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The Trusty Servant

) #10 of 34 Restaurants in Lyndhurst $$ - $$$ 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” (26 reviews)
“belly pork” (10 reviews)
“steak pie” (8 reviews)
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British, Gastropub, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Minstead, Lyndhurst, New Forest SO43 7FY, England
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1 - 10 of 573 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We decided to go out into the New Forest for a Sunday Roast. When ordered it arrived very quickly and completely covered the plate. Nothing was to much trouble with nice friendly staff. As a result we spent a nice three hour stay. Price was...More

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with my partner. Wonderful setting and huge beer garden! I ordered the tuna steak salad and it was delicious, however my partner ordered the monkfish. It came out slightly undercooked and completely different to what it said on the menu. There was no...More

Thank Poshfoody
Reviewed 1 week ago

nice pub if you can find it a bit of the beeten track but worth it and so peaceful the village of minstead is worth a visit alone

Thank jenny-rouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped off for lunch on way back from walking at Ampfield in the New Forest. Very friendly, great service & good food. The beer garden is very big & great for dogs. Will definitely be coming back!

Thank petepfeiffer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely place to stay,everyone was so friendly, Room was excellent and views beautiful, food absolutely first class would definitely go again and recommend to anyone

Thank Torres9Bournemouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful setting such a really pretty village lots of character,shame about the sandwich, cheese and pickle sandwich £6.99 I thought was expensive but sounded so good on the menu when it came I was so very disappointed bread was OK white and crusty but hardly...More

Thank anniel0vell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived at opening time having reserved a table. We had an enormous Sunday roast, four veg plus roast potatoes, huge Yorkshire pud and four slices of beef. £13.95 Puddings were lovely. - £5.95 The Ladies loo had no hand soap and no one could...More

Thank Avril C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were extremely lucky to get a table at the time we popped in. Had lovely meal, plenty of choice on menu. Great service from bar staff to food service staff. Great atmosphere in this fabulous olde worlde pub/restaurant. Highly recommend you visit here.

Thank Kimborella
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

popped in for a roast with the wife,both had the beef,which was really nice ,plenty of meat and fresh veg cauliflower cheese was nice too,service was good too full for a pudd ,will be back

Thank colinsmith1o
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

£12.99 for a ploughmans lunch seems like daylight robbery! Especially as you have to choose if you want a cheese pate or ham. Sorry can't comment on the food, as we left. Scotch egg for £7.99 seemed a remarkable price where as in London at...More

Thank Nicholas W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi would just like to know if your pub was out on its own or in the centre of a village? Do not want to be in the middle of nowhere thank you
21 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$6 - US$24
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, 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
  • E-mail
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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