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The Oak Inn

) #4 of 34 Restaurants in Lyndhurst $$ - $$$ , British,
Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FD, England
+44 23 8028 2350
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great food. Great location. We always take in a long lunch after our 9 mile bike ride through the forest. The staff are helpful and friendly and the food is fab.

Thank Heidi R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for a quick bite to eat on my return back to Surrey following a day out playing golf locally, having been recommended by my golf partner. Place was busy with most tables being reserved and only a couple of very small tables being...More

Thank 11will
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at the Oak Inn to have dinner as we were finishing our walk around Lyndhurst and nearest forest area. The menu had interesting and varied options to choose from, and the dishes we ordered were tasty, of good quality and fresh. The Inn...More

Thank liberty_ad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to The Oak for about 20 years whenever I am in the area. It never disappoints . Fabulous location , great outdoor space , interior full of character , very helpful staff and delicious food . I am told their beer...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at this pub for lunch after riding through the Forest from Brockenhurst and it was just what the doctor ordered! Relaxed, enjoyable food and drink, served courteously and efficiently in lovely surroundings. I had the salmon sandwich and my wife had the goats...More

Thank Darryl B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took brother and sister in law visiting from New Zealand to sample a genuine country pub lunch We were not disappointed. Of special note are the daily special chef made pies. These were superb and with a genuine choice of cask conditioned ales made...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this Pub for the first time, and I have to say the food and service are excellent. The food is cooked with fresh produce and prepared with pride. The service from start to finish was outstanding. We would say it was well worth...More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bank is a tiny Hamlet close to Lyndhurst in the New Forest and among the small scattering of houses is one of the finest hostelries in the south of England. An almost typical country inn it has the beams, the fireplace, walls covered in Forest...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic food and service. Very good value. Lovely atmosphere. Very busy, we hadn't booked a table, but staff still accommodated us.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We broke our journey home from Sandbanks to Lincoln at this pub for an early lunch. There was four adults and two children. We sat outside to enjoy the good weather. The service was excellent and the garden well set up. I rated this pub...More

Thank Zena52
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July 24, 2017|
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Response from LindaJoan2014 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know.
July 24, 2017|
Response from beas006 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes to both. Decent as well. Regards
October 21, 2015|
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Response from bigtastie87 |
from 14 to 16 pounds from what I've seen they look big and good value
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$16 - $41
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8028 2350
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Whether you’re arriving on two legs or four, we’ll have the perfect refreshment waiting – just something we’ve picked up from years serving ramblers, riders and regulars. Add quality food and ales to a beautiful Lyndhurst location and it’s clear pubs like this don’t grow on trees.
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