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The Amberwood

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
British, Bar, Pub
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154 Ringwood Road | Walkford, Christchurch BH23 5RQ, England
+44 1425 272627
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New Milton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been here several times with visitors to our area and it never fails me. They have an early bird special and whatever you choose to eat it is always excellent and freshly cooked. The atmosphere is "warm country Inn" and very friendly and they have a jazz band and various musicians/singers a couple of times a week

Thank forestfairy84
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a meal with my Aunt and Uncle. A very good menu choice, excellent prompt service and good food. Excellent value for money if you eat before 7pm on the 2/3 course menu - plenty of choice and 2 courses for £10, 3 courses for £13 - can't go wrong :-) also a jazz band playing that night as... More 

Thank Sue G
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Our landlady recommended the Amberwood inn so we decided to follow the advice. The pub was very busy with the festive season but we managed to find a table . I had lasagne & it was lovely I can't remember what my wife had sorry to say but what I can remember it was wonderful. The pub was very nice... More 

Thank Nigel195
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Tonight our residents association held its Christmas get together at the Amberwood. Food was delicious, and while there was a delay between courses (as one might expect with 50 to be served at once) all the meals were hot and obviously had not sat for ages under a heat lamp!. Atmosphere was good and nothing too much trouble. Brilliant night.

Thank Tony M
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 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 

3 Thank mgnchungles
Dorset, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

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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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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 2 helpful votes
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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113 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
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?