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The Pointer Alresford

Open Now: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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This is a small village pub.

We had lunch here in a small but adequate dining room, ( we were the only customers!) The food was... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Lesley Q
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Colchester, United Kingdom
WARM FRIENDLY ATMOSPHERE WITH GOOD FOOD

The Pointer is a welcoming pub lounge nice and warm but eating area was cold when we visited in... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2017
Bob-Rob-Dodgybob
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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 6, 2018
“This is a small village pub.”
Jul 28, 2017
“An ordinary, everyday, experience”
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Wivenhoe Road, Alresford CO7 8AQ, England
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+44 1206 824378
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 September 2014 via mobile

This is the second time I have been for lunch and both times have not been disappointed. The food is of a good standard and varied choice. The staff are very friendly and attentive and will definitely return again.

4  Thank lisa s
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Called in for lunch. Very unwelcoming young lad behind the bar. The only other customer told us the menus were on the tables. We ordered some drinks then sat down to peruse the menu. The young lad was more interested in getting his hair from...More

2  Thank FrancesandStuart
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We had lunch here in a small but adequate dining room, ( we were the only customers!) The food was good and edible, and drinks from the bar available. You need to check beforehand if the restaurant is open, our last attempt to eat there...More

Thank Lesley Q
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We popped in for lunch and chose a filled baguette from the limited (but acceptable) choice on offer to eat in the bar. The food was fine. Service was prompt. There was only one Real Ale on offer despite the web site promising a choice...More

1  Thank 524grahamd
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Stopped for lunch opted for New York Steak Gourmet Burger and Veggie Burger, that the price, expected something other than off the shelf burgers. Assume in Alresford Gourmet means a Bamboo splint sticking out of it! Decor stock tired English Pub with two radios playing,(why?)...More

Thank faircop822
Reviewed 13 March 2017

always a great meal and wonderful beer - beer garden with inflatables and often live music and bbq. Monthly themed night and great sunday roasts. Neil and Sam really know how to run a country pub.

Thank robbutcher2015
Reviewed 24 February 2017

The Pointer is a welcoming pub lounge nice and warm but eating area was cold when we visited in January 2017 for lunch. Asked about gluten free before booking was told options available on day but we found it to be limited on arrival. I...More

Thank Bob-Rob-Dodgybob
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent service from the staff and owners. The quality of food and cleanliness was of the highest standard. Would recommend this pub is well worth a visit. Call ahead for food times as restaurant not open every day and some days do get booked up.

1  Thank Grant S
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly warm welcome. Great facilities with welcoming bar and friendly locals - pool table and juke box. Outside facilities for smokers plentiful

Thank massytern
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Called in for lunch. Very unwelcoming young lad behind the bar. The only other customer told us the menus were on the tables. We ordered some drinks then sat down to peruse the menu. The young lad was more interested in getting his hair from...More

2  Thank FrancesandStuart
Reviewed 10 July 2016

If you want a roast dinner like your nan used to make then go to The Pointer. The service is always really quick and friendly, they bring over all the sauces and an extra jug of gravy to accompany your roast without you even having...More

Thank Emily731
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

A welcoming pub that has quick friendly service. The varied menu was standard " pub grub " but very reasonably priced.

Thank Sue B
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