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Hen and Chicken

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Upper Froyle, Alton GU34 4JH, England
+44 1420 22115
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Alton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my family for dinner this evening (Monday 8th of May 2017) for the first time. We had the Calvary and it was absolutely lovely. Fresh and tasty food at good prices. We had dessert which was also lovely. The food came in a reasonable time considering it was quite busy. The staff were so friendly and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once a month they are holding a themed evening and we went last night to the New Zealand night. First time there for me and I was impressed. The food was excellent and lots of it, the staff are genuinely friendly and helpful. We have already booked for Egypt next month. 😊

1 Thank RonandMarie
San Diego, California
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had Breakfast at this Pub the morning after attending a Wedding at Froyle Park. Everyone seemed to be having a good time and enjoying the Breakfast. This seemed like a very friendly place.

1 Thank jackie60750
Hong Kong
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327 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great place to stop and enjoy the last bit of country hospitality before being sucked back into the city. Yummy all you an eat Sunday brunch, hit the spot.

1 Thank Cameron M
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been a few times for dinner, and will certainly be going back. The curry on Friday was good, with a reasonable selection of dishes. The carvery was excellent value with exactly what you would expect from a wholesome country pub. Does not disappoint.

1 Thank maude_blake_sanders
South Africa
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this pub for lunch. It has a nice atmosphere and the staff are welcoming and friendly. The food was good. I had the bacon, brie and cranberry sandwich and my husband had bangers and mash - they were both tasty and presented nicely. There is a nice beer garden to the back as well, which we will definitely... More 

1 Thank NatSouthAfrica
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pub inside is tired looking, could do with a refurbishment, especially the toilets. Food for the evening was a choice from the menu or a carvery, didn't take a look at the menu, went straight for the roast. Of which I can say was lovely and was reasonably priced. We got there just before 6pm, not busy but when... More 

1 Thank J M
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, good staff, good beer, great carvery and menu. We have been here many times and it's a great place for a meal or just a quick drink.

1 Thank PEM406
New Forest National Park Hampshire, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Passing by returning from Guildford,looked interesting.Quaint country scene,old-worldy,atmospheric.Chose the carvery as we were very hungry,choice of pork,turkey & beef.Beef was a bit chewy but the turkey was lovely.Good choice of vegetables.

1 Thank Carolyn B
Alton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Passed the pub many times but never ventured in until recently. Traditional country pub with wooden floors and tables. Food very good but a little expensive (Scotch egg starter £5) but very tasty. Will be coming again

1 Thank roykandrews

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $19
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upper Froyle, Alton GU34 4JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1420 22115
Family run 17th Century Country Pub and Carvery specialising in freshly prepared food sourced locally where possible. Breakfast served from 7.30 And food served all day until 9pm Mon - Sat 8pm Sundays. Bookings advisable. Friendly staff and a great venue for family celebrations or just meeting up with friends. Pets welcome in our bar area.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?