Living here

Let's go outside! Outdoor dining in Basingstoke and Deane

Where to eat out in Basingstoke and Deane over the coming weeks

As eateries started to reopen this week for outdoor dining you might be wondering where you could enjoy a bite out to eat.  If you’ve been missing eating out and are excited about restaurants, pubs and cafés  reopening but aren’t sure where to go then take a look at our listings below. Pre-book your table in line with current government guidelines.

Basingstoke Town Centre

Festival Street Kitchen Deep Pan of food

Festival Street Kitchen

Beggarwood/ Hatchwarren

  • The Holly Blue in Beggarwood is open. Pre-book an outdoor table just visit their website.
  • The Portsmouth Arms is now open with bookings being taken for up to six people. They also have an open sided marquee just in case the weather isn’t what you were hoping for. To pre-book a table in advance visit their website.


Outdoor eating at MOTGS

More of the Good Stuff

Old Basing

  • Bartons Mill is open, you can book a 2 hour slot for a maximum of 6 people online to dine in one of their canopies.
  • The Crown has opened it’s pub garden.
  • The Bolton Arms is open with a new menu, new external marquee, new external lighting and new opening hours.



Watership Down Inn External Image

Watership Down Inn

Sherfield on Loddon/ Stratfield Turgis

The White Hart - Sherfield On Loddon

The White Hart – Sherfield On Loddon

Sherborne St John


Prestons Coffee Shop. Chocolate cake with logo.

Prestons Coffee Shop


  • The Calleva Arms has opened its outdoor seating area. To book a table you can email or message through their Facebook page.
  • The Plough is open for outdoor dining.

Upton Grey

  • The Hoddington Arms ‘The Hodd’ has opened for outside dining with an open-sided marquee overlooking its gardens. Book online.


Preston Candover

The Purefoy Arms

The Purefoy Arms

Please note the inclusion of any business within this listing should not be seen as an endorsement of their services. Whilst the information is considered to be true and correct at the date of publication, changes in circumstances after the time of publication may impact on the accuracy of the information. If your business is open and we’ve missed you off the list then drop us an email:


Related posts