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The Cartwheel Inn

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Single-use or sanitized menus
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Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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About
Under new management. After a period of refurbishment we have recently reopened. Offering fresh local produce cooked to order. Pub classics done in a modern style to something a little bit different.
PRICE RANGE
US$18 - US$33
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Dog Friendly, Gift Cards Available
Reviews (659)
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All reviews beef burger fish and chips bread pudding sunday roast pie the pub new forest warm welcome a real gem feel welcome front of house car park lovely evening an evening meal food was lovely
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Reviewed 22 December 2020

Great service and fantastic food. Burger was fantastic and roast beef well worth the money. Kids made to feel welcome and even gave them little gift as we left.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 18 December 2020 via mobile

New local with best food. Met the wonderful Annette who was the most welcoming host. The starters were so hood I had two instead of a main. The partridge breast was excellent served with pear and the Scotch egg was fantastic. Love this place I...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 25 October 2020

We visited the Cartwheel Inn for lunch whilst on holiday in Salisbury. There was a sanitising station at the door and we were shown to our table and given menu's. There were both Ala Carte and 2 or 3 course special menu's available. We chose...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 24 October 2020 via mobile

Visited with a friend for dinner. We both had the beer battered cod, which was delicious. Service great, covid safe. Recommend thoroughly!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 21 October 2020 via mobile

Whilst staying at SandyBalls holiday park, we went for an evening meal in the Cartwheel in Whitsbury (Fordingbridge). Its only a 20 minute drive from the holiday park, which is one of the reasons why we chose it. The service and food was excellent and...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 9 October 2020

Visited the New Forest for a week with husband, daughter and boyfriend. Ate at the Cartwheel Inn one evening and went back again the same week. The food is delicious. We had starters mains and desserts. All perfect. Fab atmosphere a real gem and we...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 8 October 2020 via mobile

Great meal tonight. Great service and superb food. Big thank you to Paul and his team. This is most definitely the “must go to”pub for the very best in quality pub food.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 5 October 2020 via mobile

We have just enjoyed a week in the New Forest with friends. I booked the Cartwheel Inn for Sunday lunch and it was delicious, we were made very welcome by Annette and she gave us two wonderful tables in a corner on our own ....More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 22 September 2020 via mobile

My husband, my dad and I are visiting the New Forest. I came across the pub on Trip Adviser. The food is amazing, with great service. The ice cream is great and sourced locally. A very enjoyable evening. . The ice cream was amazing and...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 19 September 2020 via mobile

This restaurant/pub was lovely. The staff were welcoming and friendly whilst making provision for Covid restrictions. Tables were well spaced out with clear screens between making you feel safe. Food and service were both excellent.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Denise S
2 October 2018|
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Response from TheRegalCinemaSP6 |
Yes. The Cartwheel is now open but you may need to check their website for opening times. They have kindly offered a 10% discount to all members of the Fordingbridge Regal Cinema Club! (Members must show their card before... More
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lauriesN499JF
4 November 2017|
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Response from CartwheeLInn | Property representative |
Yes but book ahead as we close in 2 weeks and only cook lunchtimes
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Morwenna B
28 September 2017|
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Response from CartwheeLInn | Property representative |
Hii. We don't have a website I am afraid..the majority of our food is on here if you click on pictures. if you need anything else just email or message us. Thanks
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Cartwheel Inn
    Does The Cartwheel Inn offer takeaway?
    Yes, The Cartwheel Inn offers takeaway services.
    Does The Cartwheel Inn offer delivery?
    Yes, The Cartwheel Inn offers delivery services.
    Is The Cartwheel Inn implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, The Cartwheel Inn is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is The Cartwheel Inn rated?
    The Cartwheel Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 5
    • Service: 5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 5