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The Amberwood

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€€ - €€€
British, Bar, Pub
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154 Ringwood Road | Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5RQ, England
+44 1425 272627
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a gorgeous roast dinner at this establishment... Booked as knew it would be busy ! Glad I did ! Disabled parking is good if you serve early ! Waitresses were very attentive , great that they supply small appetites roast for £8! Larger ones for 12.00 , normal roast ( one meat ) £10.... Fresh vegetables, meat succulent ..,... More 

2 Thank mgnchungles
Dorset, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good choice of bar snacks, food and restaurant menu. Specials on the board. Range of beers and wines to suit most palettes. Service efficient, friendly atmosphere and large car park. Tasty and filling food.

1 Thank Richard W
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

An amazing pub restaurant very smartly presented and good service. The special board menu and set menu were so good it was hard to choose. Delicious food was a great treat. We must go back and it was very busy for a Monday! Great ales too!

Thank EuroDiner
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Quite a time ago. Booked a table for ten of use for a Sunday lunch. Table ready and service good. Opportunities for different size meals for less hungry adults and small children. It was enjoyable and the food was as expected. Good not cordon bleu but we weren't expecting that. They did very well with a big party.

Thank Lindsey C
Oxford, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Good food with good selection of meals,large selection of beers and wines, helpful staff surrounds slightly dated

Thank Steveward F
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Whenever we book a family get together this is always at the forefront. However on this occasion the service let us down. I booked through open table and after sitting in the bar checked into the restUrant. I was initially ignored for a while and then vaguely waved towards pan unmade up table in the corner. When we came to... More 

Thank trouty31
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We only live a short distance from the Amberwood but had never eaten there so thought we should give it a try after a friends recommendation. We were very impressed with the friendly service and quality of food! The steak was enormous & cooked perfectly and the fish was delicious! I would highly recommend it.

Thank Julie O
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Pub with separate large dining area. Menu varied and not cheap. Booking advised. Would I visit again NO

Thank happytravelerderby
Bournemouth UK
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

First time here following recommendation from friends. Celebrated my daughter's birthday with my wife and grandchildren with Sunday Lunch. I enjoyed excellent prawn cocktail with generous number of prawns. Others enjoyed the pate. We all had Traditional Sunday Roasts with good portion of mixed meats with plentiful vegs served on very hot plates (Hurrah, not many rest. do!). Youngsters had... More 

Thank Baronscroft
San Francisco, CA, USA
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We recently had a family get together at the Amberwood with around 20 people celebrating my parents' wedding anniversary. The team at the pub put together a great menu for us so we were able to select our food in advance and there was something for everyone, from fish and chips, to salads, to pasta, to sweet and sour pork.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$25
British, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 154 Ringwood Road | Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5RQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 272627
Offering Home cooked traditional British Food, using locally sources and produced produce wherever possible.
Full table service is available in our Restaurant from our Full A la Carte Menu and Specials Board. While more casual dining is available in our bar and outside, choosing from our full range of menus.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?