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The Brickmakers

) #1 of 3 Restaurants in Swanmore €€ - €€€ , British,
Church Road | Southampton, Swanmore SO32 2PA, England
+44 1489 890954
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (19 reviews)
“pie” (12 reviews)
“pot roast” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Church Road | Southampton, Swanmore SO32 2PA, England
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1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just came across this pub by chance and just brilliant , staff were brilliant and the food matched it . We had two steak burgers which was lovely . Definitely will be returning . Thanks again

Thank Nathan Matthew E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited this pub for coffee a few weeks ago we decided to come for an evening meal. The bar area has tables for casual dining and an area with comfy sofas as well as bar stools. The dining room area is spacious and quiet...More

1  Thank Rebecca S
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rebecca Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you revisited us after popping in for coffee. We really appreciate it when guests take time to leave a good review. Hope we see you again soon. Koren 😊

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This in an almost ideal village pub, without the pretentious, tourist-trap frills that spoil so many other pubs. Warm, friendly staff, and a great range of truly home cooked and locally sourced food. There is a very good wine list too. We found the pub...More

Thank Robin D
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Robin thank you so much for your fantastic review, so happy you chose to comeback and see us. We do our utmost to make guests feel relaxed and at home. Not sure where the cat came from but all are welcome! Hope to see...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although I've always been fairly happy with this local pub, I am now very disappointed and will never return. This was the first time in 15 years that I have had a bad experience and couldn't eat my meal due to someone coughing and sneezing...More

1  Thank Sandra C
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sandra, thanks for your review. I'm so sorry you're still upset about this matter, and I'm sorry you don't feel satisfied with the immediate response I sent you when you contacted me last week. I don't know what else you wanted me to do,...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I'd only visited this pub/restaurant once before...probably 6-7 years ago. Back then it was expensive, cliquie, pretentious and cold. There was no reason for my visit today, other than simply curiosity...and what a transformation. The staff are young, welcoming and efficient. The food looks pretty...More

Thank BPLegend1948
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your most lovely review! Please come back soon for a reasonably priced beer! 😊

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I love this place! Excellent food, lovely staff and decent prices. Always a lovely atmosphere. Decent portions too.

Thank Vicki A
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review! Hope we see you soon. 😊

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic staff, superb beers and the best prawn gumbo I've had for a long, long time. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank Ben T
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the great review, it's so lovely when guests take the time to leave praise. Thanks again. 😊

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Popped in for a birthday lunch with Sara and our four boys. We arrived when everyone else did and clearly a flood of customers at once! Landlady worked so hard and no real delay at all. Drinks great and food delicious. One of my boys...More

Thank David L
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We welcome families and try our best to look after everyone. Thanks again for taking the time to write such a positive review. 😊

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Have visited here a few times now. Always good food, good beer and excellent friendly service! Having just moved to the area, it's most likely to be my local go to

Thank Georgina B
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your great review. Welcome to the village and I hope we see you in here ALOT! 😀

Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I have a lovey time when I visit this pub. The food is always tasty and the menu is often changed up to add some variety which is fab. The staff are attentive and friendly and look after you during your stay. Well done very...More

Thank veganemmaa
Fablandlady1, Owner at The Brickmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi thank you so much for your review. We always try our best to please our guests. I wonder if you could email us at thebrickmakers@gmail.com if you have any suggestions that would improve your time with us to get a five star rating would...More

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lulubub
Does the pub have a good garden for kids?! Our 1 year old loves being outside and looking for a place that he can enjoy over the Easter weekend. Thank you in advance.
12 April 2017|
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Response from Fablandlady1 | Property representative |
Hi we do have a nice garden. It has a small playhouse and some pedal cars. We welcome children. Hope we see you this weekend!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Road | Southampton, Swanmore SO32 2PA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Swanmore
  • Phone Number: +44 1489 890954
  • E-mail
Description
We are a family run Free house in the lovely village of Swanmore. Our cosy pub has a great beer garden and open fire. We welcome dogs in our bar - where you can eat and drink - the restaurant is for humans only! All our food is freshly prepared from scratch using free range meat, eggs and organic milk. We have a lunch menu, a la carte evening menu, children's menu, over 60s special menu at lunchtimes, and Sunday roast and lunch menu. We serve a great range of local ales and extensive wine list. We also do functions, wakes, and the outside catering.
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