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Linford Road | Poulner, New Forest National Park, Ringwood BH24 1TY, England
441425473819
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A hidden gem on a quiet road leading into the New Forest. the London...
A hidden gem on a quiet road leading into the New Forest. the London Tavern has every thing you want from a New Forest pub. Quiz nights, jive class, bingo and live music all add to the unique atmosphere of this traditional public house.
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  • 5
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good but could improve

service was excellent but need to improve food quality microwave food not a really idea nice atmosphere but enjoyed...

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

service was excellent but need to improve food quality microwave food not a really idea nice atmosphere but enjoyed...

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hastings
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Really disappointed with the fried food, fish and chips clearly came out of freezer and wasn't even very good quality. Lasagne was a really small portion microwaved and not at all tasty, service took forever, I think bar staff may actually have to do the cooking?! On the plus side the beer was very clean and spot on

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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Visited on weekday lunchtime. Menu very limited -burger or fish and chips, and ham or cheese plowmans. Beer was Doom Bar - past its best. Took 45 minutes for food to arrive - we were the only people eating. While we were waiting another couple came in waited for 10 minutes for someone to serve them, gave up and left.... More 

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Mandinka25, Owner at The London Tavern, responded to this review

I am sorry you were disappointed with your lunch, and would appreciate the opportunity to rectify this, however, your observations of the menu are a little incorrect as we do not serve fish and chips as you have stated. We have won awards for our real ales and I am surprised to hear your comments reference the Doombar, if it... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 458 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Situated in the Poulner area of Ringwood, north of the A31 the London Tavern is a well-run local community pub. A decent looking brick building the pub takes its name from the nickname (Johnny Londoner) of a certain John Roberts who opened a pub in his house in the 1860’s. There is an interesting back story to why the pub... More 

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New Providence Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This is a great little pub where you can sit out in the garden and enjoy a pint of real ale soaking up the British Summer. There is a good selection of real ales and lagers, considering that it is a small local pub. It has a selection of three ales from the local Ringwood Brewery. An ideal stop after... More 

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Havent eaten here for a while but decided to try their carvery. Stood waiting for ages before the chef came out to serve us, and then asked us to wait another 10 mins while he got more potatoes. This would have been fine if the rest of the veg which wasnt quite under the hotplate wasnt totally cold. All in... More 

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Ringwood, Hants.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

A fantastic, inexpensive but delicious Sunday roast. Everything you would expect, a good choice of fresh meat, Yorkshire puddings, delicious veg and cauliflower cheese to die for! Friendly staff, good food - a great local pub!

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Mandinka25, Owner at The London Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments, we are pleased you enjoyed your meal and love our pub, we look forward seeing you again soon, Roly & Mandy More 

Poole, United Kingdom
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265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Called in after a walk with a group of friends. The barman/waiter was extremely pleasant and welcoming. Our food took quite a while to arrive, but the barman did come and apologise saying they were waiting for a delivery. However, when the food eventually came it was quite pleasant. Good value. It would have been nice to try some of... More 

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Livingston, United Kingdom
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

This is a typical English pub - the clue is in the name. We visited during the summer and found it to be friendly and comfortable. The only trouble was with a couple of wasps, being a warm day and September that is a fairly typical problem, so I wouldn't criticise the pub management for that.

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Friendly landlord and staff, great beer, great food. The landlord has something going on most nights and with a roaring fire in the winter, what's not to like!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Linford Road | Poulner, New Forest National Park, Ringwood BH24 1TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Ringwood
  • Phone Number: 441425473819

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub

Description

A hidden gem on a quiet road leading into the New Forest. the London Tavern has every thing you want from a New Forest pub. Quiz nights, jive class, bingo and live music all add to the unique atmosphere of this traditional public house.

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