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The Amberwood

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
British, Bar, Pub
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154 Ringwood Road | Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5RQ, England
+44 1425 272627
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

No problems at all with the staff or the timings of drinks etc in fact thought we were in for a really nice celebratory evening. My husband ordered the sea bream which although well cooked and presented was over priced however he was happy. I ordered the Thai red curry which at best could be described as a tasteless watery... More 

Thank Carol B
New Milton, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a local pub with the attendant hustle and bustle. The restaurant to one side is quiet and clean. The staff are pleasant and sometimes attentive. There is an adequate menu that offers customers a simple range of options sensibly priced.

Thank John T
Crawley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a really nice meal here with my family. It was nice to find somewhere with real English food of good quality - would definitely return.

Thank DonnaLHollick
New Milton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here several times with visitors to our area and it never fails me. They have an early bird special and whatever you choose to eat it is always excellent and freshly cooked. The atmosphere is "warm country Inn" and very friendly and they have a jazz band and various musicians/singers a couple of times a week

Thank forestfairy84
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Went for a meal with my Aunt and Uncle. A very good menu choice, excellent prompt service and good food. Excellent value for money if you eat before 7pm on the 2/3 course menu - plenty of choice and 2 courses for £10, 3 courses for £13 - can't go wrong :-) also a jazz band playing that night as... More 

Thank Sue G
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Our landlady recommended the Amberwood inn so we decided to follow the advice. The pub was very busy with the festive season but we managed to find a table . I had lasagne & it was lovely I can't remember what my wife had sorry to say but what I can remember it was wonderful. The pub was very nice... More 

Thank Nigel195
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Tonight our residents association held its Christmas get together at the Amberwood. Food was delicious, and while there was a delay between courses (as one might expect with 50 to be served at once) all the meals were hot and obviously had not sat for ages under a heat lamp!. Atmosphere was good and nothing too much trouble. Brilliant night.

Thank Tony M
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a gorgeous roast dinner at this establishment... Booked as knew it would be busy ! Glad I did ! Disabled parking is good if you serve early ! Waitresses were very attentive , great that they supply small appetites roast for £8! Larger ones for 12.00 , normal roast ( one meat ) £10.... Fresh vegetables, meat succulent ..,... More 

3 Thank mgnchungles
Dorset, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Good choice of bar snacks, food and restaurant menu. Specials on the board. Range of beers and wines to suit most palettes. Service efficient, friendly atmosphere and large car park. Tasty and filling food.

1 Thank Richard W
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

An amazing pub restaurant very smartly presented and good service. The special board menu and set menu were so good it was hard to choose. Delicious food was a great treat. We must go back and it was very busy for a Monday! Great ales too!

Thank EuroDiner

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
British, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Ringwood Road | Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 272627
Offering Home cooked traditional British Food, using locally sources and produced produce wherever possible.
Full table service is available in our Restaurant from our Full A la Carte Menu and Specials Board. While more casual dining is available in our bar and outside, choosing from our full range of menus.

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