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All reviews fish and chips steak and ale pie mash salad bread pudding the pub great atmosphere order at the bar huge portions log fire booked a table light lunch lovely lunch evening meal sunday lunch new forest
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During a long weekend visit to Lymington, we visited on our first night but they were fully booked. Booked a table for our last night. Relaxed ambience, nice decor, very helpful and friendly staff and the food was excellent. We had a very pleasurable couple...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited twice last week, for drinks and food. Both times really excellent service. Great food - large portions, so make sure you’re hungry! Exceptional steak and ale pie and good reasonably priced wine list.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the staff to be friendly and the service efficient, they were always happy for us to sit at reserved tables until someone turned up for them. Beer good if a bit pricey.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 18 June 2021 via mobile

Extremely disappointed and left the place still very hungry. A tiny portion of sea bream with at most 3 small new potatoes cut in half and a couple of beans, cost £20 but worth maybe £5 at best! The fish tasted ok, but any fish...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 14 June 2021 via mobile

Lovely food and great service - they are running a limited menu (but still good choice) as limited seating and staff - worth reserving a table so you don’t miss out -

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 13 June 2021

Just fish and chips and burger now....went 2 years ago was more options no more to say....... have to do this

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 8 June 2021 via mobile

Stopped in the Kings Head for dinner on a busy Monday evening. We hadn’t reserved but were able to get a table in the outside courtyard at the back which is fine & fully enclosed so wasn’t cold at all. Had some very good whitebait...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 5 June 2021 via mobile

Great atmosphere, excellent beer and excellent staff and landlord (Paul) If your in the area for dining and drinks then this is the must visit place

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 June 2021

Had a lovely lunch here with Ringwood and Otter Beer - proper traditional pub nicely laid out with good staff and delicious food - would definitely recommend

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 1 June 2021 via mobile

Popped in here on off chance they were allowing walk in for a drink as we had not booked and it was a lovely sunny day. We must have seriously lucked out as they had a table and outside. From the front of pub you...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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8 July 2019|
Response from Travelbot_12 | Reviewed this property |
No. The garden is very small.
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Response from Caroline A | Reviewed this property |
Not had a roast there - sorry
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The Kings Head is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5