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Beresfords Restaurant

Balmer Lawn Hotel | Lyndhurst Road, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZB, England
+44 1590 623116
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Ranked #16 of 45 Restaurants in Brockenhurst
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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English first
Farnham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Excellent fine dining. Beautifully presented and well cooked courses. The waiter was attentive and very knowledgeable regarding the wines etc.

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Amazing food! Top marks to the chef. We have eaten in many first class establishments all over the world and our experience with Beresfords Restaurant this is way up there! Thank you.

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HolmWick, General Manager at Beresfords Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Joanna S We really appreciate your very positive comments about the hotel and Beresford's in particular, as a well-travelled group that have dined in many fine restaurants your comments are even more highly valued by all of us and the Chef and Restaurant Teams in particular. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Like many other diners I chose the pork belly and was not disappointed. A surprise bonus was the new serving slates the meal came on, a lovely presentation. Prior to the pork I had soup which arrived piping hot in its new style modern black bowls. I love a restaurant that has a great signature dish and will definitely be... More

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HolmWick, General Manager at Beresfords Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Hampshiretrev Thank you so much for taking the time to review your lunchtime visit to the hotel and Beresford's in particular. The pork belly is favourite of mine too! Your comments about the presentation of the food are useful as we have only recently started using the slates and boards for food service and it is proving very popular... More

Top Contributor
147 reviews 147 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great location, friendly service, but the food . . . You must try the Pork Belly - yum eee, and don't miss out on the best raspberry soufflé on planet earth! Overall a great meal, but service could be more slick, and prices are a tad high!

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HolmWick, General Manager at Beresfords Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Bobtdiver Thank you very much for this great review of some of our dishes, I must admit that the “pork belly” is one of my favourites too. No excuses for that less than slick service, our Restaurant Manager (Randy) is currently on a well-earned break but we should still be able to maintain his exacting standards in his absence.... More

St Peter Port, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The food and service is impeccable. I have never had better food anywhere, every single item on my plate each day was perfect. The new decor is also very refreshing and I really like it.

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HolmWick, General Manager at Beresfords Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Collinwoody Well it certainly does not get much better than this. Thank you so much for taking the time to review the hotel and the restaurant food in particular. All the staff, but particularly the our Brigade of chefs will be delighted to read you very positive comments about the quality of the food on offer. Thank you for... More

Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My wife and I, returned to this restaurant on our anniversary, a year after our wedding at the Balmer Lawn. The food was lovely and the service from Randy made it even more spectacular. He asked what our occasion was and made sure the meal was extra special. We will definitely be returning.

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HolmWick, General Manager at Beresfords Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Pad643 Thank you for you very kind review of Beresford's and Randy's service levels in particular. We have worked hard this year to completely redecorate the restaurant with new chairs and flooring, with the aim of making it feel more relaxed and informal. We very much look forward to welcoming you back next year for your second anniversary. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I had the pork belly - what a treat and the mustard mash was divine , the Caesar Salad my wife had was equally as good but no doubt a lot healthier. Note to self start the diet tomorrow!!!

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HolmWick, General Manager at Beresfords Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review about your lunch visit to the Balmer Lawn Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you and your wife enjoyed our great bar food. I don’t think that one visit to the Balmer Lawn Hotel will call for the diet plan straight away. Therefore I would think you might... More

London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Randy the Restaurant Manager is a brilliant character who loves his job and who is obviously very proud of his restaurant. The menu is not massive but all the food is freashly cooked to order - no pinging microwaves here!!! It is some of the best food we have had in long time. If you live locally we would recommend... More

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HolmWick, General Manager at Beresfords Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review about your visit of Beresford Restaurant at the Balmer Lawn Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our great food offerings as well as the company of my restaurant manager Randy. He is a lovely guy who, with his bubbly personality, tries to make everybody very welcome.... More

Southampton
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

As a regular customer I decided to treat my mum to lunch and as usual everything was great!! Service was fantastic. Food was delicious with a wide range of options and homemade breads. Atmosphere was relaxing. Will definitely be returning very soon. Keep up the good work!

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HolmWick, General Manager at Beresfords Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review on your lunch visit to the Balmer Lawn. I am delighted to hear that you and your mum had such a good time enjoying all aspects of your lunch, like the homemade food as well as the service and the atmosphere. I look forward to welcoming you back... More

New Milton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We reserved a table for the Sunday BBQ. The sun was shining, the terrace was busy with diners, the furniture was comfortable and the jazz trio were easy on the ear. A good selection for the BBQ, well cooked and good value. The staff were most attentive and obliging. It was our friend Sue's birthday the trio played the obligatory... More

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HolmWick, General Manager at Beresfords Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a lovely review about your BBQ lunch at the Balmer Lawn Hotel. I am delighted to hear that you and your friends had a lovely relaxed time and enjoyed all the food offerings. I am glad we could contribute to your friend’s birthday treat with our great Live Jazz Music and our... More

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Address: Balmer Lawn Hotel | Lyndhurst Road, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7ZB, England
Phone Number: +44 1590 623116
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Brockenhurst

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