The River Rat Bar & Kitchen offers a unique evening experience in the picturesque village of Hamble.
Tuck into our bar menu, sample our specialist gins or dine with high quality food and fine wines in a relaxed and friendly setting.
Whether you are looking for a sociable dinner with friends (perhaps after messing about on the river) or to celebrate a special occasion, you'll find a warm welcome at the River Rat.
Within the understated exterior is a stylish modern bar serving a selection of delicious small plates, wines by the glass, or bottle, and a wide choice of specialist gins. Upstairs you'll discover a contemporary bistro style restaurant, and the beautiful garden and popular heated ‘huts’ provide a year-round al-fresco dining experience.
Offering modern British and European cuisine, our A La Carte menu is beautifully presented and prepared with care by our highly acclaimed head chef.
High Street, Hamble
Tue - Sat 6.00pm–11pm
Wed 2nd - Friday 4th - Closed
Sat 5th Jan - 6.00pm - 11pm
Sun 6th - Wed 16th - Closed
Thursday 17th - Usual opening hours resume.
Events at the River Rat, Hamble
Midweek Bar Menu Special
For a relaxed evening, join us in the downstairs bar to sample our small plates menu.
On Tuesday - Thursday take advantage of our 3 for £14 offer.
Pairs perfectly with a glass of Rioja!
Enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean in Hamble with our selection of delicious small dishes. Served in our stylish bar these tapas-style dishes are ideal for sharing or tuck in to our mid-week special offer bar-menu dishes.
Sample our extensive menu of 29 speciality gins, each served with premium tonic mixers or choose from our high-quality wines by the glass, bottled beers, cocktails and soft-drinks.