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The Raft

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Pizza, Cafe, British, Bistro
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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: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 133
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 8
    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
Great breakfast - great service

Really pleasant place to eat, excellent food, plenty of choice on the menu, great surroundings. Highly recommended. Having read the negative review we established that the business isn't for sale...which is great news as the staff and place is brilliant. It was the building that changed ownership... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Wokingham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Really pleasant place to eat, excellent food, plenty of choice on the menu, great surroundings. Highly recommended. Having read the negative review we established that the business isn't for sale...which is great news as the staff and place is brilliant. It was the building that changed ownership - the businesses being unaffected,

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We popped in for coffee and breakfast this morning. We thoroughly enjoyed our scrambled eggs and bacon baguette. I always find The Raft to be bright, cheerful and friendly. Love the decor too.. It's nice to find somewhere attractive to a range of tastes and ages. Bez and Georgina are always smiling and helpful. Thank you, we will be back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

A few weeks back a party of 3 visited for an informal Sunday evening dinner. We had a great time, the food was very nice and the service very friendly, although it could have been slightly more efficient. Although that being said this wouldn't put me off returning!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Apparently this place is up for sale, hopefully the new owners will improve the limited menu. If you didn't want a burger you were in trouble with only a small selection of other choices. The burgers were very nice my eating companions tell me. Food was ok, serivce was quite good, prices were good. Apologies for the short review, I'm... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Deny, Bez & team put on pre-wedding drinks meal for our close friends & family. It was fabulous- a relaxed, cool, efficient atmosphere, with tasty & interesting food. It ticked all the boxes, we have had so many compliments on our choice of venue. We Love The Raft even more.....!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Fantastic home made pizzas, the best I've had for a long time! I will certainly be going back often :)

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

First time in Milford on Sea for a week's holiday , we stumbled upon " Raft " and thought we would give it a go . We were amazed , great and friendly service and fantastic food in attractive surroundings . Raft deserves to go from strength to strength and we will back in September to check it out !... More 

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london
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

After recommending to my friends we visited the raft for dinner on saturday and we were not dissapointed, we shared the baked camembert and blue fin fish board for starters and two of us had pizzas and the other two had the fishy pan which was excellent, Can not wait to go back to Milford for another visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

This is a popular local "bistro" on the High St in a quiet seaside village. I recommend booking as it is not a large room. Eccentric decor, cushions on the metal chairs. The food and folks were excellent. The chicken livers starter was perfect. The swordfish sandwich was fresh, moist and delicious. The goat cheese pizza was large enough for... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

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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Additional Information about The Raft

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

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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, Cafe, 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?