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Stanwells Seafood

14 - 15 High Street, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
01590 677123
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Ranked #48 of 97 Restaurants in Lymington
Price range: $0 - $11
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Bournemouth
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115 reviews 115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

What a very pretty hotel. There was a wedding party here when we arrived but this did not affect us at all as they were in the other dining area The Bistro. The surroundings are lovely with nicely laid tables and a very attentive waiter. The menu is extensive and you can mix and match with the seafood menu and... More

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TEWKESBURY
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Right from the moment I was shown to my table by an attentive waiter, I knew I was in for a treat! Whilst perusing the menu, having been furnished with a drink and fresh bread with balsamic dip, I listened, guiltily, to the couple near me enthusing about the food they were consuming! The menu was suitably balanced with adequate... More

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London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We took our daughter here for her birthday dinner. She enjoys oysters and all seafood so we chose this hotels seafood restaurant. We had pre-ordered 2 Seafood Platters for the occasion and we were all impressed with the service, presentation and, most importantly, the quality of the seafood.The wine, Gavi di Gavi, was excellent. Well done and thank you. We... More

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Lymington
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stanwells is a particular favourite place for us as we had our wedding reception here a few years ago. We generally have an excellent experience but on this occasion we were really disappointed in the drop in standard of service. We had recommended it to family, a couple, who were staying for 2 nights & we had high expectations, as... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Found this gem after the original seafood restauraunt we had gone to had run out of food ! Having not booked we had to wait 15 minutes for a table which was not a problem as the staff could not have been more attentive . Mario the barman was a pleasure , suggesting drinks to try and telling us about... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
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222 reviews 222 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

As part of our dinner, bed and breakfast package we dined here on a Sunday evening. The service was very efficient and the food excellent. My husband had the Scallops followed by the Plaice and I had the fillet steak. All very good and if I had one criticism the peppercorn sauce was a little too salty. Wine reasonable.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The food was not overpriced in our view. We would have preferred a little room in the restaurant but waiting staff was attentive but not overbearing. I would recommend eating lunch here in preference to dinner on your first visit.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went with a friend on a dinner as part of out holiday. From the start we were made slightly uncomfortable by the waiter and the service was pretty cold throughout. The food was average and when I made a remark that my starter was rather salty there was no apology or reassurance. The red wine jus that my friend... More

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

If you are looking for excellent fish and seafood cooked with flair and originality, this is the place for you. Pollock in a gin flavoured batter ticks a lot of boxes.

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Lymington, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Well service food and everything really below average, they should try harder and breakfast service is really poor

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