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The Old Farmhouse Restaurant and Tea Rooms

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The Cross | Ringwood Road, Burley, New Forest National Park, Ringwood BH24 4AB, England
01425 402218
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Today
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice but too much for one!

I came here with my mum and we both had a cream tea for one. It was served as 2 scones fruit or plain with a blackcurrant and a strawberry jam and a large serving of clotted cream and a choice of tea and coffee. I am used to scones being quite small, but here they were huge. We had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
MJones81
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Had a lovely meal, staff obliging, very clean would certainly recommend and would visit when back the area

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Dorset, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We live nearby and just decided to have a cream tea as it was a nice day. Obviously being Easter weekend, and the sun shining, it was reasonably busy. The food itself was good but service very slow and several parties left as they couldn't wait any longer for their orders. One lady asked the staff about the delay and... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I came here with my mum and we both had a cream tea for one. It was served as 2 scones fruit or plain with a blackcurrant and a strawberry jam and a large serving of clotted cream and a choice of tea and coffee. I am used to scones being quite small, but here they were huge. We had... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We visited this restaurant at lunchtime. the menu was varied and reasonably priced. We both chose a cream tea. When it arrived the scones were huge and lovely and fresh. There were 2 scones 2 pots of jam and a large pot of clotted cream each. The teapot was large and we were able to have several cups of tea... More 

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Kent
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

When you order a sandwich from a tea rooms in the heart of the new forest, surrounded by century old heritage and natural beauty. A long-life brown bread and mild cheddar butty is just a little 1974. The service was by young girls who while very pleasant lacked enthusiasm and confidence. It was cheap, and I know that should keep... More 

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Margate, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We popped in here looking for a place to have tea and cake, and I was very pleased to see that they bake their own cakes, some of which are gluten/dairy/nut free. I had lemon drizzle cake and a pot of earl grey, and my boyfriend had tea and scones. We both really liked the food. The staff were friendly... More 

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We have visited Burley many times but this was our first time eating at the Old Farmhouse Restaurant. We were expecting a quaint cosy atmosphere but were a bit disappointed. The tables are spread throughout several rooms so you don't know whether the staff have forgotten about you and you can't get their attention unless they happen to come into... More 

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visited this restaurant for a snack on Saturday 14th February 2015. We were shown to our table and given menus. Eventually someone came to take our order. A short while later the food arrived. I had a ploughman's, stilton/cheddar, branston pickle, salad, 2 small bread rolls,pickled onion (which was very hard and very acidic - not matured enough) and... More 

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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150 reviews 150 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

lovely cakes, not so cheap. Very friendly staff. Ideal for4 ramblers and walkers. Cider store and barn at rear

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4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

The waitress had a bad attitude as we asked whether they would still do breakfast after 11am , most places now do breakfast or at least cater for people . Wouldn't go there again totally put off .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Cross | Ringwood Road, Burley, New Forest National Park, Ringwood BH24 4AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Ringwood  >  Burley
  • Phone Number: 01425 402218

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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