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Worting Road | Basingstoke Leisure Park, Basingstoke RG22 6PG, England
+44 1256 811477
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a Beefeater so has that standard menu of mostly steaks and ribs. Even though it looked only about 75% full, had to wait 25 minutes for a table. Service was friendly, but pretty slow. Food was ok but nothing special. Would have given it 4 stars but knocked one off for the slow service.

Thank Barry M
Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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238 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and staff very good here ,but recently here there seems to be a very long wait for everything. Got there. Waited .Ordered Drinks. Waited Drinks arrived Waited. Waitress took order for food. Waited. Food came first course. Waited Mains came. Waited .Ordered more drinks Waited .Drinks came. Ordered Bill Waited Never came. Retired to Bar Waited. Bill never came.... More 

Thank Spud C
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was good but the meal very disappointing and overpriced. The menu choices are small which is not a problem if the food is better quality. I had meatballs with linguine, I'm sure it was tinned tomatoes poured over meatballs also from a packet, not good enough for the price.

Thank Ingrid H
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a meal and found the food very good and reasonably priced. Have eaten here a few times now and no problems.

Thank Sarah P
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

6 of us ate here. It took 2 hours for mains and desserts. As mentioned in other reviews, the serving staff seemed to prefer standing at the back chatting. Most of the desserts were unavailable. The lamb looked like a jumbled mess, the rest of the meals were average and the prices were about 50% more than similar restaurants. Needless... More 

Thank Drew C
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

'The Goose' has been one of my local/regular pubs for a good number of years now, I've been down there at various times during the day and evening and sampled their wares many times over. As a 'chain' style pub it's okay, it doesn't excel in any one particular area, they just serve beer and food and do it quite... More 

Thank Les R
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eat here at least once a month and have really tasty food every time . Nice staff and atmosphere. The chicken and ribs are brilliant so are all the steaks.

Thank June B
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my partner and daughter and it was very busy but our food came out very quickly. The double bacon and cheeseburger is absolutely gorgeous! The server we had was really good and very friendly. Highly recommend this place! Excellent service. We will be back!

Thank mroak2017
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154 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived 15 minutes early, staff stayed talking to each other at back and called that they weren't open till 12. Went in at 12 and gave order but had to chase it after a half hour wait, even though other customers after us had theirs. Also the table we were placed at was the only tidy one, to the right... More 

Thank lyndacanning1959
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chicken and ribs dish (£14.29) was simply awful. The ribs were over done. It was difficult to differentiate between the meat and the bones. The chicken breast had been hammered wafer thin to make it appear much larger. Also, it was way, way overdone on one side. Leathery. Chips (skinny fries) were disappointing and bland. Corn on the cob... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Steakhouse, British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Worting Road | Basingstoke Leisure Park, Basingstoke RG22 6PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 811477

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?