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The Hobler

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Southampton Road, | Lymington, New Forest, Boldre, New Forest SO418PT, England
+44 1590 623944
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We've visited here twice in the last few days, whilst on a family holiday. The food has been excellent but what has set it apart has been the customer service. We cannot speak highly enough of the staff - incredibly friendly and helpful, with nothing too much trouble. Would highly recommend and wouldn't go anywhere else, when next in the... More 

Thank rachelbr1
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recently visited with a group of 8 for dinner on a Thursday and found it to be ok. The building is a very attractive traditional country pub but the interior has been smartened up and is now more a restaurant interior than a pub. Our group was sat in a small corridor type area between the main dining rooms which... More 

1 Thank Ginger_Gary
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited Easter Sunday evening. Limited menu available, at set price for 2/3 courses. Service was spot on; very friendly, welcoming staff regardless if you were a first timer or a regular. Food was delicious. Bar was busy as a band were due to play that evening. Would love to have this place as my local. Worthy of its TA rating.

Thank mammamiaharpenden
New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner at the Hobler Inn, a lovely country building, with friendly staff, promoting itself as a gastropub. We’ve been before and liked it. It was Gastro - the food was the main attraction. This was a quick dinner and three other places we'd tried to book were not available…and the Guinness which we asked for was spot on – cold... More 

Thank David_Ben454
United Kingdom
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What have they done to the Hobler?! I have been going to The Hobler on and off for 20 years and still remember when it was a real hunting pub. Now it is a piped music family eatery more akin to a menu you would expect at a chain of pubs. We went in at 7:30 on a Saturday and... More 

Thank Martin M
Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the area with my boyfriend for my birthday and we stopped here for dinner. The staff were all so polite, the toilets and dining areas were clean and presentable and the food was delicious. Faultless :)

Thank Lucy P
New Forest, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped off for a quick lunch - the daily £11.95 two course special. Starters of ribs and soup were very tasty and the main of liver and bacon with mash and gravy excellent value and cooked beautifully. Very pleasant and attentive staff. This quaint country inn is like a Tardis with plenty of seating.

Thank Rick G
London, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was such a good experience. We stopped by chance just for a drink, but the real fire enticed us to stay longer on a miserable day. We had the soup, a brilliant cheeseboard for two and a few drinks and could barely drag ourselves out into the cold. The service was really helpful and friendly and we would defo.... More 

Thank moomintroll_10
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Decided to try an early evening meal here as it was so close to our b & b. From the moment you walk in you are greeted with smiley,friendly,happy staff. They have a great varied menu. Ordered a reasonable pub priced bottle of sauvignon blanc. Shared a starter of lamb koftas....omg they were amazing,so fresh & full of flavour .... More 

Thank Mary H
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Called here for an evening meal and drinks, as it was near to where we were staying. Staff were very friendly and,made us feel welcome. An enjoyable evening.

Thank 28TP1957

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 38
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southampton Road, | Lymington, New Forest, Boldre, New Forest SO418PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Boldre
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 623944

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