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The Riverview Restaurant

Buckler's Hard, Beaulieu, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7XB, England
+44 1590 616253
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“lemon tart” (2 reviews)
“sunday roast” (3 reviews)
“tasting menu” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Buckler's Hard, Beaulieu, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7XB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice meal here but it wasn't anything special. I had the pork cheeks which were delicious but completely overpowered by the cider reduction that completely smothered the dish. I was impressed by the service though which was friendly and attentive throughout. It's...More

Thank Tessa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had dinner here while staying at the hotel. It was fantastic quality with great local seafood and game on offer. Good wine selection and friendly attentive staff! Also a great selection for breakfast and with beautiful views over the Beaulieu River its the perfect start...More

Thank AlexKatie
Kara B, General Manager at The Riverview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Alex and Katie Thank you for your lovely review after your dinner with us. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our seasonal menu selection with locally sourced seafood and game. Maybe come back and try our spring / summer menu selection next...More

Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Saturday night dinner whilst staying at hotel, away with parents we all had gorgeous meals goats cheese and beetroot starter just perfect. Lovely atmosphere, perfect evening with a couple of bottles of good wine. We will be back.More

Thank Ugbug10
Kara B, General Manager at The Riverview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review on your recent meal in our Riverview Restaurant. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed it, and that you plan to return, we very much look forward to welcoming you back. Kara...More

Reviewed September 6, 2017

Twelve of us dined here for a birthday celebration age 73 to age 6. All enjoyed the food and house wine could be better. We had pre ordered food in view of our numbers which worked well.

Thank anil1947
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a really nice meal at this restaurant whilst staying at the Master Builder's House Hotel. Service and food were both excellent. We also had breakfast here in the mornings and everything was fresh, farm to table, and service attentive without...More

Thank McLainPink
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Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited Bucklers Hard today, went to sit on the terrace with a view to eat. A woman came rushing out out to tell us the terrace was for hotel quests and those eating in the restaurant (no asking if we wanted to eat which we...More

5  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Just trust your eyes and appetite you will not be let down. Service is great, attentive professional and it nice to see staff working as a team under pressure and still finding time to smile.

Thank coling961
Kara B, General Manager at The Riverview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Dear Colin, Thank you for your kind words. I am delighted that you enjoyed your recent lunch with us and that you received service with a smile :) We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future. Kind Regards Kara Birrell

Reviewed July 30, 2017

Decided to have lunch here on a visit to Buckler's Hard as we'd been unable to book rooms for a stay. Lovely setting, nicely furnished. Sat outside on the terrace on a beautiful sunny day looking at the view which is lovely. The down side...More

3  Thank U F
Kara B, General Manager at The Riverview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your recent visit. I am so sorry that you received poor service levels - this is not our normal standards. I will speak to our Front of House team and ensure steps are...More

Reviewed July 19, 2017

Overall excellent and lovely setting. Value for money and very friendly people serving. Good choice of drinks and menu excellent. Food presentation classy.

Thank _robert_haining
Kara B, General Manager at The Riverview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

Dear Robert Thank you for your very kind review - it really means a lot to everyone here when guests give us such good feedback. It is very much appreciated. Please come back soon! Kind regards Kara Birrell

Reviewed July 5, 2017

I have been coming here for years. It has become a 'pre-holiday' tradition as it allows for a wonderful wind down from the world of work mostly promoted by the friendly staff and the amazing food. Both of these are complimented wonderfully by the views...More

Thank JackRue
Kara B, General Manager at The Riverview Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2017

Dear Jack, Thank you for your glowing review! I am thrilled to read that you had a wonderful Sunday Lunch with us. I may be slightly biased but you really can not beat the views from our terrace :) Please do visit again soon. Kind...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $47
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Buckler's Hard, Beaulieu, New Forest National Park Hampshire, Brockenhurst SO42 7XB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park Hampshire  >  Brockenhurst  >  Beaulieu
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 616253
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Description
With beautiful views over the Beaulieu River it is difficult to imagine a more picturesque setting for a restaurant. Enjoy a sumptuous three course meal in our AA Rosette awarded Riverview Restaurant with a glass of something white or red from our perfectly formed wine list.
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