Eating and drinking beyond Brockenhurst, these delightful places are all within 20 minutes drive of Cottage Lodge New Forest B&B
Angel Inn, Lymington
More of a chain pub feel, but good menu.
Filly Inn, Setley (on A337) between Brockenhurst and Lymington
Very busy food pub with extensive menu. Booking advisable at weekends in peak season. Outside area.
Fleur de Lys, Pilley (follow sign for Boldre and Pilley off A337)
Olde world pub that serves food. Recommended in past but mixed reviews since our last visit.
New Forest Inn, Emery Down nr Lyndhurst
Very popular pub for food and drink.
Hare & Hounds, Sway (open 7 days a week)
Very good menu.
High Corner Inn, Linwood nr Ringwood
Usual pub food choice, plus carvery at peak times. Has that 'in the middle of nowhere' feel.
The Hobler on A337 Battramsley, nr Lymington
More of a bistro than a pub these days. Some outside seating.
Le Poussin at Whitley Ridge Hotel, edge of Brockenhurst
Gourmet menu. Recently won a Michelin star.
Oak Inn, Bank nr Lyndhurst
Very popular dining pub.
Red Lion, Boldre (follow signs for Boldre off A337)
Lovely old pub with attractive menu.
Rising Sun, Wootton
Good food. Popular with families in summer as has outdoor play area.
White Swan Inn, Emery Down on A35 nr Lyndhurst
Nice food. Outside seating area.