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All 55 Ringwood Restaurants

The Old Beams Inn

Ibsley, New Forest National Park, Ringwood BH243PP, England
01425473387
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Ranked #32 of 55 Restaurants in Ringwood
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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English first
South West England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

We stopped off here on our way to Bournemouth on Thursday afternoon It's a beautiful pub and had a lovely fire which I could have sat by all afternoon. We purchased the two course meal for £10.95 each. We were so surprised by the size of the meals. We both had the gammon and I had the profiteroles and my... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Really disapointed to report that this once good restaurant has really gone down hill from my past visits. Went for lunch and place was not crowded, order the set lunch from the board only for the waitress to come back and say the board was still showing yesterdays specials - even at just past 1pm. We didnt like the days... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 via mobile

Quite surprised to read the negative reviews as I have visited this pub fairly regularly & not been disappointed. Had lunch for 2 today, their special offer, 2 courses for £10.95. The food was excellent & the service the same. Greeted when we walked in & a very attentive young waitress. The portions were ample & after a starter &... More 

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My wife and I went for a carvery today, to save cooking just before Christmas. The meat was OK, as were most of the vegetables. The cauliflower appeared dry as the sauce (if there was any, had dried up on it), Yorkshire puddings were dry and rather on the large side and the potatoes were not crisp, rather soggy and... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Sadly not up to scratch, they used to have a very good reputation but definitely not any more, although they still boast they do, going by their articles still on the wall from previous years. It used to be a real treat especially the sunday carvery but the recent visit i must say was a let down and so were... More 

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Poole
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

After driving past this pub many times today we finally paid a visit. The car park was nice and busy even if the pub did look closed, was not quite as traditional inside as I was expecting; however it is very pleasant, split up into many different sections you are spoilt for choice on where to sit, we sat near... More 

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Wiltshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I went with a friend en route from a long journey ,,,,....I approached the waitress for help ?? she told us to sit and she would be over directly...after 20 minutes AND I DO MEAN 20 MINUTES ...no approach toward our table .... we had no option but to leave before ordering any food having been totally ignored for so... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

My husband and I stopped at this pub for a coffee. What a welcome we got from Carol! She was friendly, guided us to a lovely comfy sofa by the fire and got us a really good cup of coffee with fudge and a chocolate brownie. We would have liked to have eaten there but, unfortunately, we were too early... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We have been dining at The Old Beams during our breaks in the New Forest for more years than I wish to admit and it is now the best its ever been. The food always was top quality if a bit limited in variety, they now cater for the wider more modern tastes, the food is perfectly cooked and presented,... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Went here on a Sunday lunchtime for a meal with a friend. Have been going to the old beams for years and I can't deny that the food is lovely but unfortunately the service has let it down on more than one occasion. On this particular occasion, as I usually do, me and my friend went in and seated ourselves... More 

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Additional Information about The Old Beams Inn

Address: Ibsley, New Forest National Park, Ringwood BH243PP, England
Phone Number: 01425473387
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Ringwood
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 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: English

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