About The Old Forge

Secreted away in the leafy Hampshire village of Otterbourne, The Old Forge has all the home comforts of a cosy local pub, with extra lashings of charm and character. We're amply kitted out with snug chairs by roaring log-fires, a relaxing alfresco terrace and an eclectically furnished restaurant, all perfect for luxuriating over a plate of fresh, seasonal food and quaffing one of our well-picked wines or cask ales.

Forging local links

As its name infers, the pub was originally a forge or 'smithy' and in the 18th century home to one of the country's few female blacksmiths. These days we focus more on forging links with the community rather than mess around with hot metal. And we're nothing if not keen, especially when it comes to donning dubious outfits in the name of charity.

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A photograph of the interior bar area of The Old Forge in OtterbourneA photograph of the fireplace in The Old Forge in Otterbourne

A photograph of The Old Forge in Otterbourne

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Opening times

11am-12pm Monday to Saturday,
12am-10.30pm Sunday

Food served all day

12pm-10pm Monday to Saturday,
12pm-9.30pm Sunday

Online bookings

You're welcome to pop in anytime, but if you're planning something special it might be an idea to book a table.

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The Old Forge in Otterbourne is a member of the Cask Marque Trust in recognition of its excellence in the service of real ale.

Real ale, real food and a really good atmosphereMain Road, Otterbourne, Winchester, SO21 2EETel: 01962 717191