Food & Drink in Hythe and the Waterside

Seaside cafes, pubs set in the forest and food to suit a range of tastes… there are a lot of options available for eating out in the Hythe and Dibden area.

A couple of miles from the heart of Hythe is the beautiful thatched pub, The Pilgrim Inn. Here, you can sample local New Forest fare in the garden setting.

Within Hythe you will find Italian, Indian, Thai and traditional English pub food whereas in nearby Dibden, there is the Water’s Edge café-bar and The Heath public house.

Nearby to Hythe and Dibden, you will find the wonderful Bold Forester! This lovely pub has been recently refurbished and offers a very warm welcome from staff and the interior of the pub, as well as wonderful home cooked food and local drinks.  

The Cafe at Calshot Activities Centre is an ideal location to order a coffee and a slice of cake, or a a wholesome meal or light snack while you enjoy the stunning views across the Solent, watching the cruise ships arrive and depart at Southampton!

Enjoy some of the New Forest’s finest ingredients and look out for places that are accredited with the New Forest Marque, indicating that they are champions in using local produce.

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