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The Oak Inn

Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FD, England
+44 23 8028 2350
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FD, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here for lunch and the bar/pub was very dog friendly and had a fantastic ambiance. It was old and charming inside. The food was really, really good. There were wild horses grazing in the grass outside the pub which was so lovely. This...More

2  Thank DrLindsayB
OakInnLyndhurst, Assistant manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear DrLindsayB Thank you for the nice words. We are lucky that the horses pop in. Does add to the amazing spot the pub is located in. Hope to see you again soon! Best regards, Mindau

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I came for dinner last night on recommendation from the hotel we were staying in. The staff were fabulous and very bubbly. It’s a busy restaurant / pub and all the tables get same care and attention from the staff even though...More

1  Thank Amanda H
OakInnLyndhurst, Assistant manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Amanda H, Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed it. As for the vegetarian options - come back for the new menu from the the of April and we really think you will be happy with it! ;) Best regards, Mindau

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here after a cycle round Boldrewood. It was busy and there was a short wait to be seated but as soon as we had a table we were well looked after. We had the fish and chips and the grazing meat platter. All...More

1  Thank spanner141
OakInnLyndhurst, Assistant manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear spanner141 Thank you so much for this review. And for bringing the dog! Our team loves dogs in the pub, and we think that EVERYONE who comes in cannot leave with an empty stomach. Hope to see you again soon! Regards, Mindau

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son had the chocolate brownie for pudding and said it was the best one he ever had.my wife and I had the Chicken,ham and leek pie and was truly delicious but they do change their pies from day to day.i would recommend this pub...More

1  Thank Joe D
OakInnLyndhurst, Assistant manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Joe, Thank you very much! Come back to try our new menu which will start from the the of April! Regards, Mindau

Reviewed 1 week ago

Our third visit. Good pub food. Very good service. Even though there was a large group in, what is a rather small establishment, the service was still very good. Thoroughly enjoyable.

Thank LauraJane66
OakInnLyndhurst, Assistant manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear LauraJane66 Thank you so much for taking your time to leave this review. We do get big groups in occasionally, yet we try to make sure the service stays good for everyone. Kind regards, Mindau

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a bit of research my wife booked this place for lunch for the two of us and our 16 month old during our stay in The New Forest. It was the highlight of our weekend break. Really good food - great staff - flag...More

1  Thank John T
OakInnLyndhurst, Assistant manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi John T, Thank you so much for the great review. We are very happy that you enjoyed it. Especially on a busy Easter Sunday. We hope to see you here again soon! Regards, Mindau

Reviewed 1 week ago

The best pub meal we've had for a while. Everything here was perfect, from the service to the food which was so delicious and top quality. Every meal had a lovely homemade taste and feel to it and the waiters were extremely attentive and pleasant....More

1  Thank DeniseTatianaF
OakInnLyndhurst, Assistant manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

hi DeniseTatianaF Thank you so much for the kind words. We are looking forward to see you here again! Best regards, Mindau

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here with our little ones, our friends and heir little ones. Weather was great, took a walk around the forest and ended up here for lunch. Super place. Friendly management and staff and very good food. Even the children’s menu came well prepared and...More

1  Thank InMyHumbleOpinion
OakInnLyndhurst, Assistant Manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear InMyHumbleOpinion, We would like to thank you for taking the time to leave us such a nice review. We really appreciate it. All the best, Mindau

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so fortunate to take up a recommendation and book the Oak Inn near Lyndhurst it was fabulous. The staff were very tentative and polite a real can do attitude throughout. We had a lovely round table in the front bay and ordered a...More

1  Thank jhuntingford
OakInnLyndhurst, Assistant Manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello jhuntingford, Thank you so much for the amazing review. We hope you had an amazing Easter Sunday. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Mindau

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped into this nice country pub for dinner while staying in the new forest for a few days. The pub was nice and warm and plenty of tables. We have three courses each and a drink totalling £70approx. Food was good, all three courses and...More

Thank Tclarkjnr
OakInnLyndhurst, Assistant Manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tclarkjnr, Thank you for the nice review! We are glad you enjoyed it. Looking forward to having you back here! Mindau

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Tracy S
December 17, 2017|
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Response from Upalia | Reviewed this property |
The Staff are Great just divergent a ring and all will be answered to give you a wonderful day out
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annabobbleuk
July 24, 2017|
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Response from OakInnLyndhurst | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes we do have highchairs and baby changing facilities.
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annabobbleuk
July 24, 2017|
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Response from beas006 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes to both. Decent as well. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$16 - $41
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:00 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
  • E-mail
Description
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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