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The Bold Forester

$$ - $$$, British,
120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
+44 1489 576400
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (14 reviews)
“baguette” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
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1 - 10 of 305 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve been eating here for a few months now . I didn’t realise they are on Tripadvisor. The management are warm and friendly. And there rack of baby ribs are to die for . I ask the to be well done so as to get...More

Thank Lance B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been to the bold forester before for both lunch and dinner. Loved it. So for dinner with friends to celebrate joint birthdays we suggested it. They had never been before. The menu is simple but quite varied. The quality of the food is always excellent....More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were very disappointed with the service on the night which was a birthday treat ,two of us had chips that were hard and not hot.my husbands meal had not been ordered and so we had nearly finished our meals by the time he received...More

2  Thank msearle2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attractive from the outside and greeted with a warm welcome. Quite busy with a couple of large parties. Expecting to order from the bar but order for drinks and food taken at table by a barman who seemed to be trying to do everything. Only...More

Thank musicmanhampshire
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Went for a soup starter came out piping hot with thick bread very tasty,then a juicy rump steak each to our liking very friendly staff and delicious food

Thank Julie H
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Went out for dinner on a Saturday night with 3 family members, the restaurant was very busy with a table of 18. However, this shouldn't mean other tables orders take longer. Was left waiting 40 minutes for 4 main meals. Although the food tasted nice...More

Thank Alisha1777
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

My family and I sample pub roasts on pretty much a bi-monthly basis and post our reviews on here - I have to say, the reviews I read of this place in advance weren't overly inviting, but we book without prejudice 😊. Upon arrival our...More

Thank Jid K
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Booked in for a late Sunday lunch, varied menu with Sunday roast specials, obviously very popular and quite busy so service was a tad slow.....but a great plate of roast beef with all the trimmings, and tasty tasty puds, good beer too at acceptable price.

Thank pat_geoffwilkinson
Reviewed 19 August 2017

we celebrated our golden wedding anniversary there with family and friends, a very warm welcome, food was great and the service and staff first rate. there was about forty of us in our group and we were all served quickly and everyone enjoyed the food....More

Thank brendacunningham2016
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I took my wife and two sons along with their girlfriends for a pleasant Sunday treat ...... or so I thought ! We should have realised something was amiss when we ordered "normal" meals and was indignantly confronted with "why aren't any of you going...More

Thank elljoe
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$31
Bar, British, Pub
Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Bridge Road | Sarisbury Green, Southampton SO31 7EL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Southampton
  • Phone Number: +44 1489 576400
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