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The Hen & Chicken Inn

Character coaching inn off the A31

At a glance

Bar menu
Open all year
Kids play area
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

Highwaymen, hop-pickers and high clergy have all supped and succoured here in this noble, three-storey Georgian road house. They’d still recognise some of the comfortably traditional interior and maybe the little wooden barn in the garden. The reliable country menu is strong on local produce.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 10am–11pm
  • Lunch: Monday to Saturday 12–9, Sunday and bank holidays 12–8
  • Dinner: Monday to Saturday 12–9, Sunday and bank holidays 12–8

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted


  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required
  • Wedding receptions


  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Play area available
  • High chairs
  • Baby change


  • Accessible toilets


  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

2 miles from Alton towards Farnham on A31. Adjacent to petrol station. Signed from A31.

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