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The Mailmans Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
71 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BE, England
+44 23 8028 4196
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
“gammon” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
71 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BE, England
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Had an evening meal here on Wednesday (curry night). It was superb and we were made very welcome. Would recommend the establishment, especially on curry night.

Thank rjw132015
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We popped into this pub whilst visiting Lyndhurst on our way to the coast. From the outside the pub looks very inviting but inside it was really lacking any warmth or character. After being in there for a while, we realised that it was definitely...More

Thank Happypandauk
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a drink and saw the food- WOW! Delicious and Platefulls. Definitely be a return visit soon!!!

Thank Shan C
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Went here with my partner, his brother and significant other as they had recommended the carvery. Absolutely loved it and good value at £10.00. So good that I actually left my phone in my pocket and just ate it. Good meat choices and a fantastic...More

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Everything that you need in a Public House is here. Good food, good beer, sport television or excellent seating areas in the garden or watching the world go by relaxing at the front seating .

Thank slat9
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Decided to make the most of a sunny Sunday afternoon by taking a trip to the New Forest with Gem my young spaniel. After exercising her in the forest I decided to walk along Lyndhurst High Street which I know is mostly dog friendly. After...More

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We booked in for Sunday dinner and were told they did 3 sittings, so our hopes were high. Outside were groups who were obviously regulars. Inside it was almost empty, only one table occupied and the rest with reserved labels. The food was `buffet style`...More

1  Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Good choice of vegetables and plenty of meat, at a very reasonable price £10.00 pp. Only complaint would be that the food could be warmer.

Thank Lynette S
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Your attention is drawn to the Mailmans arms as you approach the high street . It is so pretty with carefully tended floral arrangements at the entrance. We stopped for a drink here a couple of times . It is the epitomy of quiantness .

Thank blue2005eyes4u
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We went for a pre dinner drink. It's a pretty pub. Staff were excellent and so polite! Good range of wine and beer. We returned for pudding late at night and were served our ice cream even though it was just past kitchen closing. Menu...More

Thank Lynn W
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Beryl R
21 October 2016|
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Response from Kevin L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they allow dogs in the pub, but not in the rear gardens, very dog friendly
Robert L
18 September 2016|
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Response from Rachel M | Reviewed this property |
Lyndhurst has a large pay and display carpark around a minutes walk from this pub, there is also free parking at boltons bench, approximately 5 mins walk away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 High Street, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8028 4196
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