For further details about any of our menus or to make a booking, please email us* at or telephone us on 01962 771252

Bookings will be confirmed by return email. If you do not receive an email, please contact us prior to arrival to avoid disappointment.

*Our email address is not monitored 24 hours a day. Please ring the pub directly for any bookings within the next 3 days to ensure we receive your booking in time.


Welcome at The Hinton Arms - Dogs, children, walkers and coaches


"Great traditional style English pub. In the summer it has a stunning variety of flowers over the building and courtyard which is simply gorgeous."

"The menu is vast and the portion sizes are absolutely enormous!"

"Very handy for anyone visiting Hinton Ampner House"


Covid-19 Update : Our Opening Hours, Food Serving Hours and Menus may differ slightly as we slowly reopen fully. Please see our Facebook page for more up to date information or email us at

Situated just 8 miles from Winchester, The Hinton Arms in Cheriton is a privately owned and managed bar and restaurant with a reputation for fine food, fresh fish, superb daily specials, great service and expertly kept real ales.

We are open seven days a week.

Reopening Plans!!

We have some exciting news!
We will be opening up our garden from Monday 12th April 2021 – Hooray! 

Menu available from 12th April 


Monday to Friday 11.30 - 3pm / 6 - 11pm
Saturday 11.30am - 11pm
Sunday 12 - 11pm
Monday to Friday 12 - 2.30pm / 6 - 9pm
Saturday 12pm - 3pm / 6 - 10pm
Sunday 12pm - 9pm


Tables limited to either 2 households or groups of up to 6 people from mixed households (including children) 

Only enter the pub to use the toilet on your own or young children accompanied by 1 adult. If the heavens do open, we’re really sorry but we won’t be able to allow you to shelter inside the pub 

Please help us to keep our staff and customers safe. Please wash or sanitise your hands on arrival and adhere to social distancing notices
Last Orders by 10pm (no food or drink can be ordered after 10pm)

Weary walkers and well behaved children welcome. Dogs are welcome in the bar area only.
Please advise at the time of making a table reservation if you need to be seated in the bar area because you wish to bring your dog(s). We do not allow dogs in our main restaurant area.

We are renowned for our generous portions but we can also make many dishes for those with smaller appetites - please ask your waitress.

Ample free parking is available. 
Coaches are welcome by prior arrangement.

Our Menu

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