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The Travellers Rest

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Travellers Rest Hart Hill, Southampton SO45 3ND, England
+44 23 8084 2356
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Dogs welcomed

Good pub food. No frills and nothing fancy but cheap and tasty. Friendly staff. Comfortable... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vivienne F
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lunch time food stop x LUSH

We have been here before a few years ago and the food was just normal but today...... ...... home... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Sarah D
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3 weeks ago
“Dogs welcomed ”
9 Sep 2017
“Lunch time food stop x LUSH ”
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Travellers Rest Hart Hill, Southampton SO45 3ND, England
+44 23 8084 2356
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good pub food. No frills and nothing fancy but cheap and tasty. Friendly staff. Comfortable surroundings and if the weather is good fantastic views over the valley.

Thank Vivienne F
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We have been here before a few years ago and the food was just normal but today...... ...... home cooked, hand made burgers and chicken nuggets and chips:) They have a lovely little garden over looking the new forest and a good sized car park....More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

The pub changed hands again a few months ago so I decided to see if this time it had improved. On my first visit although menus were out we couldn't eat because the "chef" hadn't started yet. Why have menus out if there is no...More

Thank David S
Management response:Responded 25 July 2017

Dear sir On your first visit we were not even open for food. Menu was out on tables so people who were interested could see what food we would be doing and WHAT TIMES the different food was on offer. On your second visit you...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Has changed hands, went with friends to try the Sunday lunch... awful, meat was dry, vegetables cold and watery gravey. Sorry to say one of the worst meals I have eaten. Will not be eating there again.More

2  Thank Stella W
Management response:Responded 25 July 2017

I'm very sorry this was your experience with us. We wish you had told us at the time so we could have rectified these problems. We have a lot of repeat custom, so the food you were given was obviously not the norm and could...More

Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

There's nothing ready bad about this place and obviously looks after it's locals/regulars very well. They kinda have to considering how hidden it is! Beer (ale) wasn't the best kept in the world. It was too cold for a start creating a lot of chill...More

1  Thank Oliver B
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

This is by far one of the new forest best kept secret. it's set back out the way of and roads ect and the food is of a good standard the land lord/lady are the nicest people you will meet and the bar staff are...More

Thank Luke2123
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Came here with friends for a pub lunch, was met by very friendly staff and the land lord with a smile and a warm welcome. The ales available are all local to the area apart from a couple of well know brands and the lagers...More

1  Thank MikePaddock
Reviewed 1 July 2014

This place is even in the travel guides for the late 1800s! Under different management, obviously, but a gem of a secret known only to locals. Tip....ring and book!

1  Thank Vici B
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