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Stanwells Bistro

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14-15 High Street, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
+44 1590 677123
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Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the only dog friendly coffee spots in Lymington. Beautiful place and made to feel very welcome with our large dog. Accommodation on ground floor is also dog friendly so may well look into this for future stay in New Forest.

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Thank Helen L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We celebrated our Anniversary yesterday and thought about trying Stanwells. We didn't choose wrong - the amazing relaxing atmosphere - really good food (especially the beef - thank you to Sam and Aden). We also had the best waitress so a BIG thank you to Ana for being to so friendly and professional. We will definitely be back !

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Thank Alex L
Lymington, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a friend visiting from Brisbane Australia who used to live in the area some years ago, we wanted somewhere to chat in a relaxing atmosphere and have a light lunch. So we had lunch in the bistro, I understand it's the day after a busy bank holiday weekend but the ham sandwiches, one on white bread one on brown... More 

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1 Thank MrCB56
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

Nice bistroesque courtyard restaurant where we had a quick and enjoyable lunch. Wide mix of ages using it but mainly hotel guests and well to do!

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Thank Neil C
UK
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

Excellent service, delicious starter of pickled apple soup and an unusual main course of roasted turkey with all the trimmings - both dishes were delicious. Had our meal in the conservatory and it was most relaxed atmosphere that I have experienced. Will come here again and full marks to management and kitchen staff.

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Thank David C
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

Excellent coffee and croissants. Lunch very good also gets very busy go early and reserve table.staff efficient and friendly best coffee in Lymington

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Thank Chris H
Lymington, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Perfectly cooked food, friendly and attentive staff, lovely restaurant. Will definitely be back and highly recommend to everyone.

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Thank 101Unhappy
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Food was abysmal, served on a slate..... this is a thing of the past.... do NOT serve me food on a slate it is an insult to my intelligence!! Cavemen used slate!! The staff were not very attentive, I even had to ask for the bill twice......!!!!! On reflection I would have been better walking to Waitress and having a... More 

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Carshalton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We ordered two beef strip sandwiches without mayonnaise. They both came with mayo. The beef was inedible: too hard to cut, let alone chew. We sent them back and I changed mine for chicken. They came back on the wrong bread: white instead of brown, and the bread was impossible to cut. When we mentioned this to the head waitress,... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25
Cuisine
British, French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings
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: +44 1590 677123

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