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Lower Ground Festival Place, Basingstoke RG21 7BB, England
+44 1256 358898
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lower Ground Festival Place, Basingstoke RG21 7BB, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wow my first time for having a vegetarian breakfast here, and it was lovely, vegetarian sausages were fantastic, and the grandkids enjoyed there pancakes, highly recommend!!! Will be visiting more often for breakfast!!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the Xmas Party menu and it was delicious ... very good value .. lovely atmosphere and welcoming staff ... thank you Coal 👍

Thank jessernie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is good but pricey, mostly meat based so not for vegetarians, busy and lacks atmosphere, staff are attentive, located near the cinema and shopping mall, many other eateries at the same location, you will be spoilt for choice

Thank P_Bulmer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always loved this place. Quality food but a little pricey. Would definitely recommend Coal. Cocktails are a must!!!!

Thank paul w
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food in a nice relaxing setting. Staff were friendly & polite. Didn’t take long for food to arrive considering it was busy as it was Christmas time.

Thank Richie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my daughter as a birthday treat. Had not planned to eat here but menu looked varied and it was relatively quiet so decided to stop here. Description of food did not really live up to the reality and more style over substance...More

Thank maisie572017
Reviewed 1 week ago

A big room with a high ceiling but it did not seem drafty (even though freezing out) or noisy. Nice cocktail choice; good food of the burger and ribs variety; friendly and efficient staff.

Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quick solo lunch. One dish and a drink for under a tenner. Staff friendly and efficient. Food good. Restaurant clean.

Thank richardsJ8147EJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an incredible time at Coal for my birthday on 26/11/17, our waitress Kamila provided excellent service and was really friendly. The food was great quality and we received all orders quickly and bought out together. Thank you so much!

Thank Mia R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for brunch. The website mentions a breakfast burrito that doesn’t exist and they don’t have cappachino. I got the eggs Benedict and the hollandaise sauce was great, but it would have been nice if it had come with some potatoes or something else...More

Thank Maggie K
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Shiva G
13 May 2017|
Response from Janette B | Reviewed this property |
you will need room contact Coal as I am not sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Ground Festival Place, Basingstoke RG21 7BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 358898
  • E-mail
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