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The Rising Sun

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Bashley Common Road, New Forest, New Milton BH25 5SF, England
+44 1425 610360
09:00 - 22:30
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We usually book a table for 12pm on Easter Sunday but this year we booked for 6pm. I understand there were 9 of us but we still had a 50 minute wait for food. I had the steak and ale pie which was very tasty but was just warm, nothing was said to the staff as they looked a bit... More 

Thank Rosemary M
Southampton, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large party - great Free house location on the edge of the New forest with plenty of seats everywhere !. Good menu choice with a proper specials board to add interest & temptation. Very , very busy but still 12 meals all arrived @ the same time without a hitch despite the need for more & more gravy ! Pub... More 

Thank christopher s
Sunbury, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here for refreshments during New Forest walk, very nice atmosphere and friendly staff Perfect stop off point

Thank Ian W
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a real gem in the new forest, great food with friendly staff, really good children's play area with gets the evening sun ☀️, can get very busy at times and food waiting times can get long. Get there on the right day and it's difficult to fault 👍

Thank paul m
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here a few times on our visits to the new Forest and this year it remained our favourite place for lunch and dinner. There is a great kids area which my children loved, and all of the kids seem to enjoy playing all together there. The food is fabulous, everyone had a good meal ( the chicken and... More 

Thank Becstar
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here as it was dog friendly and It was our last night as a family together 3 of us had the lamb rogan josh. It was absolutely beautiful really lumps of lamb and a good amount and so on tasty. Mom had lamb shank which fell off the bone and fish and chips was beautiful and fish was... More 

Thank toniaxle
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here on Sunday, food was okay not the best the majority seemed to be deep fried, it was a long wait although in fairness the pub was very busy with it being one of the first decent weather days of the year. Staff weren't overly friendly my drinks glass and a few of the others on our table weren't... More 

Thank Griff1980
Wisbech, United Kingdom
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177 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say great food, great portion sizes,great value for money, great staff and a Fantastic locations. Would recommend to everyone!!

Thank Rebecca S
Swindon, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We camped for a few nights just up the road from this pub/restaurant and decided to eat there on our last night. It's a lovely pub, beautifully decorated with friendly staff and a nice menu. We've both been recovering from flu so our taste buds haven't been great and we thought we would opt for something strong tasting from the... More 

Thank Daisy21Duke
Hertford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Rising Sun is always a must when we are visiting the New Forest from Hertfordshire. We are been visiting this pub for the last 25 years and in all that time have never experienced a bad meal - good menu choice, superb food & presentation, lovely staff and excellent value for money! This pub really does have it all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bashley Common Road, New Forest, New Milton BH25 5SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  New Milton
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 610360

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