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Bruno's Restaurant

Sway road | Cottage Lodge Hotel, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7SH, England
+44 1590 622296
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  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Grill, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sway road | Cottage Lodge Hotel, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7SH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lucky enough to eat in Brunos on the first night of their new summer menu. My boyfriend devoured his chicken kebab while l tucked into their seafood platter, smoked salmon, dressed crab, langoustines and prawns. I even tried fresh samphire for the first...More

Thank chandlerstacy
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you enjoyed our new menu. Hope to see you again Bruno

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely little restaurant this is. Total focus on flavour which is exactly what we look for. Ramsey was a real gent looking after us, great service. A lovely cold bottle of Sauvignon to get things kicked off. I started with the tomato bruschetta,...More

Thank markoliversimpso2017
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so glad you have enjoyed your experience with us. Hope to see you again next time you visit the New Forest Bruno

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Cottage Lodge Hotel and since this was the restaurant in the hotel, we had dinner and breakfast there. It exceeded our expectations and we had wonderful meals.

Thank SusanJ1948
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review Looking forward to see you again soon Bruno

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading previous reviews, my husband and I were hoping for a special meal at Bruno's, and it was convenient as we were staying at the very nice Cottage Lodge Hotel. The restaurant looks very appealing in the evening but lacked atmosphere as we were...More

2  Thank Daisea
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

I am so sorry you had a bad experience with us. I can assure you all our food is always probed before it reaches our customers. The chicken we are using for the dish you had is not a breast but chicken thigh that is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my 2nd visit to Bruno's. But this time we came to celebrate a big birthday for my mother in law. This time they stayed and we joined them as a party of 8 for dinner. We had a lovely meal all round. Our...More

Thank KJ A
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. We were so pleased that we could be a part of your special occasion and that you and your in-laws enjoyed your evening with us. Hoping to see you again soon Bruno

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great experience at Bruno's! Ramsey was our server and he took great care of us. Food came out in a timely manner, was well prepared, and delicious. Other reviews I see have complained about price, but in the PNW in the US,...More

Thank hikkergirl
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

We are so greatfull for such a great feedback. We are lost for words to thank you. Your description of the food as well as the service and the establishment is our aim on how to make every customer feel during their experience and after...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017

Fairly average food but at inflated cordon bleu prices. Ordinary plonk wine at a huge mark up. A restaurant with a basic public bar like atmosphere. Service at 12.5% included in bill. There are many better places to eat when paying these inflated prices.

1  Thank chemistatlarge
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking time to write your review. We do appreciate all customers feedback as that what help us to get better and improve things. If you are reading this review the 12.5% service charge is optional. Kindest Regards Bruno

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Great quality food and a quaint little setting for a restaurant. Friendly Palestinian waiter. Food was incredible but the restaurant overall is very pricey if you're on a budget. 20% off your second night if you dine twice during your stay there.More

Thank Lizzie S
Management response:Responded 7 June 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review. So glad you have enjoyed the evening with us. Looking forward to welcome you back. P.s. we are really sorry you think we are expensive, we are slightly cheaper than our competitors in Brockenhurst as we try...More

Reviewed 26 May 2017

We ate here one night, whilst staying at the Cottage Lodge. Service was good, very friendly. Food was also good, the halloumi curry was amazing, so much so, that we have since gone home and tried to make our own version!

1  Thank SJBMB
Management response:Responded 27 May 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are so pleased when our customers are happy and enjoy their evenings with us. Hope to see you again Bruno

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is part of the B and B we were staying in. And therein lies the first issue. It feels more like a B and B breakfast room than a venue for an evening meal (bright lights, laminate floors). Small menu and we both...More

1  Thank Tripper43
Management response:Responded 18 May 2017

Thank you so much for your review we truly appreciate every feedback we get from our customers, it help us improve what we do and achieve the very good standards we are aiming for. Hope to see you next time you visit the New Forest...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$21 - US$38
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sway road | Cottage Lodge Hotel, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 622296
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Bruno`s is a charming small restaurant based at the Cottage Lodge hotel in the heart of the village of Brockenhurst. A main course is £16, two courses £23 and three course £29.00. For main course you will find a selection of meat, fish, vegetarian and gluten free options.
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