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Shoe Inn

Salisbury Road
SO51 6EE

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Opening Times

TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 8.00 pm

Meal Times

Closed Mon
12 - 3, 6 - 9 Tue - Sat
12 - 4 Sun

About the Pub

The Shoe Inn is the last pub in Hampshire, right next to the busy Southampton to Salisbury road, just a few yards from the county boundary. The main car park is on the opposite side of the road to the pub, please take extreme care crossing. The current pub is a long black and cream half timbered 17th-century building. At the rear is an even older thatched building: the original pub, now the licensee's accommodation.

The central entrance, behind the railings, leads directly into the long main bar. On the right is a small lounge area; and on the left, beyond the fire, is a large dining room. Food is available during every session; it is locally sourced and home cooked. The set lunch on Wednesday through Saturday is very good value. As befits a free house only local beers are sold.

Just to the west of the pub (towards Salisbury) there is a footpath to Plaitford Common, on the extreme northern edge of the New Forest. It's a very remote part of the forest, and seldom visited.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Pub tries to always have 3 different breweries represented.

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Shoe Inn, Plaitford


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    20p off a pint of Real Ale.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Andwell; Downton; Flack Manor; Hop Back; Itchen Valley; Red Cat; Ringwood; Stonehenge;

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Door to left of main entrance.

  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking

    Opposite the pub across the A36, also a small area next to the pub for disabled parking only.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    5 en-suite rooms.

  • Events Events

    Curry nights, Quiz nights.

  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Shoe Inn

Salisbury Road
SO51 6EE

Sat Nav Reference

50.97309, -1.6072


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (240m)

Salisbury Reds: X7 (every 2 hours, no evening or Sunday service)


On A36 just in Hampshire

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