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Thatched Cottage Tea Room & Gin Bar

16 Brookley Road | New Forest National Park, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7RR, England
+44 1590 622005
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“scones” (31 reviews)
“cream and jam” (3 reviews)
“cake” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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16 Brookley Road | New Forest National Park, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7RR, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I visited today and found the food, drink, service and setting to be wonderful! We chose to each try a different gin ‘flight’ which allowed us to sample 3 small g&t’s. This is a great idea for those who, like me, aren’t...More

Thank cboulton01
Matthew L, Owner at Thatched Cottage Tea Room & Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your excellent 5 star review after your visit to the lovely Thatched Cottage Hotel's Tea Room and Gin Bar! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your afternoon tea and gin tasting flights so much and look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cream tea and exciting gin selection. What better way to end an afternoon walking around this wonderful little town. Very reasonably priced and the gin options were terrific. Staff were tremendous, so much so that I almost acted out a scene from Withnail and I....More

Thank WatfordPete
Matthew L, Owner at Thatched Cottage Tea Room & Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your excellent 5 star review! We are absolutely delighted that you enjoyed your cream tea and selection of gins on our gin tasting flights so much. I will certainly pass on your thanks to our wonderful staff, who looked after you so...More

Reviewed January 2, 2018

Everything pointed to this being a really cool little pub and it sort of was!!! BUT I'm not sure they have decided exactly what they are yet and that is not necessarily a bad thing but it is a bit strange. The combination of a...More

Thank Peter H
matthew792, Managing Director at Thatched Cottage Tea Room & Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Thanks, Peter, for your almost amazing review! We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our Gin Bar and have thought carefully about your helpful observations. We are first and foremost a small hotel with 14 rooms, along with a tea room, which has...More

Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

We’ve just spent the night here at this lovely old thatched cottage. We had a garden room as we had the dog with us. Although small, it had everything we needed- great shower, tea making facilities and some complimentary bits for the dog! We also...More

Thank Jo O
matthew792, Managing Director at Thatched Cottage Tea Room & Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2018

Thanks, Jo, for your excellent 5 star review after your stay at the Thatched Cottage Hotel and visit to our amazing Gin Bar! We are absolutely delighted that you and your dog enjoyed your stay in one of our dog-friendly rooms and were so well...More

Reviewed November 20, 2017

Lovely little spot, it’s a tea room and gin bar set in a beautiful old cottage (I think they have rooms as well). We did a couple of gin flights the ‘local’ and the ‘unusual’. You get three gins per flight, along with a top...More

Thank John C
matthew792, Managing Director at Thatched Cottage Tea Room & Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Thank you for your excellent 5 star review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our amazing Gin Bar and were able to try and range of different gins on our popular Gin Flights! We look forward to welcoming you back again...More

Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Had a fab range of gins and flights on offer, friendly staff, my favourite gin was the nettle gin! The decor could be improvedMore

Thank Sarah P
matthew792, Managing Director at Thatched Cottage Tea Room & Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thank for your excellent review. We are delighted that you enjoyed our amazing Gin Bar and look forward to welcoming you back again soon. The Gin Bar is a work in progress, since we took over the lovely Thatched Cottage Hotel, but we are limited...More

Reviewed November 8, 2017

My wife, myself and granddaughter were visiting the area and as we were passing we popped in for afternoon tea (no gin). Very pleasant experience and the cappuccino cake was a particular delight. Easy to park and full of olde worlde charm once inside. Would...More

Thank barry m
matthew792, Managing Director at Thatched Cottage Tea Room & Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded November 10, 2017

Thank you for your excellent review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your afternoon tea and especially the cake, when you popped in the other day. We look forward to welcoming you back to the tea room, gin bar and hotel soon!

Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Had a flight of 3 ‘Unusual’ Gins, tasty and interesting! Accompanied by olives and crisps. Nice quaint setting with outside seating.

Thank danhetherton
matthew792, Managing Director at Thatched Cottage Tea Room & Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

Thank you for your excellent review after your visit to the amazing Gin Bar at the Thatched Cottage Hotel, where, at any time, you can sample over 70 gins from our collection of over 300, all presented with enthusiasm and interest by our wonderful staff!

Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

FAO the owners: my friend and I stopped by this afternoon wanting coffee and cake (which I have been served before on another occasion at around the same time, so I know that you normally offer this) but I was very rudely told by a...More

Thank Stacey L
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

We came to Brockenhurst especially to try the gin bar here after wanting to visit for a quite a while. We arrived at 5pm to find the door locked, despite the closing time being advertised as 6pm on Tuesdays, and the staff wandering around inside....More

Thank Millie M
matthew792, Managing Director at Thatched Cottage Tea Room & Gin Bar, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

We are very sorry for the confusion caused when you visited the Gin Bar as the Tea Room does close at 1700. We are investigation the response you received from our staff and will ensure that this does not happen again, by posting clearer signage...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$28
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Brookley Road | New Forest National Park, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 622005
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Description
The Thatched Cottage Hotel in Brockenhurst is a 400 year old thatched cottage in the heart of the New Forest National Park and easily reached by rail and road. Join us for Afternoon Tea or sample a gin tasting flight in the Gin Bar. Accommodation is also available in historic cottage rooms and modern garden rooms.
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