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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
03448799060
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant attentive staff and the most tender steaks in the area. Very nice smoked salmon and fish cakes. Four ribeye steaks ordered to various doneness and came to table perfectly cooked. Thanks for a really nice evening.

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Thank Peterorr7515
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Although we live locally we had never visited Elmers Court, but wanted somewhere special as a "thank-you" to friends. It certainly lived up to our hopes. Lovely wood carved paneling and plasterwork ceilings. The service from the barman and the lovely waiter Colm was attentive but discrete, and the food excellent. Though we all thought a few more vegetables "for... More 

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Thank Patricia B
Pershore, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

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.

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Thank Steve S
Fareham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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1 Thank Samantha W
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank talltony11
Shenley
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles 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

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1 Thank Colin P
Fareham
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank ShirleyandStevenR
Lymington, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles 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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1 Thank Gourmandsouth
Ware, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2015

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

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Thank Roger D
Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Lyn G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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?