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The Trusty Servant

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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The Trusty servant, is a traditional New Forest Pub with Real Food, Real Ale and Real Atmosphere! Dogs and children welcome. Now with 5 amazing bed and breakfast rooms!!
US$6 - US$25
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Been going to this pub for many year but in November was my last. Food is always good but this one girl was so rude working behind the bar. She was young with a flower dress on. Mousey hair. Ask who was next to be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch at The Trusty Servant after a nice circular walk, past the church, across country on footpaths and back Outside seating to the front overlooking green and enclosed garden to rear. Limited parking to the side. Cosy inside with rustic feel. Welcoming open fires...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BruceMac19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a large table booked for roast lunch to celebrate a friends birthday. I had the lamb shank, which was very nice. The beef looked great, so I would probably order that next time. Cosy, warm atmosphere after a cold forest walk. Spent the afternoon...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kal44404
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as a couple on a Saturday at 14.30 after a local pub walk. We had our Labrador and she was very welcome. I would like to begin with the positives, lovely location, cosy inside, great atmosphere, good initial service, fabulous menu but high...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 207IanC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on Christmas Eve after a walk through the Forest, booked a table the day before and good job we did. Table for 5 with completely different tastes and the menu did not disappoint. The menu is extensive and varied. Piping hot meals arrived promptly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bellieboo
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

I had won a money off voucher for The Trusty Servant and as this is a fair distance from home in Christchurch we also decided to book a room in addition to having a meal. The food was the Best we have eaten out in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kerry C
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

Popped in for dinner as a last minute decision with the kids! My son had the steak which he said was the best he’d had in ages, cooked to perfection! The fajitas were lovely and plenty of it and the 2 kids pizzas were perfect!!...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gunner2308
Reviewed 2 December 2018

I'll be fair and say that the ambience was nice. The location was nice. But apart from that... TERRIBLE. My pint of beer was so cloudy I had to give it back (no apology or explanation). My wife's glass of house wine so acid it...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank TheaviatorShropshire
Reviewed 28 November 2018

Called in on spec for lunch (5 of us + dog) last Friday, and we were in for a treat as it was Game Week. The food was outstanding, we all agreed, and the ambience of the place was beautiful. Will always try to visit...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sandie W
Reviewed 26 November 2018 via mobile

Good food, clean room and friendly pub. Plenty of good long local walks too. Would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Response from JTrust | Property representative |
Hello, The Trusty Servant is in the centre of Minstead Village, the village however does consist of just the pub, the village shop, the village green and the church so nothing major going on, it is however in a beautiful... More
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