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Address: 198 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 7AR, England
Phone Number:
+44 23 8029 3929
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Really nice local pub and restaurant

Here for a gathering of friends and their families. Great atmosphere until about 10pm and then it just died! Bar closed. Very odd end to the evening...

Reviewed September 26, 2016
Liam B
Southampton, United Kingdom
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staying just 100 yards up the road and popped in here for a drink then decided to come back for dinner. Typical pub grub but very tasty and huge portions. Dog friendly and lots of nooks and crannies with tables on different levels

Thank Jo A
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 31, 2017

We have often driven past the restaurant on our way into Lyndhurst. This time we thought we would stop and give it a try. So glad we did. The staff were welcoming and helpful. The menu is varied, very reasonably priced with some tasty home made dishes. Next time we are in the area we will be back to try... More 

Thank mary w
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

First visit here but won't be returning , staff are friendly and helpful but the food really lets it down , very bland and very expensive compared to other pubs visited

Thank PooleBladedog
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Our fourth year for Christmas Day dinner at the Happy Cheese, iexcellent food, great service and great atmosphere.

Thank GMunson
Southampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2016

normal pub grub but slightly inflated prices. Very dull and dismal atmosphere, ok for holiday makers one off visit, but nothing to attract me as a local.

Thank jessharris
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Good vegetarian options, the veggie fajitas are lovely, very big though! Nice place overall with friendly staff.

Thank lanabiddle98
Southampton, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Here for a gathering of friends and their families. Great atmosphere until about 10pm and then it just died! Bar closed. Very odd end to the evening...

Thank Liam B
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Arrived at 4PM and asked about the advertised (outside) carvery and was abruptly told it finishes at 3PM (their website says from 12and makes no mentions of finishing as 3). Checked with the rest of the group (6 in total) that we wanted to stay so we did. Placed order at the bar and waited. Two other parties received their... More 

Thank ServiceRanger
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Last night camping at Ashurst, decided to give this place a go. Burgers were home made and good with unusual Pretzel buns, and large portions. Mackerel salad was also good but salad could have been more adventurous. Staff and service couldn't be faulted - very helpful. Pub is popular probably for portion sizes vs. cost compared to New Forest alternative... More 

Thank Jon Y
Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Have visited on several occasions with friends and sadly on every occasion the food has been poorly presented and is only adequate. The best thing on he menu are the Ice cream sundaes, you can't really get that wrong. Staff do not seen very welcoming, mainly young and rather aloof.

Thank Debbie K

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