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Minstead Lodge London Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
08:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We celebrated Mother's Day yesterday with afternoon tea which was so delicious from the egg (& other) sandwiches to wonderful scones with cream & jam (which was amazing) and gorgeous little cakes, about 4 varieties. There was far too much for 4 adults & 2 children so we took a doggy bag home. The staff were so friendly, nothing was... More 

Thank Nuala R
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After a fabulous week in the beautiful New Forest our regular stops at Minstead Tearooms were very much part of our holiday. We had a tasty Full English Breakfast one morning, a delicious warming lunch on a wet windy day and several visits for 'just a coffee' or a much needed cup of tea in the afternoon. The staff are... More 

Thank Hoppickers
Farnborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a breath of fresh air this place is. A tea room it is and beautiful as you would expect considering where it is. The main reason I am writing this review is the character of the place which comes from the staff, simply charming. Definitely popping back for another tea and toastie when in the area 😆

Thank Andrew P
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59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch on our way to Lyndhurst. We had arranged to catch up with relatives who live in Bournemouth. We all chose different things for lunch and we all agreed what we had was delicious. A lot of the produce was local and beautifully fresh. The pickles also local were delicious. We were made to feel most... More 

Thank footlands
New Forest, United Kingdom
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221 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Something for everyone in a village shop and cafe. Great coffee and cakes. Cheese and gifts in abundance.

Thank TravellingSingleMum
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After driving around we both need a cup of tea and stumbled by chance across this lovely tea room. Massive pot for 2 of us and the cauliflower and Stilton soup warmed us up a treat. Lovely couple running the shop and would recommend

Thank Davereed1517
Ashurst, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a truly lovely teashop in a beautiful setting. We have visited numerous times and always receive such a warm welcome. We are always tempted by the lovely selection of cheeses, homemade pies or cakes and also have a veg box delivered regularly which includes fresh, local produce and encourages us to use all our veg up! Our two... More 

Thank GemmaC7
Surrey, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Looking for a brunch on the wah back to Surrey and having rejected lyndhurst's offerings took a chance and followed our noses to Minstead ... very glad we did too ... fantastic sourdough, velvety scrambled eggs and smoked local trout were our tasty rewards ... dog friendly too

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Lyndhurst, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have a great veg basket delivered each week with either eggs or bread. We used to waste a lot of veg but now, we force ourselves to ensure they're all used up. The eggs are delicious and we always look forward to the soda bread! Great shop to visit too as the cheeses and home made sausage rolls are... More 

Thank alisoncloverkinna
Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We live locally and have used the cafe a few times. The staff are always very friendly and helpful. We visited just before Christmas. They made us a lovely local cheese hamper which was ideal Christmas present for a friend. Would highly recommend.

Thank Claire H
heidisimpson, Owner at Minstead Village Shop & Tea Room, responded to this review

Hi Claire, Thank you for the lovely review. Ill be sure to pass on your kind comments to the team. The cheese hampers were very popular at Christmas. I lost track of how many we had to make up :) Hope to see you soon, Heidi More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Cafe, British, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Minstead Lodge London Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: 02380-813-134
This is a small local village shop that offers a great little Tea Room. That members of the village and public can use whilst visiting the New Forest. Fantastic Cream Teas!

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