The Wonston Arms named ‘best pub in the country’

The best little pub in Hampshire.

Opening Hours

Monday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Our story

Our story

The Wonston Arms, in the little Hampshire hamlet of Wonston has been a public house since way back in the 1800s. It’s not been a foody restaurant gastropub venue, just a simple public house for locals and visitors to pop in and have a rest and chat about village life.

As happened with all too many pubs in recent times over the recession of 2008/2009 it never recovered. It became a casualty and closed. In early 2015, local village resident Matt Todd bought the derelict pub and began on a journey to reopen it and… read more

Popup food

Popup Food

We have hooked up with a couple of highly rated pop-up street food vendors who use our beach to park up their mobile kitchen and cook for you! You guys sort your food out with them and we are happy for you to use the pub to sit in and have a refreshment or two. It’s that simple. Folk happily share tables with folk they may have not met before or seen for a long time, they chat, catch up and do what us human beings need to do – interact with each other. We are a friendly bunch here at the best little pub in Hampshire.
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Wonston News

MONDAY CLUB Open 5 till 8pm tonight folks, it's proper warm and balmy and let's be honest we need to chill out!, Come and watch the sun go down on the beach tonight at the Best Little pub in Hampshire #mondaysundowners #mondayclub #bestlittlepubinhampshire #camrapuboftheyear @camra_official ...

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Cheers on a lovely warm sunday! Out team shirts are available behind the bar, for all to enjoy #camrapuboftheyear #bestlittlepubinhampshire @camra_official #camra ...

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MONDAY CLUB Open 5 till 8pm tonight folks, it's proper warm and balmy and let's be honest we need to chill out!, Come and watch the sun go down on the beach tonight at the Best Little pub in Hampshire… https://t.co/nNfvvyOPSt

Cheers on a lovely warm sunday! Out team shirts are available behind the bar, for all to enjoy #camrapuboftheyear #bestlittlepubinhampshire camra_official #camra @ The Wonston Arms Freehouse Village Pub https://t.co/fZxLLTTmQg

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The Wonston Arms Freehouse Village Pub, Wonston, Stoke Charity Rd, Sutton Scotney, Winchester SO21 3LS