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French Horn

€€ - €€€, International, British
The Butts, Alton GU34 1RT, England
+44 1420 83269
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ciabattas” (4 reviews)
“burger” (12 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:30All hours
Bar, International, British, Pub, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
The Butts, Alton GU34 1RT, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have driven past this restaurant /pub for May years and never been in. I have always been to another pub in Alton that has always been recommended but on this occasion the pub we normally would have eaten at were not serving food late...More

1  Thank tazr2018
Monika K, Owner at French Horn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello! I am pleased you did enjoy your early dinner last Saturday. Looking forward to welcoming you and your family back soon! P.s. Let us know when you coming in advance so we can keep the apple pie for you :) Monika

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just been for Sunday lunch great food and the lady who served our food was so kind and friendly with all of us and so good with children the apple pie was so good to die for so great big thank you to all the...More

Thank craigshepherd08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great service, great food,very fair prices, a la carte mains under 20 starters and bar meals 10 under good portions good cocktails. Stayed the night in one of the chalets spotlessly clean, very cosy ,comfy bed with wooden beamed ceiling evan got a blood Mary...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have lived in Alton many years and this was my first visit. We had a very delicious lunch. I had scotch egg and my friend had Thai fish cakes, we had a portion of chips between us. The whole meal was great, especially the...More

1  Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Starters were nice but what a difference my main course was did not have what I ordered so waitress said chef would do something like the same when it came out it was truly disgusting waitress said did I want something else if this is...More

Thank nicky30
MoniqueDJ, Owner at French Horn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear sir, Really sorry to read this comment and would like to explain exactly what actually did happen. From the moment you and your partner have sat down at the table in the restaurant you were already accusing the waitress for "misleading" advertisment on Groupon...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have not visited the French Horn for quite a while and we popped in for a quick lunch and were very pleasantly surprised. They did a lovely chickhen burger for my, which was not on the menu, I had the outstanding...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sunday lunch with the family. Excellent waitress and bar service. Food delicious, especially the fish pie which was filled with fish and flavour. Good prices and availability nice setting.

1  Thank Tania4720
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Visited here new year's day with friends and the food was amazing! The seafood chowder was superb and the mushroom gnocchi was beautiful. Staff were lovely. Will definitely be returning

1  Thank Emma W
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We came here on 1 Dec for my birthday and had such a fantastic time, that we decided to book again to celebrate my MIL's 70th and my husbands birthday (both today). We love the atmosphere, open fire, large wine glasses and attentiveness of the...More

1  Thank Loulette S
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

As close to a home roast as it gets with great atmosphere and service. Only downside was one of the tables had brought their cat with them which would have been fine if they’d kept it in its travel basket.

1  Thank Sandyra60
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Questions & Answers
19 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from cholloway48 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, easy access
7 July 2016|
Response from Dannyc073 | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, we have three gardens but not a specific play area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Butts, Alton GU34 1RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1420 83269
  • E-mail
Cosy, historical country gastro-pub on the edges of Alton, Hampshire with amazing fresh prepared food and great beer. Surrounded by four gardens and cottages French Horn is a perfect place to relax and enjoy summer days. During cold winter we light up the fire places inside.. We are child and dog friendly. Chalets to stay in also available.
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