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The Chairmakers

€€ - €€€, British,
Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
+44 23 9225 5990
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good21%
  • Average20%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible11%
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“beef” (24 reviews)
“gammon” (17 reviews)
“custard” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
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1 - 10 of 386 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

we were looking for a sunday carvery as that's what my daughter and I fancied ,but due to the last minute decision found places hard to book . We called the establishment at 11.15 on sunday and were offered midday or 2 pm for 5...More

Thank bigsimon1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for lunch whilst out for a long walk.....pleasant place and quiet, set in a quiet area.staff very accommodating and pleasant, sadly the food let it down.I had three courses..the main dish I had wasn't quite as listed..I had cause to mention it to...More

Thank Julia C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh dear, after years of repeated patronage of this country pub, I fear tonight's meal and indifferent service has finally been a bad experience too far . Started badly with menus just thrown on table, had to ask for wine list, find a waitress to...More

Thank lilipad2su
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have used the Chairmakers for Sunday Lunch over the years on occasions and generally had a great meal ...however this weekend (10/9/17) we were so disappointed. I do not know if the chef had a bad day or whether they did not have the...More

Thank Russ B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

£17.20 for 2 glasses of wine....... Daylight robbery!!!! We won't be coming back ...can't afford these prices.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went on a weekend the sun was out .we got there at mid day on 2 sept 17 on the dot . the doors were open to a nice welcome from the people inside . the place has a nice garden at back to...More

Thank harrypayne20042017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to go this pub a lot a few years ago and always found the food really good but we were disappointed this time. The surroundings were pleasant and the waitress was friendly. We asked for a jug of water and this took a...More

Thank Ann S
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Evening Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers, I was saddened to read your recent visit was not an enjoyable one and I apoligise for this. I have spoken to my kitchen team to ensure this doesn't happen again Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sunny day in the gaeden with a yummy carvery, fresh veg, lovely roasties crunchy on the outside fluffy in the middle and cauli cheese with a nice thick sauce, definately will go back x

Thank MiaCD
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good Evenig Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and for your kind words I will ensure I pass these on to the whole team. Kind Regards Chris Bennett General Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great pub - blended old with new. Nice character. Good service and good food with a good size menu and some specials. Great selection of real ales and ciders. Plenty of parking.

Thank Miguelito1
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and thank you for your kind words I will make sure these are passed onto the whole team. Kind Regards Chris Bennett General Manager

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We booked here for a table of 9. We were seated quickly, drinks order take promptly. However starters took a while to be ordered, but arrived fairly soon after. Most of us went with the carvery, nice to have meat not too well done when...More

1  Thank Angelkbubbles
Chris B, General Manager at The Chairmakers, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Good Afternoon Thank you for taking the time to review The Chairmakers and thank you for your kind words which I will pass on to all the team. Kind Regards Chris Bennett General Manager

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olly14
25 August 2017|
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Response from 815Manny001 | Reviewed this property |
I'd do a fantastic curry range, plenty of Chinese food and good old English fayre... the Chairmakers do a similar menu but get paid for it !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forest Road | Hambledon, Waterlooville PO7 4QX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Waterlooville
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9225 5990
  • E-mail
Description
If you're looking to flee the city, there's no better pub than The Chairmakers. Surrounded by rolling fields and historic buildings in Worlds End, Hambledon, it’s the perfect place to unwind with your favourite drink and something from our mouth-watering menu.
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