8 Reasonably Priced Restaurants in Basingstoke (Meal for 2 for under £15)

Sometimes I really miss the lifestyle I had before having a family. Specifically the spontaneity of being able to eat out. We still try to eat out when we can justify the cost, which is why I’m always looking for cheaper places to eat that don’t mind children and won’t break the bank. Let me know if there is a restaurant or cafe that I’ve missed!

1. Debenhams Restaurant

There is a baby room next to the Restaurant. They also offer a special children’s menu and provide baby food and bottle warming facilities, free bibs and wipes.

The restaurant is open until 8pm most week days

2. Olivers Fish and Chips

They have an early Bird Deal at the moment.

The restaurant is open every day until 10.30pm, but check the website to confirm this.

They do have baby changing facilities and colouring and crayons for bigger children. Maybe a place to visit if you are lucky enough to have a night out alone with your partner/husband.

3. The Trawlerman, Chineham Shopping Centre

(Couldn’t find a website)

4. Marks and Spencers Cafe – Chineham

Please see a previous post HERE for details about the cafe at M&S in Chineham.

5. Sainsburys Cafe at Hatchwarren

The restaurant is open until 8pm every day except Sunday. However, I think they stop serving hot meals at 7pm.

6. Festival Plaice

I haven’t eaten here and I’m not sure if they have baby changing facilities or are very children friendly.

7. Nando’s

Open until 11pm most nights and has baby changing facilities.

8. Pizza Hut

There are two Pizza Hut restaurants in Basingstoke, one in Festival Place and one near Toys R Us. They seem to have a pretty good set up for children although I wonder how healthy the meals are.

Reasonably priced Places to go for Dinner in Basingstoke

Am I missing any? Please email me at northhantsmum@gmail.com with the details. Thanks!

BCOT  Restaurant – Brook Vale

  • Have menus available by trainee chef’s
  • Think you have to book in advance

Chineham Village Hall – Chineham

  • Unfortunately you need to be a member to eat here
  • If you are a member the food is VERY reasonably priced and normally excellent quality

The Dome Cafe Project – Brighton Hill

  • I hear great things about this place and it’s on my list of places to visit in 2014

Trawlerman (fish and chips) – Chineham

  • Open from 10am until 8pm on Mon and Sat and until 9pm Tues to Fri evenings
  • Closed on Mondays

Oliver’s fish and chips – Old Basing

  • Has takeaway or restaurant option
  • Cafe recently been refurnished

Dayers – Chineham Business Park – Chineham

  • Not open in the evenings so can’t really be classified as a place to go for dinner but they do have reasonably priced meals
  • Waits for food at lunchtime can be very long
  • Staff normally very friendly

Oakridge Hall for All Cafe – Oakridge

  • A NHM reader has recommended the Cafe here.
  • You can ring in advance with your order so it’s ready for when you arrive.

Mr Munch – Town Centre

Wimpey – Town Centre