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The Red Lion Boldre

) #17 of 87 Restaurants in Lymington ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Rope Hill | Boldre, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8NE, England
+44 1590 673177
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Rope Hill | Boldre, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8NE, England
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1 - 10 of 528 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this lovely pub during the week at lunchtime. The lady who greeted us was very friendly and made us feel most welcome. All the food was served piping hot and was delicious!! Compliments to the chef. We finished off our meal with lovely...More

Thank rownhams2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful evening out whilst on holiday in the New Forest. A tradional olde worlde English pub. Great food, great service and a wonderful relaxed atmosphere. A really varied menu. Would highly recommend.

1  Thank Lyn R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the Red Lion at least every two weeks for lunch, and have never been disappointed. The food choices are excellent and the service is friendly and atmosphere welcoming. What you would expect from a New Forest pub with a long standing reputation for...More

1  Thank Mandi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing pretentious, nothing fancy but good basic pub grub with a bit extra. My sea bas was one average fillet; i had expected two and less potatoes but judging by the way specials were running out I suspect the chef was eking out limited supplies....More

1  Thank Scorchin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rediscovered the Red Lion last year having visited 40 years ago and have not been disappointed. The building has retained its lovely 'olde worlde ' charm which is a pleasant change as so many old pubs seem to have had modern makeovers. We have...More

2  Thank SandaKent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time at this small village pub/restaurant. Food quality was excellent and the staff were, once again, very friendly.

2  Thank David T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Red Lion for Sunday lunch. We found the staff very courteous, the food of a very high quality and the beer well kept and excellent. Finally, the ambiance of the lovely "olde " pub was delightful and it is well worth a...More

2  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Have visited here a few times now and always enjoyed the food and good service.The food is consistently good in my experience. It is dog friendly too

2  Thank John H
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

We visited with family for a Sunday roast, all being big fans of a roast! The family we were meeting had spent a few days camping so they were extra hungry! I had a nut roast, I've tried quite a few of these as I...More

1  Thank Samluvssun
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Spent four nights in the apartment above the pub. Very roomy and comfortable. Probably a while since decorated but this did not detract from a lovely stay in this quiet country village. Food lovely and on a sunny day you get exclusive use of the...More

3  Thank Ozzie777
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Questions & Answers
4 October 2016|
Response from LionAlan | Property representative |
In answer to your question yes we do take bookings for new years eve as for price per head we will be running our normal menu plus specials board so it depends what you order, you can check our menu on our website and to... More
4 May 2016|
Response from choppyred |
Not in the apartment I am afraid.
24 April 2016|
Response from LionAlan | Property representative |
Hi, we do like our doggy guests! We do have one area that we keep dog free ( for those guests who aren't 'dog friendly ) so please call before your visit and mention that you will have your dog with you please. Thank you for... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 21
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rope Hill | Boldre, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8NE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 673177
  • E-mail
Traditional British Pub. Please note that we are not open all day, except on Sunday's, and that the kitchen is closed during the afternoons.
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