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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, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great coffee, and good options for seating...

When we visit Leamington, we often go here for a coffee, as it has a pleasant conservatory - like room at the rear, and a charming outdoor area with tables. In the summer they occasionally put on a BBQ, but I cannot comment on that. The coffees are excellent, and reasonably priced. They come with a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
salsakarl
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Hampshire
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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English first
Hampshire
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

When we visit Leamington, we often go here for a coffee, as it has a pleasant conservatory - like room at the rear, and a charming outdoor area with tables. In the summer they occasionally put on a BBQ, but I cannot comment on that. The coffees are excellent, and reasonably priced. They come with a home - made biscuit.... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Hate to give bad reviews but this wasn't as nice as we expected. We ordered burgers which the waiter said could only be cooked well done as the Chef couldn't guarantee the quality of the wild boar. The couple next to us complained about the salad they had. There was a leak from the conservatory roof which dripped near our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Very disappointing cold afternoon tea with a type of tea cake we had never seen before. Long wait and challenged at end of not paying bill when I had. No apologies.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Had a lovely barbecue lunch in the garden. There is a good choice of meat, seafood and vegetarian option. I had a beef burger and my partner chose the chicken. Both came promptly and were cooked just to our liking. The accompanying salad was fresh and tasty. Last time we ate here we had Sea Bass fillet and the belly... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

always a pleasure to eat and relax in the conservatory. We enjoy our time with friends playing cards, as well as eating and drinking! Lymington is delightful for a wander to walk off ones dinner....

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We very much enjoyed the staff especially Pedro and Alyn, Anna and the english girl sorry I do not know you name. The food was so tasty and presented so well. The staff were knowledgeable and if unsure of something would check with the kitchen and come back to you very quickly. We enjoyed the appetizer and the bread to... More 

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Portsmouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 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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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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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, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic

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