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The Trusty Servant

British, Vegetarian, Gastropub, Bar, Pub
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Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest National Park Hampshire SO43 7FY, England
+44 23 8081 2137
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped for dinner on our way back to London. Were served great food by very friendly waiting staff. Will return.

Thank huisverkoop2008
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41 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped here for lunch during a cycling trek on my daughter's 30th birthday and noticed straight away how busy it was with people ordering lunch. We were served quickly with drinks and food orders taken and when the food turned up it was absolutely fantastic! There were 5 of us and we all ordered different options from a very... More 

Thank YvieSurrey
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here before & I was very impressed...maybe they try harder on a Friday night. I returned today, a Monday and it truly was awful. I raved about the food before, told friends & recommended it highly...but today it's all just reheated. The biggest surprise is that the burger is reheated too, not made to order & very greasy.... More 

Thank Dave M
Bishopsteignton, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pub looks attractive the bar is pleasant and the outside areas are extensive although the garden furniture was a bit rickety.The room was large and functional but no frills .The food was very good and the steak and ale pie is fantastic ,like something Dickens would describe. Breakfast on second day much better than on the first ( different... More 

Thank teignmouthtraveler
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a table here with our three dogs in tow. Food was excellent, plenty of it, reasonably priced and good service from the two young ladies that served us. A lot of the time you go to pub's to eat and the menu alone takes 20 minutes just to read. This one was simple, clear, enough choice and significantly... More 

Thank Kevin121963
Romford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here with friends for an evening meal. The service was attentive and unhurried. The food was excellent . Thoroughly recommended

Thank tyrtns
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there for lunch before a walk in the New Forest. The decor is lovely, the service good and there's a beautiful big garden at the back. The range of food on offer was excellent, it was well cooked, well presented and tasted delicious. Thoroughly recommended as one of the best pubs to eat in in the New Forest I've... More 

Thank KTD73
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good service was fast the staff was very friendly and helpful and the pub is clean and cosy. Absolutely love it! Best roast dinner!

Thank Gals_Adventure85
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great and the portions where a nice size we will be coming back. Nice location and staff where friendly.

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Thank alexuk2110
Seaton, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I reviewed this Inn back in March so cannot really add much to that review on the place it is a beautiful village and the Inn is in perfect location. Most importantly the food is amazing 6 of us all had different dishes all were perfect a Tasmanian couple in our party are very well travelled and involved in catering... More 

Thank Richard D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $25
British, Vegetarian, Gastropub, Bar, Pub
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
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
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
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
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!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?