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The Spotted Cow

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131 London Road | Cowplain, Waterlooville PO8 8XJ, England
+44 23 9226 2039
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good35%
  • Average33%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Jan 19, 2018
“Good value meals”
2 weeks ago
“Bit put off by the lack of atmosphere and no sugar free drinks and instant coffee”
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Bar, Pub, Gastropub, British
131 London Road | Cowplain, Waterlooville PO8 8XJ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just seemed to lack any atmosphere although bar person (lady) was trying to be helpful. Not very welcoming and did not want to eat or stay

Thank Gill T
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here with a couple of friends. Good quality chain type of food. I ordered a big attacked burger that was great value. The chicken in it was perfectly cooked, the beef burgers were a little poorer in quality, but not too...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

The best pub around. Baz and Sab are fantastic. Massive beer garden to enjoy the sun when it's out. Good choice of beer

Thank zzzdddgggxxx
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Had a great Saturday evening Friendly bar staff and owner Huge beer garden for the kids Wide screen Tvs to watch football then the boxing Great atmosphere Local easy to park Good fun

1  Thank tappersrob
Reviewed January 18, 2017

This is one of the last good old family pubs. Whether you want a good glass of beer or perhaps to play a game of darts you will find it here. Also serves good food.

2  Thank lynnephil213
Reviewed September 7, 2016

Dropped in for a quick drink last month. Good local although getting in and out of the place is difficult some times.

Thank Admiralg
Reviewed February 8, 2016

stopped in for a very late lunch and thankfully they were happy to serve us. had a bizarre meal of scampi, chips, and baked beans but it was hot, it was fresh, and when you are hungry, it was right on. the other meals at...More

2  Thank ukCorn
Reviewed December 8, 2015

Always a great pub to go to, always friendly and great beer. Always busy at the weekends, which is always the sign of a good pub with atmosphere. And a good night to when a live band is playing.

1  Thank AndyKSimcox
Reviewed August 26, 2015

Decor for a good local boozer. No bright colours. Big screen to watch sports, inside and TV outside on the big decking area too, along with heating points! Down some steps to the garden and play area, busy. (30+ children) when we attended. Drinks cost...More

1  Thank Nick P
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Regular pub grub in Waterlooville. Good local pub with reasonable pub grub menu. Fish chips across the road if you're still hungry!

Thank Admiralg
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, Pub, Gastropub, British
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 London Road | Cowplain, Waterlooville PO8 8XJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Waterlooville
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9226 2039
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One of Waterlooville's best family pubs, The Spotted Cow, just outside Portsmouth, will delight you with a great menu, real local ales and an outside play area perfect for the kids! Pool table, dart board and regular sports matches on TV.
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