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The French Horn

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the butts, Alton GU34 1RT, England
+44 1420 83269
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Booked a table for 4 for a Sunday as a Birthday treat for my Mum. Was contacted the night before to inform me Card machine was broke and I would need to pay in Cash (no real issue) . Arrived on the Sunday and I would have to say the whole place gave the impression of needing a bit of... More 

Thank Dion M
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Called here on our way back from a day out on the South Coast, had not booked a table, Welcome was ok, plenty of tables available, Reasonably priced food, service was good, food was hot. Card payment machine was not working, so had to pay by cash,

Thank Margaret G
Haydock, United Kingdom
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251 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Last Visted early 2014 with same friends it was very good then but just had lunch & sadly it was awful for couple of guests maybe change of ownership or chef but very average to be fair they refunded monies for 2 x curries or what was supposed to be them but sadly this meant no food the 2 x... More 

Thank tomt1230
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat outside for a drink with my family only to find broken chairs, a badly overgrown garden and nothing for children to do. This used to be a pleasant pub but it has become tired and run down. Where are the children's swings at least? Happy kids = happy customers and return business. On a bank holiday weekend this sort... More 

Thank Rebekah C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised! Stopped here tonight for dinner as we were passing through. Food was excellent!!! Service was fantastic, friendly. Would definitely go back. Thank you. Shaun, jo, Fiona, steve

Thank Shaun G
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic and reasonably priced food that is arguably restaurant quality.... I have to suggest the venison as it was just incredible! Wonderful service, relaxed atmosphere and cannot recommend it highly enough.....can't wait to go back!

Thank James S
1 review
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Just had a fantastic burger for lunch... T Will take some beating! Emma & Jeanette are so friendly and nothing is too much trouble. The Timothy Taylors pretty good too. Great lunch 😊

Thank Roy M
Fleet, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

First time at the French Horn, met friends for a meal. The tables are well set out, friendly helpful staff & the food was home made, tasted great & came out piping hot. Reasonably priced & a good atmosphere. We were made to feel very welcome & will be visiting again.

Thank trinigal2015
Winchester, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Met up with a friend for a light lunch. We both selected the Ciabatta. The Ciabattas were tasty and well prepared.

Thank Graham C
Alton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

7 of us booked into the French Horn for a Valentines Meal, enticed by the special menu, and we were not disappointed. Fabulous meal and great service. Well done.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: the butts, Alton GU34 1RT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1420 83269

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?