Welcome to the Red Lion, Boldre
Here at the Red Lion, Boldre we are proud to welcome our guests into a quintessential New Forest pub at the heart of the ancient village of Boldre. Unashamedly traditional in our approach to innkeeping, we offer good, truly homemade, meals, local real ales and, most importantly of all, a genuinely warm welcome.
Homemade soup of the day £5.95 local bread and butter
Homemade venison scotch egg £5.95 homemade whisky orange marmalade
Tempura battered smoked Hampshire trout fillet £6.95 sweet chilli dip, fresh lemon
Garlic sautéed crevettes in the shell £7.50 samphire, fresh lemon
Smoked duck salad £6.50 cherry tomatoes, raspberry vinaigrette
Homemade roasted vegetable tartlet £5.95 butternut squash, baby onions, cherry tomatoes, balsamic drizzle
Deep fried whitebait £5.95 salt, pepper and fresh lemon
Homemade steak and ale shortcrust pie £12.95 homemade mash, fresh vegetables, homemade beef bone gravy
Home roasted honey glazed Hampshire ham £10.95 fried free range eggs, chunky chips, peas, piccalilli
Ringwood ale home battered cod fillet £12.95 chunky chips, peas, homemade tartare sauce
Charlcroft farm farmhouse pork sausages £11.95 homemade mash, onion gravy, peas
Homemade salmon and prawn fishcakes £13.95 salad, French fries, sweet chilli dip
Apricot and sage stuffed Greenford farm pork tenderloin £13.95 Parma ham wrap, sautéed potatoes, chorizo, sautéed greens, crispy kale
Charlcroft farm Hampshire steak burger £11.95 cheese, bacon, brioche bun, french fries, homemade slaw
Homemade white fish pie with samphire £13.95 smoked cheese topped homemade mash, vegetables
Grilled halloumi with fresh asparagus £12.95 truffle roasted new potatoes, cherry tomatoes, spinach, peppadrops, balsamic glaze
Chicken breast with brandied wild mushroom sauce £13.95 herb crushed new potatoes, crispy kale, vegetables
Lamb shank braised with fresh herbs £15.95 homemade mash, roasted root vegetables, minted gravy
Pan fried duck breast with a dark berry jus £18.95 truffle roasted new potatoes, honeyed Chantenay carrots
Prime Hampshire 9oz Rump steak £18.00 chunky chips, fresh leaf garnish
A range of homemade sauces and extras are also available to compliment your meal
Traditional Roast lunches available every sunday
Sandwiches and Ploughmans available Mon-Sat lunch
Chef's Specials Board and Puddings
The Chefs at the Red Lion, Boldre are very keen to offer local, seasonal and traditional dishes on the Chef’s Specials Board. This may include fresh Lymington Dressed Crab, fresh fish, whole or filleted, butchers specials or favourites such as our homemade beef wellington.
Angela makes all our homemade puddings on site and can often be found in the afternoon covered in flour or sugar, sorry, creating her sweet puddings. A master of the cheesecake, wonder of the Whisky bread and butter pudding, a goddess of the sticky toffee pudding, we just don’t know what we’d do without being forced to try each new creation (probably get slimmer!). Crème brulee, syrup sponge, grown up’s chocolate fridge cake, summer pudding, fresh fruit roulade, blemished Richard (what’s short for Richard….? Yes, you’ve got it!) the list could go on for a long time. A selection is always on the pudding boards along with New Forest Ices and a cheeseboard, just try not to be tempted!
Angela and the Chef’s change the boards with such frequency that its hard to say what will be on when you visit, but we are sure you will find it compliments the choice on our main menu!
Please understand if some items sell out; our dishes are homemade and fresh (we cant just pull something out of a box) and most take some time to prepare for you, however, if you are a fan of homemade, like us, we are sure you will appreciate this.
We so look forward to welcoming you soon.