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The Raft

11 High Street, Milford on Sea, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 0QF, England
+44 01590 645300
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pizza, British, Café, Bistro
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Lovely little restaurant so book early. Mauritian owner is delightful and remembered us from a previous visit last year. Small menu but all the better for that. Good locally caught fish dishes. Excellent pizzas 50p donation to breast cancer for bottle of water which is a great idea

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ENGLAND
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Booked this restaurant in advance as we were visiting Milford On Sea whilst on holiday. Was greeted by a really friendly guy, shown to our table (booth) straight away. Great atmosphere, fantastic tunes playing in background. Really enjoyed the various pizzas myself and my family chose, followed by the delicious cheesecake.. We all left very happy and full :))

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Sydney, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Great atmosphere and friendly service, but food only disappoints. When the best thing you order is "Chicken Thai green curry calzone", you know something is wrong. The blue fin board consisted mainly of deep fried "Iceland" quality white bait. The swordfish burger we ordered as a main wasn't a burger at all - but a piece of fish sandwiched between... More

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New Milton, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

i was taken here for my Birthday on 12th August by my Fiancé. We have eaten in here before and it was lovely. we were shown to our table by the owner (i think), he is very warm and welcoming. When it came to ordering, he persuaded me to have the beetroot coleslaw along side my chicken burger, and it... More

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London
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11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

My husband, my baby daughter and I had lunch at the Raft, sat in their pretty gardens. I had the daily special which was a fig and gorgonzola tart, really tasty with the most delicious pastry! My husband had a chorizo and pepper pizza which was also very good. Lovely friendly staff and unhurried, relaxed atmosphere.

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Milford on Sea, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Always a lovely welcome by Denny, who genuinely appears pleased to see his customers. Great for popping in for a coffee, which is the best in Milford, or lunch with friends and family, who all love it too. Super décor with just the right amount to give a relaxed atmosphere. Its all in the detail, followed by food well presented... More

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Lymington
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My wife and I went here one evening in July, we had rung earlier and booked a table. When we arrived at 8pm the place was quite busy, as it is quite a small inside with tables very close together we chose to sit in the garden, which was ok but the exhaust fan from the kitchen wafted our way... More

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

With it's wonderful shabby chic decor and it's ever changing menu the Raft is a fabulous place to go out for dinner. The food is well presented and delicious and they are able to cater for children and vegetarians. The pizzas are fabulous with crispy bases and unusual toppings, the barefoot pizza with olives, capers and buffalo mozzarella is my... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

A lovely little place, a bit different to the rest which I like. The decor is great really fits with Milford on sea. The staff are lovely and the service great.. Food was to die for!! Great find, will defiantly come back and recommend to anyone else.. Couldn't fault this place in any way!!!

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
294 helpful votes 294 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Went here for dinner recently with a friend - lovely decor, varied menu and good service. Reasonably priced for the area and the food was really good - especially the pizza. Definitely going back!

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