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The Chairmakers

Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
+44 23 9225 5990
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good20%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“beef” (26 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
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1 - 10 of 406 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I often visit the pub for a couple of pints after work. The staff are always pleasant and helpful. Occasionally have a Sunday roast here, which is lovely.

Thank jonohop
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. Staff were very friendly. We had a carvery. It was superb. Highly recommend. The beef was perfect and all the fresh veg was delicious

Thank Michelle W
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and for your kind words I will ensure your comments are passed onto all the staff. Kind Regards Chris Bennett General Manager

Reviewed March 12, 2018

love this pub! My hubby and I often rock up there for a Sunday carvery when we can't be bothered to cook and we're never disappointed! It is very clean, service can't be faulted and is excellent value for money. My daughter booked it for...More

Thank Denise S
Reviewed February 20, 2018

What was meant to be a happy meal with family was spoilt by the poor quality of the good. The food was cold, limited in quantity for the price and poorly cooked. There was no atmosphere and the locals did their best to make us...More

2  Thank Val B
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded February 26, 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers,i was saddened to read your recent visit was not an enjoyable one and I am keen to talk to you more about your visit, please contact me on the number below so I...More

Reviewed February 20, 2018

We have been before and enjoyed our food. We had the Roast dinner and was very impressed, the small portion is ideal for older people or those with a small appetite. We went late in the day and there was plenty of choice of vegetables...More

Thank juliancaddick
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and thank you for your kind words which I will pass onto the whole team. Can I just ask what we could have done to receive a higher review rating? We look forward...More

Reviewed February 9, 2018

Took my wife to the Chairmakers for a birthday meal, pub has no atmosphere, restaurant brightly lit , and it was too cold to take off my fleece. food was overpriced,although my wife was happy with both her 2 courses. sadly her evening was ruined,...More

1  Thank steve H
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers I was saddened to read your recent visit was not an enjoyable one. I have spoken to the kitchen team and we have amended the recipe for our chilli to ensure this does...More

Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

I went to the Chairmakers a few months ago and to be blunt my review wasn’t good at all, so to be fair I took my parents to see if there was any improvement. Again there was good access the place was clean and pleasantly...More

Thank 815Manny001
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers. I was delighted to read that your recent visit to us was an enjoyable one and we were able to shoe The Chairmakers in its true light after your previous visit. We look...More

Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Food, atmosphere and staff were amazing! There was a play area which allowed my little sister to be preoccupied which meant my parents were able to relax.More

Thank Tristan T
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2018

Good Evening Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and thank you for your kind words i will make sure I pass them on to the entire team. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind Regards Chris Bennett...More

Reviewed January 22, 2018

Great menu with good choice of food, not too expensive. Staff very friendly and attentive. Quite quiet for a Friday lunchtime.

Thank Anniez457
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2018

Good Evening Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers, and thank you for your kind words which I will pass on to the whole team. We look forward to seeing you again soon Kind Regards Chris Bennett General Manager

Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Great pub with a nice garden area. Good portion sizes, with good quality food. Very good value for money. Good selection of ales and gin. What more could you want!?

Thank Shelley P
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and thank you for your kind words I will pass on your comments to the whole team Kind Regards Chris Bennett General Manger

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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, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids
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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