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The Old Cottage Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


British, International
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews scallops plaice hot curries steak bread and butter pudding rack of lamb profiteroles roast potatoes ice cream low beams traditional food visited this restaurant cooked to perfection wonderful meal fantastic food set menu home cooked food
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We decided to give the Old Cottage a try for Sunday Lunch as we live close by..What a lovely old place full of charm and character. The staff were very friendly and seemed to know nearly everyone by their first name. It felt very welcoming...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our favorite places to dine. It's good old English home cooked food. We eat here regularly. Service is always great with Carol & Marilyn on the front of house. Food is always hot & fresh. We can't fault it.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JohntyRingwood
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

Nice lunch for Dad's birthday very good veal nice service and great food Well done great meal one too come too

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank tannar
Reviewed 16 January 2019

All very good. The place is old but homely, warm and traditional. I also run a B and B in Ringwood and have sent clients there who came back with excellent reports.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank longhauljock
Reviewed 31 December 2018

There were 8 of us for lunch. Food choice was amazing so close to the aftermath of Christmas. Mine hostess was attentive and welcoming.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alec R
Reviewed 19 December 2018

There were four of us for lunch last week and what an extensive menu...At this time they were running both Christmas menu and a' la cart and the huge black board was full of mouth watering dishes. Not busy today, but the two old guys...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank McFluzie
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We visited this resturant tonight for the first time. The service and food was 1st class. Can highly recommend. Thanks for a fabulous time

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Rita P
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Eight of us had lunch at The Old Cottage yesterday and all agreed that the food was delicious, beautifully presented and piping hot. The service was "spot on" and the two Waitresses made us incredibly welcome. They even put up with our terrible jokes (especially...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank philip w
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food with polite attentive but not overbearing staff. Will definatly return when next in the area

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Compass21767932537
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic plaice and skate, to name a few. Great friendly welcome, including the dog. Would recommend 😊

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank helentN7924GQ
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5 February 2017|
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Response from davidpR9714AA | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so. In fact, I think it has been for a while.
Pete S
8 October 2016|
Response from oldcottagerestaurant | Property representative |
HI, Paul is still the main chef but we do have two other chefs as well.
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