoke RG25 2RL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke  >  Upton Grey
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 862371

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 30
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: British, Pub, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

The Hoddington Arms is a beautifully restored country pub serving great food, wine and real ales in the picturesque rural village of Upton Grey, Hampshire. Our highly attentive team offer a warm welcome and can recommend a variety of locally brewed ales and wines to suit all tastes. Our talented chefs serve fantastically prepared, fresh locally sourced produce, all in the idyllic Hampshire countryside, and we welcome all members of your family - including children and dogs. We also have an attractive, large garden just perfect for relaxing and dining, or you can warm up in front of our fires.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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