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The Red Shoot

$$ - $$$, British,
Toms Lane | Linwood, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 3QT, England
+44 1425 475792
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Toms Lane | Linwood, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 3QT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were travelling through the new Forest and just needed something for lunch after walking our dog. We were made to feel very welcome, including the slightly muddy dog, and the excellent draught local beer was complemented by hot and delicious pub food. It is...More

Thank Nigel D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great pub, dog friendly with the New Firest right outside. Service is very good and the choice of ales and wines extensive. Really like the Corvus stout. Lots of food options and whilst we did not eat it looked yummy. Good honest pub fair and...More

Thank Nathan D
Reviewed 5 days ago

A very busy establishment in the New Forest adjoining a busy camping village. Large and airy inside with plenty of space - dogs and children catered for. A good size car park and well positioned outside areas with tables and seating. Restaurant was roomy with...More

Thank Mikailis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to visit great Menu also gluton free options helpfull staff and excellant food would highly reccomend

Thank Brian E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited The Red Shoot a couple of times whilst we were camping, both at lunch and at dinner. The pub itself is lovely and the food is very good value for money and plentiful. The only slight downside would be the length of time it...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on our travels through the forest. Beautiful setting and very helpful and friendly staff. Good selection of real ales. Food was excellent and the service timely. Not an extensive menu, but what they offer is of outstanding quality. Will definitely return.

Thank Ianjames1969
Gail M, Manager at The Red Shoot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

dear Ianjames1969 We look forward to seeing you again in the future for more of our great quality food & fine real ales

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick pint and a go on the swing on the way past. Wadsworth pub so had a pint of 6X and my wife had a glass of house Sauvignon Blanc. The lady that served us was a little surly and disinterested...More

Thank PaulBraydon
Gail M, Manager at The Red Shoot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

dear paulbraydon thanks for your comments. we will make sure that everyone is aware that on occasion they may come across in the wrong manner

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped behind this pub and went in each night. Really enjoyed in every night and were made to feel most welcome. Took dog friendly to a new level, I think our dog enjoyed it more than we did. I liked the beers brewed on...More

Thank StuClarke
Gail M, Manager at The Red Shoot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

dear stuclark We loved having you every night ! We look forward to you visiting us again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last Saturday night of the holidays and we arrive at 8pm from Sussex with the idea that we'd eat here then sleep in the forest overnight. We were astonished to see that it was packed (we have been a couple of times before). Despite this,...More

1  Thank WilltheMarbleFiend
Gail M, Manager at The Red Shoot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

dear willthemarblefiend thank you for your comments after your visit. We are so pleased you enjoyed your vivit and we will make sure that Elizabeth gets an extra special thank you for treating you so well We look forward to seeing you again

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a couple of times now and have always left happy. The pub has it's own brewery and their Muddy Boot was a pleasure to drink (so was Tom's Tipple!!). Staff are very friendly. I ate their twice during my 3 night stay...More

Thank bob n
Gail M, Manager at The Red Shoot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear bob n Thank you for your comments. we have taken note of your criticism of the fish dish and will pass the comments back to the kitchen. We hope you will visit again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Toms Lane | Linwood, New Forest, Ringwood BH24 3QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Ringwood
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 475792
  • E-mail
Nestled in the heart of the New Forest, with its own micro-brewery producing 3 ales - Toms Tipple 4.8%, New Forest Gold 3.8% & Red White & Brew 4.0% and a dark mild Muddy Boot 4.2% We have an extensive homecooked menu to suit all tastes, which is served all day throughout the school holidays and weekends (times vary out of season)Outdoor seating area with views over the forest3 Beer Festivals a year April, July & OctoberLive bands every Sunday nightWeekly Quiz on Thursday night from 9.00pmFamilies, Dogs and Muddy Boots Welcome!
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