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French Horn

The Butts, Alton GU34 1RT, England
+44 1420 83269
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, International, British, Pub, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Butts, Alton GU34 1RT, England
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Reviewed today

We went as a group of 4 tonight based on some really good reviews and with a Groupon voucher. Maybe my expectations were high as it was my 50th birthday but it was good in places and let down in others. Starters of chowder were...More

Thank Kelly68_12
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited today on our way back to dropping off my mother in law to the care home. Lovely looking traditional pub where the bar staff were welcoming. We ordered some drinks whilst waiting for the food to come. We ordered two Roast beef, one cod...More

Thank openplan1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really good pub and restaurant in Alton, Hampshire, on the A339 very close to the A31. The menu has a good variety and there is a nice choice of well known beers and some unusual lesser known. I had the battered cod which was...More

Thank shorexcursions
Reviewed 1 week ago

There have been many comments about the French Horn in the past, not all of them complimentary. Having been there 5 times in the last 6 weeks, I can honestly say that the food, the beers / ciders / service are excellent. A couple of...More

Thank Martin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went an evening after a walk. We had a steak well cooked only a little to salty and fish and chips served on a plate covered with paper. The price is average-high for a normal pub food. Waiter very kind asked us if everything was...More

Thank Michelle Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in for late lunch Easter Monday.They were quite busy but happy to offer us a table.Service super from all lovely staff and food very good.Made the day!

Thank KAren L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ate dinner here with my teen-aged daughter. The service was very good and the managers were particularly attentive. It's not a super posh inn but it does have a lovely feel. Highly recommend.

Thank Delia L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we lived near by, we thought we would try Sunday lunch at the French Horn. The new people have changed the restaurant a little but more significantly they have improved the quality of the food. We had an excellent Sunday Lunch albeit at 6Pm...More

Thank IMAK1000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have eaten several times at The French Horn in the last 3 months and has never disappointed. So with a house thats in chaos due to redecorating made the decision to go there to eat tonight ( not a hard descision) Even though it was...More

Thank shulaking
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time back at the FH for a while. Lots of choice on the menu. Great food and lovely service. Back next week!

Thank John B
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February 19, 2017|
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Response from cholloway48 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, easy access
July 7, 2016|
Response from Dannyc073 | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, we have three gardens but not a specific play area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Butts, Alton GU34 1RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1420 83269
  • E-mail
Cosy, historical country gastro-pub on the edges of Alton, Hampshire with the kitchen open 7 days a week from 12pm till 9:30pm serving amazing fresh prepared food. Come and try also our fantastic ales and wines. Surrounded by four gardens and cottages French Horn is a perfect place to relax and enjoy summer days. During cold winter we light up the fire places inside.. We are child and dog friendly. Chalets to stay in also available.
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