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Foresters Arms

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Abbotswell Road | Frogham, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2JA, England
+44 1425 652294
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Verwood, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Long time since our last visit, had a pint , wine & lunch . Staff friendly & helpful , good menu to choose from good old pub just what you want after a walk. Nice to know there are still pubs out there that give good service.

Thank Jeff B
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great steamed steak and mushroom suet pud. Happy staff clean pub and very friendly. Donkeys and ponies outside.

Thank Graham R
Dorset, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Staff were polite , attentive and service was good as it was a Monday evening with only about 5 other customers there . I had a beer battered haddock with chips and peas followed with a beer called Swordfish which is a red ale brewed by Wadworth in Devizes .My wife settled for a smaller appetite portion of food which... More 

Thank Anthony O
Jade C, Manager at Foresters Arms, responded to this review

Hi Anthony, thank you for your lovely review, we are pleased you enjoyed your meal and evening. I am aware of the men's floor boards, we have had it renovated recently and something has gone wrong with the floor, we are waiting on the brewery to send them back to re-sand and varnish them. We hope you will join us... More 

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55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming staff, nice friendly pub. Just called in for a snack and drink after walking from Blissford. Good food. Booked Sunday lunch and looking forward to returning.

Thank sandy053
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my 2 young children (2 and 3) out for lunch to The Foresters. The pub isn't IMO great for little ones, no high chairs, plastic cups etc and no children's menu (only a light bites for adults). Whilst I will say the food was ok I'll be not coming back with small children again.

Thank Matt P
Jade C, Manager at Foresters Arms, responded to this review

Hi Matt If these facilities are so important to you, surely you would check that the place you are taking your kids actually offers these facilities. You do know It is not a pre-requisite for Pubs to cater for your children? Saying this, we do welcome kids and our "Smaller Appetite" menu containing meals Like Chicken Goujons, Fish, Scampi, Burger... More 

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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it was a long walk from where we were staying (Sandy Balls camping village) it was worth it. Food was good. If you don't like dogs this may not be the place for you although there is an area where dogs are not allowed.

Thank PenNSwindon
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here as it was recommended to us and because it allowed dogs. I don't think I've ever seen so many dogs in one pub at once! Lovely place, great food, great beer and great service. No complaints at all.

Thank Paul L
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Plenty of tasty food for your money. Very handy when feeding teenagers who have walked up an appetite on the beautiful forest surrounding the pub.

Thank Sarah J
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Google searches places to eat in Fordingbridge and found this little gem! Lovely location, very friendly atmosphere, brilliant staff and the food was sensational. If you are looking for a cosy welcoming place to have the best home cooked food then you simply have to visit The Foresters Arms!!

Thank Kellie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Happened across this beautiful little pub on Saturday whilst walking from Sandy Balls. It's a gem, almost wrote a bad review so that it wouldn't be found. Great beer and snack ensured that we returned for Sunday lunch as a birthday treat. Food delicious, ample portions. We had roasts and fish pie. Staff very friendly, very efficient. Allowed my friends... More 

Thank Russell P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Abbotswell Road | Frogham, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2JA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Fordingbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 652294

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