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Pub reopened with outdoor seating on Monday 12th April after closure for refurbishment, not just lockdown.

Opening hours 12noon - 9pm daily.

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Gun Inn

Keyhaven Road
SO41 0TP

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.00 am - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.00 am - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.00 am - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday11.00 am - 3.00 pm
6.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Saturday11.00 am - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 5.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 2.30, 6 - 9 Mon - Fri
12 - 4, 6 - 9 Sat
12 - 4 Sun

About the Pub

This is a cosy bar with beamed ceiling, family rooms with interesting antiques, and a summer bar in the large garden. Food includes daily specials and fresh crab; malt whiskies number over 200. Bar billiards can be played here. Parking is available in the public facility opposite (charges may apply). A seasonal ferry runs from the nearby quay to Henry VIII's Hurst Castle and to Yarmouth, and the Solent Way passes the front door. Hurst Beach and the marshes offer bracing walks and ornithological interest.

Historic Interest

Grade II listed. Early 19th century according to Historic England though there there are 1783 records referring to 'The House at the sign of the Gun'. It's also said to be named after Colonel Hawker's punt gun though the pub name pre-dates this so it is more likely it was named after a signpost for Hurst Castle that had the gun image on it. Historic England list entry 1221405.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Morland Old Speckled Hen
  • Ringwood Razorback
  • Sharp's Doom Bar
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

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Gun Inn, Keyhaven


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Westons: Old Rosie.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Camping Camping Nearby on-site
  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Gun Inn

Keyhaven Road
SO41 0TP

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50.72217, -1.56837

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Morebus: NFT (Summer only)


Near the quay, and opposite public car park

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