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Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel | South Baddesley Road, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 5ZB, England
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious food

We ate here whilst staying at the hotel Lovely friendly staff quick service Really Lovely tasty food all cooked to perfection Would recommend :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We ate here whilst staying at the hotel Lovely friendly staff quick service Really Lovely tasty food all cooked to perfection Would recommend :)

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Lovely setting, Antony the Reception Manager, sorted the booking, all went fantastically. Good service, lots of space between tables. Food was good although the Duck may have been a 'little pinker'. £29 for 3 course A La Carte, very reasonable, wines a little pricey, but good flavours. You will need more toast with Duck Terrine.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The food was of a good quality but the choice was limited in the package deal we had. The alcoholic drinks were very expensive

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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

The food was good but the service was average as there were not enough staff. The food is pricey and the drinks are a rip off.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Excellent Sunday lunch in this grand old dining room with gorgeous views down the garden to the Solent. Great value for money at £15 for two courses or £19 for three, including a small glass of wine or a soft drink. Service was quick and efficient. Food was good, with 4 or 5 choices for each course, and very well... More 

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Romford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The resturant was very warm and stuffy, but the food was excellent. I wanted something not from the Menu and the chef was accommodating and cooked something special. Great Value at £30.00 a head.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My wife and I had Sunday Lunch in the Waterford restaurant on 11th May. The setting, location & service were very good indeed. However, the main course of roast beef was a disgrace. It consisted of a "Chargrilled" steak that was served with roast potatoes, vegetables and gravy. As a steak, it would have been really nice, but roast beef... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

As part of a dinner, bed and breakfast package we ate at The Waterford Restaurant in the main building on Saturday evening and the restaurant was nice and had loads of character, the food excellent and the service superb. However the atmosphere was lacking. It was less than half full and no background music at least that could be heard.... More 

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Beautiful delicious food, stunning in presentation and always of very high quality. Silver service restaurant in Tudor House with historic feature fixtures and fittings and large open fires. Very romantic setting and lovely views whilst dining here. Melt in the mouth steaks and vegetables like you've never tasted before. You must dine here. There's no screaming kids in this restaurant!... More 

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

Everything first class here - both food and service. Good choice of menu and wine. We'll recommended.

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Address: Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel | South Baddesley Road, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 5ZB, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lymington
Cuisine: Seafood

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  • Address: Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel | South Baddesley Road, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 5ZB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lymington

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  • Cuisine: Seafood

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