We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
The Cross | Ringwood, Burley, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 4AB, England
+44 1425 403423
08:00 - 20:00
Closed now
See all hours
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 20:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 20:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

795 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 791: English reviews
Dorset, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

found this place as running in forest on marathon training and ran out water. I had no money on me and was gasping for water. and they treated me as a paying customer. very courteous and friendly. I'll definitely return to eat when I'm showered and not in my running kit!! thanks for the water and great service.

Thank dorothyboy82
Level Contributor
101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Booked a table for Saturday night dinner. Arrived to be pointed to a dark corner in this busy bar. Had to chase staff for a menus, then had to queue at the bar to order the food, and the drinks. This was fish and chips in a pub, not dinner in a restaurant; don't get confused or you will be... More 

Thank KingKongScotland
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for a few drinks and partook in prosecco Friday. Always a bonus! The staff really make this pub. Always friendly and chatty. We booked drinks here for June prior to our wedding and look forward to coming back!

Thank LauraMUR1979
Ringwood, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Date: 19th March 2017 Time: 1800 Covers: 3 Previously when we have eaten here the food has been good. One of the reasons we used to go back was because of the wide and varied vegetarian selection on offer as one of our trio is vegetarian. Last night the food was up to its usual quality but oh, what has... More 

Thank Alan R
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a lovely pub. Food was amazing, wide selection of drinks and the staff are so helpful and friendly! Pub is also dog friendly which is a bonus. Whenever we go to the new forest we always go to this pub!

Thank Thewilbs0812
Guildford, Surrey
Level Contributor
121 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for an evening meal on a Thursday evening,we were the only people eating but there were a few youngsters having a drink in the bar area. The two young men who were serving were delightful, really polite and friendly. We both had a curry which was of a good standard and well cooked. We didnt have room for... More 

Thank Janna9
Southampton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here today for lunch, my salmon meal was very nice, friend had fish and chips, the batter on the fish was not cooked enough, he assured me that the fish was cooked and hot so he didn't mention to the bar staff that the batter was undercooked.. The restaurant was nor really busy, but the tables were left with... More 

Thank Jo A
Level Contributor
22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very welcoming, exceptional staff, open fires, good bar, good food, also pet friendly. Recommended at the end of a long day in the forest..

Thank skeoghman
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We visited Burley today after a visit to Southampton, the pub is quaint with quirky features inglenooks and a fabulous garden. The staff were warm and welcoming. After seeing food coming out we decided to order and we weren't disappointed very reasonable prices and tasty, definitely worth a visit!!

1 Thank Caroline D
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
235 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here whilst on holiday staying in Burley - we chose here as it looked so warm and welcoming. The Sunday lunch did not disappoint neither did the pie and mash for my BF. Really good value for money too for food and drinks really friendly staff and a great relaxed atmosphere inside.

Thank Essex111983

Travellers who viewed The Queens Head also viewed

Lyndhurst, New Forest

Been to The Queens Head? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Cross | Ringwood, Burley, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 4AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Ringwood  >  Burley
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 403423
The Queens Head is situated some six miles from the nearest town in the very picturesque village of Burley, on the edge of the New Forest. We are a country pub with country ways attracting clientele who enjoy seeing the wildlife and variety of animals in the surrounding fields. These include deer, ponies, cows and donkeys. The pub dates back to 1645 and is rumoured to be an old smugglers haunt. This was reinforced when, during a refurbishment, treasures like old pistols, coins and bottles were uncovered here. There is also an alleged underground tunnel running between Burley Manor public house and this one. The front of the building has never been changed and inside has retained original features from at least 100 years ago. With alcoves, nooks and crannies, you can hide away and enjoy a quiet drink or meal. Meals can be enjoyed in the restaurant or outside in the garden during the summer months. This is a lovely old pub frequented by really friendly local characters and passers by alike.

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Queens Head and other visitors
5 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (5)

Questions? Get answers from The Queens Head staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?