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All 41 Lyndhurst Restaurants

The Trusty Servant

Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park SO43 7FY, England
+44 23 8081 2137
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Ranked #16 of 41 Restaurants in Lyndhurst
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Trusty servant, is a traditional New Forest Pub with Real Food, Real Ale and Real Atmosphere!

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English first
Bournemouth
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The pub is very cosy and traditional, and dogs are welcome. We have eaten here twice recently following a walk in the area. The menu offers a wide choice and the prices are not too bad for the New Forest. The place was very busy on the Sundays we were there but we had booked a table so had no... More 

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Bournemoith
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Six of us met up for lunch after Christmas and none were disappointed. The menu contains a sufficient variety of dishes to cater for most tastes. Much of the food is locally sourced those who chose the "rainbow fish" were all very pleased as were the others with their choices. Excellent Flack Manor beer was served. A very pleasant lunch.

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

Stopped here for a Sunday lunch after a walk nearby. Arrived shortly after 12 noon and the place was already half full (by 1pm there was no room so reserve a table or get there early). A pleasant atmosphere and staff. We had the beef roasts which were good quality and large portions. Prices a little expensive but not extortionately... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

 Not having eaten here before we were a bit anxious as we had booked our Christmas Day Lunch purely on viewing the menu only.  We need not have been worried.  We were welcomed by name and shown to our table and offered drinks.  Very soon our Terrine starters arrived followed by a very pleasing palate cleaner of Champagne & Lemon... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Saturday lunch on a winters day. Warm welcome by both the staff and the real fire! We both chose the spicy Moroccan money pot. Vegetarian dish of chick peas, sweet potato and peppers in a spicy sauce served over jasmine rice, in an edible back tortilla bowl! Delicious. I decided to have some garlic bread on the side, which was... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We enjoyed a really nice lunch-delicious food and good service-varied choice-some local delicacies -we all enjoyed our choices-thankyou

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This inn has been one of my favourites for a while now and I have written a review before. Last week we visited late Sunday afternoon and my wife and I both had roast dinners. I had beef and the missus had turkey. Service was excellent and the roasts perfect. Lots of meat, crispy roast potatoes, greens and both plates... More 

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

After spontaneously deciding to have lunch in the forest we discovered the usual pub we pop to with our dog was chocca block. Somehow we managed to get a table for four at The Trusty Servant, for Sunday lunch without a reservation...my husband and I opted for roast, he had beef (£11.95) & I had chicken (£13.95), each meal came... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Had lunch earlier today with friends who live in the village. The food took some time to arrive, but when it did it was tasty and well presented. I had the Farmer's Platter, which included a gorgeous home made Scotch egg. The others had a chicken burger and chunky sandwiches, all of which were delicious. We are looking forward to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I dont normally go for the roast dinner because i find i can make it better myself BUT this meal was the best roast ever. the belly pork was crisp with crackling and beautifully cooked as were the vegetables, the roast potatoes were crisp and fluffy perfect and the biggest freshest yorkshire pud. The staff were friendly and helpful and... More 

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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

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