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At a glance

Bar menu
Beer festival
Open all year
Garden
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

When Petersfield’s oldest pub was refurbished they discovered original 16th-century features including a superb beamed ceiling and, of perhaps less pulse-racing potential, a tongue-and-groove 1960s ceiling. The bar where author H G Wells once sat with a pint of mild now serves Dark Star and Bowman Ales along with Orchard Pig and Purbeck Dorset Draft ciders. The food too has moved considerably on from H G’s pickled-egg-if-he-was-lucky days to include smoked Scottish salmon tartare, dill mustard sauce and warm blinis; saffron risotto with Williams pears and chargrilled wild mushrooms; grilled fish of the day, Maris Piper chips, crushed petit pois and tartare sauce; and tarte Tatin with vanilla ice cream. The new owners are continuing with a long term refurbishment.

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Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 10am-11pm (Fri-Sat 10am-mdnt Sun 10-8)
  • Lunch opening: Mon-Sat 12-3.30, Sun 12-4
  • Dinner opening: Tue-Sat 6-9

Food and drink

  • Real ales: Dark Star Hophead, Bowman Ales Wallops Wood, guest ales
  • Real ciders: Purbeck Dorset Draft, Orchard Pig Philosopher

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Events

  • Beer festival, 1st wknd Aug

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From A3 follow town centre signs (Winchester Rd). At mini rdbt, 2nd exit. Over rail crossing, 3rd right into Chapel St. Pub on right

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