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The Crown Stirrup

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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
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12 Clay Hill, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7DE, England
+44 23 8028 2339
09:30 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 00:00
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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just wanted to let everyone know that this pub is now under new management. They are currently undergoing a much needed refurb and will be opening soon serving reasonably priced good quality food to suit all requirements.

1 Thank rachael032017
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for a pint just before it closed for refurb? Quiet place, and the decor, furniture was lovely so if it opens again I hope it hasn't become trendy!

1 Thank Lisa M
Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

popped in for a beer and a warm up only to find the open fire unlit otherwise okay, not a lot else to say really just didn't get a feeling for the place

Thank Andrew S
Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed last night in our motorhome as part of the Britstop scheme. Arrived at 330pm and Mike was very helpful in guiding us to where to park. Lovely location with the forest just a few steps out of the back gate. We had time for a short dog walk before it got dark. We ventured in for a drink and... More 

3 Thank SharonReesW
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We visited on recommendation , the pub has a relaxing and friendly atmosphere. Dogs and walkers are made to feel welcome. (Walks can be accessed at the rear of the pub into the forest)I thoroughly enjoyed my steak and ale pie, the mashed potatoes and vegetables were well cooked. Lots of people were enjoying the Sunday carvery, it looked lovely... More 

2 Thank Hattsam
Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Recently visited and decided not to stay for something to eat, bar staff didn't seem very friendly, the place could also do with a good some TLC and clean glasses! If someone spent some cash on the place and added a smile I'm sure it could be a lovely little local!

2 Thank Richard S
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We walked to this pub during a stay in the new forest the staff were very friendly and welcoming the meal was very nice and big portion would recommend

2 Thank amylouise m
Bexley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Visited during our stay in the new forest. Lovely dog friendly pub. Great food (and wine) Malbec !. They offer overnight stops for motor homes. Extremely friendly owner. We thoroughly enjoyed our night here. The owner even gave us a lift back to our campsite 😀. We will definitely be returning

2 Thank sarah s
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

We visited this pub twice on our visit to the New Forest - firstly as a great stop off after a very, very long walk. We sat in the garden and used the skittle alley which was great and as a drinking pub we would very, very strongly recommend it. Because of this we decided to go for a meal... More 

Thank FF1186338
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Just popped in after shopping and ordered two pints of Carling and glass of tap water. The Carling looked well-kept and fresh but the glasses were disgustingly dirty. Awful. Even the Pepsi glass with the water was filthy. Left straight away. Should've complained to staff but equally they were more than capable of noticing unhygienic glasses.

1 Thank mandalulabell

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Clay Hill, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8028 2339

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