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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)
“kidney” (10 reviews)
“faggots” (12 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
338 0.5m SE of Fordingbridge, off a, Stuckton, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2HF, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here after a brisk winter's walk in the New Forest so we were hungry! We have been here before but not for a long time...it is definitely better than we remembered with fantastic attention to detail. We opted for the 3-course lunch menu for...More

Thank FoodyBoody
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been coming here for over 20 years, usually staying for a couple of nights, and in all that time we have never found a single fault in the food, wine, service or the quality of the rooms. Jane and Mike Womersley are the...More

Thank chrishandley
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve often looked at this place when driving or cycling past and wondered whether it would be as good as it looked. Visited last night and was not disappointed. The chef came out and explained about the food. When asked about the vegetarian option he...More

Thank johnweet
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This is a restaurant with rooms. You need to hunt this out, you would never do a drive-by! It is hidden away but well worth the effort. It is quiet but if families are staying overnight you may need to put up with kids. There...More

1  Thank airehamer
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We kicked off a long weekend break away with lunch at this gem in the New Forest. Excellent and friendly service was matched by a fabulously prepared meal which included gravad lax, seafood salad, lamb with crispy bits, turbot and venison with blueberries. The goats...More

Thank meirionwilliams
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We had a long weekend stay here and enjoyed ourselves. The hosts were friendly and welcoming, the food on the evening we ate in the restaurant was beautifully cooked and presented. The room we stayed in, Mimosa, was quiet and spacious, if a little shadowed....More

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We came here for lunch a few Sundays ago with high hopes based on previous reviews, however we felt a little underwhelmed. Perhaps we visited on an off day, but we weren’t really welcomed as such, more sat in the lobby / bar area wondering...More

Thank AG_Man_12
Reviewed 3 September 2017

There's a lot going for this place. Perfect location, great grounds, large rooms and ample parking. What lets it down is the lack of attention to simple things such as ensuring the room is cleaned properly. Finding stains, albeit small, on bed linen and a...More

Thank Bikerboys186305
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My wife and I have just stayed in the Mimosa Lodge for a two day midweek break with dinner. Having stayed before we knew what to expect and were not disappointed. The room was delightful with french doors looking out onto the gardens and a...More

Thank ChrisNWLondon
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

To be honest, the wife and I have been coming to this restaurant for at least 15 yrs. Admittedly we have not been in a situation to afford to visit every week, month, or even every year. However everytime we can, we are never disappointed....More

1  Thank Daryle C
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louise k
5 October 2016|
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Response from Harwelltwin | Reviewed this property |
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$52 - US$206
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
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
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 & this year 2012,we are in the Telegraphs top 150 restaurants in the UK.We look forward to seeing you soon,Best Wishes from all the family.
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