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“New Forest Locals Pub with Good Food”
Review of Foresters Arms

Foresters Arms
Ranked #19 of 58 Restaurants in Brockenhurst
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Traditional locals pub with two bars and outside patio and gardens. We serve great 'pub grub' at very reasonable prices. All major sporting events shown on Sky and BT Sport, regular live music, pool table, dart board and comprehensive jukebox. Very close to the train station and well worth a visit!
Southampton, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“New Forest Locals Pub with Good Food”
Reviewed 5 August 2014 via mobile

The Foresters Arms is in a great location in the middle of the New Forest which has many surrounding walks and some local attractions. The pub itself has two bars, one of which has a pool table and also shows much sports, this is very much is the locals bar and can get noisy at times (which can be the pub's only main criticism); the other bar is setup as the restaurant. It is good to see a selection of local historic photos on the walls.

The menu is quite extensive and has many expected classics and there is also a specials board which has a good range some not so usual for a pub. There is sometimes a delay for food as it's freshly prepared and much of it is homemade, it is nice to see good sized salads which are fresh with the meals which are generally well proportioned.

Visited July 2014
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English first
Totton, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“Good pub good food good location”
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

A good pub. Good selection of food, good valve, friendly staff and friendly locals. Large seated area outside which is lovely on a summers day.

  • Visited August 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Beer and locals are fine, food is poor”
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

Well kept 49er. Freindly locals happy to engage in some banter. The food, however is poor. It's a pub for drinking and watching sport in. Not one for a family meal. Sadly I tried it for a family meal....

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Harwich, Essex
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214 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
“great pub!!”
Reviewed 28 July 2014

We stayed in Brockenhurst for 2 nights and this was the pub we went to most. Friendly atmosphere, with reasonably priced food (very nice food!). lovely inside and plenty of seats outside. if i lived there this would be my local.

  • Visited July 2014
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38 reviews
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“great sports pub”
Reviewed 25 July 2014

nice and chilled atmos and the staff are always freindly. we visited for the formula 1 last week both quali and full race. the staff where more than happy to put it on and we soon had a crowd round the telly watching. a great oplace and fave pub in brockenhurst for making new freinds

Visited July 2014
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