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The Royal Oak Pub

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Ringwood Road | Fordingbridge, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Fordingbridge SP62PB, England
+44 1425 652244
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Meal was top notch. Refurbished recently and looking lovely. The owners we're very polite, nothing was too much trouble. The food was fabulous.

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Thank laraj615
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a wonderful afternoon for a private party on Sunday. Great staff, food and environment. Had some wonderful meals here too.

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Thank Kerry W
Kent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ate here twice, first time could not fault the food at all. However if we received the food at our first visit we got on our second visit we would not have returned; not sure what went wrong but the food was no where near as good, well presented or fresh!

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Thank JoAnneHopgood
Devizes, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

a very pretty new forest pub with ample parking, well kept real ales and a friendly feel. We ordered our lunch it didn't take long for it to arrive, the portions were not really substantial and the amount of veg provided was not enough for the four of us! The meal was very nice and would be ok if you... More 

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Thank James D
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this Pub for coffee and were made to feel so welcome we booked for dinner the following week and had an amazing meal! Our compliments to the Chef! It's a small pub but beautifully furnished inside. We had to wait a little while because the food was freshly made, but when it came, boy! was it an... More 

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Thank Mary R
Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Large car park, plenty of outside tables and a play area for children. Excellent staff and good food. Excellent carvery on a Sunday.

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Thank Mike M
Downton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfectly presented, fab Sunday Lunch, beautifully cooked Pork and rare Beef Sirloin, great vegetables, good gravy, will definitely be back.................................

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Thank lstevens12
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit today for a lovely sandwich at lunchtime. Staff really pleasant. Quality of food was excellent. We look forward to returning and trying the evening menu.

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Thank 70Sarah2014
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another terrific pub, nice garden, dogs and children welcome, lively locals adding to the atmosphere, good beer, cracking food and really attentive staff. I came away from a weeks holiday wondering if I should move back to the area, a busy friendly pub, book if you want food as the place is obviously popular. It's all good at The Royal... More 

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Thank Pinballsurgery
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this pub and have had many good meals here! First time we have been he for Sunday lunch and it was excellent. We had puddings too which were equally excellent Good service and fab atmosphere and good value

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Thank elaine l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $25
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ringwood Road | Fordingbridge, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Fordingbridge SP62PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Fordingbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 652244
Description
The Royal Oak, Ringwood Road, North Gorley

Once a Royal Hunting Lodge, the Royal Oak is a delightful 17th Century Inn, near Fordingbridge, nestled in the heart of the New Forest. The Royal Oak sits in the picturesque village of North Gorley, amongst its grazing donkeys and ponies, opposite the village duck pond.

It is renowned by locals and visitors alike, for serving high quality, classic pub food, cask ales and a warm hospitality. The Royal Oak boasts many outstanding facilities, such as a beautiful beer garden, a cosy coffee lounge with leather sofas and log burning stoves.

Idyllic, picturesque location with direct access to fantastic forest walks and cycle routes!

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