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The Oak Inn

Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FD, England
+44 23 8028 2350
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

If you're looking for a classic countryside pub in the forest this is it. Wonderful atmosphere, attentive staff and a lovely warm interior. The food is your classic British pub grub menu but beautifully cooked and fairly priced. Always a regular for me when i'm...More

Thank Sophie N
Reviewed 2 days ago

We stopped here for lunch when on a walk and visiting the area. It was a Monday lunch time and it was still busy! We had the pie and chips - both were homemade and absolutely delicious. And very reasonably priced. The service was also...More

1  Thank Laura P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived just as the kitchen was closing for lunch and were very grateful that they were happy to take our order. We had starters main and pudding and were not disappointed. The food was excellent and appropriately priced. The menu was varied with a...More

1  Thank Clare M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What more could we one ask. A lovely setting, very friendly and efficient staff and nice food. We visited as part of a large group and they handled us brilliantly. The service was prompt, the food appetising and hot and plenty of it. We were...More

2  Thank JandJ19
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time yesterday. Four of us booked in for lunch after a walk with the dogs through the forest. I was so impressed and have to say this is the best Sunday I have had in a long time! The location is...More

1  Thank Leecee43
OakInnLyndhurst, Manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Leecee43, We really appreciate that you took your time to leave such an amazing review for us. Sundays are very busy in our pub and it's great to see such a good feedback on our work. We are happy that you had a great...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Despite it being a very busy lunchtime service, the staff here were wonderful. Attentive and helpful. The food was delicious and the pub is so cosy and beautifully English. I even took my gorgeous pooch along and there were other dogs there too. Love the...More

1  Thank Annie A
OakInnLyndhurst, Manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Annie A, Glad you enjoyed your visit and thank you so much for the kind words. And we are happy to say that dogs are very welcome at the Oak Inn. See you soon! Kind regards, Mindau, The Oak Inn

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met friends here as it was midway for us and having had a excellent evening at the Oak many years ago. We had a 2 course meal each, with soft drinks and coffee, which came to just under £60 per couple. Some dishes were superlative,...More

Thank LaJarrie
OakInnLyndhurst, Manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear LaJarrie, Thank you very much for taking your time to leave this review. We really appreciate your feedback and I have to say it does not go to waste. We always look thoroughly into every review and see if there is anything we can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the Oak Inn on the 1st of December for an evening meal Excellent customer service Very tasty meal Gorgeous wine Highly recommended

1  Thank Barbara P
OakInnLyndhurst, Manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Barbara P, Thank you for the review! Glad to know you have enjoyed your visit. Kind regards, Mindau, The Oak Inn

Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is an absolute gem, tucked away off the main road the atmosphere is very cosy. The service was faultless - one of the members of staff even explained the history of the beers to us......incredibly knowledable! Grilled prawn starter and goats cheese starter...More

1  Thank Housesofparliment
OakInnLyndhurst, Manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Housesofparliment, Thank you for taking your time to leave us such a nice review. Nice to hear you enjoyed our food! The steak is really something special at the Oak :) As for the history of beer, we are very lucky that our team...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately Sat nav on my phone sent me to wrong place.....fortunately was by the oak inn. Unfortunately my phone battery died leaving me at a loss to finding my destination. Fortunately the person I asked for directions was the manager, who happened to be outside...More

Thank Steadfast_mark
OakInnLyndhurst, Manager at The Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Steadfast_mark, Thank you for the nice feedback. It was our pleasure to help you out! Looking forward to seeing you again! Regards, Mindau The Oak Inn

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annabobbleuk
24 July 2017|
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Response from OakInnLyndhurst | Property representative |
Hi there, Yes we do have highchairs and baby changing facilities.
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annabobbleuk
24 July 2017|
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Response from beas006 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes to both. Decent as well. Regards
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naomicropper
21 October 2015|
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Response from bigtastie87 |
from 14 to 16 pounds from what I've seen they look big and good value
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$41
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8028 2350
  • E-mail
Description
Whether you’re arriving on two legs or four, we’ll have the perfect refreshment waiting – just something we’ve picked up from years serving ramblers, riders and regulars. Add quality food and ales to a beautiful Lyndhurst location and it’s clear pubs like this don’t grow on trees.
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