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The Trusty Servant

) #10 of 34 Restaurants in Lyndhurst $$ - $$$ British, ,
Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
+44 23 8081 2137
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (27 reviews)
“belly pork” (10 reviews)
“steak pie” (8 reviews)
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British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
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1 - 10 of 578 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped off on the way home from our holiday in Dorset last year after getting lost. :) Been going back ever since....delicious food , friendly staff and lovely atmosphere and surroundings AND dog friendly....would definitely recommend a visit! Looking forward to coming back soon! X

Thank Gemma K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We live locally and took a French family here for Sunday lunch as they wanted to have a roast at a New Forest pub. We had looked at the TA reviews so picked this pub. The food was not good and my roast lamb at...More

Thank frenchtraveller43
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a fabulous meal at The Trusty Servant last night. Food was cooked to perfection and very good portions. My husband opted for a ploughman's which was huge, the rustic bread was delicious. Cannot fault the staff and was lovely to relax after dinner in...More

Thank KentSharon02
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the interior of this pub traditional lots of photos but modern fresh. Lovely garden. Dog friendly.

Thank Chrissie T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely place, really great food, super atmosphere, welcoming and very dog friendly, all set in a pretty village.

Thank Hazel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food, attentive service. Yummy desserts. Love the dog that hangs out. There is outside seating. Very comfortable atmosphere.

Thank rose k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here as we were attending a wedding nearby. The pub was easy to find. Our bedroom was really spacious (although some of our party were a bit disappointed with the size of their room). It was clean and had all that we needed....More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go out into the New Forest for a Sunday Roast. When ordered it arrived very quickly and completely covered the plate. Nothing was to much trouble with nice friendly staff. As a result we spent a nice three hour stay. Price was...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my partner. Wonderful setting and huge beer garden! I ordered the tuna steak salad and it was delicious, however my partner ordered the monkfish. It came out slightly undercooked and completely different to what it said on the menu. There was no...More

Thank Poshfoody
Reviewed 16 June 2017

nice pub if you can find it a bit of the beeten track but worth it and so peaceful the village of minstead is worth a visit alone

Thank jenny-rouse
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21 July 2015|
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Response from JTrust | Property representative |
Hello, The Trusty Servant is in the centre of Minstead Village, the village however does consist of just the pub, the village shop, the village green and the church so nothing major going on, it is however in a beautiful... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 25
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
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: Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8081 2137
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The Trusty servant, is a traditional New Forest Pub with Real Food, Real Ale and Real Atmosphere! Dogs and children welcome. Now with 5 amazing bed and breakfast rooms!!
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