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(formerly Portswood Hotel)

134 Bevois Valley Road
SO14 0JZ

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Opening Times

Monday4.00 pm - 1.00 am
Tuesday4.00 pm - 1.00 am
Wednesday4.00 pm - 1.00 am
Thursday4.00 pm - 1.00 am
Friday4.00 pm - 3.00 am
Saturday4.00 pm - 3.00 am
Sunday4.00 pm - 1.00 am

About the Pub

This large multi-level pub sits on the corner at the end of Thomas Lewis Way, the Portswood By-pass, and is part of the Bevois Valley Road area that is popular with students. There is a pool table upstairs, and a large paved garden at to the rear. The garden is about 2 floors below street level. During the evening it transforms from a pub into a late night venue and entrance charges apply after 10pm (8pm Sun & Wed) and no entry after 1am Friday & Saturday.

Bar due for a refurbishment early 2020 and a 6th handpump may be installed then.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Robinsons Trooper

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Ringwood --varies--
  • Sharp's --varies--
  • St Austell --varies--

Source: National

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Hobbit, Southampton


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Weston's Old Rosie and Rosie's Pig Rhubarb.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    50p discount with camra membership card [pints only]


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Disabled access only for bar on street level and toilets.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Basement level bar used for private functions.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games


  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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134 Bevois Valley Road
SO14 0JZ

Sat Nav Reference

50.91881, -1.39521


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (90m)

Bluestar: 2 (Portswood Road 270m); First: 7; Unilink: U6

Nearby Station (780m)

St Denys

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