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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, Breakfast, Lunch, 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
Lovely Food

Dined here over the easter weeknd as tehir menu looked delicious. Food was exceuted exqusitely and service was punctual and attentive. Good value too. We would definitely recommend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
Salster18
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Winchester, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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110 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I don't know what has changed, however, as is usual when we visit Lymington, which is about 10 times a year, we always pop in for breakfast before we hit the market, however, this time after ordering full english breakfasts and asking for the top of the fried eggs to be basted, as we don't like the tops like jelly,... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Dined here over the easter weeknd as tehir menu looked delicious. Food was exceuted exqusitely and service was punctual and attentive. Good value too. We would definitely recommend.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We've had coffee and cakes at The Stanwell before, but we've never been organised enough to try their 'morning' menu. This time we passed on breakfast at our hotel and arrived at The Stanwell around 10.30 on Easter Sunday morning. My wife opted for the Eggs Florentine, but my sweet tooth meant I went for the pastries! We sat in... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We went here for a lunch over Easter weekend. As it was busy we went in for a coffee to book a table. The conservatory area for coffee was full so we went to the bar area and sat down and waited for 5 minutes or so and then went to the reception area and asked if we could order... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Always a pleasant time spent in Stanwells - espresso coffee is just the best in Lymington - and served with handmade biscuit too - staff are just soooo sweet !!

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The sign outside said "Dogs welcome" and they lived up to their word. We were able to use the conservatory area where there were a number of people with dogs (all very well behaved). There were three of us and we all agreed that the menu was both good and not badly priced bearing in mind that we were in... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Catered for gluten free diet - fantastic food, good selection. Poached eggs were super. Lots of tea and coffee, too!

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Salisbury, Wiltshire
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118 reviews 118 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We had the 5 course tasting menu which was excellent. Unusual combinations and a very imaginative menu. The portions weren't huge which was just as well as I woul have managed it. My partner skipped dessert. The wine is pricey but there is a good choice. Nice atmosphere but some of the tables for 2 are a little close.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

If any restaurant in Lymington has a better Chef I would be very surprised. We went for Sunday lunch and found the quality of welcome and service exceptional. The food for both adults and children was excelllent. We had the 2 course Sunday lunch for £15.95 and both the beef and belly pork were superb. The English burnt cream for... More 

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Wisbech
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Fresh food, beautifully cooked and presented with such detail and care. Our Christmas meal was fantastic, the vegetables were just right, not soggy. The fish I had later on in our stay was cooked to perfection.

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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 0 - 30
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?