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The Hobler

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Boldre $$ - $$$ , British,
Southampton Road, | Lymington, New Forest, Boldre, New Forest SO418PT, England
+44 1590 623944
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Southampton Road, | Lymington, New Forest, Boldre, New Forest SO418PT, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just ate here recently and found the place quite dark when we entered due to the small windows and very tall chairs and benches. Dog friendly pub. Service was a bit slow but the food was very Good, well cooked and tasty. Prices were very...More

Thank akpLondon
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there on our last day in New Forest. Very friendly service, the food was excellent, no problem at all bringing our kids - they loved the house dog.

Thank Jörg M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for lunch a year ago and we were very impressed. Had lunch there again today and enjoyed it very much - good food , great service , excellent value. What makes it ' even better,' is that dogs are now very welcome .

Thank montserrat45
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a Sunday lunch with my family. Wow! The food was fabulous and the staff were lovey, the gent that attended to our table couldn't help us enough. Highly recommended.

Thank Ben2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this place from good reviews online and the food was superb. Setting a little down market and service patchy but a pleasant experience on the whole. Not at all busy which surprised us as far as the food quality was concerned. Maybe slightly understaffed...More

Thank stuartgH874PZ
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Stuart, Thank you for your comments. I am glad that you enjoyed the food! May I ask which day you came into the pub? As we are always trying to improve the quality of service. Kind Regards, Danny The Hobler

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Revisisited this restaurant and was looking forward to a nice meal , but unfortunately didn't live up to passed experience,service very slow ,food average for the price ,and I am a dog lover but to have two dogs sitting at your table looking up is...More

Thank Christine D
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Christine, I'm sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your meal at the Hobler. We are taking the slow service into consideration and evaluating what we can do to improve this. Unfortunately the dogs are encouraged by the majority of our customers and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and a friend who both work in the trade swung in here for a quick bite to eat on our split shift and we loved it!! staff friendly and attentive, the food was amazing (rarebit and onion rings) pub dogs are cute as buttons...More

Thank shopperholic19871987
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pub is a must visit, on arrival we were greeted by a handsome labrador called "Hector" followed by the cutest cocker spaniel named "Sexby" our labrador "Belle" loved playing in the beer garden. The food is amazing and the onion rings are outstanding. Real...More

Thank Eggsrus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited on a Monday for early evening drinks and meal after a nearby 5 mile dog walk. Nice garden and terrace where we drank and ate. Dog friendly - water bowls and dog biscuits. Well kept beer. Enjoyable food. Excellent friendly service. We will...More

Thank Indeana
DJP1991, Owner at The Hobler, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Indeana, I am very pleased that you enjoyed your time at the Hobler. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Danny The Hobler

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited for an evening meal on 27/07/17 with my Australian brother-in-law and his wife. The food was delicious, beautifully and promptly served . The staff were really friendly and it was wonderful to be somewhere quiet enough to hear what everyone was saying - unlike...More

Thank David M
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Questions & Answers
Shahab H
17 December 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I think you'll find that the pub is actually in Boldre albeit along the main road.
Leah P
19 October 2016|
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Response from AlcatrazGroup | Property representative |
Hello, We have a big garden where they can play =) Kind regards.
20 August 2015|
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Response from AlcatrazGroup | Property representative |
Hello, It's allowed in bar area =) Kind regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southampton Road, | Lymington, New Forest, Boldre, New Forest SO418PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Boldre
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 623944
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