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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Validated Parking, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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All reviews pies coleslaw scampi cheesecake burger sunday roast pudding chicken the barn the pub function room huge portions booked a table home made new forest food was lovely chad
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited while away in Bournemouth, the food was outstanding & reasonably priced. Plent of vegetarian options but I recommend the Moving Mountains burger. The waitress, Tracey was amazing & a credit to the pub. Will definitely visit again x

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Tithe Barn for our daughter’s wedding reception. We met with Natalie 10 days beforehand to firm up all the arrangements. Whilst the venue accommodates 50 - 60 guests comfortably, my daughter had 74 attending. Natalie and Chad were fantastic in looking at...alternatives so that all guests could attend, with a marquee extension that complemented the barn setting and seated 20 guests. The buffet selection was excellent and plentiful, with a great choice, meeting dietary needs and staff attentive. Natalie went above and beyond and even came in on her day off to ensure that everything went to plan, met our expectations and even took on the Master of Ceremony’s role. We highly recommend this venue and the staff, who do their utmost to meet your expectations and ensure that everything goes smoothly. A thoroughly enjoyable and memorable evening for all the right reasons.More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pie and mash was perfect on a sunny Easter weekend evening. Service from Luke was great, perfect balance of helpful and genuine. Proper pub - please don’t change a thing! If we had been earlier could have enjoyed the beer garden. ‘

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 29 March 2022 via mobile

Visited for a sour of the moment lunch. Food very good, though doubted if lasagne was meat tasted more like quorn or meat substitute this didn’t detract from the taste. Nothing was too much trouble and staff attending our table Kira (no idea of spelling...sorry) and Luke very accommodating to a very hungry 2 year old.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 13 March 2022 via mobile

We hired the Tithe Barn at The Elm Tree for our daughters 21st birthday party. What a fabulous, pretty and reasonably priced venue! Despite already having held a function during the day, the room was ready for us in the evening and Chad and his...team couldn’t have been more helpful! A great time was had by all!More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 8 March 2022 via mobile

As our local pub we thought we would give it a go for lunch. Despite new management and some degree of expectation, sadly there is no improvement. The food we chose today could not be any less imaginative. It was unappetising to look at and...equally as bland to eat. We will not be back for a while.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Reviewed 7 February 2022 via mobile

We called and booked a table for a last minute Sunday Roast after our family catch up xxx We were heading home to the cotswolds but wanted to have a Sunday Roast before the trip home xxx It was EXCELLENT xxx If we could give...you 6 STARS 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 🌟 we would xxx Thank You All ❤❤❤ xxxMore

Date of visit: February 2022
Reviewed 19 January 2022

We booked for Sunday lunch (table for 9). All but two had the Carvery. Now I know there had been complaints because it was cold.(actually one of the tables was quite rude, no need for that) Ok they had forgotten to turn on the chaffing...dishes,, accidents like that happen. so the food wasn't hot , BUT It was very tasty we all ate it, the manager was very apologetic offering fresh food or free desserts which we declined. (we were full) Our daughter, son in law ( managers of a pub/hotel) and other son (chef) are all in hospitality so we know it wasn't on purpose and how bad you feel when your food isn't upto scratch. We will definitely visit again, because the food, staff and actual pub is lovely.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 17 January 2022 via mobile

Booked this a couple of weeks ago, with the aim to eat on the return journey home after a weekend celebrating our wedding anniversary. Told the waitress we would have the carvery and she gave us two tickets, but whilst we were queuing heard that...a couple had complained and had a refund, not clear for what though. However it was soon to become clear. Meat was served and then I tucked into adding my vegetables to my plate that looked good although, the counter was a little sparse and needed topping up. On return to the table my first mouthful was of a cold sprout! Not Luke warm or cool but cold! Only to find all the vegetables were cold and the cheese broccoli was solid. I complained to the manager who offered to cook something off the menu but declined …. But why o why let us order something from the carvery when it wasn’t fit to eat. Declined the offer for another meal and decided to call it quits and left after we had our drinks. Also could not believe the pub is affiliated to Greene King, the third time I have been disappointed by a Greene King business in under six months.More

Date of visit: January 2022
Reviewed 9 January 2022

Fantastic carvery nice portion size, lots to choose from and welcoming staff. Little one was given a small people chair straight away and our dog was welcome with us. Deffo will be coming regularly for a carvery. The couple that run this pub are really...nice people 😊More

Date of visit: January 2022
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4