“Bright, stylish dining with Jane Austen connections” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
18th-century Oakley Hall is set in its own expansive grounds and was often visited by Jane Austen who lived nearby. The Glasshouse Restaurant is a modern addition to this historic house. It has a very bright, contemporary style with a colour scheme of gold and teal as well as plenty of art on the walls.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 80
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Closed: 24–26 December
- Wines over £30: 126
- Wines by the glass: 14
- Cuisine style: Modern International
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.
If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.
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