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Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
+44 23 8081 2137
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The trusty servant is a great gastropub. Myself and two friends stoped in here for an early lunch before walking in the new forest and we had a great lunch. Not the cheapest sandwich you'll ever eat but really well made food and the staff were lovely

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Thank Catriona P
Fareham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful pub. Came here for lunch and the service was first class. Staff did everything to make you feel welcome. Can recommend the scotch egg. Portions are very generous but they will do a smaller plate if you ask for it. Will certainly be returning.

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Thank sandra k
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found the staff to be pleasant and helpful and the food very, very good, mind you you certainly require a good appetite. The portions are not for the feint hearted, especially the Sunday Roasts, saying that my wife had fish and chips which also filled the plate. The place was full to capacity but after ordering we did not... More 

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Thank Lynnor252
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here on way to a hotel we are staying at and was pleasantly surprised. Gentleman behind the bar was very friendly and made a table up for us when one was not available. We highly recommend the Scotch Egg. If we are driving past again would love to stop here.

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1 Thank clarex29
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a Saturday early evening, called to book an hour earlier, having seen it advertised in a New Forest visitors information booklet. Very cosy, with friendly helpful staff. Menu varied and interesting, most main courses around £13 to £15. Good size portions but I found room for pudding, a very tasty home made fruit crumble. I'd happily visit again... More 

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Four Marks, ALTON, UK
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forgive me if I am mistaken, however I am under the impression that Pubs might be considered to form part of the Hospitality industry, Hospitality can generally be described as making people feel like they are a welcome Guest, This message has obviously not got through to certain members of the staff at the The Trusty Servant in Minstead. We... More 

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3 Thank KJMFourMarks
West Sussex
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this pub often over the years, but have stayed away for a while since our last visit for which we gave a poor review. However, whilst we did not eat on this occasion, we popped in for a drink and got talking to Jonathan who is caretaking the pub awaiting new managers, having got its problems sorted... More 

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Thank CrocksWestSussex
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time at this lovely pub stayed for lunch staff very helpful friendly . Great atmosphere food was fantastic will be back again dog friendly too

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1 Thank Gean94
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well after visiting the village earlier in the week and sampling the fantastic tea room, we decided to finish our holiday at this wonderful village pub. So glad we did. The front of house service was really polite and friendly. The food was fantastic, both had different burgers and both plates finished. Worth a stop and we will return

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1 Thank Davereed1517
Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with family for Sunday lunch which was beautiful and really 'home cooked' the staff were excellent and really friendly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 24
Cuisine
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, 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: Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8081 2137
Description
The Trusty servant, is a traditional New Forest Pub with Real Food, Real Ale and Real Atmosphere! Dogs and children welcome. Now with 5 amazing bed and breakfast rooms!!

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