December 2022 – Christmas Functions and Christmas Day

We are fully booked throughout December for functions at lunchtimes and evenings

In addition, New Year’s Eve has been SOLD OUT for many months 
Thank you for considering us and, we will hopefully see you in 2023

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year   

Welcome back as of Saturday the 15th October !

We’re back to normal hours as of today and, look forward to welcoming you

During our recent closure, ironically, we won three major Awards of recognition :-

Best Restaurant in Basingstoke Award 

5* Rating from TrustPilot 

and for the second year in a row a –

2022 Traveller’s Choice Award from Tripadvisor

plus, for the last 15 years the Dept of Environmental Health have awarded us a

5* Rating for Hygiene, Cleanliness and Food Management

So, maybe we should take more breaks ?!

Our thanks to all who voted for us and, hopefully, see you soon. Duncan, Mikki, Emily and Staff, x

Charity Quiz Finale

The amazing amount raised for Bowel Cancer by our exceedingly generous quizzers was:-

£ 1,020  

Thank you to everyone for being so generous especially during a 13 week “Covid” period
The next nominated Charity is Basingstoke and district young carers – a very worthy local cause


Breaking the £400,000 Charity mark

Thank you to all our customer and suppliers for your support over the last 11 years. Be proud, we have raised more than £400,000 for local charities and Good Causes in     the Village Pub and Community that does make a Difference

                                Consistently Rated 5* for Food and Premises Hygiene by the Food Standard Agency since 2008

  Welcomed into the TripAdvisor Hall of Member in 2019 Member

Fully Compliant with Food Allergy Guidelines

We were delighted to discover the Bolton Arms has been voted the top pub in Hampshire for Quality of Food, Level of Service and Atmosphere during July 2019
Our thanks goes to the people who voted for us – we were totally unaware that the Bolton Arms was being considered for such an accolade
Obviously our recent changes to the Menu, Staff and Emily’s hard work on the Hygiene Standards and Allergens have been appreciated
– and thank you to The Hampshire Life magazine for conducting the survey

Emily does it again !!!

Following her success in achieving the highest possible Rating of  5* from the Environmental Office for Practices and Procedures employed in ensuring the highest quality of Food Hygiene Management and Delivery Systems, she was simultaneously involved in ensuring we satisfied the updated Allergen requirements…
...and she did it !
Being Classed as “Compliant” alllows our Customers with Allergens to dine in complete confidence knowing the foods they are consuming are not only tasty and delicious, but safe to eat
If you suffer from any allergies please ask to see our Allergen Folder, or, to speak to one of our Chefs to settle your mind