After a long day out in the Forest or working away, there’s nothing better than winding down over a cold beer or wine and delicious, easy-to-eat food that’s cooked to perfection and served in sophisticated surroundings.

You’ll find all this in our award-winning 1820 Grill and Brasserie where prime, hand-cut steaks, farmed in the Wessex countryside and aged for 28 days take centre stage on our menu.

Alongside these are a mix of mouthwatering modern brasserie classics.

Our lunches are just as legendary and our breakfasts – served in our sun-filled Forest Room - are as grand.

We’re also proud purveyors of the finest Afternoon Tea, the best way we know to treat someone you love or to catch up with friends after a day’s shopping.

Whatever and whenever you want to eat, Forest Lodge Hotel’s chefs will help you to discover just why the New Forest is one of the UK’s top foodie destinations.

Start as you mean to go on, with a glass or two of something wonderful in the intimacy of our 1820 Bar or in our cosy lounge. Then choose from a menu featuring all the best brasserie classics, before stepping into our 1820 Grill and Brasserie to savour our flawlessly presented, award-winning dishes.

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The Menu

WHILE YOU WAIT

Local sourdough whipped butter, Dorset sea salt £4.00

1820 marinated olives £3.00

FROM THE LARDER

1820 soup of the day (v,gf) £5.50

Ham hock terrine salted caramel apple purée, pickled blackberry, chestnut crumble £8.00

Torched smoked salmon cucumber textures, keta caviar £8.50

New Forest wild mushrooms creamy herb, toasted brioche, duck egg £7.50

I.O.W blue savoury cheesecake spiced pear, walnuts £7.00

MAINS

Chargrilled garlic & herb chicken sea salt, rosemary chips, baby leaf, spiced winter slaw £16.50

Herb crusted hake braised lentil, roasted little gem, purslane oil, velouté £17.00

Slow roast duck leg confit potatoes, sticky red cabbage, cherry jus £16.00

Seared lamb rump smoked garlic mash, port, red current, thyme £18.00

Butchers choice steak baby leaves, chunky chips and spiced winter slaw MP

Potato gnocchi roast & purée squash, Rosary ash goat’s cheese £14.00

AFTERS

Black New Forest cherry chocolate, vanilla £7.50

Bread & butter pudding apple, cinnamon, custard £7.00

Chestnut parfait gingerbread ice cream, clementine macaroon £7.50

Local cheese crackers, home-made chutney £9.00

Purbeck ice cream or sorbet please ask for today’s flavours £6.50

For little ones

Tomato soup croutons (v) £3.00

Grilled garlic bread (v) Add cheese for £1.00 £2.00

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Tomato pasta Old Winchester cheese (v) £4.00

Chicken goujons fries, salad £4.00

Fish & chips peas (gf) £5.00

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Strawberries & cream £3.50

Ice cream selection honeycomb £2.00

If you have any allergens or intolerances, please inform a member of the team who will advise of all ingredients used. Please note a discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill. (v) vegetarian (ve) vegan (gf) gluten free

New Forest Marque

Part of the New Forest Marque

AA Rosette

AA Two Rosette award for culinary excellence

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To celebrate 200 years of our gorgeous Georgian townhouse, our pastry chef Maja, has created a special afternoon tea. Inspired by best-loved British bakes and cakes, with influences from around the world, the menu showcases Great British baking through the years, using autumnal ingredients.

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The Menu

SAVOURIES

BRIE & CRANBERRY TART (v)

CORONATION TURKEY SANDWICH

HOG-ROAST & STUFFING SAUSAGE ROLL

PRAWN VOL-AU-VENT

FRESHLY BAKED SCONES

HOMEMADE PLAIN & FRUIT SCONES clotted cream, strawberry jam

SWEETS

MINI MINCE PIES

CHOCOLATE YULE LOG

SHOT OF HOMEMADE EGG NOG

CHOCOLATE & ORANGE MACAROON

LITTLE EXTRAS

GLASS OF CHAMPAGNE £10.00

GLASS OF SLOE ROYALE £7.00

GLASS OF PROSECCO £6.50

£18.95 PER PERSON

If you have any allergens or intolerances, please inform a member of the team who will advise of all ingredients used. Please note a discretionary 10% service charge will be added to your bill. vegetarian (v) vegan (ve) gluten free (gf)

New Forest Marque

Part of the New Forest Marque

AA Rosette

AA Two Rosette award for culinary excellence

Hampshire Fare

Proud to be a member of Hampshire Fare

Whether you’re spending your day working or walking you’ll find everything you need to ease you into the day with a deliciously wholesome or hearty breakfast, served in our sunny Forest Room.

Our 1820 breakfasts are made from scrumptious local ingredients selected under the New Forest Marque, Or, if you’d prefer to go lighter, freshly baked croissants, a selection of fruits, yoghurts and munchable granola always await on our kitchen table, along with the very best teas and coffees.

£12.95 per person or £6.95 per child

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The Menu

KITCHEN TABLE

Croissants & Danish

Chilled juices

Natural & fruit yogurts

Fresh fruit salad

Toast with jam & butter brown granary or white bloomer

Pantry fresh fruit

Your choice of cereal

FOR THE LITTLE ONES

1820 breakfast 1 sausage or rasher of bacon, baked beans, local free range egg

Buttermilk pancakes (v) maple syrup, lemon & sugar or chocolate

FROM THE KITCHEN

1820 breakfast bacon, classic pork & herb sausage, sautéed mushroom, baked beans, grilled tomato & local free range egg

Garden breakfast (v) vegetarian sausages, sautéed mushrooms, baked beans, grilled tomato, local free range egg

Buttermilk pancakes (v) maple syrup, lemon & sugar or chocolate

Something on Toast Smoked salmon and scrambled egg or your choice of local free range egg, cooked as you wish

Eggs your way Choose fried, scrambled or poached

Breakfast brioche Choose bacon, sausage, free-range egg, or all-in-one

'GRAB & GO' BREAKFAST BOX

PRE-ORDER NIGHT BEFORE Your choice of breakfast brioche - bacon, sausage, free-range egg, or all-in-one, fresh fruit, Danish pastry, nutritious cereal bar, Mozzo filter coffee or Birchall Tea, and an orange juice to take away.

CHILDREN’S BOX Your choice of breakfast brioche - bacon, sausage, free-range egg, or all-in-one, nutritious cereal bar, orange juice to take away.

New Forest Marque

Part of the New Forest Marque

AA Rosette

AA Two Rosette award for culinary excellence

Hampshire Fare

Proud to be a member of Hampshire Fare

Our trusted suppliers

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