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The Herb Pot Bistro

175 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 7AR, England
+44 23 8029 3996
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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175 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 7AR, England
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Never been to The Herb Pot previously but visited today with our group of walkers. A very warm welcome greated us by the new owner and tea and cake arrived quickly. The garden is a lovely addition which have fire pits in the tables and...More

1  Thank FeeV70
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Passing by Ashurst on our way home from Southampton we decided to stop at the Herb Pot for a late lunch. We found chef Michael had taken over from the retired owners and were greeted with a friendly smile. The mushroom soup I ordered was...More

1  Thank Andrew F
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Lovely food, all very fresh and of a high standard. Lamb was very tender. Everything was presented very well. Very nice couple running it. Will definitely be back and recommend to others. Went for a birthday meal, and happy birthday was put on the dessert...More

1  Thank 247Debs
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Just had Sunday lunch for 7 and it was great. Excellent food with 28 day aged beef which was absolutely superb with plenty of flavour and nice vegetables. Excellent service from an attentive young couple. Play area for children in the garden.

Thank Martin D
Reviewed June 30, 2017

On two separate occasions my son and I have had late breakfast and lunch i.e. out of normal times.On both occasions the food has been individually prepared and fabulous. We are local so have eaten in all the food outlets in Ashurst and this is...More

3  Thank Carol B
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

What an absolutely brillant bistro.staff amazing and very friendly and helpfull fresh food and you can taste the difference.food was so nice. we will be going back and definetly be telling all our friends.

1  Thank Neil H
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous meal here on Thursday 25th May. Food was cooked to perfection and the presentation was rather fine too. Would recommend without hesitation.

1  Thank Terry A
Reviewed May 24, 2017

After reading all the reviews on here me and my husband were really expecting an amazing experience, i decided to give their breakfast a go, and i thought initially for a Bistro style setting it was a fair price however i understood why after receiving...More

4  Thank kpowell6026
Michael M, Owner at The Herb Pot Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded June 3, 2017

I'm so sorry to hear that every thing wasn't perfect for you We go to are upmost to try make everyone's visit special

Reviewed May 19, 2017

This is a lovely restaurant run by a friendly couple who have got it just right. I went to dinner with friends last week. The menu had meat, fish and vegetarian, I had twice baked cheese soufflé which was light and fluffy, monk fish main...More

Thank 56dawn
Reviewed May 16, 2017 via mobile

Quite possibly the nicest afternoon tea I've ever had. Sandwiches were very fresh with lovely fillings. Cakes and scones were equally delicious. Excellent value for money too. We have already booked our next two visits & are bringing more friends along.

Thank Tracey d
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Response from Terry A | Reviewed this property |
There is a pub car park 50m away, but there are some spaces right outside the restaurant 😊enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $33
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 7AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Ashurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8029 3996
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