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Stanwells Bistro

14-15 High Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
+44 1590 677123
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“fillet steak” (5 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
“crab” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14-15 High Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I took note of a very nice looking hotel and went in for lunch. I ordered a minute steak sandwich with Chris's and mixed garnish lettuce.my wife ordred egg mayonnaise sandwich with Chris's and mixed garnish of lettuce. Let me say that...More

Thank mcwfish
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not very impressed by this hotel; the service was ok but not impressed by the food - it was bland at best. the first course was verging on the inedible. I am not sure that I would not visit here again!

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were celebrating birthdays and thought we'd go there as a meeting point for cocktails before going for dinner. We ordered our drinks to find they took a while and warning signs should have been when the barman got out the mixing book, when we...More

Thank 101Unhappy
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very good value considering the quality of the venue. Would recommend the lunch which I have had before. Will keep coming back.

Thank Jimbo2648
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My mother daughter and myself tried the tapas that was advertised on the board outside as being "the best British tapas" it was far from the best and we raised our concern over the scamp dish as well as the game pie. We were told...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Well done Stanwell House. Booked into Stanwell in advance for afternoon tea to celebrate mothers day. The staff were friendly and accommodating, they were able to flex their menu to accommodate us and we were served swiftly despite them being full. The afternoon tea was...More

Thank SamandPhilip
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The Bistro is part of the Stanwell House Hotel and is very good. The food and the staff are excellent and both worth a good 4.5 in the scoring system. The hotel is excellent for afternoon teas but book your table in advance or you...More

Thank P J
Reviewed 16 March 2017

It was so easy to walk straight past as it did not seem like a hotel, We walked through the sun lounge with its wicker furniture - all seating was taken ! a good sign ! we had our coffee in the garden basking in...More

Thank coastalhideaway
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Having purchased a Groupon voucher for a chateabriand meal plus wine we were looking forward to trying Stanwell House at a more favourable price!! Table booked for 7pm on a Thursday night. We were shown to our table straight away and given a menu to...More

Thank Belinda H
Reviewed 2 March 2017

The food is a little hit and miss and there is simply no atmosphere. There is seating area outside were one can dine or simply have a drink but the tables are so snug that it is impossible to have a private conversation.I think it...More

Thank J J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-15 High Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 677123
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