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The Old Beams Inn

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Ibsley, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 3PP, England
+44 1425 473387
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Whist on our way out to salisbury we came across this restaurant It was amazing lovely food and service lovely open fire and not too expensive Staff went out of their way to be helpful Thoroughly recommend eating here We will be back

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Thank tallpaul64
New Forest, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked for a 94th birthday meal with family. On arrival we were left standing at the bar whilst the young member of staff giggled and chatted with the bar staff. Waitress didnt know anything about the menu, had to keep going away to ask questions, didnt know what Prosecco was! Plates were cold, food went cold half way through eating,... More 

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Thank 216louise
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came down with friends, had a really nice meal, cracking pie and chips followed by pudding, would certainly eat here again

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Thank ChrisPedoe
Swindon, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in transit to Bournemouth and stopped for a snack midday Sunday.The car park was full and this establishment, although looking like a little thatched pub on the outside, turned out to be a large and very busy restaurant on the inside. The atmosphere was good and the staff friendly and helpful. We did not want the full carvery... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The perfect setting for Sunday lunch , twice now we have visited and twice we have left satisfied .. The carvery is well maintained , the staff are very friendly , the warmth of the fire very appealing We will return...

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Thank DorsetDave1975
Greater London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Horrible Sunday roast. The turkey was these cheap joints that you can purchase and cook in an hour or so. Rubbery and tasteless. Shame as the surroundings of this pub are really nice. Disappointed.

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Thank gilly090909
Southampton
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134 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having visited two of this group's outlets, we are gradually getting round the rest, and so far, including this latest one, it is 3 out of 3 which we have enjoyed. The OId Beams is just what it says - a very attractive old property - with beams! I was surprised to learn that although under the umbrella name Alcatraz,... More 

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Thank AandASouthampton
Rustington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had been to the water park nearby and were starving we drove past and decided to go back and take a look it's was late Sunday afternoon so we were not even sure they were serving food and they were they only had one over table in so we had very attentive good service. We were informed when were... More 

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Thank Patrick D
New Miltwon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good choices of food. Service was very good and it was lovely and warm in the dining room You can eat off the normal menu or choose from the menu of the day....... think this changes each day. Gluten free meals are also available..

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Thank Anne H
Torquay
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In all the times that I have dined at the Old Beams Inn I have never had a dissapointing meal. The food is always first class.

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Thank Torquinian69

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 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: Ibsley, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 3PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Ringwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 473387

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