At the start of World War II, locals at this 200-year-old rural inn are rumoured to have drunk beer out of the FA Cup, which was despatched here for safe-keeping by the then-holders, Portsmouth. Overlooking gently rolling Hampshire countryside, the pub’s multiple menus have broad appeal.
Open all year
Open all week
Open all day
Lunch: Monday to Friday 12-2.30, Saturday 12-5, Sunday 12-8.30
Dinner: Monday to Tuesday 5.30-9, Wednesday to Thursday 5.30-9.30, Saturday 6-9.30, Sunday 12-8.30
Credit cards accepted
Coach parties welcome, notice required
Ramp access available
Allowed in bar
Allowed in garden
A3(M) junction 2, A3 signed Portsmouth. At next roundabout left (A3/Portsmouth). Right into Lovedean Lane (signed Lovedean). Pub on left.