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The Red Shoot

££ - £££, British,
Toms Lane | Linwood, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 3QT, England
+44 1425 475792
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“faggots” (9 reviews)
“nachos” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (16 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Toms Lane | Linwood, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 3QT, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great place to end after walking in the Forest . Staff friendly and the place is so inviting . You get huge portions of delicious food and good value for money . Thank you .

Thank Alison P
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all, this pub is cosy, comfortable and clean. The food and drink is good and reasonably priced. However, the staff are letting the place down. The young lady who served us was surly and unfriendly, making us feel like ordering food/drink was an...More

Thank SmilesMiles84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was bland and cold, vegetables were like bullets and the pudding was sent back for being cold. Waiter expected it and wasn’t bothered when we said it was cold. Used to be a brilliant pub, unfortunately not anymore.

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

8 of us had lunch here recently and all thoroughly enjoyed it. We'd booked a table, which we were immediately shown to and the excellent waitress quickly took our drinks orders, which included some of the locally brewed beers. These were delivered quickly, and then...More

Thank TimTHF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Red Shoot used to be incredible, now the food is ok, prices are fair, but the service is shockingly bad. No basic greeting when you enter, staff and management ignore you. We sat at our table for over an hour after finishing our meals,...More

2  Thank Alec H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit 'barn like' with a noisy wooden floor but not a bad atmosphere, despite the 'fruit machine'. Nice food. Excellent service and waitress. Very clean facilities.

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped in here the week before Xmas for a family lunch. The food was really good and not expensive - with a reasonable, varied menu. They had a good selection of real ale - with some brewed on site. The service was very good too.

Thank GJA1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is rare to find a tied House pub that can also boast a craft beer brewery. The Red Shoot is just such a place. Here you will taste not only well rated and well cellared Wadsworth beers but also, beers of their own Red...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I am a local and went here for lunch. It was slow service and the food was just awful; rock hard sprouts, no attention to detail, and the dessert would have been better from a supermarket. It is really disappointing to see local places that...More

1  Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Everything lovely here. Good food and lovely service too and dogs are REALLY welcome too. Nothing more to say but brilliant.

Thank Sunshinesu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Toms Lane | Linwood, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 3QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Ringwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 475792
  • E-mail
Nestled in the heart of the New Forest, with its own micro-brewery producing 3 ales - Toms Tipple 4.8%, New Forest Gold 3.8% & Red White & Brew 4.0% and a dark mild Muddy Boot 4.2% We have an extensive homecooked menu to suit all tastes, which is served all day throughout the school holidays and weekends (times vary out of season)Outdoor seating area with views over the forest3 Beer Festivals a year April, July & OctoberLive bands every Sunday nightWeekly Quiz on Thursday night from 9.00pmFamilies, Dogs and Muddy Boots Welcome!
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