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The Herb Pot Bistro - CLOSED

175 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 7AR, England
+44 23 8029 3996
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea bass” (7 reviews)
“steak” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
175 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 7AR, England
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1 - 10 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 1 October 2018

We had a delicious meal on Saturday night. The twice baked cheese soufle was delicious and I also had the best Steak and Chips i’ve had in years. Will definitely go back again soon.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank annik12342018
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately this is the worst dining experience I’ve ever had. I took my wife and young child for lunch today for our anniversary and it was not as I expected. We arrived at 1200 on a Saturday afternoon and were the only people there. Initially...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rebel584
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The herb pot has a lot of memories for us.we got engaged here. We havent been for two years but came for our 10th wedding anniversery. Sadly we wont be back. No atmosphere inside. Not a very good welcome, felt rushed the whole evening. 3...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jdldgd
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Having dined here before, I took a friend for a light lunch. I enjoyed the Twice-Baked Cheese Soufflé followed by a Fishcake. My friend just had a Fishcake with new potatoes. All were delicious and reasonably priced and the service was good. I’m amazed more...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gourmandsouth
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Three of us for lunch , plaice , stonebass and rack of lamb all beautifully cooked and presented on a base of potato and vegetables . For dessert a cheesecake , a brownie and fruit filled summer pudding. Excellent service direct by the chef proprietor...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank vancouver4444
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Going by the positive reviews of this bistro we made sure we booked ahead and thought ourselves very lucky to have got a table especially as we got stuck in traffic and were delayed. After all it was on the doorstep to a busy route...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KGMB
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Visited for a family evening meal at the end of our holiday. The food was superb; steak and chips and stuffed chicken were ordered with a lovely bottle of red, which couldn't be faulted, all plates were cleaned! We've visited a few times and it's...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank amwjakeman
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We were staying at Ashurst campsite and decided to go into Ashurst for breakfast. When we entered we were greeted by a very friendly lady. We all had a full English my partner had vegetarian option. The food arrived promptly well presented. It was hot...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Carol R
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We called here the last weekend of June for a sandwich late lunch. Beautiful day so sat out the back where a little oasis has been created away from the main road. Although we were the only customers at that point, our food was freshly...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Shirley F
Reviewed 7 July 2018

We went this afternoon for an afternoon cream tea for two. My partner and I had a range of excellent quality sandwiches, a good selection of cakes to suit all tastes and 4 beautifully baked scones with loads of cream and jam. The table was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Jayne S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$17 - US$33
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 175 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 7AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Ashurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8029 3996
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