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Local Dining Out Group September Dinner

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Tickets £28.00 per person

We will be dining at The Old Cottage Restaurant in Ringwood


A warm welcome awaits you at The Old Cottage Restauranta well-established family run restaurant in the market town of Ringwood. The restaurant is one of the oldest buildings in Ringwood. It can be found along the old road leading from the church to the Fish Inn. Thought to be built around the 14th Century, it is full of Olde Worlde Charm with warm fires in the winter and riverside dining in the summer.

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Local Dining Out Group Monthly Charity Raffle:

This September we will be supporting, Ringwood & Fordingbridge Club For The Blind, as our chosen charity. They are a social club for blind and visually impaired persons living in the Ringwood and Fordingbridge areas. Their club was formed in January 2008 and is run entirely by volunteers.

They offer a chance for members to meet twice a month to socialise with other visually impaired persons. Members are able to enjoy a programme of activities which include speakers, entertainers and quizzes. Also their members can attend social functions at other local venues several times a year. The Strawberry Tea, Summer Outing and the Christmas Lunch being very popular.As well as a social club they have a home visiting team who go to the homes of housebound members to offer help, advice or guidance to enable them to continue to live independently and enjoy their life to the full.

You can read more about this charity on their website:
Ringwood & Fordingbridge Club For The Blind



Your ticket for our September 2017 dinner will cost £28.00 per person.
(This includes your travel to the restaurant, a Two Course Dinner and tips for our driver and the restaurant staff)

Booking Cut-Off Time

We need to receive your booking, menu choices and payment by early evening on:
Wednesday 13th September 2017
Please try not to leave it until this date as we may be fully booked.


Tickets will be allocated on a first booked and paid basis.
It may be necessary to return bookings if received after we have sold out. It would be a good idea to enquire first before sending
your booking/payment the nearer we get to the 13th September 2017
(If tickets remain unsold, later bookings may be accepted depending upon how near we are to the 20th September and whether the restaurant will
accept more bookings.)

IMPORTANT: We cannot guarantee any refunds for late cancellations, after the 13th September, unless we have diners on a waiting list
who will not only take the place but also the menu choices you made.


Please choose one main and one dessert from the following list:
(vegetarian options listed with [V] )

Please use the short description in brackets when booking your choices:

Main Course:

[STEAK] 8oz Sirloin Steak (served medium unless requested otherwise on booking) with Mushrooms, Chips & Crisp Fresh Vegetables

[CHICKEN] Chicken cooked with Garlic, Rosemary, Black Pepper & Crisp Fresh Vegetables.

[LAMB] Lamb casseroled with Cumin, Coriander, Apricots & Crisp Fresh Vegetables.

[STROGANOFF] Fillet of Beef Stroganoff on a bed of Rice & Crisp Fresh Vegetables.

Fresh Salmon fillet with Hollandaise Sauce & Crisp Fresh Vegetables.

[PASTA] Pasta Spirals with Onions, Mushrooms & Olives in a Sundried Tomato & Garlic Sauce & Crisp Fresh Vegetables. [V]


[PROFITEROLES] Profiteroles with Chocolate & Rum Sauce with Ice Cream

Bread and Butter Pudding with Custard   

Sticky Toffee Pudding with Custard

[ICECREAM] Two Large scoops of Styles Ice Cream

Duo of Fresh Fruit Sorbet

[CRUMBLE] Homemade Apple and Cinnamon Crumble with Custard

[CHEESE/BISC] Selection of Five Cheeses chosen from Mature Cheddar, Stilton, Le Rustique, Camembert,
Brie, Epoisse De Bourgogne, St Augur and Goats Cheese with Biscuits, Celery and Homemade Chutney.

Coach Pickup Points:

We have arranged the following pickup points on the evening. We hope these will be near to most peoples houses.
Some times and pickup points may be added or removed according to who is coming on the evening.

Coach Pickup Points:



Pickup Time



Woodgreen - Ye Olde Cottage


Woodfalls Shop


Woodgreen High Street -Dongoa


Morgan’s Vale & Woodfalls Hall


Woodgreen - Brook Lane


Downton – Moot Lane


Woodgreen Common Post Box


Downton Salisbury Road – Charlotte Close


Woodgreen - Keepers Cottage


Breamore – Hulse Hall


Hale - Tethering Drove


Burgate Cross


Woodfalls Cross


Fordingbridge – Waverley Road


Woodfalls Inn Bus Stop


Fordingbridge – Hair 11 near Avon Bridge

Please try to be at your chosen pickup point 5 minutes before the above times. Sometimes be can be early depending upon who comes.
Our return journey will probably be Fordingbridge>Woodgreen>Hale>Woodfalls>Morgan’s Vale>Downton.


The above times are estimates. Please try to be at your pickup point 5 minutes before the listed time as we are often ahead of time.
Can you please make sure that we have your mobile phone number when booking and that you have your phone with you and
switched on once you have left your house. We will make our contact phone number available to you in case of emergency.

For further information see our Terms & Conditions.


Coach Travel:

Please let us know on your booking form if you are travelling on the coach but need specific seating because of travel sickness
or for other medical reasons.

If you would like to come on our September 2017 Local Dining Out Evening


(A) If you are new to our group and not made a previous booking:

Your Name

Your full address with postcode

Your home phone number

Your mobile number (A mobile number is important for text, especially if you do not use e-mail, also for immediate contact on a Dining Evening)

Your e-mail address.

You can give us this information by telephone if you prefer. 01725 513963
Please note all information is kept strictly confidential for us to use to contact you.

(B) If you have booked before: Your Name. eg: Fred Smith

(C) For everyone making a booking:

Your Pickup Point for this event (short version from our list - eg: [BROOK LANE]

Please let us know if you need special seating on the coach for medical reasons. eg: "FRONT" or "NEAR FRONT"
for all other people please enter "ANY"

Please let us know if you have anything on our menu or generally, if important, that you mustn't eat. eg: "NO MUSHROOMS"

Your Starter (if offered for event) eg: [SOUP]

Your Main Course Choice eg: [ CHICKEN]

Your Dessert Choice eg: [CHEESECAKE]

How you will be paying: eg: CASH / CHEQUE/ ONLINE PAYMENT
(we will check & confirm receipt, especially online payments)

Your Payment Date. eg: 26/10/2016

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We must presume by making a booking you have read and agreed our terms & conditions.


(1) You can call us and make your booking by phone giving your menu choices & arranging payment.
Donald Summers on 01725 513963

(2) You can send us an e-mail covering items (A) or (B) plus (C)
Payment by one of the following ways.


(1) Direct Bank Payment:

Online banking is very straight forward. You need to set up Local Dining Out Group as if we are a person you normally and regularly pay through your online account. Our details are immediately below.

Can you please send us an e-mail when you have made your payment through the online banking just to let us know and confirm the amount paid.

You may need to send us your menu choices and pickup location at the same time. If you are new to our group please send your name, address, postcode, landline and mobile numbers.

As soon as we receive your e-mail we will look out for your payment through our online banking and send you a message as soon as we receive your payment. 

account: Local Dining Out Group

sort code: 20-72-37

account no: 33642410

reference: (your surname)

(2) You can deliver your payment by cash or cheque
Cheque (made payable to: Local Dining Out Group)
Local Dining Out Group, 7 Hill Close, Woodgreen, SP6 2BG (FRONT DOOR ONLY)
handed personally to Donald Summers or Angela Summers

(3) Call us and ask us to call and collect your payment as cash or by cheque
01725 513963
Cheque (made payable to: Local Dining Out Group)