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The Bold Forester

$$ - $$$, British,
120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
+44 1489 576400
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“pudding” (15 reviews)
“baguette” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
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Reviewed November 5, 2017

Had a great night out with friends for dinner in a real pub with a really comfortable atmosphere. Nice welcome and really friendly staff who sat us down at a table which was close to others but also seemed to give some privacy. The food...More

Thank DiscoDave911
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

We were passing trade on A27. Had 3 excellent fish courses (pie, scampi, & haddock fish cakes). Good pub grub, large portion sizes, reasonable price, in welcoming pub.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed October 20, 2017

Booked a table for 7 for are sons birthday for a Thursday night , arrived with plenty of parking and entered this charming pub , great choice of beers and ciders and non alcoholic beverages, had a look at the menu which was full of...More

Thank Derek I
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

I’ve been eating here for a few months now . I didn’t realise they are on Tripadvisor. The management are warm and friendly. And there rack of baby ribs are to die for . I ask the to be well done so as to get...More

Thank Lance B
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Been to the bold forester before for both lunch and dinner. Loved it. So for dinner with friends to celebrate joint birthdays we suggested it. They had never been before. The menu is simple but quite varied. The quality of the food is always excellent....More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed September 24, 2017

we were very disappointed with the service on the night which was a birthday treat ,two of us had chips that were hard and not hot.my husbands meal had not been ordered and so we had nearly finished our meals by the time he received...More

2  Thank msearle2017
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Attractive from the outside and greeted with a warm welcome. Quite busy with a couple of large parties. Expecting to order from the bar but order for drinks and food taken at table by a barman who seemed to be trying to do everything. Only...More

Thank musicmanhampshire
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Went for a soup starter came out piping hot with thick bread very tasty,then a juicy rump steak each to our liking very friendly staff and delicious food

Thank Julie H
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Went out for dinner on a Saturday night with 3 family members, the restaurant was very busy with a table of 18. However, this shouldn't mean other tables orders take longer. Was left waiting 40 minutes for 4 main meals. Although the food tasted nice...More

Thank Alisha1777
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

My family and I sample pub roasts on pretty much a bi-monthly basis and post our reviews on here - I have to say, the reviews I read of this place in advance weren't overly inviting, but we book without prejudice 😊. Upon arrival our...More

1  Thank Jid K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
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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