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The Amberwood

154 Ringwood Road | Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5RQ, England
+44 1425 272627
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“roast dinner” (5 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
154 Ringwood Road | Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5RQ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on New Years Day to celebrate my brothers birthday, first impressions not bad. 2 waiters on miserable as sin talking about Vicky T putting her hand in the till😦😦😦. Not the thing to hear , food was ok, had a singer who thought...More

4  Thank Karl W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a very pretty and cosy pub, seating is laid out spaciously which was pleasant for us as a group. food was good and served in very generous portions. staff were also very helpful and friendly. in short, I would recommend!

Thank francesca c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for our Christmas party meal 9 of us. Good service and average food for a Christmas party meal it was nothing special as paid £25.00 per head. Cheese souffle was quite bland more like a filling from a hard baked quiche just the...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely selection of dishes at reasonable prices. Set Lunch, Specials and å la Carte. Food was well presented, tasty and enjoyable. Booking a good idea.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

You know it’s going to be a good meal and experience when you struggle to find a convenient parking space, even in a large car park! An impromptu visit in the middle of the festive season, we were not expecting an immediate available table nor...More

Thank Stephie70
Gill M, Owner at The Amberwood, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

So pleased you enjoyed your visit & you’re right our barman Alan is a musician in a local folk band State of Undress. Have a lovely Christmas and do come back & see us, maybe in the new year when we may be a little...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

We have been here a fair few times over the years as it is a favourite of my father in law. Well cooked & presented food. Alessio our waiter was observant= attentive, friendly, quick & efficient. Would recommend both for their festive & ordinary menu....More

Thank Loobeloo999
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Just returned from a lovely meal at the Amberwood. The food is cooked to order using excellent quality produce. Really enjoyed the fillet steak and the gin fizz cheesecake. Would recommend this pub/restaurant to those who have yet to find it. Will be returning soon

1  Thank Stanley M
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Been here several times for drinks, always spot on with the beer and the friendly locals. Entertaining ring-the-bull on the wall, a good half-hour of miscalculated swinging. Sure to visit every now and then.

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We enjoyed an excellent 3 course meal plus coffee and drinks, including wine, all for a little over £30. And that was for two of us! Prawn cocktail starters were delicious; mains - roast pork for him, salmon for me - were beautifully cooked, generous...More

1  Thank EjayRock
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We made a late decision to have an early evening meal out last Sunday having been out and about most of the day. We popped into the Amberwood and fortunately they had a table available in the main restaurant area which is very cosy and...More

Thank David L
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25 May 2017|
Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
I looked it up on their website - 11.30-23.00. Dining times vary, see their website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Ringwood Road | Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 272627
  • E-mail
Offering Home cooked traditional British Food, using locally sources and produced produce wherever possible. Full table service is available in our Restaurant from our Full A la Carte Menu and Specials Board. While more casual dining is available in our bar and outside, choosing from our full range of menus.
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