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The Carpenters Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$12 - $20
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best pub around for home cooked food and friendly service nothing's ever to much highly recommended . The food and drink is priced to everyone's budget

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank andy m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am in a Rotary Club that meets here on several occasions and can only praise Katy and all her staff for providing a super service for food and drink in a proper pub ambiance where locals meet regularly. The food is home cooked and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank John N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Held my Dads wake here. He used to come here for lunch on occasions. Small family event of roughly 20. Had the function room to ourselves. The buffet was lovely, with selection trays arranged around the room. Vegetarian option also provided. The staff were very...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank 859simonh
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

We have just returned from a lovely evening meal at this family owned pub in Bransgore. The food is all fresh and home cooked. My partner had the trio of fish which was superb and I had old fashioned liver and onions. All was beautifully...More

Date of visit: January 2019
4  Thank Sandra H
Reviewed January 13, 2019

We visited for lunch today, the pub was very busy, but allowing for that, the overall experience was poor. We had reserved a table and on arrival were taken to our table. We were underwhelmed from the start, we sat in a passageway opposite a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
6  Thank Vic2rMeldrew2
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

A group of us booked to dine here on New Year’s Eve. Our numbers kept changing between the initial booking and the actual night, and there were three or four diners with particular dietary requirements. Staff at the Carpenter’s Arms coped admirably, and with tremendous...More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank bgs20086
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Had to wait a long time for our order to be taken, the pate portion was very small, when the main course arrived we found the roast lamb tough, only one roast potato and gravy congealed round the edge of the plate, we then waited...More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank NewBiker101
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Visited for the first time on a Wednesday lunchtime. Surprisingly busy and what a treat. Excellent menu choices - went for homemade Beef and mint pie. Crammed full of delicious beef and served with healthy portion of vegetables. Topped off with lovely pint of HSB....More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Mark L
Reviewed December 11, 2018

friendly service with good food at reasonable prices. the salmon with pawn sauce was excellent my husband had the seabass which was cooked perfectly. will visit again

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed December 5, 2018

Excellent food, excellent service and great atmosphere. We booked for 40 Christmas lunches and were thrilled with the place.

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank Trish M
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June M
June 5, 2017|
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Response from doline21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi June, Apologies for only getting to your question now. No they don't do a quiz night only the Crown Inn, Bransgore, does on a Monday I believe. We don't tend to eat in the Crown only friends do and once you have had a pie... More
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d_gosport
June 6, 2015|
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Response from Carpenters A | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we do have a children's play area and we also offer a children's menu.
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HDB660
May 31, 2015|
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Response from Jeff B | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are welcolme
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