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The Raft

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11 High Street, Milford on Sea, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 0QF, England
+44 01590 645300
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 126
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A quiet Thursday

Just had q very nice meal at the raft, on a whim decided to eat out so booked a table at the raft (though we needn't have bothered). Huge olives, very nice pizza though a little light on the topping, very nice bottle of wine, milford on sea is a wonderful place.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Andy P
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Just had q very nice meal at the raft, on a whim decided to eat out so booked a table at the raft (though we needn't have bothered). Huge olives, very nice pizza though a little light on the topping, very nice bottle of wine, milford on sea is a wonderful place.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Went on a Staurday evening with some girlfriends. The place was packed, lively and great Food. The decor and layout is quite unique but lovely. Staff were great, friendly and it was good value for Money.

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New Milton
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Visited The Raft for lunch last Sunday with family and friends and enjoyed both the ambience and the food. We all had a fish based dishes and thoroughly enjoyed our lunch. Relaxed atmosphere with friendly and efficient service.

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Coventry
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Fantastic service, attentive but not in your face. Had the fishy pan, and it was great, with a good selection of fish. Nice buzzy atmosphere to enjoy a family meal. Would definitely return and recommend to others.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My husband and I are staying in Milford on Sea for the weekend. We hadn't booked anywhere to eat and tried a local pub - it was full and we were just turned away. We stumbled upon The Raft and asked if they had a table for two. We were told they were fully booked, so we asked if they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Best pizza I have had in a long time. We just came in for coffee, got tempted, and didn't regret it. Prompt and friendly service.

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Barton on Sea, null, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Popped in here on the spur of the moment for lunch. Had a fantastic seafood pizza, 'Shark Attack'! Beautifully served including mussels in shells on the top. Impressed, will be back 🍴🍷😀

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Fantastic food, good value, buzzing atmosphere and super-friendly service - what's not to like?! Give the Raft a go, it's one of the best, quirkiest places we've ever eaten.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Had a pretty poor experience here on Easter Sunday with wife & inlaws in tow - dissappointing as I've had enjoyable meals here in the past. On arrival, the waiter couldn't find find my booking and we were momentarily left standing in the entrance of the restarurant; the restaurant was very busy and a waitier pushed past my mother in... More 

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Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Lunch at the Raft is always an excellent affair. The food is as good as ever and the friendly efficient staff make your meal enjoyable.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 High Street, Milford on Sea, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 0QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lymington  >  Milford on Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 01590 645300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Coffee Shop, British, Bistro
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?