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At a glance

Bar menu
Beer festival
Open all year
Garden
Kids play area
Dog friendly

This inn is surrounded by the glorious New Forest National Park. The word 'drift' refers to the centuries-old, twice a year, round-up of the 3,000-plus free-wandering ponies. Beers from Ringwood on the western side of the forest and a guest ale are served in the bar, while in the restaurant the menu lists tandoori rubbed salmon with Bombay-style potatoes; seasonable vegetable Wellington with creamed garlic and parmesan mash; shepherd's pie; and a selection of sandwiches, baguettes and jacket potatoes. Outside are two children’s play areas and large gardens, although no one minds if you come inside wearing walking boots or wellies and with your dog in tow.

Opening hours

  • Open all year
  • Open all week
  • Open all day
  • Opening times: 10am-11pm (Sat 9am-11pm Sun 9am-10.30pm)
  • Lunch opening: all wk 12-3 (Etr-Oct 12-9)
  • Dinner opening: all wk 6-9 (Etr-Oct 12-9)

Food and drink

  • Set menu available
  • Real ales: Ringwood Best Bitter, Old Thumper & Fortyniner, guest ales
  • Real ciders: Thatchers

Price guide

  • Credit cards accepted

Events

  • Beer festival
  • Cider festival

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • Play area available

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in restaurant
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From Lyndhurst take B3056 (Beaulieu Rd) signed Beaulieu. Cross railway line, inn on right

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