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The Gun Inn

££ - £££, British,
Keyhaven Rd | Keyhaven, New Forest, Lymington, England
+44 1590 642391
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible22%
Travellers talk about
“crab” (41 reviews)
“fish pie” (11 reviews)
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 23:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Keyhaven Rd | Keyhaven, New Forest, Lymington, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited The Gun Inn for a Drink so cannot speak for the Food. A nice looking Traditional type Pub. Spoiled by the attitude of the gentleman barman, whom I guess to be the Landlord from other reviews here, who has an odd attitude for someone...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Ges B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are locals and have very occasionally visited the Gun. Several years ago the landlord was so unpleasant that we decided to give the place a miss. Today, I had arranged to pick my husband up from the Gun as he had been walking from...More

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank Janet C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a rude landlord experience during the summer, and again just before Christmas. Clearly the only interest is in serving locals. Well, we are locals, and will be spending our money at any other pub but this one. Avoid!

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank Nicki B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If a lovely looking country style pub, good food and damn right rude staff is what you're after then this is the place to visit. Such a shame as the grumpy rude man will mean we will not come back.

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Bomss
Reviewed 24 November 2018

Out with a friend stopped off for a sandwich , I ordered mature cheddar sandwich the cheese was plastic no taste , my friend had a prawn sandwich she said they must have only been one prawn in it , the staff were so rude...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank amandarR8652QX
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Interesting pub decor but rude barman. Patron and staff ruined the experience. Food was pretty abysmal.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Abdhabs
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

I went to the bar and asked for two lime and lemonades. He got out two small glasses. I asked if I could have something slightly larger and he sighed and said ‘shall we start again? You’d like two PINTS of lime and lemonade’ in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
9  Thank JulietMayne
Reviewed 15 October 2018

unique country pub with guns display on the wall and different currency notes and coins stuck to the ceiling, massive beer garden at the back.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jin X
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We came here for a late lunch after visiting Hurst Castle and what a lovely surprise. It’s so good to find a traditional pub, which hasn’t succumbed to the gastro pub craze. The interior is about as traditional as it gets, crammed with all sorts...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Tried to order something without chips or potatoes as my son's health does not enable him to tolerate this vegetable. Was told he should see a doctor, Inexcusable and rude remark.

Date of visit: October 2018
6  Thank .Norma .
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Sara B
17 August 2016|
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Response from 1421Chiara | Reviewed this property |
Can't say - my children are 21 and 23 - they were very nice about our dog though.
12 August 2016|
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Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
I can endorse what Sara B said, but please do not take any child into the bar. Many people do this despite clear signage by the door that kids are not allowed. They then face the wrath of the Landlord if he is around. ( they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Keyhaven Rd | Keyhaven, New Forest, Lymington, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 642391
Telephone No. 01590 642391 This is a pub with food eaten either at tables near the bar or in a separate dining area. Order at bar but waitress service to tables.
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