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Chineham Arms

Ajax Close | Chineham, Basingstoke RG24 8XA, England
+44 1256 356404
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“beef burger” (2 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ajax Close | Chineham, Basingstoke RG24 8XA, England
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went last Sunday at 2pm for a friend's birthday, 17 people, booked two weeks in advance. It was embarrassing. The roast ran out during ordering, several people had to choose other meals because not only has they run out of the meats, they admitted to...More

Thank Wonderer4
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Me and the husband decided last minute to take a walk down to the local for some dinner . Expectations of pub grub . Think we underestimated the chef ! We both had excellent meals ( calf’s liver and blade of beef ) so tasty...More

1  Thank grumpyelf
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for your lovely review! We're glad you had an enjoyable visit and we look forward to seeing you back again soon.

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Whilst the Sunday roast was flavoursome, the lack of quantity was apparent. I had the pork belly(very nice but very small) and with three very small roast potatoes. Left feeling hungry and at £14 I have to say disappointed . Highly recommend the Apple crumble...More

Thank Delboy
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, thank you for your feedback. Please feel free to get in contact if you'd like to discuss this further.

Reviewed 17 January 2018

As far as pubs go, this is not like a cramped, traditional pub. It is modern and has a great range of drinks, from cask ales to fine wine. The food is exceptional and the chefs even suggest wine pairings if you are willing to...More

Thank dairyfreeAddict
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you for your review. We are very proud of our pub and are pleased you have enjoyed visiting. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 27 December 2017

Seven of us booked for Christmas Day Lunch. The menu choices were varied and we had all pre-booked our selections. We were welcomed by the staff who took drinks orders immediately. The ambience was good and we were served in good time. The food was...More

Thank BazG
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to tell us how much you enjoyed your lunch on Christmas Day. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Most people would love to have a great local pub within walking distance and I’m fortunate to live less than 10 minutes away. Been going to the pub once or twice a month for the past year and it continues to maintain high standards. Great...More

Thank Tazza2727
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you for the recommendation and taking the time to submit a lovely review. We are pleased that you enjoy visiting us regularly and look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

The five course tasting menu evening was a huge success. The food cooked by chef James was of 5 star quality. The wine pairings were excellent. I would highly recommend this evening and particularly the quality of the food.More

Thank Laura D
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Laura We are so glad you enjoyed the recent tasting menu evening and thank you for taking the time to let us know! We hope to offer more of these events in the future and we look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy...More

Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the Chineham Arms as a family to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary. There was a wonderful choice of roasts on offer so the in laws had Pork, I had Beef .. hubby had a burger and our 5 year old had a chicken burger and...More

Thank vrpisme
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you for visiting us at The Chineham Arms to celebrate your special day and taking the time to let us know how we did! We are glad you had a good time and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. The Chineham...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I live on the estate and haven’t been here for years, as previously found it overpriced and generally lacking. Went in today for lunch. The decoration is lovely, the lady behind the bar was very friendly, welcoming and helpful. We found a nice table and...More

Thank Wendy S
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Wendy Thank you for taking the time to give us such lovely feedback. We are really pleased you enjoyed your recent visit and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. The Chineham Arms Team

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

We come here regularly when walking the dog and always get a selection of their bar snacks. Can recommend the lamb koftas and chill squid but they're all good.

Thank chriswood0894
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience here with us at the Chineham Arms and hope to see you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ajax Close | Chineham, Basingstoke RG24 8XA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 356404
  • E-mail
Description
A family pub in the village of Chineham, near Basingstoke, this lovely retreat boasts great fresh food, fine ales and no shortage of charm and character. With a spacious open-plan bar and a warm welcome from staff, you'll feel instantly at home at The Chineham Arms.
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