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Godshill | Fordingbridge, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2LL, England
+44 1425 652462
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with a friend for a pub lunch. But was so disappointed. The food was nothing special but with high prices. The staff where not very welcoming nor helpful with poor service. Left feeling disappointed and definitely not somewhere I will be going back to. Would definitely not recommend to any family and friends.

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Thank Bealcl
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On first impressions this place looks really promising. New forest ponies and donkeys outside, outdoor seating and a play area. Inside the decor is pretty tired, and the toilets could do with a refurb, especially the carpet and empty soap dispensers. On the plus side plenty of staff so we were served quickly. All the above is less important than... More 

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Thank Julie C
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying with friends and family at Sandy Balls from 3rd to 6th Feb decided to go to The Fighting Cocks on Saturday 4th Feb. 10 of us went and out of 10 meals only 3 were ok, the steaks were not cooked to specification and were chewy, with no flavour, the gammon was tough, the faggots were dry... More 

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1 Thank Tanya B
Bath, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great old in it's like working back in time.you getlovely worm welcome staff very professional great choice hot and cold food and a great range of drinks worth a visit

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Thank W4576ZEpaulf
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with family, 12 of us, one in wheelchair plus baby. Service was fantastic. Food great. Really looked after us all. Thank you

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Thank Lynda_D_13_13
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were staying at Sandyballs and saw this pub on the way in so decided to eat there one evening on our stay. The decor and ambiance of the venue was pretty average for a New Forest but not unpleasant. They had a vast menu with lots of specials giving a great choice for all tastes. I... More 

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Thank Ted21117
Templecombe, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub has an excellent choice of food on the menu including the specials board and all home made including the desserts. Situated appproximately a mile from Sandy Balls holiday village it is just far enough the enable you to walk there and back, although in bad weather take the car. There is plenty of parking outside the pub. The... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Fighting Cocks for lunch with friends after a long walk over the heathland to the WW2 practice bomb sites. Wasn't a particularly nice day weather wise, but we were greeted by welcoming staff on our return. Enjoyed a pint of good ale and a lovely cooked Sunday lunch. I had a lamb steak, but three of my... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food. Enormous portions. Had roast dinner, went for hour long walk then returned for desert. Wide choice and would highly recommend

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Our Return visit after a couple of years was as welcoming and enjoyable as our first. New forest hospitality is always notable, even out of season. Lovely menu with a wide range of choices traditional and modern, including many vegetarian options. A quiet roadside setting with occasional visiting new forest ponies makes for a special treat if you choose to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: Godshill | Fordingbridge, New Forest, Fordingbridge SP6 2LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Fordingbridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 652462

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