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Le Blaireau

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Lyndhurst Road | Lyndhurst Road, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
+44 1590 623032
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UK
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143 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have driven past Le Blaireau countless times over the years and I have always wanted to eat there. Last Saturday I managed to book a table and it certainly lived up to my expectations. My party of four were pleasantly greeted by Richard, the manager, and quickly seated in this very atmospheric restaurant. Speaking French is an option but... More 

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Thank Gasimen
CareysManor, Guest Relations Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to submit your wonderful review. I am delighted that you had a pleasant dining experience in our Le Blaireau Bistro and that the meal and service quality lived up to your expectations. It is lovely to hear that you were given to opportunity by our fabulous team to practise your French! Richard vous remercie... More 

london
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been visiting this restaurant for many years. Food is excellent and staff are very good and attentive. No problems with parking as it is right in front of Carey's Manor Hotel

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Thank LondonBenelliott
CareysManor, Guest Relations Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful five star review and for your continued loyalty. We are very proud of the authentic French cuisine offered in our Le Blaireau Bistro and I am pleased that your dining experiences have been consistently 'excellent'. Richard and the team will be delighted to read your compliments in relation to the high service quality they all... More 

Tilghman, Maryland
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111 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The Blaireau is at the front part of the property close to the Lyndhurst road. It provides food and coffee throughout the day in an airy, conservatory style atmosphere with French overtones including a Citroen 2CV in the main restaurant. I had dinner and the food was excellent although the menu was not expansive. Wines likewise were limited but the... More 

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Thank Ian J
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you Ian for your kind feedback and i am pleased you had an enjoyable dinner in our French Bistro . We are reviewing our wine list currently and it will be expanding shortly . I am sorry you were expecting mint sauce with your Lamb, this is not a sauce traditionally accustomed with French cooking , which is why... More 

UK
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

We enjoyed dinner here when staying at Carey's Manor. The menu is extensive, the market menu is very reasonable. The food was very nice, fresh and cooked beautifully. Would go back

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Thank MedTravellerUk
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback , the team will be pleased and we hope you return again. Best wishes Lorella Hotel Manager More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

They have some french bistro type options on the menu and if staying more than one night at Careys Manor we would choose here for our 2nd night

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Thank TryingNewStuff
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback , the team will be pleased and we hope you return soon. Best wishes Lorella Hotel Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

It is not exactly romantic or pretty but it has a parisian quirky stye, apart form the bar area, which is absolutely hideous!! Food is pretty good but also to be expected as it is not cheap. It is London style prices. We paid 120 for 2 ppl incl wine Worth going and best food if you are staying in... More 

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Thank L L
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback and we are happy that you enjoyed our quirky bistro. Le Blaireau aims to offers good food and service in a relaxed and fun environment . Clearly the team have delivered on this and thank you for the high praise. Best wishes Lorella Hotel Manager More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Good food. Nice atmosphere. Its like a large conservatory in feel, plenty of space between the tables. Old fashioned French tunes playing in the background. Good service from our waiter from the Vendee and others. Around three quarters full with 20 to 30 people on a Wednesday night. We had the Camembert starter. There were three different fish dishes on... More 

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Thank Ken L
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you Ken for your feedback , we are pleased you had a satisfactory dinner with good service from the team. We do regularly review change the menu and wine list to ensure we are priced competitively to our local market . I do hope we have chance to welcome you back again. Kind regards Lorella Hotel Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Best meal yet in Le Blaireau, the French themed restaurant that is part of the Careys Manor and SenSpa hotel. Attentive, friendly service from the team and the two fish specials with Mediterranean vegetables were very tasty. Some rather good desserts too!

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Thank Andrew G
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you Andrew for your kind feedback, in particular for your emphasis on the best meal yet . It is lovely to hear feedback from our regulars and that we are still delivering on expectations . Kind regards Lorella Hotel Manager More 

Peel, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017

The quality of food and service were excellent. Richard was a genial front of house and the chef produced the best dish of Jersey royal potatoes I have ever eaten. If they can get the simple things right it gives you an idea of the standard. Go enjoy.

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Thank Peelgirl1954
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for your high praise of Le Blaireau and for highlighting our hospitable Restaurant Manager , Richard . We hope you come back again soon. Best wishes Lorella Hotel Manager More 

Middlesex
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204 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

came back again for dinner, really extensive menu , food was cooked and presented really well. Nice selection of wines

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Thank nuttynannynoonoo
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, it is most appreciated by the team. Regards Lorella Hotel Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lyndhurst Road | Lyndhurst Road, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 623032

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