Friday dinner, really enjoyed our dining experience. Sunday Lunch equally enjoyable. Great pub atmosphere, really nice service, attentive, friendly staff. Not the cheapest or best value for money but loved our weekend visits.
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Lunch with friends. Warm and friendly welcome, nice atmosphere, excellent food. Hadn't been there for a few years because way back I thought the atmosphere and service was poor: but this has changed I am delighted to say! Well worth a visit.....I will definitely be...More
We are regulars at this pub when visiting family. Our return this time was rewarded once again by great food and service. So we will go back again!
We frequently visit and are always impressed by the warm welcome, cosy atmosphere, and good honest fare. This is a proper village pub. Well run with a great balance of restaurant versus village pub. Food locally sourced where possible and good ales. Very pleased to...More
Cozy open fires, low lights, old stuff. Gorgeous cottagey front garden. Low ceilings. Great staff. Lots of , people eating ( a v good sign ) warm and friendly. Comfy sofas A far cry from light, gastro bleach scented pubs of today. It’s like stepping...More
We just had a delicious dinner (Sat 21 Oct 2017) to celebrate my husband's 65th birthday. Romantic dinner for two. Starters were creamy garlic mushrooms and the sun blushed tomato and ricotta tart; main courses whole plaice for him and oven roasted hake for me....More
Me and my mum came here for dinner and were not disappointed. The host was polite and attentive and the food was lovely, I had the mushroom crepes with feta (instead of parmesan as I am vegetarian!) and my mum had the Duck Confit and...More
Only writing this in response to the rave reviews on here, in need of some balance. As much as I liked the atmosphere and the excellent service my meal was of very poor quaility indeed. I wish I'd taken a picture, or sent it back...More
Thoroughly enjoyed a first class meal here with friends. Very congenial welcome and attentive service throughout. Warm atmosphere provided by staff and a lovely log fire. Recommend visiting this well run venue.
The Rose and Thistle is set in a beautiful part of The New Forest. Thatched cottages and country lanes to die for. The staff were very friendly and accommodating, and the atmosphere was just right. The food was first rate, as good as anywhere we...More