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Lyndhurst Rd, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
01590 624467
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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious!

A lovely evening although service slightly slow between courses. Soup was to die for! Good choice on menu, probably need to visit again as found it hard to choose.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
Dickenson_Family
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Southampton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A lovely evening although service slightly slow between courses. Soup was to die for! Good choice on menu, probably need to visit again as found it hard to choose.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I've been many times to this restaurant and always had a lovely time! However lunch today was disappointing-it took 70mins to get our main course! The staff were surly and I was extremely disappointed! Won't be returning in afraid! Could've whizzed home and knocked up a Thai green curry quicker!!!also the side room we were seated in seemed to be... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This restaurant, not too easy to find in the grounds of Carey's Manor, has a pleasant decor and atmosphere with superb Thai food and discreet service. It isn't cheap but the prices match the quality. Two people, three courses each, drinks and coffee came to approx £80.

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Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We stayed at the hotel and ate here each day, the food is freshly cooked and is delicious. The staff are exceptionally polite and friendly. Once again a lovely trip !

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Came here whilst staying at Careys Manor. Food was ok but, as is the nature of Thai food, it often comes out on separate plates but the tables are so small it quickly gets too crowded which makes it difficult to eat. I get the impression the menu has been toned down to accommodate the clientele of the Hotel so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Very disappointing for a vegetarian! I had mushroom soup that was so salty I couldn't eat it, no taste at all apart from salt and pepper, main course of tofu was not very good, 6 pieces of tofu that were dried up and chewy covered in sweet and sour sauce that could have been from a supermarket jar, veg was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Good thai food stop whilst enjoying the spa facilities in this hotel. Perhaps the papaya salad could have had more spice but a great relaxing lunch amongst the acers and bamboo. Lovely relaxing breakfast with some excellent choices too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Went here whilst staying round the corner at the Cottage Lodge Hotel. Nice little walk through Waters Green and then sat at a window seat in this restaurant overlooking a little Thai garden with water feature. The waiters were excellent, describing each part of the shared starter we ordered and the mains when they came in good time were sensational.... More 

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Totland, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Incredible Thai food, perfect, charming service. Recommend the Chef's Special of amazing ingredients wrapped in bitter nut leaves - wow, have never had anything like it. Apparently traditional Thai street food! Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had a couple of salads with fresh Thai flavours, and two excellent smoothies. Just what we wanted at the time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lyndhurst Rd, New Forest National Park, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: 01590 624467

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 41
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Thai

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business

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