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The Old Cottage Restaurant

14 West Street, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 1DZ, England
+44 1425 474283
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (16 reviews)
“hot cherries” (4 reviews)
“partridge” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
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LOCATION
14 West Street, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 1DZ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited a few times over the years and were not happy with the ambiance and found the staff rude. We tried again a few weeks ago and it was much better, The waitress was lovely and efficient. The dining rooms are very small...More

Thank June H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly the restaurant was not busy as the food was really good. The service was efficient, friendly but not intrusive.

Thank 47helenk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are never disappointed with this lovely restaurant. The food is always great and the staff are friendly and efficient.

Thank pricestuart01
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Lovely traditional restaurant with home cooked food. All food was freshly cooked and prepared. Well worth a visit.

Thank Flojo38
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful Saturday evening meal at the Old Cottage. I stumbled across it when my travel app took me on a detour off the A31 via Ringwood - the best detour ever! We had amazing fresh fish - king prawns, scallops, sole & salmon...More

Thank CKeane
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My sister and I, found this restaurant, by accident, and what a lucky find! We visit every other week and we are now treated as part of the family - which is rather nice because it's family run. The welcome is warm and the food...More

Thank Pendragon25
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

About 2 o'clock on a rainy Sunday driving through Ringwood looking for a welcoming eatery. Stopped here as a last resort. A very warm welcome was received however I was a tad confused at first as there was no obvious bar as such.(since learned this...More

Thank Scoopster1
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Have visited at klunchtimes. Excellent value for money and good quality food with very helpful and friendly staff. Would thoroughly recommend d.scott@scottmarketing.com

Thank dereksc0tt
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Overall disappointed. At the beginning of the evening I ordered a gin and tonic which to myself and my husband did not taste right. My husband queried this and instead of just replacing it the member of staff took a spoon and tried it and...More

Thank jmowen10
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We tried the old cottage during a visit to ringwood last week after seeing their menu and have to say it was a great choice. Service is first class while the food was excellent and simply could not be faulted. Highly recommended

Thank johnlane1956
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humpty258
5 February 2017|
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Response from David P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so. In fact, I think it has been for a while.
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Pete S
8 October 2016|
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Response from oldcottagerestaurant | Property representative |
HI, Paul is still the main chef but we do have two other chefs as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 West Street, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 1DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Ringwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 474283
  • E-mail
Description
About us A warm welcome awaits you at The Old Cottage, a well established family run restaurant in the market town of Ringwood. The restaurant is one of the oldest buildings in Ringwood. Thought to be built around the 14th Century it is full of Olde Worlde Charm with warm fires in the winter and riverside dining in the summer.
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