We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Trusty Servant

$$ - $$$British, ,
Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FY, England
+44 23 8081 2137
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“sunday roast” (32 reviews)
“belly pork” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FY, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (720)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 714 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I had an excellent lunch in this lovely New Forrest pub. Although we opted for simply the ham eggs and chips the ham was terrific and we would have gone for the many other interesting options had we not had a very...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend visited this lovely pub yesterday. The food was absolutely delicious and well presented. To top it off, the service we received was great. We were informed of the local walk close to the pub- which we both thoroughly enjoyed. Looking forward...More

Thank 2016_JPJJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Birthday lunch for a table of eight. Lovely traditional pub set in the forest. Good choice on menu and excellent selection on the specials board. Very generous portion sizes, the whitebait starter could have passed as a mains. Quality of food very good. Size of...More

Thank lesley r
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat Nav didn’t take me there and stopped in the middle of nowhere so I had to ask for directions. Beautiful setting. Whoever I saw when I checked in wasn’t exactly warming and said ‘no one is here at night, it’s only rooms over a...More

Thank BerkshireLady64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We missed the turning for the services were about to turn round when we found this lovely pub! The setting was gorgeous as was the food. Large portions. The only niggle was the bar person made a mistake in the drink orders. No apparent sandwich...More

Thank KentMaynard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here a few times and will never tire of it - lovely location, great beer, good food and nice atmosphere.

Thank jim m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food with huge portions! friendly staff in a lovely country pub! reasonably priced and although it was really busy we only waited 15/20 minutes for our food! Lovely atmosphere with lots of locals around the bar and dog friendly too!

Thank Cruiser757272
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff here are very friendly and helpful and make the pub a decent place to visit. They did their best to make bad situations better. Arrived to stay on a rainy day yet didn’t have a table in the bar for us to sit....More

Thank Mandy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this pub 3 times whilst staying in the village of Minstead. We were blown away by the food there ( we had dinner in there twice ) both the quality and the quantity. It was yummy! I recommend the beef and ale suet...More

Thank Jojojo100027
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful early evening meal with family the food portions were generous - starters and main only, no room for pudding! - everyone in our party had plenty of choice and enjoyed their meal. They were also very accommodating of various dietary requirements....More

Thank Alice T
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Lyndhurst
Travelodge Stoney Cross Lyndhurst
366 reviews
1.16 miles away
Bartley Lodge Hotel
1,027 reviews
1.64 miles away
Forest Lodge Hotel
944 reviews
1.81 miles away
The White Rabbit
600 reviews
1.90 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The New Forest Inn
554 reviews
1.67 miles away
The White Hart - Cadnam
580 reviews
1.84 miles away
The Green Dragon
609 reviews
1.94 miles away
Tea Total Lyndhust
482 reviews
2.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Furzey Gardens
361 reviews
.61 miles away
New Forest National Park
1,597 reviews
2.18 miles away
Longdown Activity Farm
561 reviews
4.13 miles away
All Saints Church
13 reviews
.08 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
July 20, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from JTrust | Property representative |
Hello, The Trusty Servant is in the centre of Minstead Village, the village however does consist of just the pub, the village shop, the village green and the church so nothing major going on, it is however in a beautiful... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 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: Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8081 2137
  • E-mail
The Trusty servant, is a traditional New Forest Pub with Real Food, Real Ale and Real Atmosphere! Dogs and children welcome. Now with 5 amazing bed and breakfast rooms!!
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing