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Stanwells Bistro

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14-15 High Street, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
01590 677123
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A really special evening for partners birthday. Incredible food and lovely romantic atmosphere. We had the chateau briand as a treat and it was simply delicious, the 2 desserts we had were heavenly

Thank SueN496
Gosport, Hampshire
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146 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off for a drink in the courtyard. No smoking allowed there as there was a door open into a banquet room where a function was booked that evening. Obviously management felt that having one cigarette outside with a cup of coffee was a heinous crime, so we were directed to the garden at the back, which is very pleasant... More 

Thank LynneGosport
Poole, United Kingdom
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240 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've not stayed here but have popped in for afternoon tea on several occasions. So when we fancied a coffee and cake we headed here. There was a wedding fayre on so we were directed to the restaurant, where two members of staff really went out of their way to ignore us! So we turned around and left, not to... More 

Thank TheLoftysPoole
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We had a birthday celebration in the Garden Hut called 10. Actually there were 11 of us but 3 children were able to eat together at a side table. The venue was brilliant: very cosy despite the complete range of British weather we experienced in the course of the afternoon. The food was beautifully cooked and presented. The star of... More 

Thank Andy C
Finchampstead, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

This is a real find, a real "cut above". Get off the lovely High Street at Lymington and go through into the conservatory, and possibly the lovely rear garden. You won't regret it. Excellent food, very well organised and well trained staff. It is really a find. We look forward to staying there, the rooms look great. Brilliant location for... More 

Thank victhegeordie6
Southampton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

I visited for the first time for a friend's birthday. 10 of us dined in the lovely hut in the garden; the table was beautifully laid, seat cushions were so comfortable and there were even spare seats for more friends who arrived for drinks after dinner. Our waitress, Lena, was friendly and attentive and remembered each person's choice of drink... More 

Thank missnataliesmith
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Called here on few occasions over the bank holiday, brunch one day and drinks on the others - good service, nice food, pleasant staff / service and a nice location

Thank ChestersTravels
Brimpton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We booked in advance expecting it to be busy for a bank holiday Friday and had to pay a £10 deposit per head - we should have been concerned then. It is not refundable so when we became concerned about the evening and thought about leaving it would have cost us £60! After arriving we were seated and then NO... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Really good Tapas with some interesting twists. The pork cheeks were to die for and a lovely décor set the scene to perfection.Good value for money

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Thank blobby70
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

After a day walking with our rucksacks we fancied sitting down with a drink and some thick-cut triple-cooked chips before heading upstairs to our room in Stanwell House. It was late but the friendly waiter agreed that he would be able to serve us - we chose the cosy snug alongside the main restaurant - but could have quite easily... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
British, French
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-15 High Street, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: 01590 677123

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?