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The Rockstone

€€ - €€€, American,
63 Onslow Road, Southampton SO14 0JL, England
+44 23 8063 7256
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (432 reviews)
“volcano burger” (33 reviews)
“steak” (102 reviews)
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Grill, American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
63 Onslow Road, Southampton SO14 0JL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We headed to Rockstone in the midst of the great snowstorm of 2018, and were delighted to find a welcoming "We are open" sign when many other places had closed. As always, the burgers were huge and just something special, a taste which almost lets...More

Thank ASturm88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly local pub. Staff are always helpful and polite, and the pub welcome dogs. Lots of choice of various drinks.

Thank Jennabarker1985
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I used to love this place, but the more I go the more I’m disappointed. I normally go for the burgers, sometimes they’re amazing, sometimes they’re dry as a bone, even though I request pink. There’s so much competition in Southampton now, that if I...More

Thank StephenKnight100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had early dinner here with friends and the food was lovely (except for the avocado in batter which was weird). The burgers were different and delicios and the menu is great but the food could have been hotter. Didn't want to complain as we were...More

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent quality handmade burgers the best in and around Southampton plus they are very filling each patty being 10oz you can add another for £4 (for the the heartiest eaters)

Thank maschlo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved going here, my friend told me don't eat before we go and she was right! If you are up for a challenge and into burgers go here! Lived in Southampton all my life and didn't even realise this place was here! Great...More

Thank Daniella F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great staff, great music, friendly atmosphere, not cheap but tasty food, good veggie options, catered well for children. Happy to move tables together so our large party could sit together with ease. Food took a while to be served but worthy of the wait in...More

Thank craftyolddevil
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Having visited the Rockstone a few times now, probably last about 18 months ago, I've found my experience varying from fantastic - 1st visit, to OK, last couple of visits, and being honest, found their burgers to be a bit over-seasoned on the last couple...More

Thank Andy F
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

My first visit after being attracted by the great burger reviews. I couldn't believe my eyes when our orders arrived and if I'm honest I dident eat for the next 24 hours. Defiantly the biggest burger I have ever seen and I am proud to...More

Thank AdieClarke13
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Initially cAutious as the location not great but the food here is fabulous huge portions too and a great selection of beers ( according to husband ) recommend

Thank pixiebellsouthampton
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Questions & Answers
12 January 2017|
Response from Bolo H | Property representative |
Hi DobberBonnett, We are a dog friendly venue. All we ask is that dogs stay on a leash, out of the walkways, and off the furniture. Kind regards, Bolo Hooper General Manager
8 January 2017|
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Response from Bolo H | Property representative |
Hi mumofone73, We aren't quite sure why TripAdvisor lets others users incorrectly answer questions posed to businesses, so here is a proper answer: We have lots of Gluten Free options on the menu and we offer gluten free... More
2 March 2016|
Response from Max V | Property representative |
There are baby changing facilities in both gents and ladies toilets. As a two hundred year old pub it is very small and very very busy, with lots of steps and obstacles, I wouldn't recommend any running around as you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Onslow Road, Southampton SO14 0JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8063 7256
  • E-mail
Craft beer, real ale and cider. 200+ spirits. Best Gourmet burgers in Southampton, Street food. Vegan and gluten free wizardry. 2 beer gardens. Monthly events & tap takeovers. 2 for £22 Burger Night every Monday and Tuesday 17.00 to 21.30. Student Wednesdays every Wednesday. Rock the Stone drink deals and alternative / rock / metal music Friday and Saturday 21.00 till late. Food is served between 12.00-21.30 Mon-Sat, 12.00-21.00 Sun. Booking is advised, especially at weekends and match days. Well behaved dogs are welcome at The Rockstone provided they are kept on a lead and off the furniture. Children and under-18s welcome 12.00-20.00 and later provided they are with an adult. Please contact us if you have any special dietary requirements or other queries as we are happy to accommodate your requests.
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