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Dining in and out

Hampshire Fare

The glorious rolling countryside of Hampshire reflects the importance of agriculture in the rural economy. For the past twenty years Hampshire Fare has been supporting the producers, retailers and hospitality providers who are passionate about quality local produce and there is an annual festival with events throughout the county in July. Wallops Wood Cottages are proud to be a member of Hampshire Fare and provide an excellent base for enjoying the Festival in July.

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Hampshire Farmers Markets

Weekly markets are held at locations throughout the county. They are held regularly in Alton, Emsworth, Petersfield, Ringwood, Romsey, Southsea and Winchester. Check the schedule to find out where the market is each weekend.

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The Anchor Inn

Lower Froyle
(23 miles)

A traditional country pub with low ceilings and an open fire serving an extensive seasonal menu.

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Annie Jones

Petersfield
(11 miles)

A popular bohemian garden bar and tapas room, à-la-carte restaurant and patisserie.

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The Avenue at Lainston House

Sparsholt
(20.5 miles)

Enjoy a 3 AA rosette-awarded lunch or dinner, or just go for a traditional afternoon tea at this 17th century country house set in 63 acres of parkland.

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Bahn Thai

Wickham
(8.5 miles)

Traditional Thai cuisine from throughout the region, take-away is available.

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The Bakers Arms

Droxford
(2 miles)

A small friendly village Free House and member of Hampshire Fare, offering local beers and serving a seasonal menu at lunch and dinner, this pub was awarded Hampshire Life's Food & Drink Awards 2016 Best Sunday Roast.

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Banks Bar Bistro

Bishops Waltham
(7 miles)

Open for lunch and dinner serving Modern British cuisine, this local favourite is situated in the heart of the town in a delightful Grade II listed building.

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The Bat and Ball

Clanfield
(4 miles)

Opposite Broadhalfpenny Down, known globally as the 'Cradle of Cricket', is a Fuller's pub specialising in fresh local game, also offering traditional English pub favourites alongside seasonal selections and fish specials.

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La Bocca Bar & Restaurant

Wickham
(8 miles)

Housed in a beautiful 18th century building, this authentic Italian also has a lovely walled garden.

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The Bucks Head

Meonstoke
(2 miles)

Recently refurbished following winter flooding, this 16th century Village Inn with a beer garden on the River Meon in the heart of Meonstoke, serves Green King beers and locally sourced ingredients and is dog friendly.

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Chesil Rectory

Winchester
(14 miles)

The oldest commercial property in Winchester and a restaurant for the last 75 years, a beautiful Grade II listed building, it has been voted one of the romantic restaurants in the country. Book a table for lunch if you're in Winchester for the day or enjoy an atmospheric evening out.

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Folly Bar and Restaurant

Petersfield
(11 miles)

Located at the corner of Folly Market, this light and lively restaurant is open all day, serving from breakfast through to after dinner drinks.

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Friends

Bishops Waltham
(7 miles)

Refined Indian cuisine with an authentic but modern take, take-away is available.

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The George and Falcon

Warnford
(4.5 miles)

A 16th century Free House with a beer garden on the River Meon that offers a classic pub menu including locally sourced produce. It is frequently the gathering point for classic car rallies, is just down the road from Moorhen Trout Fishery and is a great spot for lunch before seeing the snowdrops at Warnford Park (Sundays in February).

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Greens

Wickham
(8 miles)

A member of Hampshire Fare, Greens has been serving local produce for over 30 years. If you like a bit of fish, Andy Johnson's fish stall sets up outside Greens every Thursday, pick your fish and Greens will cook you a dish.

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Hamilton Arms

Stedham
(20 miles)

In addition to the traditional bar meals, this charming village pub just outside Midhurst that serves a selection of real ales, is also home to the Navi Thai restaurant and serves authentic Thai beer.

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The Hampshire Bowman

Dundridge
(4.5 miles)

A CAMRA Good Beer Guide pub serving six real ales and at least two real ciders, the Bowman also hosts an annual beer festival the last weekend in July. There is an ever-changing menu of specials and a large garden to enjoy in the summer.

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The Hurdles

Droxford
(1.5 miles)

This Victorian pub opposite the old Droxford train station, is the nearest pub to the cottages, just a 30 minute stroll away and is dog friendly.

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Josie's

Bishop's Waltham
(7 miles)

A popular independent wine and coffee bar and deli, that offers a wide range of exclusive wines, Monmouth speciality coffee, loose leaf teas and delicious freshly made food.

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JSW

Petersfield
(11 miles)

Michelin starred chef, Jake Saul Watkins, serves award winning local food and has a very extensive cellar.

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Lemongrass

Petersfield
(11 miles)

An authentic Thai restaurant proud to prepare the freshest of ingredients free from artificial colourings, sweeteners and MSG, that offers a 15% discount on the menu price for take away.

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Kam's Palace

Park Gate
(16 miles)

This is a traditional Chinese restaurant in a 2-storey, pagoda-style building, serving classic cuisine and dim sum.

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Kuti's

Wickham
(8 miles)

Serving Indian and Bangladeshi dishes with influences from across Asia.

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Lilly's

Wickham
(8 miles)

A charming tearoom open from breakfast to tea time, it is situated at one end of Wickham's historic square with outside space to watch the world go by on sunny days.

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The Pig

Brockenhurst
(43 miles)

If you're planning a day out in the New Forest and splash out lunch, book ahead at The Pig to avoid disappointment. Simple British garden food sourced from the beautiful kitchen garden, foraged from the New Forest, or sourced within 25 miles of the restaurant.

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The Pig in the Wall

Southampton
(24 miles)

If you are in Southampton for the day, this deli counter serves delicious seasonal platters and is conveniently located set within the historic city walls.

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The Red Lion

Chalton
(8 miles)

Built in 1147, this Fullers pub is one of the oldest pubs in Hampshire. With an emphasis on local, seasonal produce the menu changes three times a week. .

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The Rising Sun

Clanfield
(5.5 miles)

This village inn serves traditional pub food and offers a number of independent cask beers and ciders.

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The Rising Sun

Swanmore
(4.5 miles)

A 17th century CAMRA Good Pub Guilde coaching inn with its own brewery that serves traditional pub food.

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The Shoe Inn

Exton
(3 miles)

A beer garden beside the River Meon with an ice-cream shack open in the summer, the pub is open daily for lunch and dinner serving locally sourced food and Wadworth beers and does take-away fish and chips.

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The Terrace

Beaulieu
(40 miles)

Award winning fine dining restaurant at the Montagu Arms Hotel in the New Forest. Head chef Matthew Tomkinson has created a 3 AA rosette menu. Five or seven course tasting menus are offered.

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The Thomas Lord

West Meon
(6 miles)

Part of the Upham Group which also runs the Upham Brewery, the pub serves Upham ales and delicious award winning food, including fresh pizza from an oven fired up in the charming garden on summer evenings and the West Meon Theatre sometimes performs in a marque in the garden.

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Veranda

Wickham
(8 miles)

An extremely popular traditional Indian restaurant that is located just off the square in the heart of Wickham.

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The Vine

Hambledon
(2.5 miles)

In the heart of the village is a lively 16th century pub that serves several cask ales and hearty locally sourced food. There is live music twice a month.

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The White Lion

Soberton
(1.5 miles)

Serving Bowman Ales brewed at Wallops Wood, with a traditional pub menu of locally sourced produce and some good garden games to entertain children in the summer.

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Ye Olde George Inn

East Meon
(4.5 miles)

A Hall & Woodhouse pub in an atmospheric 15th century coaching inn, offering seasonal, locally sourced food including separate gluten-free and vegetarian menus.

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