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Yachtsman’s Bar (The Master Builder's), Brockenhurst

Pub added by Michael Wright
Buckler’s Hard
Beaulieu Estate
Postal town: Brockenhurst
SO42 7XB
Phone: 01590616253
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Just a quick pint, then I'm off left this review about Yachtsman’s Bar (The Master Builder's)

Although part of the Master Builder's hotel, the Yachtsman's Bar is very much a pub with its low ceilings and traditional furniture and decor. Housed at the river end of the western range of the parallel rows of very picturesque terraced houses that were only completed part of the planned 18th-century Montagu Town. The wooden tables out on the extensive grass lawns provide a splendid view over the Beaulieu River and the former shipbuilding slipways. Doom Bar, Romsey Gold (£4.20) and Forty Niner available from the three handpumps on the counter. NB - It can be freely accessed by public footpath as well the hotel's separate driveway, but the museum (including several of the historic cottages) offers an interesting visit if you have the time but you will then need to pay for admission.

On 10th August 2019 - rating: 7
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Michael Wright left this review about Master Builders

A lovely location, you may have to pay to gain access to Bucklers Hard, but if at function, wedding etc then should be fine as they have access, check before you make a trip.

My visit was a a Saturday lunchtime / afternoon late October 2013

Possibly more foodie than pub, but does have hand pulls, Ringwood brewery, being the local brewer is featured of course, and was fine

It did seem very popular, especially with dog walkers and the "country set" with plus fours & boots

It is a bit sprawling, lots of separate rooms, some for food, some just tables for whatever

The food is mainly local, but it is not cheap, take a stuffed wallet

Parking is free, but is walk to pub, and gravel paths, and on slope down to the river, so wheel chairs or unsteady on your pins may not suit you

It was very busy, queue at bar at times, service was polite & efficient but with people ordering food it was understandably slow, bit like Weatherspoon's without the benefit of low priced beer

Not one to head for, but nice to know it is there

On 5th November 2013 - rating: 5
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Michael Wright left this review about Master Builders

Part of hotel, but open to general public, not really sure if it qualifies on PUG because one has to pay entrance fee for Bucklers Hard, but like an airport bar, nice to know it is there.

IF staying at hotel, wedding reception etc, then would also help to know it is there

I will not review or add picture until sure it is OK for PUG, results were fine BTW

On 4th November 2013 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Just a quick pint, then I'm off
Beaulieu Road, 6.06 miles, 1 hr 56 min walk (show)
Lymington Pier, 7.22 miles, 2 hr 19 min walk (show)
Lymington Town, 7.88 miles, 2 hr 32 min walk (show)
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Pub Details

Pub details supplied by members of this site to the best of their knowledge. Please check with pub directly before making a special trip.

  • Accommodation : Yes - Hotel next door - last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Beer Garden : Yes - outside table seating - last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Car Park : Yes - But a long walk from there - last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Darts : No last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Dog Friendly : Yes - Very dogy pub - last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Hot Food : Yes - Not cheap - last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Jukebox : No last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Pinball : No last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Pool Table : No last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes - Could be difficult, gravel paths, slopes and step - last updated 05 November 2013 by Michael Wright
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