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The Red Lion Boldre

$$ - $$$, British,
Rope Hill | Boldre, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8NE, England
+44 1590 673177
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“ale pie” (8 reviews)
“pudding” (36 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rope Hill | Boldre, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8NE, England
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1 - 10 of 571 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had high hopes of this place, came recomended. The pub itself is a lovely building and in a good location to where we were staying. Well, sevice was very, very poor, when we were asking about different things on the menu the waitress had...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popped in after a walk and had to wait for ages for the staff to finish chatting with their mates before serving us some drinks. When they finally did we asked for some chips, as we just wanted a snack to tide us over til...More

1  Thank Brightfamer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we called in to the red lion for an evening meal the food was well cooked and good value for money the steak pie was especially good

Thank james b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a lovely lunch today with friends. Food was good but the coffee was not good. We asked if they did flat whites, they said yes. We were excited and ordered 3. When the coffee came, it was black coffee in a cup with cold...More

Thank onlyJ9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family had a lovely visit on Sunday, most of us had the roast, it was a good size but we just had enough room mohave puddings. we will be back.

Thank johnlew2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Had the best steak & ale shortcrust pie ever, my friend had a delicious pear, almond desert. Staff were friendly and helpful, atmosphere is great, a good selection of beers. The only thing that let them down was the cost of the soft...More

Thank Rachael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Red Lion is a pretty and genuine English Inn . Home cooked food including Anne's homemade puddings. Good Ales and beers. Friendly staff and good parking , clean toilets and cosy spacious tables all make this a great Inn.

1  Thank parkerjazz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

great service and dogs welcome. went sunday lunchtime and had the homemade game pie which was fab! try the garlic bread too, thick chunks of bread! treats were brought round for the dogs which was a lovey touch. will go back in the summer when...More

Thank bubbles50
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Lovely pub, great atmosphere. Loads of interesting items around. Friendly staff. Nice menu, and specials board.

1  Thank Ann D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I live in Brockenhurst, which a short distance from the Red Lion in Boldre. It is a favourite pub for us, particularly on a Sunday when they serve wonderful roast lunches. The beer is always good. The staff are always helpful. Plenty...More

1  Thank CJudd911
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Questions & Answers
4 October 2016|
Response from LionAlan | Property representative |
In answer to your question yes we do take bookings for new years eve as for price per head we will be running our normal menu plus specials board so it depends what you order, you can check our menu on our website and to... More
3 May 2016|
Response from choppyred |
Not in the apartment I am afraid.
24 April 2016|
Response from LionAlan | Property representative |
Hi, we do like our doggy guests! We do have one area that we keep dog free ( for those guests who aren't 'dog friendly ) so please call before your visit and mention that you will have your dog with you please. Thank you for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$21
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rope Hill | Boldre, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 673177
  • E-mail
Traditional British Pub. Please note that we are not open all day, except on Sunday's, and that the kitchen is closed during the afternoons.
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