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The Hobler

Southampton Road | Boldre, New Forest, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Lymington SO41 8PT, England
+44 1590 623944
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“onion rings” (5 reviews)
“whitebait” (6 reviews)
“burger” (13 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Southampton Road | Boldre, New Forest, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Lymington SO41 8PT, England
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Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Went here for a Sunday lunch with my family. Wow! The food was fabulous and the staff were lovey, the gent that attended to our table couldn't help us enough. Highly recommended.

Thank Ben2021
Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

Tried this place from good reviews online and the food was superb. Setting a little down market and service patchy but a pleasant experience on the whole. Not at all busy which surprised us as far as the food quality was concerned. Maybe slightly understaffed...More

Thank stuartgH874PZ
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Hi Stuart, Thank you for your comments. I am glad that you enjoyed the food! May I ask which day you came into the pub? As we are always trying to improve the quality of service. Kind Regards, Danny The Hobler

Reviewed August 8, 2017

Revisisited this restaurant and was looking forward to a nice meal , but unfortunately didn't live up to passed experience,service very slow ,food average for the price ,and I am a dog lover but to have two dogs sitting at your table looking up is...More

Thank Christine D
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Dear Christine, I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal at the Hobler. We are taking the slow service into consideration and evaluating what we can do to improve this. Unfortunately the dogs are encouraged by the majority of our customers and...More

Reviewed August 5, 2017

Me and a friend who both work in the trade swung in here for a quick bite to eat on our split shift and we loved it!! staff friendly and attentive, the food was amazing (rarebit and onion rings) pub dogs are cute as buttons...More

Thank Sasha G
Reviewed August 1, 2017 via mobile

This pub is a must visit, on arrival we were greeted by a handsome labrador called "Hector" followed by the cutest cocker spaniel named "Sexby" our labrador "Belle" loved playing in the beer garden. The food is amazing and the onion rings are outstanding. Real...More

Thank Eggsrus
Reviewed August 1, 2017

We visited on a Monday for early evening drinks and meal after a nearby 5 mile dog walk. Nice garden and terrace where we drank and ate. Dog friendly - water bowls and dog biscuits. Well kept beer. Enjoyable food. Excellent friendly service. We will...More

Thank Indeana
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Hi Indeana, I am very pleased that you enjoyed your time at the Hobler. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Danny The Hobler

Reviewed July 30, 2017

Visited for an evening meal on 27/07/17 with my Australian brother-in-law and his wife. The food was delicious, beautifully and promptly served . The staff were really friendly and it was wonderful to be somewhere quiet enough to hear what everyone was saying - unlike...More

Thank David M
Reviewed July 29, 2017

We went for evening meal on 28/07/2017. The staff excellent and food was well cooked and plenty of it, so much so we had no room for pud. Our only moan is that although the pub is dog friendly, we didn't particularly like the two...More

Thank Bvass
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Hi Bvass, Thank you for your thoughts. I'm glad that you received good service and excellent food! I'm very sorry that the dogs were sitting so close to your table. Unfortunately, the majority of our customers encourage and even hide our dogs under the tables....More

Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Restaurant area at the back is quite smart. We had amazing pasta and great starters. Good smiley service and very well presented food. Actually passed on my compliments to chef as he did a great job.

Thank AandP433
Reviewed July 26, 2017 via mobile

Our first visit to the hobbler, the staff were really friendly and attentive. The food was great and a reasonable price. Would totally recommend and we will definitely be back.

Thank andy m
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Shahab H
December 17, 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I think you'll find that the pub is actually in Boldre albeit along the main road.
Leah P
October 19, 2016|
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Response from AlcatrazGroup | Property representative |
Hello, We have a big garden where they can play =) Kind regards.
August 20, 2015|
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Response from AlcatrazGroup | Property representative |
Hello, It's allowed in bar area =) Kind regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 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: Southampton Road | Boldre, New Forest, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Lymington SO41 8PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 623944
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