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The Trusty Servant

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Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park SO43 7FY, England
+44 23 8081 2137
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Trusty servant, is a traditional New Forest Pub with Real Food, Real...
The Trusty servant, is a traditional New Forest Pub with Real Food, Real Ale and Real Atmosphere!
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  • 133
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  • 74
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 16
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  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Forest Walks

Great place to stop off on a weekend walk to enjoy good food, friendly and enthusiastic service and the most comfortable bed ever. The location is splendid and ambience is terrific.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Mike W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Drove past on the way home with the gang so decided to pop in for a drink as the sun was shining. One look at the extensive seasonal menu an we decided to remain for dinner. Food was 5 stars. Freshly cooked excellent portions an the pie was just amazing. But always save room for desserts because their homemade cheesecakes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Great place to stop off on a weekend walk to enjoy good food, friendly and enthusiastic service and the most comfortable bed ever. The location is splendid and ambience is terrific.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Lovely fresh cooked food and well presented by quality staff. Excellent menu. Small problem with parking though.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We decided to stop off at the trusty servant after a long bike ride, much to our regret! The building was surrounded by builders and scaffolding etc Food took almost an hour to come and when it did it was very dry and unpleasant. We we were then late handing our bikes back to the hire shop because of this.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

Great pub great beer and great food!!! Just stopped by for a bite to eat and have to say i was very impressed!!! The service was also the young waitress really went out of her way to make me feel welcome!! will definately be bringing my wife and recommending to freinds!!!

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Called in on Sunday, no booking! Was very busy, asked a member of staff if they had a table for two, he immediately found one for us, ordered two Sunday roasts, pint of beer, glass of wine, there was a bit of wait for food as they were so busy, but well worth it, could not have been better beautifully... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We visited on Saturday for lunch (a noisy group of 7) and had a wonderful time. The bar lady was very efficient and friendly as was our waitress who was very friendly and treated us with great patience. We all had a good meal, beer battered haddock and chips, salads and salmon, all of which were delicious. The puddings are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We arrived at 2 and our table was ready. The roast dinners looked amazing so we went for the roast beef which was very tender. Huge Yorkshire puddings and we asked for some extra gravy and they were more than happy to get this for us. Now the puddings all home made and the chocolate brownie, sticky toffee pudding, bread... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Visited twice this week. First time just for drinks (in the ample outdoor seating area) and staff were very attentive. Got asked numerous times if we were being served/needed anything. We ate on our second visit and we couldn't fault the food. Massive burger and chips, huge doorstop sandwiches and very generous side orders. The staff were again lovely and... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Our first visit to Minstead and The Trusty Servant and we were not disappointed. The staff were friendly and handled our party of 16 very efficiently. The food was good and plentiful. There is a large garden too. Will definitely be returning with friends!

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Additional Information about The Trusty Servant

Address: Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park SO43 7FY, England
Phone Number: +44 23 8081 2137
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lyndhurst
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park SO43 7FY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8081 2137

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Description

The Trusty servant, is a traditional New Forest Pub with Real Food, Real Ale and Real Atmosphere!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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