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The Chairmakers

Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
+44 23 9225 5990
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good22%
  • Average18%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to visit The Chairmakers really often from when i was a child.It was a favourite if my Dads and he even helped behind the bar back in the 70s forming a good friendship with the landlord. My whole class had a meal there...More

Thank AfricanGin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is set in a good countryside location just outside Denmead. The pub has a good feel to it and has a restaurant section too which we were sat in for Sunday dinner. We were a party of 8 and seven of us had the...More

Thank AndyandJackie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on the off chance, having never been here before and had a very good lunch. Staff were very friendly and service was good. Portions of food plentiful and tasty. Great to see English wine on the menu though a shame only by bottld....More

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have just enjoyed a fantastic carvery at the Chairmakers. The staff are so friendly and attentive and combined with the relaxed atmosphere, it really was a pleasant afternoon. The quality of the food was exceptional, obviously fresh ingredients (and not boil...More

Thank JohnJames78
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers. I was very pleased to read your kind words and will pass these onto the whole team. We look forward to seeing in the near future Kind Regards Chris Bennett General Manager

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came here after a recommendation from a friend. The pub is nice and it was pretty empty when we got there. Staff are very nice and polite but the food was nothing special. Looks like there's live music on a Saturday night, but it...More

Thank Lucia Z
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers. We hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards Chris Bennett

Reviewed 2 April 2017

We decided to go for dinner as just the two of us. I had my favourite Liver & bacon and my husband had the carvery. My husband only had two meat choices Gammon & Pork as they had no beef. Mine was served with cabbage...More

Thank LCTravelsHampshire
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers. I was saddened t read your comments regarding the Carvery not being up to the usual high standard, unfortunately very occasionally we do run out of one of the meats especially if one...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Chris has a great team at The Chairmakers. The Carvery on a Sunday can't be beaten. Fabulous quality meat and fresh veg. It never fails to please. Thanks youMore

Thank bettyboop49
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers. I was delighted to read your kind words and will ensure I pass these on to the whole team. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future Kind Regards Chris...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

The Chairmakers made us most welcome. There were 12 of us for a family celebration. All the food was served together and appreciated by all. The staff were friendly and helpful

Thank JohnCracknell
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review the Chairmakers, and for your lovely words which I will ensure are pass onto the whole staff. Kind Regards Chris Bennett

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a coffee. The bar staff was so pleasant and polite, we wanted to sit in the garden for a while and she brought the drinks out to us. Once back inside we found the surroundings clean and decorated in country style. The...More

Thank kathryn j
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you taking the time to review The Chairmakers and for your kind words which I will make sure I pass onto the whole team. Kind Regards Chris Bennett General Manager

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Polite staff amazing food! Carvery is the best in the area. Love it. Not cheap but worth it. .........,....

Thank aliceb4448688
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this review

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and for your kind words. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future Kind Regards Chris Bennett

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Waterlooville
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9225 5990
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