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The Bold Forester

120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
+44 1489 576400
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“duck salad” (3 reviews)
“baguette” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked a table and on had to wait over half an hour for our starter. Main course was awful - tough steak, wet and soggy burger. When we mentioned our unhappiness to the waiter and waitress both of them just shrugged and were totally disinterested...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with a group for birthday meal, very young inexperienced staff on bar and waiting on tables. Too much reaching over and spilling food. We could have overlooked this, but the trio of fish one of us had was mushy, not cooked, possibly still...More

Thank holidayaddict5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ideal for a social or a meal out with the family. Really liked the drinks here and the bar staff were cheerful.

Thank Ed E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food acceptable but relatively ££. The till did not reflect the menu price is till charged extra £1. Got that back though. Staff a bit lax could do with gentle kick up. Pub has very regular custom so not that bothered.

Thank Yollander2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub, with seating in gardens to front (noisy road) and rear. Plenty of interior seating and a some decent beers, lager and cider in the small, but adequate bar. Very friendly staff and owners, very welcoming establishment and a decent menu, that's not overpriced,...More

1  Thank BPLegend1948
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Pre booked a table, and glad we did, as clearly very popular, and we got in before the lunchtime rush. Food was very good, and a great choice from the lunch time menu. All meals served were a decent portion, freshly cooked and well presented...More

Thank IH2016
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

Popped in for food, lovely steak, lovely staff, really relaxed in the garden with plenty of things for kids to do & we bought the dog! Will def be coming back!

Thank Lauz33
Reviewed March 23, 2017

Food is good service can be a bit slow when busy but the wait is worthwhile friendly staff fairly reasonable prices

Thank _neillawson57
Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

A few drinks and a meal. Staff were really friendly, good selection of drinks, no charge for my tealess tea ( I take my own teabags everywhere ) Food was amazing, the chicken wings were delicious. Will def eat here again.

Thank Bernieg5
Reviewed March 20, 2017

Visited on a Thursday evening as a party of 10, the pub was really busy. We were seated quickly and staff were quick to take our drinks order. The menu is traditional pub food and I got the impression it would be all home cooked...More

Thank mh2111
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Sheila J
What time do u serve food?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $31
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1489 576400
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