Run a Stonegate Pub - Crook & Shears Clatford Andover, Hampshire

About the Pub

A traditional thatched Inn located in the affluent and sought after village of Upper Clatford. The village is full of charm and attracts tourists throughout the year through attractions such as Stonehenge, the New Forest and the Test Valley. The pub is well maintained and continues it’s traditional and charm internally as well as externally. With a bar area, dining area, restaurant and skittle alley this pub has enough to attract locals as well as creating a drive to destination venue.

The pub boasts a wealth of character and is full of original features. As food should be an important part of the pub, there are a number of areas for diners to sit and relax. A cosy lounge bar complete with carpets, wooden beams and a fabulous wood burner offers seating for around 25 covers. There is a further dining area to accommodate 16 covers, decorated similarly to the lounge bar and offers guests an informal area to dine and drink in comfort. An attractive feature of this property is the function room with a skittle alley, traditionally decorated with wooden flooring and its own bar servery, it is often used as an extension to the restaurant providing a further 50 covers. There is a fully fitted commercial kitchen, capable of producing high quality pub food.

To the rear of the property is a long and spacious linear beer garden which is split between a patio terrace and a grassed area with a total of around 60 covers. This drinking area has an array of picnic benches spread across the garden and proves extremely popular in warmer months. There is an out building which can be used as function room which offers at least another 40-covers and a private bar.

Regional Manager's Thoughts

The Crook and Shears is a stunning pub located in the delightful village of Clatford, recognised as dog friendly and a firm favourite with locals. The pub also benefits strongly from passing trade with tourists vising the local area for nearby attractions including The New Forest and Test Valley. The venue boasts traditional fittings and furnishings along with an honoured menu of British pub food and variety and cask ale so there is potential for the Crook to become a destination pub.

Surrounding Area

The Crook and Shears is located in the heart of Upper Clatford in Hampshire. This affluent village lies in the valley of River Anton and south of Andover, which is around two miles away. The main street where the pub is located is lined with beautiful thatched buildings. Hampshire is popular with tourists, with Stonehenge having visitors all year round. The New Forest and Test Valley are nearby, which attract visitors to the local area seeking food and drink.

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