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Tumbledown Dick, Farnborough

Sadly gone for good. It's now a drive-through MacDonalds. The listed frontage has been preserved.

21 Nov 2014 13:52

The Potters Arms, Farnborough

Closed and boarded up November 2014

21 Nov 2014 13:49

The Old Courthouse, Cove

Very definitely closed - it's now a Tesco's.

21 Nov 2014 13:47

The George and Dragon, Houghton

Just had lunch there today - a glorious spring day, and the sun came out which encouraged us to eat and drink on the terrace outside! So what can I say - great welcome, nice food, nice pint, can't wait to go back! Walkers welcome.

14 Mar 2012 19:12

The White Hart, Hamstead Marshall

Called in today for lunch and a pint whilst on a walk. Are Mondays always as quiet as this? No-one else there! Nice pint of Youngs, very pleasant service, and a good ham, egg and chips. Hope the pub has lots of busier days and survives as a traditional rural pub, and doesn't get converted into an oriental restaurant or a gastro pub.

10 Aug 2009 19:14

The Winchfield Inn, Winchfield

Nice pint of the local Andwell King John bitter today. Friendly staff and I shall return to sample the food soon!

11 Jul 2009 19:43

Three Horseshoes, Burbage

Popped in for lunch today. Great pub, pleasant clientele, friendly landlord, good homemade soup, good beer.

10 Jul 2008 19:32

The Cedars, Binsted

Friendly pub that welcomes walkers - in fact, they will take your order before you walk and valet your car while you're gone. Good food, good beer. Sorry, only joking about the car.

31 Mar 2008 18:48

The Pineapple, Brimpton Common

Called in at lunchtime last week for a pint and a baguette. Both were good. The licensee could not have been more helpful.

31 Mar 2008 18:45

The Horse and Groom, Mortimer

Called in mid-afternoon last week for a pint and a bowl of soup. Licensee could not have been more helpful. This place has a long and eventful history - I hope it has a healthy future.

31 Mar 2008 18:42

The Noahs Ark Inn, Lurgashall

Great village, great walks, feels like a great pub although I was driving and only had a half and didn't meet Henry!

31 Mar 2008 18:40

The White Horse, Woolstone

Wen there in early Feb after a walk. Liked the look of the place, but our visit was ruined by two locals and their two dogs who barked incessantly - the dogs I mean - and no-one took any action.

31 Mar 2008 18:38

The Harrow, West Ilsley

Feel exactly the same as your Jul 05 reviewer - very pleasant pub, superb burger and decent beer. Excellent walks nearby. Highly recommended.

31 Mar 2008 18:34

The Star Inn, Sparsholt

What's happening there? Called today (Thursday in Feb)after a long walk, asked for a lunch menu - two charming Polish girls behind the bar said that they were not doing lunches on certain days of the week. A group of 15 walkers then arrived, then an elderly couple, all wanting lunch - so that's nearly 20 dissatisfield customers!
Now the pub's website is down!

21 Feb 2008 17:47

The Cavendish Arms, Cartmel

Most definitely worth a visit! I drive over there from 20-25 miles away when up in that area on business. Great pub, great food, and if you don't know Cartmel, what a smashing village. Give yourself an hour to wander around before your meal.

5 Dec 2006 19:33

The Fox, Ellisfield

I think the landlord is actually very amusing rather than scary - a touch of the Basil Fawlty! The food is excellent, and as the pub is on a good walking route, for your ramblers, it's favourite of ours for either a weekend evening meal or a Sunday afternoon pint.

5 Dec 2006 19:28

The Royal Oak, Holmbury St Mary

No real atmosphere?! Try it on a Sunday afternoon in the winter, like today. Good food, served all day, a very nice pint, Sunday newspapers - what more could you want.

3 Dec 2006 18:40

The Plough and Horses, Cove

Not sure why Pete left, but it's certainly a lot worse since then. Used to use it for business meets over a pint or a coffee, but not now. Gobe down market, and what's worse, either the clientele all smoke or the place needs new filters - it's pretty unpleasant in the bar.

18 Jul 2006 19:44

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