Fordingbridge and the wider areas have a range of fantastic small businesses, who play a key role in the community. As the situation is ever-evolving and measures change, we aim to provide you with a list of key local businesses, and services to help you. In these challenging times, it is also important that we support these businesses that have played a key role in our community. We will also update the services they are offering; depending on the changing measures.


Due to the government's current legislation, all pubs, bars and cafes are now closed however many of the fantastic restaurants in Fordingbridge and the surrounding areas are still offering takeaways. We are awaiting further details from the government, with a provisional date of July 4th mentioned.

The George - They are currently closed and don't offer takeaway, however, we will update the website as soon as we here more guidance from the government.

Contact: 01425 652040 / Facebook

Surma Valley
: Open for deliveries & takeaways. Open for takeaways 5-10 pm. Website / Facebook.

Contact: 01425 656002

The Crown - Open on Fridays and Saturdays, and have a fried chicken takeaway service between 5-8 pm.

You can choose from their regular, large, family bucket size fried chicken, fries & sides, or fried chicken burgers and wraps.

Order by phone 01425 652552 / Facebook.

The Ship Inn - Currently awaiting details from the government, no takeaways available.

The Rose & Thistle - Call - 01725 518236 - Takeaway and Hot / Cold food deliveries available -Website / Facebook

Delivery will be available - Tuesday - Saturday - 11 pm - 1 pm

Hot food deliveries - Wednesdays & Fridays - 6 pm - 8 pm.

They have a range of drinks, food and cooked meals that can be reheated perfectly for those isolating or wanting a break from cooking. Options available here.

The Fighting Cocks - Open daily - 12 pm - 8 pm - They are currently selling a range of food including burgers, vegetables and steaks, plus homemade beers and ciders.

Takeaways available Saturdays & Sundays - 12pm - 7pm. Menu available here.

Visit their Facebook page or call 01425 652462

The Foresters are currently selling cask ales and kegs if you bring a container. Opening times: Saturday 3 pm - 6 pm and Sundays from 12 pm - 3 pm

Call 01425 652294 / Visit their website or Facebook page

The Royal Oak is offering a collection or delivery service under the name "Sebastian's Kitchen".

Opening times daily - 12 pm - 7 pm.

Contact: 01425 652244 / Visit their website

Horse & Groom - Call 01725 510739. Collection available or delivery in 3-mile radius. Visit their Facebook page to see the menu

The Bat and Ball - Takeaways available through their sister pub The Horse & Groom.

Snacks are now available outside from 11-6pm, including soft drinks, strawberries & clotted cream, ice creams & crisps.

Contact details - 01725 512 252

Cartwheel Inn - Takeaways available weekends. Friday - Saturdays 5pm - 9pm & Sundays 12pm - 3pm. Call 01725 518 362.

Updates available on Facebook

La Lambretta - Takeaways & home delivery available for Fordingbridge & Downton

Orders between 9 am -5 pm, email:

Daily: 5 pm - 9.30 pm, Call: 01425656192 / Facebook

The Raj of India - Takeaways available daily 6-11.30pm. Call 01425 652056

Philpotts - Takeaways available - Call 01425 652855

Monday 5pm - 9pm
Tuesday 11.45am - 1.30pm & 5pm - 9pm
Wednesday 11.45am - 1.30pm & 5pm - 9pm
Thursday 11.45am - 1.30pm & 5pm - 9pm
Friday 11.45am - 1.30pm & 5pm - 9pm
Saturday 11.45am - 1.30pm & 5pm - 9pm
Sunday 5pm - 9pm

Bridges - Takeaway service - Details to be confirmed - Facebook Page

Kebab House - Order in-line via the Website or call 01425 654433 - Collection from store - Delivery available in SP6 postcode.

Peking - Saturday - Friday (Exc. Sunday) 12-2 pm, 6-11 pm, Sunday 6 pm - 10 pm
01425 652148

New Wongs - Thursdays - Sunday- 5pm - 10pm

01425 653402 / New Wongs /

Bubbles - Takeaway available - 11 am - 2pm - 01425 657577

Belindas - Opening Times - Monday - Saturdays 8 am - 3 pm - The Poulner shop has a takeaway available, and are working on delivery service. / Facebook

Doll House Cafe - Closed. Awaiting more details from the government.

