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Silver Hind

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English, Gastropub
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Station Road, Sway, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO41 6BA, England
+44 1590 683900
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: The Silver Hind is a friendly Restaurant and Village Inn set in the centre...
The Silver Hind is a friendly Restaurant and Village Inn set in the centre of the New Forest Village of Sway. We welcome all the family including dogs and horses! Our Chefs are passionate about sourcing seasonal produce from the New Forest area including local fish, seafood and game. We are proud that everything is made by our Chefs including our complimentary bread which is freshly baked every day. We have daily specials and lunchtime light bites and our Sunday Lunch changes every week but always features locally sourced aged Sirloin of Beef and Rack of Pork with Crispy Crackling. We carry a range of real ales and have a carefully chosen wine list which is sensibly priced with a good selection of wines by the glass. We are open for Lunch and Dinner Monday to Saturday and Lunch on Sundays. Our bar is open every day from 11 am to 11 pm
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Good for:
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating

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  • 141
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  • 56
    Very good
  • 17
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely Dinner

Me and my boyfriend came to have dinner on Thursday evening as we were staying close by in brockenhurst. When we arrived we went to the bar and were shown our seats by a lovely waitress - think her name was denise. We got seated and chose what we were eating and whilst we waited we were bought some... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
LeanneStewart
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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225 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

We recently ate here following a recommendation from our B and B owner. We were looking for dog friendly places to eat She also described it as a gastro pub so we were expecting to pay a little bit more for our food. Upon arriving, we found a table out of the way to settle the dog. There were no... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Me and my boyfriend came to have dinner on Thursday evening as we were staying close by in brockenhurst. When we arrived we went to the bar and were shown our seats by a lovely waitress - think her name was denise. We got seated and chose what we were eating and whilst we waited we were bought some lovely... More 

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Epsom, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Had a great meal here with my family. Nothing was too much trouble, even for a member of our party with food intolerances. Food was great from starters through to the treacle tart pudding!

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Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Seven of us enjoyed great food and particularly friendly service. We all had something different and each meal looked and tasted good. Well done Silver Hind would definitely go again and recommend a visit.

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Dorset
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Visited for Sunday lunch on a recommendation. Not sure if this place wants to be a pub or a restaurant. The food prices are certainly top end. Starters were quite good, particularly the thai fishcakes. Rack of pork quite tasty, but swimming in gravy, which made the roasted potatoes underneath very sad. Yorkshire puddings were burnt and came out cold.... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I've held off writing this review however after speaking to friends and family who've recently dined at the silver hind, I feel compelled to share my views. Pure and simple they also had a similar poor experience.The food not is overprice price, the service is simply awful.

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Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We visited as a family 20/03/15, typical pub atmosphere with a nice bar area, greeted by friendly staff and shown to our reserved table. waitress took our drinks order and brought water while we were waiting, the menu was wonderful as was the food, cannot fault any of the 3 courses we all had, they say you get what you... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Visited after reading reviews. Food good, service excellent BUT is this a pub or a restaurant??? Very disappointed to be sat next to a busy bar full of locals as I say food was excellent, but at top restaurant not pub prices they simply must decide what they are

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Having hiked for several miles without knowing where we would end up at lunchtime, we stumbled across this pub, and what a lucky find. Excellent beer and unexpected but exceptional food and service, and all at a good price. Could not fault the place and will return soon.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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289 reviews 289 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We have visited herefor lunch before, last time we had a full meal, but on this occasion we decided that a baguette would suffice. They were both lovely, but if you do not favour garlic you might have to ask for another option. Food is obviously prepared to order, so expect a bit of a delay before the food comes.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Station Road, Sway, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO41 6BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Brockenhurst  >  Sway
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 683900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 51
  • Cuisine: English, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating

Description

The Silver Hind is a friendly Restaurant and Village Inn set in the centre of the New Forest Village of Sway. We welcome all the family including dogs and horses! Our Chefs are passionate about sourcing seasonal produce from the New Forest area including local fish, seafood and game. We are proud that everything is made by our Chefs including our complimentary bread which is freshly baked every day. We have daily specials and lunchtime light bites and our Sunday Lunch changes every week but always features locally sourced aged Sirloin of Beef and Rack of Pork with Crispy Crackling. We carry a range of real ales and have a carefully chosen wine list which is sensibly priced with a good selection of wines by the glass. We are open for Lunch and Dinner Monday to Saturday and Lunch on Sundays. Our bar is open every day from 11 am to 11 pm

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