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The Bold Forester

Beaulieu Road, Marchwood, Southampton, Hampshire  SO40 4UQ View Map.

General Managers:

Jay & Eileen McIlwain.

Contact us

Tel. 02380 865967


pub opening times main menu times
Monday - Saturday 11am - 11pm
Sunday 12noon - 10.30pm
Monday - Saturday 12noon - 10pm
Sunday 12noon - 9pm

Whats New & Forthcoming

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Our Events

What's New & Forthcoming

Book Your Christmas Meal before end of October 2014:

Receive a FREE bottle of Prosecco when you book your Christmas meal before the end of October. Terms & conditions apply.

Orchid Group is pleased to announce a new partnership with high-end Italian coffee brand Segafredo Zanetti. Come and try a cup.

Make this year an Our Family year.

What could be better than celebrating with your loved ones? Enjoying a meal from our great menu, a kids party, a light lunch and afternoon coffee? You can collect points on all of these. Our Family Club offers you and your family some fantastic advantages to enjoy together. Join today and make getting together even better.

Available at selected times.

Joining the Diamond Club, exclusively for the over 50's to gain access to specific meal offers. Simply present your Diamond Card whenever you purchase food. See the full list of other participating pubs at our official website.

About Us

The Bold Forester is to be found in a quiet lane within the village of March... Read more

About our venue

The Bold Forester is to be found in a quiet lane within the village of Marchwood in the heart of the New Forest. This idyllic location is ideal for those wishing to walk or cycle in the new forest. It is beautifully styled traditionally with a modern twist. The deep colours of purple, greens and grey's create a welcoming feel. Outside you are greeted by flowers and hanging baskets a very pleasant approach. There is an enclosed beer garden along with a children's play area which has swings and a climbing frame. Inside there is an olde worlde feel with wooden beams in the main bar. You walk through from one area to the next with a family room, dining area and bar. We offer a classic Carvery which is very popular and a roast through the week. You can choose to dine anywhere in the pub or outside during the summer. Be sure to visit us soon. You will always receive a friendly welcome here and we are well known for our great location, great atmosphere and great food.

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Our Food & Menus

We're proud to serve the very best of British meats from our Carvery. All of... Read more

Great British Carvery food

We're proud to serve the very best of British meats from our Carvery. All of our joints are sourced from British Red Tractor Assured farms. Our Carvery selection regularly changes and roasted joints will be a selection from the following:Matured Saxon beef - Norfolk turkey - Stuffed belly pork - Outdoor bred gammon - West Country shoulder of lamb - Plus Our homemade pie of the day

All served with a homemade Yorkshire pudding, chipolata sausage and stuffing, accompanied by your choice of freshly prepared vegetables and topped off with our roast onion (v) or roast meat gravy. Don't forget to help yourself to our selection of condiments.

Monday - Saturday £5.25. Sunday £8.25.

If you do not fancy a Carvery meal our Table menu has a comprehensive range of the best pub food dishes.

Main Menu Times

Monday - Saturday 12noon - 10pm
Sunday 12noon - 9pm

Carvery Times

Monday - Thursday 12noon - 3pm & 6pm - 9pm
Friday - Sunday 12noon - 9pm


Main Menu.

Food Promotions:

Go Large for 1.50

Go Large for an extra £1.50.
Upgrade to a larger Carvery portion for an extra £1.50. For this you are entitled to extra meat, an extra Yorkshire pudding, an extra chipolata and an extra stuffing ball.

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Have a Function with Us

Our Skittle Alley can be hired out for parties / gatherings plus buffets can... Read more

Have a Party

Skittles Alley

Our Skittle Alley can be hired out for parties / gatherings plus buffets can be provided from £4.95 per person. Please ring to discuss your requirements.

Our Drinks

We have an excellent selection of the best drinks on draught, wines and spirits.... Read more

Our Drinks

Drinks on Draught

Carling, Carlsberg, San Miguel, Stella Artois, Tetleys Smoothflow, Guinness & Somersby Cider

Real Ale

Greene King IPA (3.6% ABV) & Rotating Guest ale

Other Drinks

Good Range of Wines, Tea & Segafredo Zanetti Coffee

Drinks Promotions:

Friday all day:

Fizz Friday.
Prosecco Bottles 25% off.

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Sport & Entertainment

Come in and watch some sport or take part in our entertainment nights.... Read more

Our Entertainment


Quiz Night.


Live Music.

Whats On

Quiz & Pool Competition coming soon.

Sky Sports HD TV

2 TV Screens, Pool Table, Darts Board, Skittles Alley.


  • Beer Garden with lighting, al fresco dining
  • Outdoor Children's Play Area
  • Car Parking


  • Free Wi-Fi Access
  • Baby Changing Facility


  • Well Behaved Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome outside on a lead & in an area of the bar
  • Coach Parties Welcome by prior arrangement
  • ATM Machine
  • Debit and Credit Cards accepted

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