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Royal Oak Pub

Fritham, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7HJ, England
+44 23 8081 2606
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The best pub i have ever been to

What a nice old place... the food was great, the owners great, it was a little chilly outside when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Naestved, Denmark
NICE little pub

It's not very big inside but after walking from Linford bottom in the drizzle I was in need of... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“pork pie” (25 reviews)
“quiche” (17 reviews)
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Fritham, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7HJ, England
+44 23 8081 2606
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a nice old place... the food was great, the owners great, it was a little chilly outside when we were in the New Forest so needed to warm up and went into this cosy pub where the fireplace was lit. You simply have to...More

1  Thank skdevelopment
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

It's not very big inside but after walking from Linford bottom in the drizzle I was in need of sustenance and because I was already wet sat outside in the large garden area under the huge Oak tree and just 'chilled' relaxed before heading off....More

1  Thank Restless59
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is a tiny pub with a big garden. So on a fine day you'll have no problem finding a table. But on a drizzly Sunday in July - beware at 12pm you may struggle inside. Views from the garden are fantastic. Inside the pub...More

2  Thank Patriciacc62
Reviewed 27 June 2017

It's a well known fact that if we could live at the Royal Oak, we would and we would get very fat from a constant diet of bacon and cheese quiche. We go there at least once a month, often for our Birthday Club of...More

Thank SarahWeston
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Its difficult for us to adequately describe just how truly wonderful our stay in the shepherds huts at the Royal Oak was. From start to end, the owners- Jenna, Pauline and Neil, could not have done more to make our stay more comfortable. Every detail...More

Thank yungjedi
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Walked up from Brockenhurst. Kids on bikes. Beautiful route up through the forest. Traditional pub with plenty of covered outside space. Friendly staff. Have been before and will be back again.

Thank itslikethiz
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A regular haunt of ours after a walk and today was up to the usual high standard. My husband and I had a lovely lunch beer, soda and ham and cheese ploughman's lunches. They are £8.50 each but the produce used is high quality, excellent...More

Thank marlynn52
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Well kept Beer and good choice. Pork pie stunning and the cheese ploughman's very generous. Service excellent and .very friendly and quick. Car parking the only issue-need to get there early to get parked close.

1  Thank Melvyn G
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My husband and I stayed in the smaller hut while my sister in law and her fiancee stayed in the larger middle one. It was the most enjoyable and cosy weekend away with it being a great base to explore the New Forest and the...More

1  Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This pub came recommended by people we rent a local cottage from on a regular basis. To say the welcome was not what we expected would be an understatement. When asked a few days later by the people who recommended the pub how we got...More

Thank mgarnham1960
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