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The Drift Pub & Restaurant

Your perfect pit stop

Welcoming visitors from far and wide to experience delicious New Forest taste and the warmest country hospitality.

New Forest Pub & Restaurant

Found in the heart of the New Forest, nestled between the picture-postcard village of Beaulieu and Lyndhurst and serving your favourite pub classics is our charming Drift pub and restaurant. With a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere, rustic yet super-comfy interiors, and the warm welcome and hearty hospitality of a traditional country pub in the New Forest, it’s the perfect pit-stop after a long day of forest adventures.

Opening times:
Mondays to Thursdays 7am until 10:30pm
Fridays and Saturdays 7am until 11pm
Sunday 8am until 10pm

Drift on in for great local food & drink

Surrounded by vast open heath, think roaring log fires in winter, beautiful gardens in summer, and wild New Forest ponies and donkeys wandering by outside all year round. Centrally-located in the New Forest National Park, we’re the perfect base in which to explore with endless quiet walks and miles of off-road cycle paths from the door.

Menus at our pub near Lyndhurst are bursting with great British classics – plus a few delicious surprises – and our breakfasts are the best we know. From coffees to cocktails and lunches to late suppers, we use the best seasonal ingredients from local farmers and producers wherever possible. Not to mention, proud members of the New Forest Marque. We truly are one of the best places to eat in the New Forest.

Eat and drink

Open from breakfast to bedtime, imagine modern British classics, handmade burgers, tempting sharing boards, deliciously nutritious salads and proper puddings, all freshly prepared using locally-sourced ingredients from local farmers and producers to bring you the best flavours of the forest. We really are one of the best places to eat in the New Forest.

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