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Address: The Ageas Bowl Botley Road | West End, Southampton SO30 3XH, England
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+44 23 8047 2002
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The home of Hampshire Cricket, host to England Internationals and...

The home of Hampshire Cricket, host to England Internationals and arena-scale concerts from the likes of Oasis, REM, and The Who. A new era has begun with a £48 million development including the opening of two new stands; which boast contemporary architecture and luxurious new conference and event facilities, making it one of the most exciting venues on the South Coast. With the imminent construction of a 4-star hotel to the Northern End of the venue, it will be the only Model Test match ground in the country as defined by the ECB. The Ageas Bowl is available to host business meetings and conferences all year round. Located on the outskirts of Southampton it benefits from exceptional links to the motorway networks and public transportation. So whatever your business or leisure requirements, we invite you to consider the fantastic opportunities at The Ageas Bowl, a relaxed atmosphere combined with spectacular architecture, professional service and a beautiful setting.

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Christmas party

Maybe it was just us but we found the xmas party very uncomfortable (noisy as hell) with average food and really poor service. The lady sitting next to us had gravy poured all... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe it was just us but we found the xmas party very uncomfortable (noisy as hell) with average food and really poor service. The lady sitting next to us had gravy poured all over her by the waiter who didn't seem at all worried and just grunted at her and walked off.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I went along to our annual Christmas Party, held in the Arlott Atrium at the Ageas Bowl. I've only ever been there for a cricket match before, so wasn't sure what to expect. The food was really excellent, there were plenty of staff and it was well organised, considering that at least ten different companies had made bookings. The DJ... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

booked for staff Christmas party night very disappointed foor under cooked cold and given a manu beforehand to choose from when it was served at the table was told by staff all have the same unless you have an allergy not good when you have chosen something different very expensive for a meal that was hardly touched very disappointed could... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Since the move here from the old County Ground the ground gets better and better.Hotel is stunning and the stadium has never looked better.Only complaint is it needs a better bus service from Sholing so first bus take note.

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Thank Paul H
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Attended a conference here today. What a fabulous place with great views across the cricket pitch. Perfect for a larger meeting/conference!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Ground was quite open with little cover but great to watch cricket. Although out of the city we went on the shuttle bus which was very well run. Good selection of food and drink at the game and very well organised. Would go again,

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Really enjoyed our trip to the Ageas bowl for a entertaining days cricket. Good selection of food and beers available for the game we went to. My only advice would be to plan your transport to and from the ground as there can be delays after the game. Personally we were ok this time as we used the park and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We went to watch England play cricket here. Tickets not too bad, food really good, can't be a bad view anywhere inside. The atmosphere especially in the evening is amazing. Can there be many better locations for a cricket ground. There was a good variety of food which actually wasn't over-priced unlike grounds in London. Reviews were that parking is... More 

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Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The Rose Bowl has got to be my favourite cricket ground. It's in a good location, right next to two hotels and we parked within minutes of the stadium. There's lots of choice when it comes to eating, with food stalls all the way around. There's a new Hilton hotel which directly overlooks the ground and it's very impressive -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is an excellent venue, the only issue is the parking, blue badge parking was sold out even thou there was plenty of space left, but park & ride is too far away from the ground around 20-25 mins bus ride .... buses run very smoothly and queue time was almost less then 2-3 minutes, Food and drink was expensive... More 

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