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The Oak Inn

) #4 of 34 Restaurants in Lyndhurst $$ - $$$ , British,
Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FD, England
+44 23 8028 2350
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (62 reviews)
“crab” (20 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
12:00 - 14:30All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Friends drove all the way from Sheffield to attend an evening appointment with me so I wanted to treat them to dinner as a thank you. The Oak Inn's website indicated that the latest time for dinner was 8.45pm, which should have been perfect, so...More

Thank Sally H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I like that they serve children fresh chicken breast when i ordered chicken burger, instead of ground up frozen mcnugget type pattys. The duck breast was a little undercooked for our taste. But the lamb pie was very tasty and filling. Nice outside seating area.

Thank banana-republik
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way back from Lymington for our lunch, we had roast pork, pan fried sea bass and seafood platter, ALL were excellent! Bar staff and waiting staff were helpful, friendly and polite. Spoke with head chef and colleague who were also...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Me and my mother were away in the new forest and after a great walk we stumbled across this fantastic place. We were told when we arrived that the kitchen had just closed but when hearing that we only wanted sandwiches the waiter got the...More

Thank smepps1989
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great sunday lunch. Good specials board also. But remember to book. Dog friendly. Beer was well but all fullers.

Thank William M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in here on route whilst walking. Staff were extremely pleasant chose smoked salmon and prawn linguine and it was full of flavour. All round a extremely pleasant experience. Thank you

Thank 300willow
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to this pub for an evening meal it was great food and lovely place the two boys who waited on us were excellentand very helpful we would highly recommend the oak inn to anyone

Thank keith662017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't have a bad word for this place, my fiancé and I had dinner here and it was fantastic, we both had the steak and ale pie and it was hands down the best pie I have had in 25 years! Lovely atmosphere, friendly...More

Thank Becca B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunched at 12.20 today without booking and got the last table. Usual good Fullers food plus a nice specials board. Stand out staff, Giedre and Cristina I think. Very attentive and quick service considering how busy they were. Partner had the ricotta and spinach gnocchi...More

Thank stimpy66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best pubs I've ever been to. Went for lunch and the food was incredible and very reasonably priced. If we were to visit again we'd definitely try an evening meal: if it's anywhere near as good as the lunch options then I...More

Thank Lizzie S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello, What is the price of your Sunday Roast and what are the options? Thanks, Naomi
21 October 2015|
Response from ColinNorfolk2015 | Reviewed this property |
No idea
Simon w
Can I bring dogs in to pub when having lunch ?
27 August 2015|
Answer Show all 5 answers
Response from cps_dias | Property representative |
Yes, we allow dogs at anytime, providing they are well behaved.
Morg R
children allowed times
10 August 2015|
Response from cps_dias | Property representative |
During school holidays we allow children over the age of 5 at anytime. children under 5 years are allowed until 5.30pm inside, we don't have any restrictions in the outside area. During school time the age changes to 10... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$41
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 17:00
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
The Oak Inn is a quintessential award-winning country pub, famous for its fresh, locally-sourced food. In the heart of the beautiful New Forest, it has a wide range of wines and a selection of ever-changing real ales. As well as a glorious al fresco garden, cosy open fires are found indoors.
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