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Lower Ground Festival Place, Basingstoke RG21 7BB, England
+44 1256 358898
10:00 - 23:00
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Hampshire, England
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142 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited for the first time on a Saturday lunch time and found the quality of the food and portion size excellent for the lunchtime special price, was also given a reward card which only requires 3 visits to get £10 off so seemed like a good deal. Visited the following Saturday evening, I hadn't pre booked so there were no... More 

Thank DizzyChickKimmy
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited last week for a meal before visiting the theatre. Being coeliac I have to be very careful when eating out and was very pleased that there was a gluten free menu, with quite a choice. Not only that but when I ordered, our waiter, Ross, double checked that it was gluten and not just wheat and said he... More 

Thank mlind2017
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited yesterday evening and had a lovely meal, the waiter Herb made my mums birthday very special!

1 Thank liannahx
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It had been a while since we last ate in Coal, so thought we'd try their breakfast. We ordered Big Breakfasts at £8.25 each. We were disappointed. The coffee was weak and tasteless, the toast was made with cheap, very low quality bread and the main ingredients also tasted as though they had been bought very cheaply. Good breakfasts need... More 

Thank Chappers0
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on 13th May for a family meal to celebrate a birthday. Some of us had never been before, but on the recommendation of one of our family members we decided to go to Coals. The table layout wasn't ideal, it was almost too big, meaning we couldn't all hear each other. However, the evening was very good. The... More 

1 Thank Tanya S
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice food and service! Nice cocktail bar. Best food around this area so far. Couldn't picked best place . Will use again definetlly . We had fab time x thank you for having us. Free birthday cake !

1 Thank Kamila H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the most amazing time for my friends birthday. Our waiter herb was so helpful and even produced a birthday desert. He really made our evening. Will 100% visit again !!

1 Thank Lisa C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a lovely time here on Saturday night. I was worried because it was so busy that standards may drop but I was very pleased with our experience here. The food was actually hot when it reached the table (a very rare thing) and was so tasty. Our waiter was Herbie and he was very polite, friendly and attentive.... More 

1 Thank Izzie H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Herbie was a legend 💯💪🏼👍🏼 Looked after us like a proper gent. Top nosh as well. Loved the pulled pork and the coleslaw. Chicken eldorado was great!

1 Thank Y2kenb
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great and our server Bruno was excellent thanks mate! Service was prompt but not rushed was able to enjoy our meal but was always on hand for more cocktails very enjoyable experience

Thank Kelvin s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Ground Festival Place, Basingstoke RG21 7BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Basingstoke
  • Phone Number: +44 1256 358898

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?