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Excellent Lunch

We took some friends here for lunch who were visiting from New Zealand. Very welcoming landlord and... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
Southampton, United Kingdom
Lovely stress free lunch

Arrived for lunch on a Saturday at 12.00 with three small children so apprehensive. We need not... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Alison B
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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All reviews washed down pudding staff were lovely excellent food the pub menu table children
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Reviewed 19 September 2018

We took some friends here for lunch who were visiting from New Zealand. Very welcoming landlord and excellent food, all washed down with good real ale. Very reasonably priced too. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jacquitravel186299
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Arrived for lunch on a Saturday at 12.00 with three small children so apprehensive. We need not have worried. The staff were lovely, friendly and great with the children. A high chair was provided. The youngest was 15months and food did not stay on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alison B
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Eat here often and always love the food and service - gets busy at the weekend so best to book in advance

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Met4634
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived to a friendly busy place. Venue had ample parking off Road. The pub was busy and staff were available to take us to our Pre booked table. Table service was provide and the waiters/waitresses were friendly and polite. The menu was amazing and the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Lyn W
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We had spent the day messing around on the river and planned to stop here for an early dinner and a couple of drinks. The girls enjoyed playing in the lovely and large beer garden while we waited. The beers (real ales) were perfectly served...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My husband enjoyed a proper pie of steak with fresh veg.The fish and chips were delicious and I would recommend the orange panacotta.Friendly service.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Went for Sunday lunch,and although the staff were very good , the food wasn't. It tasted like it had been reheated, the cuts of meat were cheap,and it wasn't very hot

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank jprscarola
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the Six Bells for our annual netball team Christmas dinner. The food was outstanding, generous portions - I somehow managed every bite. The staff were lovely and friendly and the atmosphere was cosy and not too noisy. I would definitely recommend this pub...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank ChilledCharley
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I stopped at the Six bells to break up the drive back to London. The staff were very polite and helpful - even letting me charge my phone for half an hour behind the bar. Great beer garden for kids. We didn't eat there but...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Ellie H
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Staff are always friendly. My bud is always on ice as soon as I walk in the door! Great personal service. Food is excellent. Always a great experience.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank martinke
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