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The Poacher Inn

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in South Warnborough $$ - $$$ , British,
The Poacher 1 Alton Road | South Warnborough, South Warnborough RG29 1RP, England
+44 1256 636518
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (8 reviews)
“roast pork” (2 reviews)
“salads” (2 reviews)
Closes in 29 min
12:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
The Poacher 1 Alton Road | South Warnborough, South Warnborough RG29 1RP, England
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A very smart and clean pub n restaurant Loxley food Fantastic country decor with lots to ponder over and explore

Thank Richard K
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was the first time at the poacher inn And i must say what a fantastic place to eat . The food was out of this world . The staff where very helpfull and frendly Would recomend to any one to go there and see...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
schicchi_nadia, Manager at The Poacher Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Les, Thank you so much for your lovely review. :) We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your food and service. :) Look forward to seeing again soon. Nadia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped into this pub for the first time on sunday for a drink and thought lets give the food a try. It was very disappointing the food was over cooked and when we mentioned it nothing was done about it. There is not alot...More

2  Thank BandC-Lil
schicchi_nadia, Manager at The Poacher Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr BandC-Lil, We are very sorry to hear that your last visit at The Poacher Inn was not as expected. I will discuss your feedback with the team and will make sure that your next visit will be much better. Kind regards Nadia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to stop in for a drink for a little while and check the pub out .unfortunately we had eaten already so couldn't try the food haw ever the menu and food look really nice a good range of ales and other drinks available at...More

Thank stuboy79
schicchi_nadia, Manager at The Poacher Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Stuboy79, Many thanks for your lovely review. Yes, please do stop for some food next time. :) Next Saturday 10th June we will have a BBQ in our beer garden and on 24th June we will have live music from 4pm to 6pm. Looking...More

Reviewed April 29, 2017

We booked into the Poacher to stay the night and were delighted to see they had a restaurant too. Our accommodation was exceptionally nice and the the meal finished off the day nicely. We would stay and eat here again.

Thank Lesley M
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Had heard very positive feedback regarding this establishment and we weren't disappointed. The food was excellent and plenty of it. Nothing was to much trouble and we look forward to returning. Spotlessly clean. Good pub food is hard to find locally these days so this...More

Thank Sue W
schicchi_nadia, Manager at The Poacher Inn, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2017

Dear Sue, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We do our best to ensure all guests coming to The Poacher Inn have a great experience and it fills our heart when we manage to achieve this. :) I will share your comments with...More

Reviewed April 24, 2017

a roadside pub doesn't usually fill me with confidence. How refreshing to find such friendly faces, engaged in providing fantastic service and food. I couldn't recommend it more highly. A lovely garden with masses for young children to play on. after ordering my rather veggie...More

Thank Anne-Louise G
schicchi_nadia, Manager at The Poacher Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 25, 2017

Dear Anne-Louise, Thank you so much for such a lovely review. We do really appreciate when our guests take the time to let everyone know they had a good time here at The Poacher. :) I will make sure your comments are passed on to...More

Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

3rd time here seems to improve with each visit best croquettes since Tapas in Spain last year Steak was rare as requested.Young staff very attentive without being obtrusive. Will definitely be back. Thanks for a very pleasant evening.

1  Thank John S
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

I found it a nice place, staff are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are ver clean and well appointed. There is a good wifi connection that is free to use, essential whilst staying for business purposes. There are tea & coffee facilities provided in...More

Thank LeedsOurtrip
schicchi_nadia, Manager at The Poacher Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 17, 2017

Dear LeedsOurtip, Many thanks for your lovely review, we are so happy to hear you had a nice time here at The Poacher. We hope to welcome you again next time you are in the area. :) Kind regards Nadia

Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Fell upon this place after getting lost (dodgy satnav) and needing to feed the "are we there yet" brood of children we decided to stop here and have lunch, was friendly warm welcome lovely atmosphere but the food was a let down, I decided to...More

1  Thank Ruby S
schicchi_nadia, Manager at The Poacher Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2017

Dear Ruby S, We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your meal with us. Please be assured that we take seriously feedback like this and we thank you for bringing this issue to our attention. I would be grateful if you could let...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Poacher 1 Alton Road | South Warnborough, South Warnborough RG29 1RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  South Warnborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 636518
  • E-mail
Description
Under new management since 2016, The Poacher Inn captures the true essence & spirit of a traditional English country pub. The friendly staff & rural surroundings provide a warm, homely environment for customers to relax whilst enjoying a drink from the well-stocked bar, a delicious homemade meal from the menu or a stay in the comfortable En-suite accommodation. Situated in the picturesque village of South Warnborough, The Poacher Inn overlooks some of the most beautiful English countryside and with outside seating both at the front of the pub and also in the rear garden area, it's the perfect place to enjoy summer days!
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