The stylishly chic Forest Bar is the perfect place to start your evening with pre-dinner drinks or if you prefer to catch the last of the days sun you could enjoy a pimms on the decking. Alternatively you can sink into the sofas in the cosy cellar bar for an aperitif while you pore over the evening’s menu.

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Take your time to peruse the menu, whether you are eating in the Forest restaurant or the Glasshouse you will be spoilt with the 2 rosette award winning food created by Head Chef at the Forest Lodge Hotel, Darren Appleby. Darren and his team of chef’s enjoy creating dishes with local produce to impress both hotel guests and non-residents. The seasonality and uniqueness of the dishes, which are exquisitely presented, are just three reasons that keep people coming back for more.

Many of the dishes served use New Forest Marque or produce from other local suppliers, not only to allow you to have a taste of the forest but also to support local businesses. The culinary excellence of the chef’s at this contemporary town hotel does not go unnoticed with many exceptional reviews and recommendations of the menu regularly received.

If you can’t wait until you arrive to see what you might be eating then view a sample menu here. The children's menu is available to view here. Don’t forget to book to avoid disappointment, call now to book your table 02380 286129.

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What is the Book Direct Price Promise?

Quite simply it means that if you book on line direct with any of the hotels in the New Forest displaying this logo, you will get the best rate available anywhere on the web – guaranteed!

All you need to do is make your booking via the Hotel’s own website and you will receive the following benefits:

  • Best Rate available anywhere on the web – guaranteed!
  • Bed and Breakfast rate – only available when you book direct.
  • A ‘Brand New Forest Card’ worth £5, offering you many exclusive discounts locally; only available to cardholders.

This is a New Forest initiative and only the following hotels who display the logo have signed up to provide these guarantees: Balmer Lawn Hotel, Bartley Lodge Hotel, Beaulieu Hotel, Careys Manor Hotel & Senspa, Cottage Lodge, Montagu Arms, BEST WESTERN Forest Lodge Hotel, Moorhill House Hotel and Hotel Terravina,

In the unlikely event that we have “slipped up” and you do find a lower rate on line then the following terms apply
  • All valid claims will have their rate price matched and receive a complimentary upgrade (subject to availability).
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    • The same arrival/departure dates and length of stay
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