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Bold Forester

Botony Avenue, Sutton Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire  NG18 5NF View Map.

General Managers:

Neil & Barbara Earl.

Contact us

Tel. 01623 623970


pub opening times breakfast times meal times
Monday - Thursday 11am - 11pm
Friday & Saturday 10am - 12mn
Sunday 10am - 11.30pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 12noon Daily 11am - 9pm

Whats New & Forthcoming

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Our Events

What's New & Forthcoming

RBS 6 Nations:

Rugby’s Greatest Championship starts 6th February 2015 - watch it here.

View list of fixtures.

Mothering Sunday 2015:

Sunday 15th March - Make her day with either a delicious meal at Hungry Horse or a tasty breakfast.

Weekend Breakfast now being served Saturday & Sunday.

Our very own 'BIG Bean' coffee is available now in Hungry Horse! Have a cup and tell us what you think. Enjoy here or take away from just 99p.


We had a refurbishment at the Bold Forester Autumn 2013 where we have made our raised area inside the restaurant all one level making it user friendly plus installed a new decking area outside.

About Us

The Bold Forester, 800 yards from the start of the A38 Sutton Road in Mansfi... Read more

About our venue

The Bold Forester, 800 yards from the start of the A38 Sutton Road in Mansfield, is the largest real ale house in the county! There is no excuse not to call with a huge car park, a bus stop right outside and a railway station five minutes away. The pub was built in 1998 and despite being a relatively young venue there is a traditional feel about the place with its separate dining area and traditional wooden furniture. We hold the Cask Marque accreditation, ensuring all beers are top quality and have up to 20 different ales available in a week, attracting all age groups. Two festivals are held here each year, the largest on St Georges Day which is a week long event with activities happening all the time. Food and Sport are also popular but the main attraction is our weekly live bands. Having so much on offer there is something for everyone, so Neil, Barbara and their friendly team look forward to seeing new faces very soon.


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Our Food & Menus

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So many tastes so little time! Our great value family food and drinks, from steaks to salad and the Super Horse kids menu; there's something for everyone! Alongside the extensive main menu kids can build their own meal at Hungry Horse with our fun Kids Pick 'n' Mix menu. If you need a little more on your plate try the larger meals. All kids get a free activity pack.

Breakfast Times

Saturday & Sunday 10am - 12noon

Meal Times

Daily 11am - 9pm


Main Menu.

Little Hooves Kids Menu.

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Have a Party Here

We can cater for parties in an area of our restaurant providing sit down mea... Read more

Have a Party


We can cater for parties in an area of our restaurant providing sit down meals. Please ring to discuss your requirements.

Our Drinks

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

Our Drinks

Drinks on Draught

Budweiser, Carling, Carlsberg, Fosters, San Miguel, Stella Artois, Greene King IPA Chilled, Hardys & Hansons Dark Mild, John Smith's Extra Smooth, Guinness, Guinness Extra Cold, Aspall Harry Sparrow Cyder & Strongbow Cider

Real Ale

10 Guest ales or more with up to 20 different ones each week

Other Drinks

Cocktails, Range of Wines, Hot Chocolate, Tea & Big Bean Coffee

We are accredited for excellence in service of our quality real ales.

Drinks Promotions:

Available all day every day:

Jagerbomb 2 for £5.00.

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Sport & Entertainment

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Our Entertainment


13 Card Bingo from 9pm.


Fun Quiz from 9pm.


Live Sport shown.


Rock & Roll Bingo from 9.30pm.


 Live Band from 9.30pm.

Bt Sport Sky Sports

Projector Screen, 7 TV Screens, 2 Booth Seating Screens, Pool Table.


  • Al Fresco Dining
  • Beer Garden with lighting and a heated covered area
  • Very Large Car Park
  • Disabled Car Parking


  • Free Wi-Fi Access
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Disabled Toilet
  • Baby Changing Facility


  • Children Welcome when dining until 9pm
  • Dogs Welcome outside on a lead and dog bowls can be provided
  • Coach Parties Welcome
  • ATM Machine
  • Debit and Credit Cards accepted