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“GOod food and service”
Review of Vista Bistro

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Vista Bistro
Ranked #89 of 118 Restaurants in Lymington
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Portsmouth
Level Contributor
38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“GOod food and service”
Reviewed January 21, 2012

We ate here while staying at the hotel, and as the meal was included in our rate, we did not have to consider the prices.
Our starters of Ham Hock and Pea Terrine with Black Pudding Foam and Slow-cooked Seabass, Fondant Beetroot, Broad Bean Puree were both of a standard we would expect from a high class restaurant.
My main was Deep Fried Cod and Chips with Pea Puree and tartare sauce. The fish was of excellent quality, but could have been bigger. I enjoyed the pea puree, but I could hardly recognise the tartare sauce.
My wife had the Beef Bourguignon with Champ and Roasted Shallot. She had so much tender beef that she struggled to finish it, and enjoyed the pan of champ.
We had a bowl of vegetables which was well cooked as we requested, and plentiful.
Bread rolls were provided, and were pleasant if simple, with a plain and a herb butter. Further rolls were offered and accepted.
Sorry we cannot comment on the dessert, but after the above, we had eaten quite enough for one evening.
There was only one other couple in the restaurant, but that's no great surprise for a January weekday by the sea.

  • Visited January 2012
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Wonderful food”
Reviewed January 12, 2012

Beautifully presented and delicious, portions slightly small

Visited January 2012
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