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The Cross | Ringwood, Burley, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 4AB, England
+44 1425 403423
08:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 20:00
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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First time visit to this place and would recommend it. Party of seven on a busy night but still got great service and didn't wait long for our food. Would like to visit again when next in that part of the world

Thank Scott D
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and myself visited The Queens Head, Burley on Monday 20th March for a birthday lunch. We didn't want anything special and a traditional pub menu would be fine. The menu was as expected and we ordered fish and chips and beef and ale pie. It wasn't busy and we didn't have to wait very long. When the meals... More 

Thank Mick M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Second time I've visited, it has its own vegetarian/vegan menu. The staff were pleasant and the food came pretty quickly. I ordered the spicy quinoa burger with chips. It was pretty decent and it does show they are trying to do something different. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Neil A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped here for lunch while exploring the new forest, we both went for the homemade soup which very good albeit a bit spicy! The prices were good abs staff friendly. Would use again if in area.

Thank Calvyn G
Dorset, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

found this place as running in forest on marathon training and ran out water. I had no money on me and was gasping for water. and they treated me as a paying customer. very courteous and friendly. I'll definitely return to eat when I'm showered and not in my running kit!! thanks for the water and great service.

Thank dorothyboy82
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked a table for Saturday night dinner. Arrived to be pointed to a dark corner in this busy bar. Had to chase staff for a menus, then had to queue at the bar to order the food, and the drinks. This was fish and chips in a pub, not dinner in a restaurant; don't get confused or you will be... More 

Thank KingKongScotland
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for a few drinks and partook in prosecco Friday. Always a bonus! The staff really make this pub. Always friendly and chatty. We booked drinks here for June prior to our wedding and look forward to coming back!

Thank LauraMUR1979
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Date: 19th March 2017 Time: 1800 Covers: 3 Previously when we have eaten here the food has been good. One of the reasons we used to go back was because of the wide and varied vegetarian selection on offer as one of our trio is vegetarian. Last night the food was up to its usual quality but oh, what has... More 

Thank Alan R
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a lovely pub. Food was amazing, wide selection of drinks and the staff are so helpful and friendly! Pub is also dog friendly which is a bonus. Whenever we go to the new forest we always go to this pub!

Thank Thewilbs0812
Guildford, Surrey
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120 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for an evening meal on a Thursday evening,we were the only people eating but there were a few youngsters having a drink in the bar area. The two young men who were serving were delightful, really polite and friendly. We both had a curry which was of a good standard and well cooked. We didnt have room for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cross | Ringwood, Burley, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 4AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Ringwood  >  Burley
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 403423
The Queens Head is situated some six miles from the nearest town in the very picturesque village of Burley, on the edge of the New Forest. We are a country pub with country ways attracting clientele who enjoy seeing the wildlife and variety of animals in the surrounding fields. These include deer, ponies, cows and donkeys. The pub dates back to 1645 and is rumoured to be an old smugglers haunt. This was reinforced when, during a refurbishment, treasures like old pistols, coins and bottles were uncovered here. There is also an alleged underground tunnel running between Burley Manor public house and this one. The front of the building has never been changed and inside has retained original features from at least 100 years ago. With alcoves, nooks and crannies, you can hide away and enjoy a quiet drink or meal. Meals can be enjoyed in the restaurant or outside in the garden during the summer months. This is a lovely old pub frequented by really friendly local characters and passers by alike.

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