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Artillery Arms

Hester Road

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Opening Times

12-11.30 Mon - Thu; 12-midnight Fri & Sat; 12-11.30 Sun

About the Pub

Superb traditional split-level community pub serving six well kept ales from Hampshire and Sussex, all clearly displayed and described on a large blackboard, complete with tasting notes. A large enclosed garden with several events throughout the summer. Supports both darts and pool teams, and several other traditional pub games are played. Slightly out of the way, but only 5 minutes walk from Fratton Park, it can get very busy on match days but is welcoming to away supporters.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Triple fff Alton's Pride
  • Triple fff Moondance

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Fallen Acorn --varies--
  • Triple fff --varies--
  • Urban Island --varies--

The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:

  • Mild
  • Porter
  • Stout

1 dark beer throughout winter.

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Artillery Arms, Portsmouth


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited


  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, pool, quiz.

  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Artillery Arms

Hester Road

Sat Nav Reference

50.7924, -1.053336


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Nearby Bus Routes (300m)

First Hampshire: 1, 2, 17

Closest Station (1600m)


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