The Thomas Lord

“Inventive country pub cooking” - AA Inspector



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A proper pub with fine local ales, the Thomas Lord has a shabby-chic charm, kitted out with rustic pine tables, well-worn oak parquet floors, church pews and a chesterfield sofa. On the food front, everything is made in-house, the garden supplies seasonal goodies, and the majority of materials come from small-scale local producers and farmers. The kitchen deals in good wholesome fare – a starter of sweet potato soup with sage crumble and a brioche bun – and some more inventive ideas, as in a main course of slow-cooked duck leg, pickled rhubarb and hasselback potatoes. For afters, there's a well-crafted rum baba with pineapple carpaccio and Chantilly cream.

The Thomas Lord
High Street, West Meon, PETERSFIELD, GU32 1LN
Phone : 01730 829244


  • Seats: 70
  • On-site parking available
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Steps for wheelchair: 2
  • Accessible toilets
  • Assist dogs welcome
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Lunch served from: 12
  • Lunch served until: 2.30
  • Dinner served from: 6
  • Dinner served until: 9.30
Food and Drink
  • Wines under £30: 26
  • Wines over £30:
  • Wines by the glass: 12
  • Cuisine style: Modern British

About The area

Discover Hampshire

Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.

If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.

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