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The Chairmakers

Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
+44 23 9225 5990
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
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Reviewed today

Havnt been to chairmakers for ages but booked because Robbie v Garry event was on The performance was fantastic and bar staff and atmosphere were great Restaurant terrible, menu v dated, food mediocre and waitress clearly wanted to be somewhere else Wouldn't bother eating there...More

Thank Denise F
Reviewed today

You know when you have been to place many moons ago, but haven’t returned for a while? Well that was the situation I found myself in on Friday evening when a friend arranged a get together and booked a table for five of us. Firstly,...More

Thank 1959gary
Reviewed today via mobile

Delicious carvery with family. Very good friendly service, pleasant surroundings and spacious so despite being very busy we didn’t feel ‘hemmed in’ whatsoever. Had to reserve but easy online service on their website. Generous servings of meat plus desserts were excellent. Will definitely be returning!

Thank leonyoung379
Reviewed 6 days ago

Our first visit to this pub in 35 years!. Met with family and friends for a meal in the evening. Met by very pleasant staff however, the website says 'pet-friendly' so we took the woofer but were told they couldn't sit with us in the...More

Thank Martin M
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and thank you for your kind words I will ensure I pass these onto the entire team We look forward to seeing you again soon Kind Regards Chris Bennett General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for an early evening mid-week meal. I had the steak, my partner had fish. The steak was disgusting, when we were asked about the meal, we did mention about the steak...we were given some story that it was the suppliers fault that the...More

Thank halolou
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Evening Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers. I was saddened to read your recent visit was not an enjoyable. We have spoken to our butchers and passed on your comments. I would like to discuss your visit in more detail...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to have lunch here. Very dissappointing. Ordered a bowl of soup. It came in a SMALL cup and a slice of brown bread for £4.50. 4 spoonfuls. This would hardly cover the bottom of a bowl. Soup is supposed to be hearty and...More

Thank anne p
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers I apologise your recent visit was a disappointing one, we take all feedback on board and have acted on your comments and have now changed the amount and the dishes we serve the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the carvery, total bum. Really expensive and staff have large parts of brain missing. Nice car park tho. I may go there for lunch one day .... the car park with a sandwich from tesco.More

Thank lewdog180
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers. I apoligise your recent visit was not an enjoyable one and I am keen to discuss your visit in more detail. If you would like to call me our number is 02392255990 Kind...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff just really don’t care! Pointed to our table, which wasn’t wiped down or laid out with cutlery. Half way through our meals before our drinks came and had finished before our cauliflower cheese arrived. Generous with meat but the veg was dry, and cauliflower...More

Thank Leah J
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers, I apoligise your recent visit was not an enjoyable one and I would like to discuss you visit with you in more detail please contact me on 02392255990 Kind Regards Chris Bennett

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to the Chairmakers for years. However we will not be going again. It was bad enough when they changed the menu, the starters are a shocking choice. We were ill the last time we went but gave it another try recently....More

Thank steveingram2
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers. I was saddened to read your recent visit was not an enjoyable one and that you felt you were not looked after by the staff during your visit. I have spoken to all...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

9 of us went here for a birthday meal celebration on the Friday of a bank holiday weekend. There is quite a limited "pub grub" kind of menu and the restaurant was about half full. Two of the best meals weren't available, so about half...More

Thank Jill W
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Morning Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers. I was disappointed to read your recent visit was not an enjoyable one especially as it was a special occasion. I would like to discuss your visit in more detail, please contact myself...More

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olly14
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Response from 815Manny001 | Reviewed this property |
I'd do a fantastic curry range, plenty of Chinese food and good old English fayre... the Chairmakers do a similar menu but get paid for it !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 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
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Waterlooville
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9225 5990
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Description
If you're looking to flee the city, there's no better pub than The Chairmakers. Surrounded by rolling fields and historic buildings in Worlds End, Hambledon, it’s the perfect place to unwind with your favourite drink and something from our mouth-watering menu.
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