We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Rising Sun

Is this your business?
££ - £££, British,
Bashley Common Road, New Forest, New Milton BH25 5SF, England
+44 1425 610360
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“suet pudding” (7 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
“gammon” (10 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Bashley Common Road, New Forest, New Milton BH25 5SF, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (384)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 383 reviews

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Quick and easy service, nice ciders, log fire and satisfying food. Always a nice place to visit in the New Forest during winter.

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

This pub is situated along a main road on the edge of the New Forest near to Bashley Common. The outside is looked after, inside there is a main central bar with open fire, and an outer additional seating area. The first thing that struck...More

2  Thank Pascalart
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

The staff were rude especially what seemed to be the owner/landlord. The food was disgusting all pre frozen rubbish. I personally would not serve it to my dog

Thank melzyh
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Lovely area where positioned on edge of forest , with very often new forest ponies in the car park, nice children's play area, wonderful seating inside & out, good menu , good service, nice selection of food & drinks, ample parking.

Thank Barbara A
Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is a good pub to go for a meal and drinks. Spacious and cozy interior. Friendly staff. Food is good. Thank God we have this place as the other pubs in New Milton are crap.

Thank kenneth d
Reviewed 16 December 2017

There's a lot to like about the Rising Sun. It has good views of the New Forest, it's relaxed, it's cool with people with dogs and/or children. Nothing stuffy or pretentious, which is great. The serving staff are friendly, they check in about whether things...More

Thank SRJB_London
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

My parents have recently moved nearby and as their kitchen is not fully fitted yet we decided to eat out. Wasn’t a particularly bad choice. There is a fairly wide choice of meals from traditional pub fare to curries and light bites. There is also...More

Thank dwein
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Kids love the play area and the afternoon tea is delicious but never had a main meal worth ordering for a second time.

2  Thank sallyJHodges
Reviewed 25 October 2017

We went here for Sunday lunch. Huge pub with lots of tables. Excellent place for children and families. To be honest you cant fault the place for situation, atmosphere and facilities but the food isn't brilliant. Its not bad either, just not very exciting. The...More

Thank forestgirl12
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Called in for lunch and ordered Gammon Steak. One of the best pub meals I have had. Gammon Steak at least 1" thick, cooked perfectly and topped with fried egg.

Thank Des B
Nearby HotelsSee all New Milton Hotels
Eastclose Country House Hotel
384 reviews
1.94 miles away
Premier Inn Lymington (New Forest, Hordle) Hotel
385 reviews
2.23 miles away
Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa
2,024 reviews
2.88 miles away
Moorhill House Hotel
744 reviews
3.26 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The Conqueror Restaurant & Bar
283 reviews
1.94 miles away
The Old Station House Tea Rooms at Holmsley
570 reviews
1.61 miles away
Silver Hind
443 reviews
2.13 miles away
The Plough Inn
292 reviews
1.18 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum
402 reviews
1.48 miles away
Graham Turner Wood Turner
24 reviews
2.00 miles away
Burley-Villa School of Riding
173 reviews
.37 miles away
Chewton Glen Spa
126 reviews
2.84 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Sue C
6 May 2016|
Response from michele s |
Shame nobody answered your question,I would like to know as well
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bashley Common Road, New Forest, New Milton BH25 5SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  New Milton
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 610360
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing