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Upstairs at The Folly Wine Bar and Restaurant

10 College Street, Petersfield, England
+44 1730 264088
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Ranked #6 of 54 Restaurants in Petersfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Folly Wine Bar & Restaurant is one of Petersfield's most iconic and popular places. With its high, wooden timbered vaulted ceiling, leaded windows and congenial atmosphere, you'd be forgiven for thinking our beautiful building was a centuries-old country retreat. Although it could easily embody such a history, it was actually purpose-built in 1916 as Petersfield's local garage. Family-owned and run, The Folly is a stylish, warm and inviting drinking, dining and socialising icon in the heart of Petersfield. Combining the character of a superb heritage building with a delightful menu and wine selection- it is a true hidden gem.
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Hayling Island
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122 reviews 122 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

"Life's too short to drink poor wine", it says somewhere in the Folly which now seems to be called "The Folly Wine and Ale House". We remember it years ago as The Folly Wine Bar. We'd no sooner sat down than we were invited to order a drink and when the house Shiraz came, it was soft, fruity and a... More

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London
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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Stopped for a few glasses of wine on route to London to find two young music students playing Jazz - what a joy to see and such talent writing some of the pieces played on the night by themselves! The Venue is warm friendly and charming with wine and food second to none. We are so pleased that we popped... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We had a mid-week meal here and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. The menu will not get foodies excited but the quality and ambiance was very good as was the service - although the red wine was too cold - the radiator behind our table worked well to rectify this. Although we had not booked and... More

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Grayshott, United Kingdom
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113 reviews 113 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Been a few times, friendly, decent menu and ambiance, almost a little like a club atmosphere, the wine menu is good the prices very okay.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

We had the pre theatre menu which was delicious and exceptionally well priced. Service was efficient and friendly, the atmosphere was lovely and we were in good time for the theatre, would highly recommend and will definitely be back, thanks very much for a great evening

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Horndean, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Understaffed that evening and very little to offer a veggie. A little pricey...beautiful building but.....

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Winchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

we have used this restaurant at lunch time once a week for the last 4 months, and every meal has been superb, they do a lunch special which includes a drink, these are good value for money for quality food.

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

For many we have been eating those delicious Fjitas at the Folly, & always loved it. There is ample space, Mary & her team are always pleased to see us, it's Fab.....

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waterlooville
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

went to this reastaurant for the first time last night (tuesday evening )the food was excellent all through the 3 courses.being mid week it was fairly quiet which was nice as one could relax and talk without being heard by other tables.scallops and rib eye steak was lovely.good choice of desserts and cheese board which many restaurants do not offer.the... More

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Four Marks, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We choose the Folly for our wedding reception. The great food and relaxed atmosphere was exactly what we were looking for. On the night everything ran really smoothly and this is down to the excellent management of the Folly. I would recommend it as a venue to anyone and am looking forward to returning soon.

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Address: 10 College Street, Petersfield, England
Phone Number: +44 1730 264088
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Petersfield
Cuisine: International

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