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Watersplash hotel | The Rise, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZP, England
01590622340
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing

First visit and we thought ot was amazing.Had the best cream tea we ever had here.Unique little quaint friendly garden cafe.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2014
Ells98
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yeovil
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70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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yeovil
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

First visit and we thought ot was amazing.Had the best cream tea we ever had here.Unique little quaint friendly garden cafe.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Found a sweet little tea garden that seemed to be full of character! However when you sat down you realised the tables hadn't been cleaned and waiting staff were inattentive. Sticky tatty menus, the food seemed a little overpriced but considering the setting we thought we'd stay put.. And wish we hadn't. After ordering a cream tea, the tea arrived... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

What a find, quaint, good old fashioned service from friendly staff. Lovely garden, just felt right and the cream tea? Delicious! Scones were light and fluffy with clotted cream and strawberry jam, what could be finer.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

The Secret Garden Brockenhurst is a fantastic tea room, except it's outside! It sounds crazy to have an outdoors restaurant in England, what with the weather and everything, but this has been planned and executed so well it works whatever the weather. There is a central area that is under a large marquee, which is heated in winter and very... More 

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Sutton, England, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

A secret that is a must to uncover. The new forest is full of tea shops and places to eat, glad we stopped at this one. Were going to just have coffee but opted for a cheese scone as well, so glad we did, they were yummy, warm with butter and some pickle which to my surprise made the scone... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

A delightful setting and a real 'find'. Lovely cup of tea, a huge cafetiere of coffee and a tasty scone and clotted cream. Coffee had a slight 'woody' flavor - may have just been my taste buds - overall a delightful find. Price is slightly more than one would expect to pay - but the setting makes up for it.... More 

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Took the in-laws for a visit here when they were visiting from SA. It was a gem of a find and such an original setting. Food was a little pricey but we loved the overall experience, so didn't mind too much. Will def go back for another cuppa in the quiet setting

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Hertfordshire
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is tucked away on Brockenhurst high street. It has lovely mismatched furniture and china and a great place on a sunny afternoon for tea and cake.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A total quintessentially decorated tea garden with a 'feel' to match.... a bit like Alice down the looking glass. Superb idea of the kitsch garden furniture outside & serving proper 'English' tea.... By the way... not one for the 'mums brigade and buggy's the size of tanks !!' This is somewhere I recommend 'everyone' pay a visit to just for... More 

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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Came in as a group of four and sat down at a nice enough table; was a bit put off by the twee language in the menu but the food looked fine as far as we could tell. After twenty minutes we assumed that we probably had to go to the bar to order as nobody had even checked if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Watersplash hotel | The Rise, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: 01590622340

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: English, Tea Room
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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