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The Happy Cheese

Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 7AR, England
+44 23 8029 3929
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO40 7AR, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Friendly staff , busy pub, excellent parking , a lovely place for drinks , and decent vodka !! What more Could you ask for

Thank Kane B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Recently spent a short 3 night break in Ashurst and this cracking pub was a 2 minute walk from our accommodation. Friendly polite staff, with an extensive food menu. Plenty to choose from and something for everyone, even a fussy teenager. Both teens managed to...More

Thank Alex J
Reviewed 4 days ago

visited a couple of times in the past 2 weeks and every time the food and service have been fantastic, the quality of food offered for a pub is great, its traditional English food with a twist (pieminsiter) pies are fantastic, a full pie and...More

Thank nickhunter2017
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited the Happpy Cheese for Sunday lunch and had a very warm welcome, we were a family of 10 including three young children, we enjoyed lovely food and the staff were great and made sure the children had colouring to do while waiting for their...More

Thank Trish1299
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Parking is easy and a lot of spaces. The outside is large, with a lot of seating, and has a small enclosed climbing apparatus and slide. The staff were friendly. The menu looked and sounded impressive. The food ordered was average. Over cooked chips with...More

Thank Tordeb
Reviewed 6 days ago

I'll start by saying that we have fairly high standards, if we are buying food we expect it to be good. This food wasn't. Its lowest common denominator stuff, the lowest standard you could get away with. If you just want to fill your stomach...More

Thank GuyJT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off here for a quick drink and bite to eat. A really nice looking pub with plenty of seating and room. Plus you have the darts board and pool table. Staff were really friendly. Child friendly and lots of out door seating plus small...More

Thank HungryManNeedsGrub
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best Fish Finger Sandwich ever. Fantastic pub, great food, great beer. On edge of the New Forest, great location.

Thank GMunson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal family pub. Decent pub grub. Something for everyone even the dog. Dog ice cream on the menu. Bar staff young and friendly. Play area for kids plenty of outside room. Only bug bear fancied the roast half chicken was deep fried not roasted. Still...More

2  Thank Gary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nearly 20 walkers, happy to be allowed to use their car park, willing to pre-book meals and pre-pay, then pleased with the long table reserved inside for us & prompt service .... BUT sad faces nearly all round when faced with our meals. Cold soggy...More

Thank SmilingSixties
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Questions & Answers
Casey G
September 15, 2017|
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Response from Nick H | Property representative |
Hi we do have an area that you can book for private functions give us a call to discuss your requirements 02380 293929
Lorraine S
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Katrina B | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are very welcome and I have seen dogs inside. They have water bowls out and sell some sort of doggie ice cream/snacks.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $16
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 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 3929
The Happy Cheese is a charming Country Pub with Dining, offering a traditional Pub menu, with outstanding specials changing weekly.Set on the Edge of the delightful New Forest The Happy Cheese is ideal For a Spot of lunch, formal dinner or just a refreshing drink with friends and family. We have a large outside drinking and eating terrace and a kids play area Enjoy!!
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