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Minstead Village Shop & Tea Room

Minstead Lodge London Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FT, England
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
“cakes” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
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Minstead Lodge London Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FT, England
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Reviews (40)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely friendly tea room in the heart of the New Forest. Friendly staff, picturesque village setting selling locally made produce and gifts. I had a very tasty sandwich which came with salad and crisp garnish. I also took home with me local cheese, jam and...More

Thank CharlieBear09
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped for a quick lunch during a walk. Delicious roast pepper and tomato soup and a sandwich followed by pot of tea and cake. Sourdough bread needed serious jaw-power! Tasty, but maybe should have gone for a different bread. Also bought a wedge of local...More

Thank JanWB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a pleasant shop & tea room in a quaint village location of the New Forest. SatNav took us close but not to the location. Service was efficient and our order was quickly taken and our coffee and later meals brought to our outside...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old village shop is now a cafe as well. It is unpretentious , workaday but the food I had was excellent. Mine was the chilli bowl, full of meat and flavour, and was not expensive. With it was Hoxton sour dough bread, wonderful. All...More

Thank lizzysnail
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely tea room in the centre of Minstead. Excellent food and very friendly service. Probably the best pork pie I've tasted.

Thank Capt_Kendoll
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went there originally to buy some morning papers but was tempted to stay and have a coffee and a bit of cake. Pleasant staff there where nothing is too much trouble for them. We sat outside in this beautiful location of minstead but there are...More

Thank tim n
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Fancied a brew so headed for Lyndhurst but as the traffic queue started at the sign for Minstead we detoured and were pleased that we had. A charming village with a pub on one side of a small green and the tea room on the...More

Thank TishLondon
Reviewed 31 March 2017

My wife and I stopped here after walking in the New Forest. we sat outside, since we had our dog with us. Minstead is a pleasant village and the tea room is situated by the village green in a pleasant location. Staff were very friendly....More

Thank oldsquasher
heidisimpson, Owner at Minstead Village Shop & Tea Room, responded to this review

Thanks very much for coming to visit us. We are glad you enjoyed the setting and our wonderful staff. I am very sorry to hear about your toastie. We very much hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 27 March 2017

We celebrated Mother's Day yesterday with afternoon tea which was so delicious from the egg (& other) sandwiches to wonderful scones with cream & jam (which was amazing) and gorgeous little cakes, about 4 varieties. There was far too much for 4 adults & 2...More

Thank Nuala R
Reviewed 27 March 2017

After a fabulous week in the beautiful New Forest our regular stops at Minstead Tearooms were very much part of our holiday. We had a tasty Full English Breakfast one morning, a delicious warming lunch on a wet windy day and several visits for 'just...More

Thank Hoppickers
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minstead Lodge London Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: 02380-813-134
This is a small local village shop that offers a great little Tea Room. That members of the village and public can use whilst visiting the New Forest. Fantastic Cream Teas!