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Upstairs at The Folly Wine Bar and Restaurant

10-12 College Street, Petersfield GU31 4AG, England
+44 1730 264088
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (13 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
British, International, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
10-12 College Street, Petersfield GU31 4AG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table for around 15 of us on a Thursday night and it was excellent. The food was great and quite reasonably priced. The staff were friendly and accommodating and a lovely atmosphere too. Will definitely be returning!

Thank Jophie3105
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I had my 40th birthday party at the Folly upstairs recently, it was a fabulous night. The room is fantastic - lovely wooden floor, twinkly fairy lights and great inbuilt 'disco' lights, a well stocked bar with good choices too. Gavin and Sarah were excellent...More

Thank motherofcakes
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

What was a quiet Resturant is now a loud music venue with total disregard for people living near by. Not only the intolerable music stopping us sleep we have the joy of the drunks at 01:00 when they kick them out .

Thank anneuk-18
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Ate here early on a Tuesday evening and both has the Steak specials. A choice of different cuts was offered and served with chips and salade at two for £20.00. This represented very good value. We had not visited here for several years and went...More

Thank Andy277
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We held a family birthday party at the folly upstairs and cannot thank enough the bar manager, Gavin, for his wonderful hospitality. He was extremely attentive, super efficient fast service, tons of delicious food, all in all, a wonderful experience! Thoroughly recommended! We will be...More

Thank Carolyn404
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Based on our good experience here 12 months ago we returned a second time whilst in Petersfield for a short break. Sadly we were extremely disappointed. The service was fine and the surroundings have not changed but the quality and presentation of the food has...More

2  Thank Linda499514
Reviewed 12 September 2017

A little gem in the centre of Petersfield. Beautiful, versatile venue that is equally perfect for a special party, a romantic meal for two, lunch with friends or just somewhere to relax with a glass of wine. The Friday steak and music nights have put...More

Thank atticaunt
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Came here on a Tuesday which is steak night (2 steaks for £19.95) You have the choice of rump, sirloin, ribeye or fillet. It comes with skinny fries, a bit of salad and a choice of a sauce or garlic butter. We all had perfectly...More

Thank wendyBordon
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Relaxed atmosphere, good food and wine, attentive service. A really enjoyable evening. Here's to the next time.

Thank Wainwright38
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Lovely restaurant, attentive but not overpowering staff, wonderful food and wines, it was our first visit after recommendation and as it was our wedding anniversary we wanted it to be special! They didn't let us down! It was quite busy but the meal came in...More

Thank Sally R
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Melvyn E
14 October 2017|
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Response from Gavin J | Property representative |
Hi Melvyn, The building was converted in the late 1970's from a former car garage, and no provision was made for a lift, and as tenants, we are not permitted to change the internal layout or install a stairlift! However, our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet, Accepts American Express, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 AM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-12 College Street, Petersfield GU31 4AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Petersfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1730 264088
  • E-mail
Description
The Folly Wine Bar & Restaurant is one of Petersfield's most iconic and popular places. With its high, wooden timbered vaulted ceiling, leaded windows and congenial atmosphere, you'd be forgiven for thinking our beautiful building was a centuries-old country retreat. Although it could easily embody such a history, it was actually purpose-built in 1916 as Petersfield's local garage. Family-owned and run, The Folly is a stylish, warm and inviting drinking, dining and socialising icon in the heart of Petersfield. Combining the character of a superb heritage building with a delightful menu and wine selection- it is a true hidden gem.
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