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The Red Lion Boldre

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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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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Rope Hill | Boldre, New Forest, Lymington SO41 8NE, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very simply and briefly, if you have a child who requires a high chair or a nappy change-this is not somewhere for you. In our party, we’ve two kids under 2. Imagine the fun you can have feeding them on your lap, in a buggy...More

3  Thank Blake C
Reviewed 2 days ago

I appreciated the ambience of this traditional English Pub which has not been ruined by trying to be a "Gastro" Pub. The atmosphere is always calm and inviting, and unlike so many other "Eateries/Chain" establishments the service is polite and unhurried without any unnecessary patronising...More

Thank johnpgreenwood
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having been up the road for a pint we came back to the Red Lion for lunch and were able to sit outside given the weather. The interior of the pub is wonderful and as a I remember it from some thirty years back. A...More

Thank JolyonG
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying in Sway and were looking for somewhere nearby for an evening meal. The menu offered plenty of variety with some interesting daily specials. Our welcome was warm and friendly and the service was excellent. A proper old fashioned pub offering good wholesome...More

Thank koycegizladLondon
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking for a place to eat and the one we had chosen was closed. Driving down the road in search of somewhere to eat we stumbled across the Red Lion and were delighted we had done so. Both the food and the service...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great find in the beautiful New Forest! Even better because they clearly understood gluten free and the risks of cross contamination. A separate GF menu, knowledgeable staff. I had the fish pie - great taste but....... no big chunks of fish and a tad...More

Thank Jac7116
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got to this charming pub about 2.30 pm and the staff were very welcoming. We were seated promptly and drinks ordered along with food . All the staff were happy and very efficient. My husband and I both ordered the fish and chips with homemade...More

Thank tmp1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have known the Red Lion throughout the 44 years l have lived here. Staff have changed over the years but it has never lost it's charm. The meal on Sunday was delicious and the service good. It is one of the few remaining places...More

Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A really enjoyable evening with great service and super food. Quality ingredients cooked to perfection. What a joy

Thank ReviewfromMel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst in the area, this looked like a nice pub for lunch with a friend. Strangely it was difficult to actually get into the pub as the bar is very close to the door & a large party were arriving so we stood awkwardly in...More

1  Thank Giddings1
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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, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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