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The Waterford Restaurant

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Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel | South Baddesley Road, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Lymington SO41 5ZB, England
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Pershore, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we ate here for two consecutive nights. Although the drinks are on the expensive side i found the food to be more adequately priced. We ate 3 courses on both nights and paid £30 per person. The choice and quality was first class. The service is spot on without being too over the top.

Thank Steve S
Fareham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We enjoyed one dinner here whilst staying at the hotel and we were pleasantly surprised with the food served considering the state of the hotel. The staff were friendly and very attentive (although as with the rest of the hotel, understaffed). We had three courses all of which were delicious. The menu is European including British classics such as a... More 

Thank Samantha W
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Attentive service both in the Tudor bar and Waterford restaurant. A really excellent meal, could not fault any course. A relaxed atmosphere for a special birthday meal.

Thank talltony11
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

Restaurant not up to standard of hotel rating and little if no change to menu. We gave up eating in hotel and went out after 2 nights to eat, breakfast in the other restaurant was much better don't just have toast and coffee its the same price as a full breakfast

Thank Colin P
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

High standard of service in this restaurant. Staff very attentive. Food out of this world-thank you Elmers Court. for making my daughters Hen night so special. Memories forever.

Thank ShirleyandStevenR
Lymington, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

I went with a group of 20 friends to one of their Christmas Party nights. We waited ages to buy a drink at the function bar as they couldn't work the credit card machine for the previous customer. I had a gin and tonic, but they had no lemon. The fish cake starter was nice. My friend had the soup,... More 

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Ware, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Excellent service and superb food. We were right next to the Christmas tree so very atmospheric. Would recommend it.

Thank Roger D
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

I had dinner with 11 friends. The restaurant were kind enough to give us a private room. The food was delicious and the staff very friendly and professional. 12 women of a certain age could have been intimidating but we did not faze them.

Thank Lyn G
Beverley, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The adjoining wood panelled bar is ideal for a pre dinner drink, although we did feel a little rushed by the Irish waiter who was keen to get us into the restaurant and sat down, a little before we were ready. The ambience has character and is relaxing and elegant. Despite being advised that a dress code is required it... More 

Thank Simondinsdale
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We stayed at Elmers Court and decided to take advantage of the Waterford Restaurants Ultimate Dining Experience as advertised at the reception desk. Boooked a table through reception so far so good. On arrival we decided to have a drink in the bar before dinner, sat down and waited for one of the staff to take our drinks order, after... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macdonald Elmers Court Hotel | South Baddesley Road, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Lymington SO41 5ZB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: 03448799060

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