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Lower Ground Festival Place | Festival Place Shopping Centre, Basingstoke RG21 7BB, England
+44 1256 475770
10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 23:00
Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I took the team for work here for a meal on a Thursday night. The menu had good choice without being 10 pages long. We all ate something different and everyone enjoyed it. It was well priced and good value for money. Only objection was discretionary 10% service charge added automatically to the bill but to be honest most places... More 

Thank John B
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9 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I eat at this restaurant often as Basingstoke is the closet place to where we live, where you can choose from several restaurants. We always end up picking this one. There’s so much choice and everyone can choose exactly what they’d like. My brother and I are both picky eaters and I still struggle to choose between... More 

Thank NetElii
Tadley, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We turned up on the off chance and got a table near the window,we arrived at the right time as it wasn't long after they were turning people away. The food was great and the service was quick. My only gripe was when the sun shines it comes through the top row of windows,I had to keep moving my chair... More 

Thank MATT7159
Yateley, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a table for 7 on NYE at 5:30pm back in September following the Panto at the Anvil. As the Panto finished we arrived at 5pm hoping we would get our table early ... only to be told that they are closing at 6pm and have no Chips, Burger Buns nor Nachos ... !! God know how they would... More 

Thank MrG1871
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a late lunch family meal here for my daughter's birthday. Member of staff who greeted us & served us for the duration of our visit was brilliant. Ashamed that we never got his name! Service was swift & food was very enjoyable. Will happily eat there again!

Thank LLaurie08
Andover, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff really welcoming. Food really unexciting They offer a wide range of food, with little coherence to the menu. I had some sort of turkey schnitzle burger thing recommended by the staff. They all advised "It's really nice!" It wasn't. It was some what bland for the most part - although fries were nice.

Thank Paul M
Andover, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my husband and two children went in for lunch yesterday. Never been in before but my daughter had. Seated very quickly and staff were very polite and helpful. Food took a little while but once out was lovely. My husband loved the suck sti fry and said it was the best he had ever had. We 100% be... More 

Thank Tanya19792014
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited one lunch time, early afternoon, the food was OK and the service not much better even though there was only a couple of tables in use. Tried to book a table online for 24/12/16 for our family pre-xmas meal, the booking was made and email confirmation sent back stating that someone would contact us to take a £5 deposit... More 

Thank JonP8871
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely fresh decor with welcoming staff. The menu is full of a variety of different foods from English to Japanese and Moroccan . I had a very well cooked calamari and a lamb Tagine on couscous with a couple of cuts of toasted bread. The portions were generous and full of flavour and colour. Price wise for two of... More 

Thank basingstokebomber
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went here with my girlfriend and our friends. Drinks and cocktails were nice and my starter (the spicy prawns) was lovely. I had the BBQ brisket burger. Was quite bland, but edible. I ordered sweet potato fries. They arrived half cooked so I sent them back. No apology was given and I was surprised that they didn't knock the meal... More 

Thank Dan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Ground Festival Place | Festival Place Shopping Centre, Basingstoke RG21 7BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 475770
Freshly cooked food for everyone served to the sound of great music - guaranteed to make you feel good!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?