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The Mailmans Arms

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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71 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BE, England
+44 23 8028 4196
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed watching the football here in busy but friendly pub. Food was generally quite good, but thought my mixed grill might have come with some salad? Beer was nice, but to me what makes this place is the friendly staff and, indeed locals. Will visit again.

Thank Tim P
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for for Sunday lunch with our 4 and 6 year old children. It also happened the EPL football was playing that day so the husband was very spoilt with choice of locations to watch the match at the pub. He started out in the garden watching it in a purpose built cabin aka man cave ;-) And... More 

Thank Claire W
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a very very long bike ride through the beautiful new forest we needed a beer and was pleasantly surprised by the beer garden as we got to watch the football in a nice little cabin in the garden will return again!

Thank John G
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117 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited with friends after work one evening. The staff were really friendly and the food really nice. It was good pub food and we all really enjoyed it. There was also a very good selection, covering most tastes I think. I would happily eat here again.

Thank HappyTraveller0350
Andover, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Came here on a Sunday for the Carvery after booking online. The sittings are set at times which means no big rush. 4 different meats to choose from priced at £9 which is very good for the location. Great selection of vegetables and sauces. Only criticism was the beef was very rare. Not for my liking, but a personal choice.

Thank Steve T
Exeter, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Staying next door had to stay over another night had eaten in hotel tried somewhere else it was ok not great tasted like a packet and left some pricing is low you get what you pay for

Thank taylortom63
Zagreb, Croatia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Really good restaurant quality food served in a pub that needs a little bit of tlc. Good service and selections of beers on offer. But cannot fault the amazing food.

Thank croatia2013
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Passing by and made very welcome. Friendly and pleasant surroundings. Great location. Fantastic carvery choice and quality of vegetables one of the best at any carvery. Highly recommended.

Thank colin c
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Stopped here the last 2 times we was in the area just for drinks. Had the cream tea which was to die for. Lovely looking pub.

Thank yolke69
Brisbane, Australia
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168 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Apparently this is the oldest pub in the area, but definitely lacking atmosphere. Inwanted to know the history etc... they looked at me like I was mad. I feel they could make much more of this.

Thank grumorf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$14
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8028 4196

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?