Dining Out

For eating out nearby, there’s a wonderful choice of restaurants and welcoming country pubs (many of which are award-winning!)

The Bakers Arms

Droxford (4 miles)

A Free House in the village of Droxford serving local beers and a seasonal menu.

The Bat and Ball

Clanfield (2 miles)

Known globally as the ‘Cradle of Cricket’, a Fuller’s pub offering traditional English pub favourites.

The Brickmakers’ Arms

Swanmore (6 miles)

Open all day for food. A good drinking country pub which serves top quality food.

The Bucks Head

Meonstoke (4 miles)

16th century inn, with a beer garden on the River Meon. Delicious sourdough pizzas made in a pizza oven to dine-in or take away (collection only).

Folly Bar and Restaurant

Petersfield (10 miles)

Located at the corner of Folly Market. Open all day, serving breakfast to after dinner drinks.


Bishops Waltham (8 miles)

Authentic Indian cuisine with takeaway available (collection only).


Wickham (9 miles)

Stylish contemporary country bar-restaurant for real ales and locally sourced, seasonal cooking.

The Hampshire Bowman

Dundridge (6 miles)

A CAMRA Good Beer Guide pub which hosts an annual beer festival the last weekend in July in the large garden.

Kam’s Palace

Park Gate (14 miles)

Traditional Chinese restaurant in a pagoda-style building, serving classic cuisine and dim sum.


Wickham (9 miles)

Bright contemporary curry house showcasing creative Indian/Bangladeshi dishes.


Petersfield (10 miles)

Authentic Thai restaurant offering innovative yet classic cuisine.

The Red Lion

Chalton (6 miles)

Built in 1147, and one of the oldest pubs in Hampshire, serving local and seasonal produce.

The Rising Sun

Clanfield (4 miles)

Traditional village inn serving pub food and offering cask beers and ciders.

The Rising Sun

Swanmore (6 miles)

A 17th century CAMRA coaching inn with a brewery and serving traditional pub food.

The Shoe Inn

Exton (4 miles)

Accessible, dog-friendly and an award-winning pub with a beer garden beside the River Meon and an ice-cream hut open in the summer.

The Thomas Lord

West Meon (6 miles)

Serves Upham ales and delicious award winning food, including pizza baked in an oven in the garden on summer evenings.

The Vine

Hambledon (2 miles)

A lively 16th century pub that serving several cask ales and hearty food. Live music twice a month.

The White Lion

Soberton (3 miles)

Traditional pub (see below) serving award winning food, and Bowman Ales from their brewery at Wallops Wood.


Wickham (9 miles)

Indian restaurant serving fresh ingredients for a delicious dining experience.

Ye Olde George Inn

East Meon (6 miles)

An atmospheric 15th century coaching inn, offering seasonal food including separate gluten-free and vegetarian menus.

Beamed interior with roaring fire and wooden dining furniture and oak flooring in a local country pub for eating out nearby