New Summer Menu

 as of Thursday 29th July

 “Return of the Legendary Chilli Con Carne” !

Jacket Potatoes,

 new À la Carte dishes,



plus the Bolton Favourites

To book a table please phone 01256 819555 or email chef@thebolton.com

New to the Bolton Arms, live music with Leech

Live Acoustic Duo Covers

Saturday 24th July from 9pm

And Will Be Performing Songs By:

Oasis, Nirvana, Green Day, Van Morrison

R . H . C . P ,  Pink Floyd,  The Jam,

   R E M, Crowded House, The Beatlles ,  tRAVIS

                     and many, many, more!

To book a table in the bar please email chef@thebolton.com or call 01256 819555. Limited tables available

Electrical upgrade on the 26th & 27th June…

…following our inspection for our Electrical Certification we will be closed on the above dates while remedial work is carried out 

The earliest this could take place was the 26th and 27th June and, as it has to be completed by 30th June we had no other choice

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but we would not close unless it was essential


Please note our updated Opening Hours as of 21st June…


 Fully Booked

New to the Bolton Arms live music with Sugar & Sax

Saturday 10th July from 9pm

Enjoy an evening of dance classics covering The Pretenders to Years & Years

To book a table in the bar please email chef@thebolton.com or call 01256 819555. Limited tables available


1st June Charity Quiz – brilliant – well attended following Lockdown 3 – 8th June filling up !  

We’re back every Tuesday from now on and, as the word spreads (with limited tables available) we’re really busy

Please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment on 01256 819555

As of 17th May 2021 the new Laws are as follows (for clarity, a Facemask must cover both your mouth and nose at all times) :-

Staff will wear Facemasks inside at all times during the hours of Service ;
Customers to wear Facemasks when entering the Premises, or, to use the toilets. Medical Exceptions accepted ;
Customers will be served at their Tables only. You must be seated to consume either food or drink ;
Table sizes externally up to six : internally up to six people or two households ;
Children under 12 years old do not count as “people” ! How weird ?! We always thought they were people, but only smaller !
People who do not follow the above Regulations will be asked to leave the Premises immediately
Thank you for your understanding and, hopefully, we can work together to our mutual future benefit and enjoyment
PS We acknowledge there are exceptions to above Facemask Rules such as Children and people with specific Medical Conditions, but please advise us of such exceptions when booking your Table
Our Takeaway and Delivery Service for the Elderly and Vulnerable continues…



 Thank you for visiting the Bolton Arms website

The Bolton Arms is a 15th century Grade II Listed building situated in the heart of historic Old Basing, which is a Conservation Area of outstanding beauty

Our quality wines and beers are complemented by both excellent fayre and service to create a warm welcoming atmosphere amongst the vaulted ceilings, oak beams and period features exposed during the 2008 sympathetic renovation. Or, why not relax with a cold beer or wine in the landscaped gardens on either the decking, lawns, in the shade beneath the trees or the gazebo ?

Our Menu, offers a wide range of delicious meals that include A la Carte dishes, Tapas, Bar Snacks and Nibbles that can be enjoyed seven days a week with the exception of Sunday evenings

Our Menu is freshly prepared using local produce by our Head Chef, Emily Self, on a daily basis and changes regularly to reflect the season’s offerings. If you wish to make a reservation, please contact us on 01256 819555 or email chef@thebolton.com

Please enjoy your visit to our website and, we look forward to welcoming you in the not too distant future

Thank you, Duncan, Mikki, Emily and Staff