Boot Inn

Welcome to The Boot Inn, a traditional Freehouse pub bar, restaurant and, seasonally, The Riverside Garden Grill.

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Situated in a rural and tranquil setting, just outside Stockbridge, we offer you a traditional Free House bar serving a selection of cask ales and carefully chosen wines. Our restaurant offers an extensive menu ranging from bar snacks to specialties that change with the seasons, and supplemented by an idyllic beer garden running down to the world renowned River Test.

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Christmas at The Boot Inn…


The finest Christmas dinner in the Boot Inn can come in many forms. For the majority it’ll consist of the traditional favourites, with plenty of turkey, sprouts, roast potatoes, served with lashings of gravy. Meanwhile, others like to indulge in more creative twists on the traditional festive formula.




Delicious food, coupled with the Boot Inn’s friendly atmosphere, makes it a great destination for the whole family to enjoy Christmas dinner in Houghton, Stockbridge. With its intimate atmosphere and quaint interior, designed to encapsulate the unpretentious ‘traditional English pub’ ambience, the Boot Inn restaurant delivers a Christmas lunch and dinner experience with the kind of panache you won’t be quick to forget.

Please click HERE for our Christmas opening hours.




Try one of The Boot Inn’s latest specialties carefully prepared by our talented Chefs.

Finest Ingredients

The Boot Inn meat comes from Stockbridge’s famous and award-winning John Robinson & Sons. Our soups and pies are delicious and homemade each day and our bread is freshly prepared and baked on the premises.

When available, the Boot Inn fish is delivered fresh on a daily basis and responsibly sourced from quality South Coast suppliers.

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Our Menu

We strongly believe in using our high-quality local suppliers wherever possible and closely follow the seasons. The Boot Inn restaurant and bar menus reflect this ethos with freshly made dishes ranging from our succulent roast sirloin of beef, grouse from the famous Scottish Highland Estate. Test trout to Moules Mariniere and always imaginative and delicious vegetarian choices.

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Reserve a Table

The Boot Inn warmly welcomes walk-in diners to our bar and restaurant however, our restaurant is extremely popular with the locals so we recommend that you reserve your table in advance.

To reserve your table please call us on 01794 388 310.