by Blazingnonsmoker - written on 23/01/11
Ah, such promise. After being nearly consumed by fire twice, the pub has remained a beacon of hope for the thirsty denizens of Hatch Warren. However, what with the residents of Brighton Hill having nowhere to go this pub has gone downhill rapidly and shamefully in recent years. A recent visit produced tasteless, badly kept ... Read the complete review
by Mark Tilley - written on 05/09/10
Homemade food pub, pretty average downstairs, but,Ahh, the evenings in the small flat above the Arms, with the fan on and the window open. Funny smells and a video... Good friends and whichever guy she had with her who wasn't her boyfriend.The Portsmouth Arms, such a friendly pub. Good luck with that!
by dave - written on 28/08/10
Nice pub, good selection of beer & friendly staff. Food not as good as it used to be but still not bad. Other people in the bar were friendly , we have had good fun especially at the regular quiz night.
by - written on 24/08/10 (Somewhat useful, 101 readings)
This Pub looks lovely and the car park is excellent. Inside it is clean and spacious. The problems start on Friday and Saturday Evenings if it's not warm enough to sit outside. It becomes very crowded in the bar area and a lot of the people are very aggressive, human pit bull types. This means the bar area can be quite intimidating. The ... Read the complete review
by Graham Smith - written on 03/08/10
I went for a meal here recently and took the family, the foor was excellent, the service was O.K. Unfortunately the Portsmouth Arms experience was ruined for us when my son got the wrong main course. I complained politely and it was changed. The Manageress was not very polite and the whole episode seemed needlessly difficult. We probably ... Read the complete review
by Colin Hamlin - written on 03/09/07
Without doubt the best pub in Basingstoke, polite staff a rareity these days, good beer slightly overpriced and reasonable food
by - written on 29/08/06 (Very useful, 2687 readings)
The Portsmouth Arms Danebury Road Hatch Warren Basingstoke 01256 334036 A Hall and Woodhouse Brewery situated off Danebury Road and next to Hatch Warren playing fields. Built on the land owned by Lord Portsmouth and managed by Paul and his excellent team, here's a glimpse into what to expect ... Read the complete review