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The Hobler

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Bar, British, Pub
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Southampton Road, | Lymington, New Forest, Boldre, New Forest SO418PT, England
+44 1590 623944
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bath, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped here for a quick lunch as running late to catch our ferry. Our sandwiches were brought out quickly and were amazing. Lovely thick cut fresh bread, tasty cheese and great chutney and a few unexpected hot chips on the side. Staff very friendly although drinks rather expensive.

Thank Jayne M
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for lunch. My husband had a sandwich and I chose the ploughmans. Husbands sandwich with chips and salad was fine. My ploughmans was a let down due to the bread. The main part of a ploughmans is the bread and cheese. It came with a baguette that was soft and doughy. Not pleasant. Due to not having decent bread... More 

Thank cicitina
Southampton, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I had an unexpected evening to ourselves so decided to make the most of it and go out for dinner. Now I like my food and am not a chef, but so often when we do go out I end up disappointed by the food and could do better myself. So we decided to try somewhere we hadn't... More 

Thank Fruity29
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this lovely pub on the edge of the New Forest, just outside Lymington. Wonderful warm welcome from Jack and Tom and lovely log fire burning. We had a fabulous meal - cod with a Welsh rarebit topping with leeks and sautéed potatoes, all cooked to perfection. We shall be visiting again! Thoroughly recommend!

Thank Hall_13
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another trip to The Hobler, and another very satisfying visit. The pub is so cosy and comfortable with its open fire, and staff who can't do enough for you. They say the devil is in the detail, and that's true for this pub who goes as far as making its own tartar sauce. Can't wait to go again, thanks Jack... More 

Thank Clive T
Greater London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

I must say , food is just so yummy and greatly presented 👌🏾 I truly enjoyed the visit ! Love the fire 🔥

Thank Pam B
Peterborough, Ontario
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

The Hobbler was just across the road from my B&B. Typical English pub style food and at a reasonable price.

Thank newforestsway
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Being food snobs we can highly rate this pub. The two course lunch menu was excellent value, the food was well presented and extremely good. The staff were friendly and very helpful. Always nice to see a clean kitchen. We will definitely recommend to friends.

Thank Sarah R
Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Excellent menu and fantastic pork loin. My 13 year old girl devoured the huge burger and it was probably the first time my 10 year old had finished his fish and chips. Great service despite their need to get the place ready for the NYE party. Thanks

Thank James B
San Clemente, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We traveled for Christmas Holiday with family. A few days before Christmas we found the Hoblers Inn while passing by on our way to the train station. It was the best food ever! I had the fish and chips which was moist and cooked just right, my bother-in-law had the sausage & mash with red onion gravy and he was... 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$12 - US$37
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southampton Road, | Lymington, New Forest, Boldre, New Forest SO418PT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Boldre
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 623944

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