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The Trusty Servant

$$ - $$$
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
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Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
+44 23 8081 2137
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Bit late I know but I took my lovely lady friend here the night after Valentine's night and we couldn't fault the food so tasty and nicely presented. The young manageress (I think her name was Laura) made us feel like she was our friend, really professional, left us to our romantic night as we joked it was our Valentine's... More 

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Thank Newforestboy
Harrow, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came off the motorway to find a pub - any pub!!! We were very lucky to chance upon this one.. A lovely location - very clean with a good size lunch menu - a cheerful manager and good choice of beers. Highly recommended

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Thank tonymccann
Southampton, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having enjoyed eating at The Royal Oak at Beaulieu we thought we would try one of their sister pubs. We had a very warm welcome from the extremely friendly and helpful staff. A good choice of typical pub food. In fact we found choosing difficult. We opted for some old favourites which is a good way to judge the standard.... More 

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Thank 87wendywoo
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73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Another delicious meal at The Trusty Servant. Our 3rd visit and certainly no disappointment. Child portions are very generous and I had the most amazing mushroom & pepper stroganoff with rice. Very good with a pint of Doom Bar! Staff friendly & helpful. Prices not cheap but certainly not outrageous for the quality & quantity you get. Highly recommended.

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Thank Taxanimal
Chatham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly I think the title says it all, plenty of parking even if a short walk up the road is required! Literally the best steak pie I've ever eaten!

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Thank dankellock
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Little jem in the new forest just outside Lyndhurst Delicious food and great atmosphere!! Good selection of beer and wines !!!

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Thank Ritchie66
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This New Forest pub has such a wonderful ambience with excellent food and fine ales it is everything you could hope for in a pub. Indeed so much so that my son and future daughter-in-law have chosen it for their wedding reception in June. There is even a lovely garden and large barn in the grounds where my son's Irish... More 

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Thank don_john007
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were most helpful, pointing out that the regular size meals were big and one of the older members of our group would be welcome to choose from the children's menu. Food was good, perfectly good for pub food. Would need to go again to comment anymore than good. Service was efficient, very efficient and attentive. Recently refurbished, which has... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I called in here on Sunday by chance we could get a Sunday lunch. How busy it was suggested that this was a popular venue and although seemed to be packed out the bar staff checked for us and found a tab,e for 2 in the corner. We ordered 2 Beef roasts and a couple of drinks.... More 

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Ashford,Kent
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Hunt this pub out if you have a love of a great traditional pub who care about what and who they serve! Superb atmosphere and a menu that seemed like it had been downloaded from my own head, so much choice of all my favourites. Good home comfort cooking which is what you want after a walk in near zero... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Cuisine
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8081 2137
Description
The Trusty servant, is a traditional New Forest Pub with Real Food, Real Ale and Real Atmosphere! Dogs and children welcome. Now with 5 amazing bed and breakfast rooms!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?