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The Three Lions

338 0.5m SE of Fordingbridge, off a, Stuckton, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2HF, England
+44 1425 652489
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good13%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“wild mushrooms” (11 reviews)
“lobster” (7 reviews)
“faggots” (13 reviews)
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British, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
338 0.5m SE of Fordingbridge, off a, Stuckton, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2HF, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This family owned and run restaurant serves Cordon Bleu dishes with a local twist. Jane & Mike are very welcoming.

Thank 852guestp
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Wow! never been here before but we were treated like royalty, sit down in a little area for drinks, olives and nuts whilst choosing what to eat. The food and service was excellent. I had sea bass and my friend friend had fillet steak. It...More

Thank Ali J
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The food here is great - perfectly cooked, nice selection and nothing other than excellent in taste, presentation and served with a warmth of welcome, good service and a relaxing evening. Run by a couple who have been here many years, the quality is on...More

Thank Trevorw38
Reviewed 29 April 2018

We were overnight guests, staying in the converted outhouses with our dog, and the accommodation was spacious, immaculately clean and the garden views were lovely. If you are looking for tasty, well presented,. hearty food with a few tasty twists, you won't go wrong booking...More

Thank MMWalt
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

You simply cant beat the quality of food on offer at the Three Lions in Stuckton. The decor is becoming a little dated but the food and wine selection more than make up for this offering some of the finest produce from throughout the whole...More

Thank A1n2thony
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Oh dear - firstly the decor is alarming so outdated and cringeworthy it was like sitting in a dining room back in the very early 1980’s in need of a coat of paint and general big update - everything is Peach, glossy stained pine tables...More

Thank nanrosemar
micky321, Owner at The Three Lions, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Well Nanrosemar,I have not come across such a unique name. It sounds like we did not stand a chance from when you walked through the door & that we were not for you. Another customers recent review thought we were the best food in the...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018

My wife and I ate here for the first time on Saturday evening. We had a really enjoyable evening. It's great to find a restaurant that wants to serve interesting and tasty food at a fair price. Mike and Jayne make a great team. we...More

Thank RussD123
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

I would go here just for the mushroom soup made with mushrooms freshly gathered from the forest. Otherwise nothing else to say other than the food served is absolutely delicious and the hosts are really friendly. Best restaurant in the New Forest area without doubt.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The combination of Mike's cooking and Jayne's welcome and attention to detail means that we know that we are in good hands and we are always happy to return to The Three Lions. Our latest lunch was as good as ever and as soon as...More

Thank MontagueSomerset
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Where do I start! No vegetarian option. A menu on a chalk board that included lamb with crispy bits (what are crispy bits?!). Huge wait for food. Salty indistinguishable veg (couldn’t actually tell which veg it was). Tiny portions. Hugely overpriced. Really I could go...More

2  Thank Hannah L
micky321, Owner at The Three Lions, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2018

I was waiting for this & I did not want to waste time responding to your every point. You are right I did not reply to the email because I thought all your claims were unjust & not true. If you can not distinguish braised...More

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louise k
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Think they are allowed in rooms but not in restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$53
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 338 0.5m SE of Fordingbridge, off a, Stuckton, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Fordingbridge  >  Stuckton
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 652489
  • E-mail
A family owned & run English Auberge where you can come & go without the formality of a hotel.Owner Mike,previously a Michelin stared chef of five years,creates rustic,yet sophisticated dishes using local & foragedforest produce.Wife Jayne provides a professional & caring,but informalservice in the restaurant. We are family & dog friendly,providing free Wi/Fi & free use of our hot tub in the garden. We have been 3 times Hampshire Restaurant of the Year with the Good Food Guide. In 2012,we we in the Telegraphs top 150 restaurants in the UK & 2017 finalist Best Chef, the Trenchermans Guide. We look forward to seeing you soon,Best Wishes from all the family.
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