Eating out in Brockenhurst
Choose from a wide range of restaurants, pubs and cafes if you are eating and drinking in Brockenhurst, or beyond.
Brockenhurst pubs and restaurants
All of these restaurants and pubs are less than 10 minute walk from the Cottage Lodge Hotel.
Albero restaurant, Lyndhurst Rd
Italian Pizza and Pasta Restaurant.
Blaireau’s Bistro, Lyndhurst Rd
French influenced menu; friendly staff. Outside eating area in summer.
01590 623032 (closed Sun eve)
Beresfords (part of Balmer Lawn Hotel)
Classic restaurant fare.
Britannia Thai, Lyndhurst Rd
Excellent Thai restaurant.
Buttery Tea Rooms, Brookley Rd
Serves cream teas and light meals.
01590 622958 (open til 5.30pm)
China Chef, Brookley Rd
Dynasty Indian Cuisine, Brookley Rd
Excellent Indian restaurant. Serves til midnight.
Enzee Ristorante, near Brockenhurst Train Station
Authentic Italian Restaurant in a perfect location.
Foresters Arms, Brookley Rd
The pub the locals go to. Good blackboard menu.
01590 623397 (no food Sun evening)
Huntsman pub, Lyndhurst Rd
Good menu. Large garden at the rear. Serves til 9.00pm.
01590 622225 (open daily)
Rainbow Fish Bar, Brookley Rd
Traditional British fish and chips to take away.
Snakecatcher pub, Lyndhurst Rd
Serves food. Garden at side.
The Terrace, Brookley Rd
Modern décor. Small outside area. This restaurant is just three minutes walk from our front door and is a firm favourite with our customers.
01590 624625 (opening times vary)
Dining beyond Brockenhurst
Going further afield for a bite to eat – or just a drink? Here’s a few places to choose from.
Angel & The Blue Pig, Lymington
More of a chain pub feel, but good menu.
Filly Inn, Setley (on A337) between Brockenhurst and Lymington
Very busy food pub with extensive menu. Booking advisable at weekends in peak season. Outside area.
Hare & Hounds, Sway
(open 7 days a week) Very good menu.
High Corner Inn, Linwood nr Ringwood
Usual pub food choice, plus carvery at peak times. Has that ‘in the middle of nowhere’ feel.
The Hobler, on A337 Battramsley, nr Lymington
More of a bistro than a pub. Some outside seating.
New Forest Inn, Emery Down nr Lyndhurst
Very popular pub for food and drink.
The Ship Inn, Lymington
Lovely high-end pub located on Lymington Quay, surrounded by the sea. Perfect for families and couples.
The Thomas Tripp, Lymington
Popular pub, often with live music played during special occasions.
White Swan Inn, Emery Down on A35 nr Lyndhurst
Nice food. Outside seating area.
There are many good restaurants to choose from to suit all budgets in the New Forest. Here are a few:
Anissa’s Thai Kitchen, Lyndhurst
Lovely Thai restaurant.
Chewton Glen, Barton-on-Sea
Fine dining at 5-star hotel.
The Elderflower, Lymington
Described as ‘British with a ‘sprinkling of French’. Gets very good reviews.
The Jetty, Mudeford, Christchurch
La Perle, Milford-on-Sea
Tiny restaurant, very good food.
Upmarket Italian-influenced dishes from chefs Angela Hartnett & Luke Holder in country house hotel restaurant.
The Pig, Beaulieu Rd
Shabby chic restaurant in country house hotel.
Pizza Express, Lymington
(branches in Lymington and Lyndhurst)