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Stanwells Bistro

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14 - 15 High Street, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
01590 677123
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Super lunch

Know this place well and thoroughly enjoyed our lunch in the sunshine in the garden. A good value high quality lunch menu in a super setting. Staff were super what more can I say.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2015
MikeD1950
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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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English first
Portsmouth
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Stanwells is a must go to place when you visit Lymington. Fab food and great service awaits. They are also dog friendly

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Leicester UK
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Called in with my wife as we remembered it from past visits to Lymington. The food was excellent, and the staff couldnt have been nicer. Even better they were dog friendly - makes life so much better! Can't recommend it highly enough.

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Know this place well and thoroughly enjoyed our lunch in the sunshine in the garden. A good value high quality lunch menu in a super setting. Staff were super what more can I say.

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Feltham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

we had the 5 course taster menu on the first night which was lovely and a very good variety of food. On our 2nd night we had the fillet steak which was delicious.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Pretentious, cold, average quality at high price, The Ship on the quay has far better food with a nice atmosphere and outside seating overlooking the harbour

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Great little bistro tucked into the boutique hotel. Fillet of plaice with asparagus, just ideal and well presented with saffron potatoes. Friends had the trio of lamb which was also excellent. Firendly staff and decent house wine

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We ate from the 5 course tasting menu and were very impressed. The food was of a high standard, well presented and flavoursome. The staff were friendly and attentive with ample time between courses (which were definitely needed!). Slight negative that the waitress serving us seemed a little nervous when talking us through the menu and had difficulty remembering a... More 

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Derby, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We ate here during a week's holiday in Lymington and managed to get a table early on the Saturday evening, albeit only in the conservatory area due to the main dining area being fully booked. The staff were all very pleasant but it soon became apparent that they were less attentive than I would have expected, with long delays between... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Always welcoming,the staff are courteous, pleasant and friendly. The conservatory is the ideal setting for morning coffee, a light lunch or afternoon tea. The choice of menu and the quality of the food is always excellent. We wish we could visit more often. We would particularly like to compliment and thank Ian and Rachel who took such good care of... More 

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bournemouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

delightful setting , lovely conservatory and gardens. very attentive and charming resurant staff. beautifully presented food . fractionally dearer than a harvester/berni inn type establishment

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Additional Information about Stanwells Bistro

Address: 14 - 15 High Street, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
Phone Number: 01590 677123
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lymington
Average Prices: USD 31
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 14 - 15 High Street, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: 01590 677123

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?