Pubs & Restaurants in New Forest

A trip to the forest is never complete without a visit to a traditional New Forest Pub.

Le Poussin at Whitley Ridge: Beaulieu Road, Brockenhurst | Tel: 01590 622354
Michelin Star restauarant in Whitley Ridge Country House Hotel which is a former royal hunting lodge, the hotel is situated in beautiful, secluded grounds Excellent cuisine for a treat or special occasion. Rumored to be Gordon Ramsey's favourite restaurant in the New Forest. Special lunch deals often available.

Le Poussin at Parkhill Hotel: (Opening late 2009)
Le Poussin restaurant in Elegant Georgian country manor originally established as a Hunting Lodge in the 13th Century, then rebuilt by the Duke of Clarence in the 1740’s for royalty.

Simply Poussin: The Courtyard, Brookley Road, Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7RB | Tel: 01590 623063
Chef Alex Aitken’s original Brockenhurst restaurant (Owned by Whitley Ridge). Cuisine of the very highest standard, served in relaxed, informal surroundings. Classic dishes are imaginatively interpreted and elegantly presented, long-standing favourite soufflés continue to add the lightest of touches to the daily and a la carte menus.

New Park Manor Country House Hotel: Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, SO42 7QH | Tel: 01590 623467
Fine dining in the Stag Restaurant. Food is modern English rustic based on seasonal produce as well as local specialities like game and venison. Afternoon cream teas also served. King Charles II made New Park Manor, in the heart of this ancient forest, his favourite hunting lodge on his return from exile in France, and his royal coat of arms is displayed prominently above the fireplace in the award-winning restaurant.

The Turfcutters Arms: Main Street, East Boldre, SO42 7WL | Tel: 01590 612331
Traditional pub in the real backwaters of the Forest, so fun to find! Has reputation for outstanding & reasonably priced food. The pub name comes from the ancient right of Turbary in the New Forest, which was, the right belonging to the chimney and hearth of a property to cut a certain amount of turf for use as fuel in that hearth alone.

Waterloo Arms: Pikes Hill, Lyndhurst, SO43 7AG | Tel: 023 8028 2113
17th century thatched roof pub and restaurant. Serves a wide selection of traditional home cooked bar food, fresh seafood, game and daily specials. Olde worlde interior with family beer garden.

The Glasshouse Restaurant: Pikes Hill, Lyndhurst, SO43 7AS | Tel: 02380 286129
Award winning, 2 AA rosette, Glasshouse Restaurant, is set on the outskirts of Lyndhurst, in the heart of the New Forest. The restaurant is headed up by group executive chef – Richard Turner. The menus offer fine English dishes with a magical twist ~ so if you’re hungry for the taste of the freshest seasonal local ingredients, perfectly prepared and beautifully served in a stylish contemporary setting,

The Royal Oak: Fritham, Nr Lyndhurst, SO43 7HJ | Tel: 02380 812606
Highly rated idyllic thatched ale house. Bar serves wholesome local produce with a refreshing twist, like no chips on the menu, but you can have homemade pork pie, or real ploughmans with local cheese & rustic breads. Certainly worth a visit. There is also a walk around Fitham which ends up at the pub!

The Crown Stirrup: Clayhill, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7DE | Tel: 02380 282272
Traditional forest pub with comfortable rustic interior. Excellent & varied menu of quality homemade food. Good range of beers. Certainly worth a visit.

The Fox & Hounds: 22 High Street, Lyndhurst, SO43 7BG | Tel: 02380 282098

Relaxed 17th century pub who offer a wide selection of quality new forest foods, served all day, including the infamous venison pie. Monday nights sees the appearance of our popular Pub Quiz with a twist & great music for all. In the summer, there is a patio garden with homemade milkshakes for the kids. Cosy log fires in winter & traditional local ales.

The Mailmans Arms: 71 High Street, Lyndhurst, SO43 7BE | Tel: 02380 282999
Good pub to watch the world go by. Outside front patio, boules pitch in back garden. Traditional village pub, nice interior with leather seating.

The Stag Hotel: 69 High Street, Lyndhurst, SO43 7BE | Tel: 02380 282999
Old inn built in 1836. Traditional bar with bar snacks. Also hosts to Il Cervo Italian restaurant.

The White Swan: Swan Green, Emery Down, Lyndhurst, SO43 7DT | Tel: 02380 282203
The Swan dates from 1731, and was originally a Coaching Inn with a Blacksmith's forge. It has a long and varied history. Its picture postcard setting means this delightful pub overlooks the picturesque Swan Green, with thatched cottages, and the local Cricket Pitch. Fine pub food with a varies menu.

Fra Noi: 74 High Street, Lynhurst, SO41 7BJ | Tel: 02380 283745
Contemporary Italian Trattoria offering authentic Italian cooking, in particular from Emilia Romagna (a northern Italian region), using the best and freshest ingredients, the best Italian cheeses & cured meats.

The Montagu Arms Hotel, Terrace Restaurant: Beaulieu, SO42 7ZL | Tel: 01590 612324
Fine dining at the two AA rosette Terrace Restaurant pays homage to both tradition and innovation, offering a variety of delectable dishes in a distinctively sophisticated English setting. The menu, created by Michelin starred Chef Matthew Tomkinson, uses only the finest quality seasonal ingredients which are, as far as possible, local, free-range and organic.

The Montagu Arms Hotel, Monty's Bar and Brasserie: Beaulieu, SO42 7ZL | Tel: 01590 612324
Old home-cooked classics or tasty country fare. Dishes include traditional favourites, such as Hampshire Sausage and Mash and a hearty Ploughman's made with local cheeses. Award winning, Ringwood Real Ales and afternoon cream teas also served.

The Master Builder’s House Hotel: Buckler’s Hard, Beaulieu Estate, SO42 7XB | Tel: 01590 616253
the house was built in 1729 by Alexander Morris. Most famous tenants were Henry Adams and his sons Balthazar and Edward, Master Builders of ships for Nelson’s Navy. Varied menu served in restaurant or bar.

The New Forest Inn: Emery Down | Tel. 02380 284690
An unspoilt 18th century country pub full of charm with friendly atmosphere. Homemade traditional Best of British food dishes, locally sourced game a large selection of fresh fish dishes. Sunday lunch is a must & scrumptious home baked traditional desserts, made from grandma’s recipes.