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Master Builder

€€ - €€€, British,
Swaythling Road, Southampton SO30 3AH, England
+44 23 8047 2426
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (12 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 15:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Swaythling Road, Southampton SO30 3AH, England
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really like this pub..the food is gorgeous..the staff are friendly..the clientele give it a lovely vibe.. the seats are comfy..etc! The only downside is that the car park looks a mess!

1  Thank cathmattack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time we have visited here with our friends. A varied menu and reasonably priced for families. They also have a very good children's meal. Staff very pleasant and the food served excellent. Recommend to come here for quality food, especially with...More

1  Thank Hungry-Thirsty69
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just called in for a beer after a session in the garden centre. The 6X was very nice. The landlady let me have an old 6X glass which was kind. They do food but I did not indulge. Do I have a criticism, well; the...More

1  Thank davelester7
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Food was out of this world very tasty. Service was friendly and excellent!I must visit if u r in the erea.

Thank Andre S
Reviewed 12 February 2018

we have been coming to the master builder for some years now, we even had my mums wake here. We have always been welcomed and the food has always been amazing! Yesterday we turned up and hadn't thought to book , it was very busy....More

1  Thank jangillon09
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Me and my wife popped in for the sunday carvery which is served between 12 and 3 o clock. The roast was good. There was pork, gammon, turkey and beef. The portion sizes were generous. The veg consisted of potatoes, parsnips, carrots, peas, cabbage and...More

1  Thank Luke S
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Just had a meal there with friends great service well done Laura/Cerys food lovely enjoyed the salad with the scampi and chips well cooked Josh go there you will get spoilt

Thank alan d
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Carvery wasn't available but we had a lovely meal and service good, staff friendly. We've been before and will go again.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This was booked for a wake after the death of my husband's father. The pub laid on a fabulous spread and cordoned of the conservatory area for us and our guests. Nothing was too much trouble and we were very well looked after. I cannot...More

Thank Lin-Mark-Tutton
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Excellent carvery on Sundays, best in area. Good selection of beers and ales. Friendly staff. Good normal menu too, my mother particularly likes the pensioners offers available during week which are great value.

1  Thank SouthamptonAlexg
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Questions & Answers
29 January 2018|
Response from Lance B | Reviewed this property |
Hi I believe it’s open from 12 till 3 pm and there’s no need to book. The pub opens 12 till 11 . Hope this helps.
27 February 2017|
Response from Niki B | Reviewed this property |
I have seen a few as we live close to the master builder. I'd give them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Swaythling Road, Southampton SO30 3AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8047 2426
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