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The Oak Inn

) #3 of 35 Restaurants in Lyndhurst $$ - $$$ , British,
Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FD, England
+44 23 8028 2350
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The braised beer chicken and lamb neck lived up to the overall perfection that is The Oak Inn! Having come here a couple of times, this one was as expected: perfect service, timing, and quality of food. This is no ordinary pub, but a perfect...More

Thank George K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice pub. Really good choice of food. Nice outdoor seating available. Quick, effortless service along with really tasty food. This comes at a price unfortunately, though.

Thank SuperNoodle_18
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous meal. Food hot, prompt and delicious. Sat outside enjoying the Sunday sun. Horses out at the front and a lovely atmosphere. Can really recommend.

Thank KateMarlow300
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very smart and welcoming traditional pub in a village setting. We debated whether the cycle centre in Brockenhurst owned it as it seemed that everyone cycling from Brockenhurst was going here. The reality, I guess, is that it is such a fab pub with...More

Thank Jasper050
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of our favourites in the New Forest. Always exceptional food, service and atmosphere. Dog friendly too so the perfect place to stop after a brisk walk. Highly recommend the Sticky Toffee Pudding!

Thank J0B86
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service, I had the ploughmans and soup which was delicious. Perfect spot to stop on the bike ride, as per the ornamental woods circuit from Cycle Experience in Brockenhurst.

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped off at the pub on spec. We found the staff very helpful, service was excellent and the food we had was delicious. Looking at the menu card and the board, the food on offer was more wide ranging than usual...More

1  Thank Carel v
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

fantastic food here, service was fast , ordered the burgers and fish and chips, the ice cream and puddings were amazing!! we will definitely come back..

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely pub , with a lovely traditional feel along with super food . You know the pub is good when you've driven miles up tiny quick lanes to find a pretty little pub with a packed out car park and nearby lane !!...More

1  Thank justinegatton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cheers to TA for this gem of a place. Great pub, friendly and efficient staff and great food. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed fabulous starters. My main, the seafood linguine , was amazing. My husband wasn't as thrilled with his pork and chorizo burger....More

Thank annemchew
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25 July 2017|
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Response from keith662017 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know
25 July 2017|
Response from beas006 | Reviewed this property |
Hi - yes to both. Decent as well. Regards
22 October 2015|
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Response from bigtastie87 |
from 14 to 16 pounds from what I've seen they look big and good value
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 41
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pinkney Lane | Bank, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8028 2350
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Whether you’re arriving on two legs or four, we’ll have the perfect refreshment waiting – just something we’ve picked up from years serving ramblers, riders and regulars. Add quality food and ales to a beautiful Lyndhurst location and it’s clear pubs like this don’t grow on trees.
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