Treat yourself to the ultimate brunch experience, against the beautiful backdrop of the New Forest! Where better to start the day with a heavenly breakfast or brunch than at our charming cafes, tearooms and pubs in the New Forest?

Discover charming cafes, tearooms, and hotels offering tasty options, from a classic Full English to more adventurous dishes such as Smashed Avocado on sourdough or Eggs Benedict. Say goodbye to boring cereal and toast at home, and hello to a delicious brunch in the New Forest…

Here’s our top brunch spots in the New Forest:

1. Steff's Kitchen - Located at Fairweathers Garden Centre, Steff's Kitchen serves up hearty Beaulieu Breakfast’s and delicious toasted muffins with poached eggs, along with kid-friendly options on the Little Rascals menu, and so many other mouth-watering options. They pride themselves on using local ingredients, including eggs and sausages.

Breakfast at Steffs Kitchen at Fairweathers Garden Centre
Image - Steff's Kitchen

2. The Old Station Tearooms – Kickstart your day in the right way with a visit to The Old Station Tearooms, where you can enjoy their fantastic breakfast menu before embarking on a scenic walk in the New Forest, conveniently accessible directly from the tearooms.

3. Farmyard Café - Nestled in the heart of the New Forest at Hockeys Farm near Ringwood, Farmyard Café offers a taste of the forest with its locally sourced produce and charming farm atmosphere. Explore their tempting all day breakfast menu, top tip: ‘The Hockey’s Hungry Breakfast’ is a winner every time!

Full English Breakfast at Farmyard Cafe at Hockeys Farm
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4. The Cider Pantry - Set in a tranquil setting on a cider farm, The Cider Pantry offers traditional breakfast plates alongside more exciting options like chilli avocado on local sourdough or homemade waffles and vegan pancakes.

5. Woods Bikes and Brews Café - If you're looking for a cosy spot to enjoy specialty drinks, freshly baked pastries, and good vibes, look no further than Woods Bikes and Brews Café, located within The Woods Cyclery. Whether it's coffee and cake after a morning bike ride along the forest tracks, or a delicious bacon and cheese turnover or filled bagel, you'll find something to satisfy your cravings here.

Breakfast at Woods Bikes and Brews
Image - Woods Bikes & Brews Cafe

6. The Captain's Table - Situated in the charming shipbuilding village of Buckler's Hard on the Beaulieu River, The Captain's Table offers a variety of breakfast options, from classic Full English to sweet treats, all served with a side of riverside charm.

7. Cambium – Sit back, relax and enjoy the luxuries of this modern and comfortable restaurant at Careys Manor Hotel. Cambium welcomes everyone (staying the night or not) to enjoy their sensational breakfast menu – there is so much to choose from, you’ll be stuck for choice!

Careys Manor Breakfast
Image - Careys Manor Hotel

These are just a few of the fantastic brunch spots the New Forest has to offer. Whether you prefer a hot or cold breakfast, big or light, you'll find something to fulfil your appetite in this beautiful location. And don't forget, many other local hotels and bed & breakfasts also offer tasty breakfast options to their staying guests to ensure their day gets off to a good start!