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The Trusty Servant

€€ - €€€British, ,
Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
+44 23 8081 2137
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (28 reviews)
“belly pork” (10 reviews)
“steak pie” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
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1 - 10 of 605 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Delicious food, friendly professional young staff. Nice decor and garden. Very pleasant situation in the village.

Thank shoedocmo
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had an evening meal here recently as part of a group of nine. We were expecting the usual pub grub and our expectations were not high. However, we were surprised by the extensive menu and the quality of the food. We all agreed that it...More

Thank plastiman
Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter decided to take me for Sunday lunch to this pub on the recommendation of Trip Advisor. The food was the worst that I've ever had. The beef was tough, overcooked and difficult to cut let alone chew. The vegetables were mostly carrots with...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious meal here. My starter was a smoked haddock soufflé and was to die for. It was stunning. My main was a fish dish also which was very good, but over shadowed by one of the best starters I have ever had....More

Thank Kim N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We made a detour from a long journey to visit this pub for lunch and it was a great result. Child and dog friendly, the staff were warm and welcoming and the food was delicious, hot and tasty. We just about managed to squeeze a...More

Thank PJ1605
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week in the village of Minstead and had two dinners and a breakfast at The Trusty Servant. We were welcomed each time by friendly staff and have only positive comments to make overall. All our dinner choices were very good indeed. We...More

Thank Bev M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped by for a roast dinner with family wasn't disappointed food was lovely,very busy but still great service

Thank clivejenkins2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in for coffee and stayed for lunch We sat in the Bar area which has a real country pub feel The weather was terrible pouring down with rain and it was not long before the place was packed with washed out walkers some...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We wanted to have an evening meal following a dog walk in the forest. We received a warm welcome, delicious food and large portion sizes. Will definitely be paying another visit.

Thank Clare P
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

It is a cost oak panelled village pub with a nice atmosphere. We arrived late and they managed to fit us in, but the food wasn't really worth it and the service wasn't great. We had the confit duck (which was in a very watery...More

1  Thank James S
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20 July 2015|
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Response from JTrust | Property representative |
Hello, The Trusty Servant is in the centre of Minstead Village, the village however does consist of just the pub, the village shop, the village green and the church so nothing major going on, it is however in a beautiful... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
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: Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lyndhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8081 2137
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The Trusty servant, is a traditional New Forest Pub with Real Food, Real Ale and Real Atmosphere! Dogs and children welcome. Now with 5 amazing bed and breakfast rooms!!
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