Best real ales and fine food at the East End Arms, New Forest

Best real ales and fine food at the East End Arms, New Forest

With everything from luxury Michelin starred and AA Rosette restaurants to cosy, country tea-rooms and friendly old inns serving fine food and ales, the New Forest has an extensive range of eateries and drinking holes where you can relax and refuel during your stay. An evening meal or afternoon tea at the 17th century country house hotel, The Montagu Arms in Beaulieu is perfect as part of a romantic break where you can experience a wide range of award winning cuisine in opulent surroundings. For families, the pretty village of Ashurst has several family friendly restaurants close to the beach and with New Forest ponies grazing nearby. Music fans might also enjoy a trip to the East End Arms in Lymington which is owned by John Illsley, bass guitarist in the band Dire Straits.

Pretty coastal towns including Milford on Sea and Lymington contain a fine range of seafood restaurants serving freshly caught produce or travel into the New Forest to experience country pubs in Brockenhurst and Lyndhurst serving an excellent range of locally sourced cuisine. For lighter bites, the New Forest offers a picturesque range of tea rooms. Relax at The Station House near Burley set within a converted station and featuring plenty of railway memorabilia on display or at Exbury Gardens' choice of tea rooms with beautiful surrounding floral scenery.

Accommodation in the New Forest

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    Newly refurbished Ringwood Travelodge with double & family ensuite rooms. Free parking, flexible check in/ check out facility, 30 mins free Wi-Fi. Pet friendly.
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    Budget Lyndhurst hotel ideal for relaxing breaks to the New Forest National Park. Newly refurbished ensuite double & family rooms. Free parking, nearby Little Chef Restaurant.
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    Luxury holiday park near Lymington with leisure facilities, a spa, entertainment & fishing lake. Great range of accommodation for couples, families & groups. 3 miles to New Forest.
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    £285
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    Exclusively for adults, luxury 4 Star Awarded lodges near The New Forest. Individually designed rooms. Heated pool, sauna & hot tub. WIFI. Beautiful views.
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    £235
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    Two charming cottages in the heart of the New Forest, close to Brockenhurst village centre. Pet and family friendly with digital TV, enclosed gardens & welcome pack. Sleep 4 & 6.
     
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    New Forest self-catering holiday park with family friendly accommodation and leisure facilities. Ideal for New Forest and the Solent.
     
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  • New Milton
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    Family friendly holiday park in New Milton close to the beach & a short drive from New Forest walks. 1, 2 & 3 bedroom caravans, games room & kid's play area. Sleep 2-6.
     
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    Woodlands Lodge Hotel is a privately owned 3-star country house hotel, in an idyllic location on the edge of the New Forest. You can walk directly into the forest from the hotel...
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    Lyndhurst hotel providing accommodation in the New Forest, with luxurious en-suite rooms and suites. On-site parking, free Wi-Fi and bike storage. Restaurant.
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    Award-winning 4 Star cottage in Lymington just 3 minutes from the New Forest and Coast. Off road parking, WiFi, small lawn area & BBQ. Accessible with downstairs en-suite bedroom.
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