5 of the best cosy Southampton pubs to enjoy a meal in wet weather
Spring has now rolled around in the UK, and with that, we could expect some frequent periods of rainfall up until the summer.
With that in mind, the idea of sitting in a cosy pub and enjoying a meal whilst the rain falls outside might sound like a nice scenario for some.
If you're looking for some cosy pubs in the Southampton area to have in mind for when the weather gets rainy you have a few options.
There are a number of pubs highly rated on Google Reviews that have been praised for their cosiness factor.
5 of the best cosy Southampton pubs
Smugglers Bar & Restaurant
Address: 16 Carlton Place, Southampton SO15 2DY
Google Reviews rating: 4.7/5 (from 461 reviews)
One reviewer wrote: "Love this pub. So cosy and the food is great. A good selection of veggie meals too!"
It has also been well-received on Tripadvisor, obtaining a 4.5/5 rating from 221 reviews.
One reviewer wrote on the site: "The venue is tucked away on Carlton place with a chilled and cosy atmosphere. The staff we found are incredibly attentive and friendly, they always make us feel very welcome when we visit."
The Red Lion
Address: 55 High Street, Southampton SO14 2NS
Google Reviews rating: 4.5/5 (from 899 reviews)
One reviewer wrote: "Such good value for money!! Lovely cosy atmosphere!! Will defo be back!!"
Address: The Common, Southampton SO15 7NN
Google Reviews rating: 4.2/5 (from 2,479 reviews)
One reviewer wrote: "Cosy - must have a drink there in winter especially".
The Duke of Wellington
Address: 36 Bugle Street, Southampton SO14 2AH
Google Reviews rating: 4.4/5 (from 1,152 reviews)
One reviewer wrote: "A cosy pub, nice selection of drinks and real ales. The food is good but what really make it, is when the open fire is lit. It's just off the beaten track but worth a short wander if you fancy something a bit more traditional."
It has also been well-received on Tripadvisor, obtaining a 4.5/5 rating from 703 reviews.
One reviewer on the site wrote: "The pub has its origins going back to 1272 but it’s more recent history started in the 1400s. The pub is cosy with an open fire, exposed beams and good beer. The staff were friendly and helpful."
Address: 41-43 Oxford Street, Maritime Quarter, Southampton SO14 3DP
Google Reviews rating: 4.1/5 (from 309 reviews)
One reviewer wrote: "Nice cosy pub, good service".