Ringwood is an ancient market town in Hampshire that dates from at least 961 AD, and it received its first market charter in 1226. Situated on the River Avon just 12 miles north of Bournemouth, it lies on the edge of the New Forest and is an excellent base for anyone visiting the area. The ancient farmers market is still going strong today, providing restaurants in Ringwood with some fabulous local produce including award-winning cheeses, wild mushrooms, seafood, ales and delicious sparkling wines. The chefs of Ringwood's restaurants are very lucky indeed to have all of those ingredients and you'll be lucky too when you taste the delicious dishes they're creating.
The Italians certainly know their food and with such good produce on the doorstep, it's no wonder that there are some great Italian restaurants in Ringwood. Take Amarone Italian Restaurant – here you'll find an excellent selection of classic Italian cooking, with everything from antipasti to delicious pastas. There are also some tempting il secondo specials, such as a succulent vitello saltimbocca of veal topped with mozzarella, Italian herbs, Parma ham and tomato sauce. Traditional Italian desserts and liqueurs will help you round off your meal in style, so make sure you indulge!
When you want to turn up the heat, the Indian restaurants of Ringwood are on hand to supply that culinary fire. Curry Garden, for example, offers well-made Indian classics served in an elegant townhouse. Your favourites are all here and the king prawn tandoori with juicy jumbo prawns is a standout dish, for sure. Over at Indian Tree, meanwhile, signature dishes such as butter chicken and garlic chilli lamb attract diners from far and wide.
As you can see, there is a huge variety of restaurants in Ringwood to suit almost every taste. Cool bars and cafes are ideal to enjoy some eats with friends in a stylish setting, while country inns offer a more traditional taste of Hampshire. There are some romantic little eateries where you can have an intimate meal with your partner and some grand restaurants that are perfect for that special occasion. You'll find the best Ringwood restaurants here on Quandoo, so check out our listings and book yourself in for a perfect meal.