Portmsouth Arms | Traditional pub in Basingstoke, Hampshire.

Welcome

A traditional thatched pub at the heart of the local community

The Portsmouth Arms, as it stands today, was built in 1997 under a stunning 90 tonne thatched roof, with a traditional and welcoming interior. Under the main floor in the house lays a time capsule filled with items from mid- 1997. The capsule was installed by the Earl of Portsmouth before the pub opened to the public and the opening ceremony was attended by children from the local Hatch Warren Junior School, who are all now in their 30’s. An unveiling of the capsule is planned for the 25th Anniversary in 2022.

The interior of the pub combines a fabulous traditional dining room with more informal dining areas for eating, together with and a cosy and comfortable bar with relaxed seating, for those wishing to enjoy a drink with family and friends. In addition, our large garden (with an extensive and newly refurbished children’s play area) and separate outside patio, both with traditional garden furniture, have seating for around 50 and are perfect for the longer spring and summer evenings when you don’t have a care in the World!

We’re open 7 days a week and can’t wait to see you!

Please note you’ll need to book in advance, either online or via the phone, for all food and drink visits.

We’ve also made some changes to keep you safe. For more details of what to expect when you visit, please click here.


Opening Times

Monday to Saturday: 12 noon to 10pm
Sunday: 12 noon to 10pm

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We’ve Made Some Changes to Keep You Safe

Your safety and enjoyment are our main priorities, so we’ve worked hard to introduce a range of measures to keep you safe, simply click on the link below to view all of the changes and our special safety video

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Sunday Roasts

We think ours are the best (apart from Mum’s!) and we spend all week looking forward to them. Freshly roasted every Sunday morning and served with seasonal veg, Yorkshire pud, roasties and gravy, homemade in our kitchen.

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Eat Out To Help Out

We’re excited to announce that in addition to offering the Government’s ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme on Monday the 31st August, we’ve decided to extend the offer on Monday to Wednesday throughout September! Book a table and receive 50% off food and non-alcoholic drinks up to a total value of £10 per person per transaction.

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