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The Bold Forester

$$ - $$$, British,
120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
+44 1489 576400
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Overview
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (15 reviews)
“baguette” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
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1 - 10 of 312 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was with a party of 8 on sunday. The pub had a lovely warm atmosphere. Very chrismassy. We all ordered meals from the normal menu (not the Sunday roast). Everyone's meal was delicious and plentiful. Our young waitress who was a very busy bee...More

Thank madmaxtaylor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have a roast most Sunday's at this great venue, had the Xmas roast this evening, wow, brilliant succulent meat with festive vegetables. Looking forward to next week.

Thank Jerry S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the bold forester after being invited to attend a family birthday party. We had rather a large family gathering so expected service to be slower. We arrived just after 7pm, some members were late arriving, however I found service to be extremely slow....More

1  Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We have been here a few times now and it never disappoints us. The food is so tasty. My husband always orders the lamb as he loves it. The whitebait is very good too. There is a lovely garden to sit in when the weather...More

Thank kay c
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Had a great night out with friends for dinner in a real pub with a really comfortable atmosphere. Nice welcome and really friendly staff who sat us down at a table which was close to others but also seemed to give some privacy. The food...More

Thank DiscoDave911
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We were passing trade on A27. Had 3 excellent fish courses (pie, scampi, & haddock fish cakes). Good pub grub, large portion sizes, reasonable price, in welcoming pub.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Booked a table for 7 for are sons birthday for a Thursday night , arrived with plenty of parking and entered this charming pub , great choice of beers and ciders and non alcoholic beverages, had a look at the menu which was full of...More

Thank Derek I
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

I’ve been eating here for a few months now . I didn’t realise they are on Tripadvisor. The management are warm and friendly. And there rack of baby ribs are to die for . I ask the to be well done so as to get...More

Thank Lance B
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Been to the bold forester before for both lunch and dinner. Loved it. So for dinner with friends to celebrate joint birthdays we suggested it. They had never been before. The menu is simple but quite varied. The quality of the food is always excellent....More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 24 September 2017

we were very disappointed with the service on the night which was a birthday treat ,two of us had chips that were hard and not hot.my husbands meal had not been ordered and so we had nearly finished our meals by the time he received...More

2  Thank msearle2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$31
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1489 576400
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