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The Bakers Arms

High Street | Southampton, Droxford SO32 3PA, England
+44 1489 877533
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked crab” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (22 reviews)
“partridge” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
High Street | Southampton, Droxford SO32 3PA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time to the Bakers Arms and we were impressed. Good layout, cosy atmosphere, good choices off the menu and several specials. The crab was especially good and so was the pork main dish. Steaks were also good. Reasonably priced as well and good selection...More

Thank chrismranger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

*Disclaimer*... I always enjoy meals out, I'm very easily pleased and Ive never left a bad review before! If I go for a roast I want to go in starving hungry and leave full up. The pub looks lovely and is in a nice setting....More

Thank Clairee_claire
AC7789, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Claire, thank you for coming to try The Bakers Arms for lunch. I'm sorry to hear that the vegans and vegetarian in your group were disappointed with their food, and only judged it to be worth 2 stars, I gather the rest of your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a table booked for party of 10 for birthday celebration. The food was lovely and all meals came out at same time. Would highly recommend

Thank Debbjb
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went here for my sisters birthday on Tuesday evening, and it was absolutely superb. there were two children and a young baby with us too, and the staff were very accommodating to their needs and nothing seemed to be a problem. the service was...More

Thank richardanderson2017
AC7789, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Very pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your sisters birthday, thank you for the review... Looking forward to welcoming you back for our Sunday roast experience.

Reviewed 19 October 2017

Firstly and very importantly, I would say that we were asked on at least two occasions if our food was acceptable, on both occasions we said that it was, this is unfair to the restaurant and the Chef because it gave a false impression of...More

Thank samolea m
AC7789, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming in to The Bakers Arms, I'm sorry your visit was only a 2/5 experience. Whether someone is popping in for a bowl of soup, chips at the bar or a three course meal we always try and do what we can...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

We were told that this pub had won an award for the best roast in Hampshire so thought we and some friends would give it a try. The roast dinner was fantastic all the usual plus a few extras on the plate like butternut squash,...More

Thank Lisa B
AC7789, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to try our Sunday roasts, great that you enjoyed it so much, I'm sorry you were disappointed by receiving a chicken thigh along side the chicken breast with you meal. Many customers like to enjoy both the white breast meat and...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

A nice local pub with a very pleasant and hospitable atmosphere. Excellent service and very good food made of fine quality ingredients. We had: Watercress Soup for Starter and Devon Crab Thermidor, Skinny Fries, Dressed Leaves, Slaw & Lemon Mayonnaise for Main Course. Highly recommend...More

Thank Anna T
Adam C, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

The crab thermidore has become another of our classic dishes that we cannot remove from the menu, great to know you enjoyed it as much as we do, thank you for the thumbs up.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Been going for meals for a number of years now... always brilliant food, staff, atmosphere and drinks!! Sundays roasts are the best around in Hampshire!!

Thank Charlotte S
Adam C, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you for the lovely review Charlotte, great to know you enjoy The Bakers Arms so much.

Reviewed 1 October 2017

We didn't get a chance to have a meal as we were bustled out with the excuse that the , clearly unused table, with no reserved sign on it, was booked. It was obvious we didn't fit their image but its their loss, they lost...More

Thank sylviacostello76
AC7789, Owner at The Bakers Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Thank you for visiting The Bakers Arms this weekend, I'm sorry we weren't able fit you in. As a business we welcome everyone, and it has always been our aim to operate a friendly, relaxed pub that appeals to as wide a range of people...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Had a really nice evening here recently - Dog allowing in too. Great 'tappas' starter for two and two 'smaller meals' the Pulled Pork Chilli is a must. Very good prices for the quality. Good attentive staff considering how busy it was albeit the dog...More

Thank Martin M
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Response from Adam C | Property representative |
Hi, we have been at The Bakers Arms for nearly 9 years now. I can confirm that the kitchen and the pub is still operated by the owners.
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$13 - US$33
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:45 AM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | Southampton, Droxford SO32 3PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Droxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1489 877533
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The Bakers Arms serves award winning food and beer in a relaxed informal pub in the beautiful village of Droxford. Set in the Meon Valley which runs through the Southdowns National Park we are 10-15 miles from Winchester, Southampton and Portsmouth and only an hour from London. We are perfectly positioned for walkers, cyclists and destination diners alike. We are dog and child friendly and will do all we can to make your visit enjoyable.
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