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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Dogs Welcome: and the food and atmosphere are great too!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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105 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • French first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Londno
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We loved this restaurant, beautiful surroundings and delicious food. Would definitely return. No dislikes to think of.

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Middleton-on-Sea, null, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day we enjoyed a varied choice of menu - we all chose differently and all really enjoyed the cuisine- highly recommended

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We enjoyed a wedding breakfast for our son's wedding on 31st October and the food and service was superb. The staff couldn't do enough for us. The following day 15 of us enjoyed a bistro lunch before leaving the hotel. Lunch was a little slow - but I put that down to all the food (differing orders) being freshly prepared.... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Had dinner and breakfast here. Can only praise all aspects. Food and presentation quite excellent. Service top notch. Defiantly a place to re visit

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Lymington
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Am local have been coming in here for years. Often very slow service but have overlooked as its a nice place and generally staff pleasant. Today 18.10.14 got our order wrong . Manager clearly annoyed no apology I asked to speak with him calmly and politely but he was so not bothered. Had enough of the place now! Shall not... More 

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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 - 31
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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?