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.

01590 624266

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.

01590 623116

Britannia Thai, Lyndhurst Rd

Excellent Thai restaurant.

01590 622459

Buttery Tea Rooms, Brookley Rd

Serves cream teas and light meals.

01590 622958 (open til 5.30pm)

China Chef, Brookley Rd

Chinese Takeaway.

01590 623731

Dynasty Indian Cuisine, Brookley Rd

Excellent Indian restaurant. Serves til midnight.

01590 624087

Enzee Ristorante, near Brockenhurst Train Station

Authentic Italian Restaurant in a perfect location.

01590 622438

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.

01590 622747

Snakecatcher pub, Lyndhurst Rd

 Serves food. Garden at side.

01590 622348

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.

Setley Ridge restaurant, 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

Fine dining.

La Perle, Milford-on-Sea

Tiny restaurant, very good food.

Limewood, Lyndhurst

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)