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The Raft

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French, 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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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 138
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 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
Holiday dinner

We visited with my wife and 3 year old; it was lovely, the staff are great with kids. Amazing food, decor, and very friendly staff; at an affordable price. A must visit when in the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Martin S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited with my wife and 3 year old; it was lovely, the staff are great with kids. Amazing food, decor, and very friendly staff; at an affordable price. A must visit when in the area.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Fantastic food, pleasant helpful staff. Good value for money Quirky and lovely atmosphere Would definitely visit again

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Great service - the staff here are really friendly and helpful and help to make the wholes xperiee really relaxing and fun. Lovely fresh food - I have eaten here a few times and everything has been really great. My friend was a little disappointed with his swordfish burger. Maybe could have been presented a little better, but overall really... More 

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PB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My friend and I had a lovely evening meal here on a Sunday in July. It was quite quiet (Saturday night the restaurant was packed) but the food was first class and the waitress was very friendly and pleasant.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Had a delicious prawn pot and a nice glass of rose wine. The service was really good and attentive. Also nicely decorated and I got a great table by the window.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

So pleased we decided to try The Raft: - the Pizza was delicious, tasty & piping hot! ... (so much better than those served in the chains!) - the service was friendly, smiley & efficient - the ambience was cool and relaxed, everybody was enjoying themselves - and we especially loved the Bob Marley music which gave us a great... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Went on a Sunday evening and it was quite quiet but the food and the staff were excellent. Busy on a Saturday though when you would need to book.

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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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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: French, 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: French, 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?