Top 10 Places to Go After Work in Basingstoke

Do you have a job in Basingstoke? If you already work in the area or if you’re looking for a job in Basingstoke, we’ve got some great ideas for places to go after work, so you’ll never be stuck for something fun to do!

1. Jan Jack’s Laughter House Comedy Club

An evening of belly laughs is just what you need after a long day at work. Join the fun on the second Thursday of the month and see some of the country’s top comedians perform.

2. Haymarket Theatre

Take in a show at this lovely, intimate theatre right in the centre of Basingstoke. It’s a popular venue for concerts, comedy and theatre.

3. Gorilla Spirits Co.

Go for a tour and a taster session or have a professional class with a mixologist! Gorilla Spirits Co. is a great evening out for spirit and cocktail lovers.

4. The Mayflower

If you’re in the mood for Chinese food, look no further than The Mayflower. It’s an independent restaurant that serves a selection of pan-Chinese dishes including a fixed-price lunch and an all-you-can-eat Sunday buffet. With unique decor, it’s a feast for the eyes as well as the stomach!

5. The Lime Leaf

Serving authentic Thai cuisine, The Lime Leaf has a 4 star rating on Trip Advisor and is ranked as one of the top restaurants in Basingstoke. It offers a range of Thai dishes including vegetarian and gluten-free options.

6. Vue Cinema

Enjoy a night at the flicks and immerse yourself in the latest blockbusters on one of 10 screens! Sit back in an extra comfy recliner and enjoy the sweet and savoury snacks available.

7. Basingstoke Sports Centre

Fit in an after-work gym, swim or spa session at the biggest gym in Basingstoke. With over seven floors of training studios, gyms, squash courts and two swimming pools, there are plenty of activities to choose from. If you just want to wind down and relax, take a trip to the spa and enjoy the facilities including a jacuzzi, steam room and sauna.

8. Festival Place

There’s plenty of time to indulge in some retail therapy after you’ve finished work. Open Monday - Wednesday until 7pm and Thursday - Friday until 8pm, you’ll be able to wander around the big name brands and charming boutiques.

9. The Olive House

This independent, family-run business is the 2nd best restaurant in Basingstoke according to Trip Advisor. It serves a unique Turkish and Mediteranean menu available at lunch and dinner time.

10. Las Iguanas

Enjoy authentic Latin American food in a vibrant restaurant. Come for dinner and enjoy a cocktail or two! Plenty of vegetarian and vegan options are also available.

Check out our website to discover the latest jobs in the area, with a nightlife like this, Basingstoke is worth moving to!

Trip Advisor ratings correct at the time of writing.


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