Riverside Kiosk - Closed. Awaiting more details from the government.

Supermarkets / Food Stores

Our local supermarkets and food stores are working extremely hard to ensure there is enough food for everyone during this period.

The Co-op is open their normal hours again, Monday - Saturday 7 am - 10pm and Sundays 10 am - 4 pm.

They have a specialist hour reserved for NHS staff, key workers and vulnerable people/carers (between 8-9am, and Sundays 10-11 am).

Tesco Express hours are back to usual now, with opening hours with the store now is open 6 am - 11 pm, Monday - Sundays.

Gourmet Grocer - Contact - 01425 658007 /

Opening Saturdays 8:30 am - 4pm, Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. They are currently working extremely hard and all hours to ensure their enough stock. Only 5 customers are allowed in-store to help protect their customers.

Visit their Facebook page

The Cottage Loaf is open 8 am - 2 pm Monday - Saturday. As well as offering a fantastic bakery service, they are offering a drop off service to anyone in a 3-mile radius of the store. Visit their Facebook page

Hockeys Farm Shop is offering a free delivery service for anyone within a 10-mile radius of their shop, as well as offering a range of products in their shops.

They offer a click and collect service via email. :

Please note there is a 4-day waiting service due to high demand.

Opening hours Monday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm. Sundays are now closed

Price Farm Food Shops open 7 am - 5 pm every day. You can also order & pay online. 01425 652228. Orders for next day need to be placed by 2 pm.

New Pastures Butchers are also offering a delivery service. Call 01425650888
Visit their website


Fordingbridge Vets are currently open for any emergency appointments

Shops & Businesses

We will continue to monitor the situation, and update the shop openings where possible in accordance with the Government's advice.

Select Pet Foods is open for pre-paid collections and sales on the door. Monday - Saturday 01425655998. Opening hours Monday to Saturday tbc

Pampered Pets are now open again, with appointments available for dog grooming

Mondays - 9.30 - 14.00, Tuesday - Friday - 09.30 - 17.00
Saturday - 09.30 - 16.00
Sunday - Closed

Jessicas - is open Monday - Saturdays - 9.30 am - 4 pm.

Timothy's is open Monday - Saturday - 10 am - 4 pm.

Allsorts Emporium is open from 9.30 am - 4 pm. Monday - Friday, but closed Wednesdays. Deliveries are available for those shielding on Tuesdays and Thursdays after 4 pm.

New Forest Waterpark & Aqua Park

Weds & Fri : 12noon - 8pm
Sat & Sun : 10am - 8pm

Fordingbridge Library is currently closed and awaiting further guidance from the government.

Fordingbridge Post Office is open Monday - Saturday 9 am - 3 pm.

Wild & Free Meadows - is now open to hire for your dogs. Sessions can be booked for 25 or 50 minutes. Open daily and sessions available from 5.30 am through to 9 pm. They have a number of protocols in safe to keep you and your dogs safe. Book online here

A J Bass Opticians - Monday to Friday 9 am - 1 pm.

Lloyds Pharmacy - Open usual hours - 8 am - 5.30 pm.

Fordingbridge Pharmacy - Open as usual daily but will be closed for 2 hours between 12 & 2 due to high demand and workload - 7.30 am - 10.30 pm and Sunday 9 am - 7 pm.

Fordingbridge Petrol Station
is open from 7 am - 9 pm.

The Alcove is open 8 am - 12.30 pm

All the Cool Stuff are accepting orders via phone 01425 650696 or online:

They also have a selection of items available with space made kindly at Gourmet Grocers. Awaiting details on the shop opening.

Fordingbridge Bookshop
is still accepting orders. Call 01425653725 or email Open Monday - Saturdays 10am - 4pm.

Caxton’s Decor is open Monday - Saturdays 8 am - 3 pm.

To place orders call 01425 652700 or 653489 or email


We are waiting to hear more from the government on when hairdressers may be open again. The provisional date is from 4 July, but that is still subject to change.

Churches in Fordingbridge are now open for reflection and single prayer.