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The Old Farmhouse Restaurant and Tea Rooms

The Cross | Ringwood Road, Burley, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 4AB, England
+44 1425 402218
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“scones” (67 reviews)
“crisps” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Cross | Ringwood Road, Burley, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 4AB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Went for lunch and felt standards had slipped since our last visit a while ago, No atmosphere considering its nearly Christmas, No open fires and dining area felt cold and unwelcoming. Had the `grill` which was smaller than a standard breakfast and very overpriced for...More

Thank lily s
Reviewed 2 days ago

Dropped in for a quick bowl of soup after a dog walk in the nearby woods. Great staff who looked after us and our dog very well. Will most definitely go back next time we are over there.

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Own car park, nice selection of food and drink, reasonably priced, definitely try the cream tea, scones were warm.

Thank UkPj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have passed the Old Farmhouse a few times in the summer and never able to get a table as very busy. Pleased to say we got a table out of the busy summer season when we were in the area recently. A delightful place,...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited here on the 8th November. Cream tea superb, service excellent. Bought back memories of visiting many years ago.

Thank otterman4u
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here for many years and never been disappointed. If you want an English Cream Tea, then look no further. Scones, jam and clotted cream, what a combination. There is also a fine selection of home made cakes and if you have any...More

Thank Joby135
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove over 60 miles on a recommendation to try the cream tea and glad that we did. Unfortunately, all of us had the cream teas (which were very tasty), and did not sample the other food on offer, which looked fabulous. The staff were...More

Thank billy1910
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Just passing through Burley on a glorious Autumn day, decided on a coffee and a snack, the cheese scones are fabulous, food bring served around us looked great, but the coffee, unless you have espresso is not so good, quite weak and thin. On this...More

Thank Magnums2009
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We rang ahead and booked a table for lunch. When we arrived the best table in the window had been reserved and decorated with heart confetti which was a nice touch. I opted for the home made fish cakes which were superb and hubby a...More

Thank 851ema107
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Called in for a late lunch one Sunday, called ahead to book as my friend is disabled by poor mobility. The lady I spoke to on the phone was very accommodating, reserved us a table near the disabled entrance, asked if we needed space for...More

Thank Hanabanana R
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Jill W
18 July 2016|
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Response from mariaalmeida186338 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest you ask them directly. Have been to so many places I can't really recall. However, if I have given it a good review I'm sure you will all enjoy it.
10 July 2016|
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Response from stepht1969 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there were a few dogs in the patio area x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cross | Ringwood Road, Burley, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 4AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Ringwood  >  Burley
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 402218
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