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Foresters Arms

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10 Brookley Road, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst, England
+44 1590 623397
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Description: Traditional locals pub with two bars and outside patio and gardens. We...
Traditional locals pub with two bars and outside patio and gardens. We serve great 'pub grub' at very reasonable prices. All major sporting events shown on Sky and BT Sport, regular live music, pool table, dart board and comprehensive jukebox. Very close to the train station and well worth a visit!
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Good for:
Bar scene
Outdoor seating

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 44
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Pub food

Was alright, food was tasty and reasonably priced for the portion sizes. Standard pub food really, not great, not terrible, would go back.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Ant S
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
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123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Was alright, food was tasty and reasonably priced for the portion sizes. Standard pub food really, not great, not terrible, would go back.

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

my wife had fish & chips the fish batter was very greasy not cooked in hat enough oil . The pastry on my steak pie was very soggy. could not recommend this place for it was not passable home cooking

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Lovely local pub, friendly staff, good value for money tasty food, big portions, fast service, will visit again

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

A pub with excellent ales and suitable for different moods. I had great fish and chips in the evening in a packed bar with the rugby on, and the following day had a very good lunch with dog and children in the lounge bar. The landlord is a genuinely nice chap, and it's welcoming and generally a fine traditional English... More 

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Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Very good lunch at great value. Near the railway station so great location. Good fish dishes and specials. Good traditional beers from Ringwood brewery as well. Overall like to go back.

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Had one drink here and it is your typical bloke's pub and fairly basic but beer ok......sky sports, pool table etc....ok if that is what you are looking for but a bit spit and sawdust for me.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We made a couple of visits to this pub while staying locally for a Christmas break. We called in for drinks during a local walk and each time found the staff friendly and welcoming and a real cosy pub atmosphere. There was a good choice of real ales on tap and the beer itself was very good. This will be... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Fantastic food- huge portions so great value for money. Good menu and nice atmosphere. Have visited before in the summer too and it was really good as lots of seats outside and the service is quick

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Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

the position of the hotel and the food are excellent.you can tell the owners work hard on place.building the properties next door I'm sure are helping to renovate the place(selling of the stables) maybe they could have been put abit further away! I remember it how it was years ago.

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Shoreham, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We ate twice at the pub during our New Forest stay. The food and drink was good but some of the meals could have been hotter. The atmosphere was good but the bar staff were kissing behind the bar rather than serving. The bar staff were male and female I hasten to add. This is a popular pub and we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 Brookley Road, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 623397

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating

Description

Traditional locals pub with two bars and outside patio and gardens. We serve great 'pub grub' at very reasonable prices. All major sporting events shown on Sky and BT Sport, regular live music, pool table, dart board and comprehensive jukebox. Very close to the train station and well worth a visit!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?