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Chineham Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Ajax Close | Chineham, Basingstoke RG24 8XA, England
+44 1256 356404
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“beef burger” (2 reviews)
“calamari” (2 reviews)
“burgers” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Ajax Close | Chineham, Basingstoke RG24 8XA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is highly recommended for good quality food and presentation. The service is polite, punctual and the prices are at a reasonable amount. I enjoyed the food here very much and the calamari especially was cooked perfectly.More

Thank basingstokebomber
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We're frilled that you enjoyed your experience here with us at the Chineham Arms. We pride ourselves on great food, drink and service. We hope to see you again soon! Once again, thank you. Team...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

First time visiting the Chineham Arms so we were pleasantly surprised when we ordered Roast Beef and Fish and Chips and found it all to be delicious. We enjoyed it so much that we decided to have dessert also. GPB 17.00 for two courses was...More

Thank Marsse
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We're glad you had a wonderful experience with us and hope to see you again soon. Thanks again.

Reviewed 12 July 2017

We booked a table at the Chineham Arms last Sunday for lunch. We were celebrating my daughter's birthday and as we've eaten here before and enjoyed the experience, we decided to eat here again. What a disappointment. Our table was booked for 1.00 p.m. We...More

Thank Janet H
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We regret that your experience with us was a disappointment compared to the previous visit. If you would like to contact us at 01256 356404 and ask to speak to Marlon we'd like the chance to...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I'm very lucky to live within a stones-throw of The Chineham Arms. I've visited both for drinks and food, and as a gin lover I'm spoiled with the choice of gins here! Lovely seating both inside and out- there's a decent sized beer garden if...More

Thank Christine D
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thanks for leaving such a kind review! We hope to see more of you. The Chineham Arms.

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Arrived at 2pm. Was surprised a Sunday roast was £15 per head but at least thought it would be good for that price. How disappointed we were. The meal finally arrived at 2.50p.m. Veg were cold, roast were, as previously described in other reviews, poor,...More

1  Thank Jean G
ChinehamArms, Manager at Chineham Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We regret that your experience at the Chineham Arms was not up to standard, and apologise that your first experience was so lacklustre. We appreciate all reviews we receive and always strive to improve our service...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Grill, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 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, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene
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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