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Walter's Basin Pub or the Basshole Pub

€€ - €€€American, ,
859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
+1 603-968-4412
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After my first encounter with this restaurant for food ;l decided on October 2nd 2018 a Tuesday to go back again and get some wings again and l must say this time the CHIKEN WINGS WERE MORE TASTY AND JUICY. I really love it.

1  Thank abe1002016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clam chowder, pumpkin soup, fried shrimp, salad, dipping sauce for sweet potato fries and Rumchata coffee!!!! All was delicious! Dining room views of Squam Lake!

2  Thank blhawkins51
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife, sister, brother in lake and I stumbled upon this restaurant on our way home from leaf viewing. It must be a local gem, the food and service were great, even on a busy day. We had the haddock sandwich, melted in the mouth....More

1  Thank ClarkeScan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner in the Pub on 10/02/18. Clientele includes a lot of locals, which speaks to the friendly ambience presented. Intimate dining in the pub with a great view of Little Squam Lake. Service provided by Kaylie was very welcoming and informative re menu selections....More

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While driving around looking for a lunch spot we happened on Walter’s Basin Pub located on Little Squam Lake. As it was mid afternoon we opted for a Bloody Mary on this chilly rainy day to start, served with a lemon peppered rim. Delish. My...More

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a great bar and the food is really good. Its a bit on the expensive side but your options are limited.

Thank Eric F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent staff, food and atmosphere. The bar has a great menu if your not looking for a full dinner.

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Even on a rainy evening there was a wonderful view! This restaurant has several separate areas including a bar, a separate group area and a main dining area with views of Squam lake. The service was spectacular, the wine perfect, the entrees filling and the...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After spending the morning and afternoon at the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center, it was great to relax at Walter's overlooking the water. I was hungry but my Reuben and Holly's salad were so generous, that we took half home for lunch the next day!

1  Thank Bob R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary, so we wanted dinner to be special. Walters Basin fulfilled our expectations. The food was outstanding, and the view overlooking Squam lake with the mountain backdrop was perfect! Kayla was an excellent waitress! I recommend the Zucchini Scallops....More

1  Thank Charlie J
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Diane G
21 July 2018|
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Response from EBK0318 | Reviewed this property |
Doubtful, as it is a casual pub type atmosphere. We were there Thursday mid afternoon and had dining room all to ourselves.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 859 US Route 3, Holderness, NH 03245-5626
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Holderness
  • Phone Number: +1 603-968-4412
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