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Hen and Chicken

$$ - $$$, British,
Upper Froyle, Alton GU34 4JH, England
+44 1420 22115
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“chicken” (60 reviews)
“creamed leeks” (12 reviews)
“gammon” (16 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Upper Froyle, Alton GU34 4JH, England
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1 - 10 of 402 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fantastic carvery with a choice of three or four meats, plenty of home cooked vegetables and gravy. Lovely atmosphere with friendly staff.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been coming to this pub for years and has always been good. This time however, we thought the service (despite being fairly quiet) a bit lacking. Food took ages to arrive and a few of our party were disappointed with the food. Hope this was...More

Thank sallyballypingpong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in on the off chance that they served food all day and we weren't disappointed. They have the usual pub food menu and some daily specials but they also serve a mean carvery for £7.95 on a weekday lunch time. There's a choice of...More

Thank Daisy21Duke
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here with friends for a lunch time meal with carvery and fish and chip meals ordered. the food and service received was good. We would visit again.

Thank MB_RFC
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

Ate here last week. All four diners had something different to eat, including the carvery. Everything served was very, very nice. Would come here again without any hesitation. Staff, although young, were charming and could not do enough to make the visit pleasant. Thank you.

Thank Debs D
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Wonderful delicious food, carvery huge, and very reasonable. Lovely staff, and food quickly arrived. Definitely recommend

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We did not have a good experience here we came for breakfast as a wedding party, the food was cold although had just been put out, just about cooked the toast was either burnt or just about toasted and also cold and the staff were...More

Thank shannel g
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We stopped off for a spot of lunch with a family of 7. The atmosphere was warm and cosy, with two lovely staff members welcoming us into the establishment. We were seated immediately, and offered drinks shortly after. They served lovely coffee and a pot...More

Thank RookieKampers
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We stopped here mid-journey on Friday evening as it was a convenient stop on A31. Busy but a nice atmosphere and no wait for a table. Food service was quick & the food was very good. Overall good value & somewhere we would stop again.

Thank hinesadapo
Reviewed September 6, 2017

This is a pub set off a fairly busy road. Staff are caring and checked that everything was ok with our food. We have always had the carvery and it is excellent value. Vegetables have always been piping hot and there has always been sufficient...More

Thank Sandra M
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June 22, 2015|
Response from 99laura81 |
Hi there, Yes we can offer a menu for gluten free & dairy free. Some of our dishes can be adapted to suit your needs or if needed we could come up with a 3 course selected menu to suit your requirements. If you would like... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
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
  • E-mail
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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