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Foresters Arms

) #11 of 22 Restaurants in Fordingbridge ££ - £££ , British,
Abbotswell Road | Frogham, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2JA, England
+44 1425 652294
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Abbotswell Road | Frogham, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2JA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went with the family for just drinks and then lunch. Great menu and caters well for all diets. It's a local show as the donkeys and horses always come to the gates and hand about so great for the kids. The food and drink is...More

Thank Jonny M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in on the off chance, good food and friendly staff in comfortable surroundings, nice location.

Thank customer66
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really need to remember that any time we want to go to a super pub that serves great food, we should just head for The Foresters. We've lived in the area for 10 years and have yet to fine another pub that delivers the...More

Thank Tim169
Reviewed 1 week ago

Happened to find this pub while out on a bike ride from camp site!! What a lovely find ,gorgeous location with wild donkeys around roaming !! Food was great value and even the children's meals were big ! Thoroughly enjoyed it and if ever back...More

Thank clarky508
Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried somewhere different for a lunchtime meal out and were aware this pub wasn't too far away. Upon arrival there were donkeys everywhere with foals which is always a bonus. The food came relatively quickly and was exactly what you'd expect from a pub...More

Thank zotwot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such a lovely meal here yesterday afternoon. Had planned to come here after doing a walk in the surrounding area. Great view point and walks from a car park down the lane, followed by a delicious lunch surrounded by baby donkeys...does life get...More

Thank NorthumberlandClaire
Jade C, Manager at Foresters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review Claire and we look forward to seeing you again on a bright sunny day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this pub on a trip around the New Forest and were very impressed by the quality of the meals. I had a (massive) bacon, brie and cranberry bagette which was delicious whilst my friends had a fish finger sandwich- all of which were...More

Thank BobBonHere
Jade C, Manager at Foresters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were 'greeted ' by unfriendly staff who didn't want us there. They said we were only allowed inside certain places with the dogs but all those were booked they complained at us because we had lots of people with us. They shooed us out...More

Thank Saskia R
Jade C, Manager at Foresters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I greet every customer that walks in my door with a smile and yes I did mention that you could not go in the restaurant with the dog. I will not apologise for being fully booked, I also will not apologise for having one small...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this pub about 4 years ago when staying at sandy balls, had fond memories with the donkeys and peaceful setting, we had a nice meal in garden before.It is still the same but the food was really not good enough. Starters 5 bean...More

Thank Jamiephead
Jade C, Manager at Foresters Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jamie I can only apologise that you didn't enjoy your meal, had you said something at the time we would have replaced your meal immediately, as we never want customers to leave unhappy. As for the chips, I'm not fond of them either, they...More

Reviewed 27 June 2017

Stayed in the village for 3 nights at a nearby B&B, no more than 10 minutes walk. The menu is extensive and caters for those who are hungry including suet Steak & Kidney pudding. Service was very good but it does get busy so best...More

Thank Veteranfodo
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Questions & Answers
Lin B
18 May 2016|
Response from Jade C | Property representative |
Hi Lin, we do a New Year's Eve party on the 31st. It's live music with a buffet dinner, this is a ticketed event and is adults only I'm afraid. Only other event we do is all day breakfast on New Years Day, from 11-3pm. I do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Child-friendly
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
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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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