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The Bold Forester

) #123 of 711 Restaurants in Southampton $$ - $$$ , British,
120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
+44 1489 576400
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“duck salad” (3 reviews)
“pudding” (13 reviews)
“baguette” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Arrived at pub and easy to find parking space as they have a good size parking area. Looked beautiful from outside with some lovely hanging baskets (actually loads of big hanging baskets), went inside and the whole place was clean and very welcoming lovely décor....More

Thank skanky1960
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a table for a Wednesday evening for a friend's birthday. Waitress seemed disinterested. Did not mention specials board which we spotted above the bar after our order had already been taken and after being informed that my friend"s first choice was not available. Waited...More

1  Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to the Bold Forester so many times. We have never been disappointed with the food or service here. It is a beautiful and appealing pub from the outside and inside is cosy, warm and welcoming. Lovely garden area out the back with...More

2  Thank cpelley2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Met a friend for lunch here on a Tuesday so place was quiet. Great rear garden with lots of colourful flowers. I can recommend their granary sandwiches- huge! Only negative is their drinks prices (like elsewhere) - £7+ for a pint and a large Diet...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Why have we not been here before especially as we live close by...? We were sitting at home just chatting about traditional pub lunches and ploughman's in particular. We did a local search and The Bold Forester came up. Paid a visit today and had...More

Thank Denise M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just been here for lunch with my boyfriend and our baby. All I'm gonna say is it's just average pub food for what they're charging for the meals. If I'm being honest weatherspoons is nicer.... Other than them getting our order wrong (which was pretty...More

Thank Georgia T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pub is lovely. Great beer garden, with playground and bouncy castle for kids. The food is very tasty. On the upper end of the pub food price scale, but it's great. Freshly prepared and cooked. Staff are ok. Not much charisma. Now, £3.60 for...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

having passed the pub on the way to the motor museum which we found to be over priced, we decided to call in and have a meal. the place was clean and tidy, the staff friendly and helpful, we ordered our meal after await of...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed June 8, 2017

Went for dinner on a Wednesday evening thinking it might be a little quiet but we were wrong as the pub was busy with other diners. Ordered from the main menu and the specials board and everything was tasty. Service was a little on the...More

Thank 555James555
Reviewed May 27, 2017 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
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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
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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