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The Happy Cheese

Open Now: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Family get together for Nana's birthday lunch.

Very friendly and efficient staff. Good variety to choose from menu; children well catered for... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
Southampton, United Kingdom
Good pub shame about toilets

We visited whilst camping nearby. Good food at reasonable prices. Friendly staff. Shame the ladies... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Anne H
via mobile
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible9%
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“quiz night”(3 reviews)
“lovely food”(2 reviews)
“sunday roast”(2 reviews)
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198 Lyndhurst Road, Ashurst, New Forest SO40 7AR, England
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We visited for a meal last week and were disappointed by our experience. The staff were not particularly friendly and we weren’t made to feel that welcome. The food (which is a little over-priced) was rather underwhelming. I had burger and chips and the latter...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed 8 August 2018

came last in the quiz but had a great atmosphere, the food was tasty and reasonably priced, we always go when in the new forest

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Visited after a visit to the midwife at the birthing centre round the corner,the lady that served us informed us that they deliver to the birthing centre aswell,which is handy to know! Really lovely food. Came out within 10 mins of ordering. Lovely staff. Will...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Abi H
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

4 adults 1 child, half empty pub and was told up to 45 minutes wait for food from the standard menu. Over an hour wait for lukewarm food and a repulsive attitude when placing order. Not my problem that they were understaffed or whatever reason...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephen K
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Roast was very large but a little bland, we visited in spring and had a lovely day in the new forest followed by lunch here at the happy cheese. Drinks and food slightly above average for area but convenient and close to new forest. Staff...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jameshenwood
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Wonderful staff, good menu and great to sit on the patio on a warm sunny day in England. I highly recommend their chicken fajitas. They have lots of choices of beers and spirits.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank pamgallo
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Very friendly and efficient staff. Good variety to choose from menu; children well catered for. Definitely one of our favourite 'local' restaurants. We will return...

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jaguars30
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Couldn’t get parked struggled to get a table to sit has got busier. Not much more to say than that really average pub for the area.

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Goodfoodknight
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We visited whilst camping nearby. Good food at reasonable prices. Friendly staff. Shame the ladies toilets were tatty. Needed a refurbe. Otherwise good. Annie

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Anne H
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Always been a favourite pub for food and a nice day in the new forest. The menu is always good and hope they never change the chef. Also really dog friendly even though my dog is slightly dysfunctional and always tries to chase waiters feet...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Holly S
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