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The Trooper Inn

Alton Road, Froxfield, PETERSFIELD, GU32 1BD

It calls itself the Pub on the Hill and, at an elevation of 220 metres, it's entitled to, although it sits in a dip. Allegedly a recruiting centre during the run-up to WWI, it backs on to Ashford Hangers National Nature Reserve. Inside are winter log fires, a spacious bar and a charming restaurant with a vaulted ceiling and wooden settles. Hampshire real ales Ballards and Ringwood Best are served in the bar, and the menu offers a wide range of tempting dishes - free-range chicken and pork terrine; smoked salmon and dill pâté ; Saida's Mococcan chicken couscous; squash, butternut and leek stew; and The Trooper's speciality, slow-cooked half shoulder of lamb. Among the desserts are pistachio meringue with Turkish Delight ice cream; and gin and sorbet martini. There's a mid-week set menu too.

Further information

Tel: 01730 827293
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Principal beers

Ringwood Best Bitter, Ballards, local guest ales

Open

12-3 6-11

Closed

Xmas & New Year (contact pub for details), Sun eve & Mon L (ex BH Mon L)

Facilities

Children welcome.
Garden.
Dog friendly.
Coach parties catered.

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Directions

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From A3 follow A272 Winchester signs towards Petersfield (NB do not take A272). 1st exit at mini rdbt for Steep. 3m, pub on right

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