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The Cliff House Restaurant

Marine Drive West, Barton-on-Sea, New Forest, New Milton BH25 7QL, England
+44 1425 619333
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“beef” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Marine Drive West, Barton-on-Sea, New Forest, New Milton BH25 7QL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Service and atmosphere good..but turkey lunch with our group not so good ..turkey very dry & tough..had to leave it..shame because such a lovely place and views

Thank mary j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Today went to Barton on Sea to meet friends at this Hotel and Restaurant which is overlooking the sea. The view is fabulous with The Needles to the left and Hengistbury Head to the right. On arriving too early we drove on and admired the...More

Thank Lynda K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good menu, tasty food, lovely atmosphere and décor with a clean and fresh feel to the restaurant area. Disappointed to learn that, at 7.00pm, scallops were off the starter specials board after a rush of orders at mid-day (why was the choice still on the...More

2  Thank The_ShepherdsAll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Out on a drive through the new forest, headed for the sea and stumbled on this Cliff head restaurant. Excellent ambience, welcoming staff, excellent views. Contemporary menu and very good choice... Prices higher than average but very tasty. Would certainly recommend and will be coming...More

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are locals to the cliff house . We came for Sunday lunch which was nice but spoiled by black veg on the plate i. e Black carrots which were completely overlooked & beetroot. Sunday roast is a traditional meal and therefore traditional veg and...More

Thank cass678A
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch today and the food, service and view was fantastic. Very friendly and welcoming and can't wait to return. I've never written a review before but felt compelled to do so, highly recommend.

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Went for Sunday lunch with friends. Disappointing. We had the roast of course but, once you took the gravy boat off the plate, it looked a bit empty. Only two slices of meat and not enough potatoes or vegetables. At over £20 for two courses,...More

1  Thank Ian F
Reviewed 7 November 2017

What a lovely hotel. Fabulous view from the bedroom - Pembrooke Room - overlooking the Needles. Although we were not eating at the restaurant the food looked very nice. If the breakfast was anything to go by it would be delicious. Super friendly staff, loads...More

Thank joray84
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Perfectly perched on Barton Cliff top with stunning views to the Isle of Wight and the Purbecks, a warm friendly welcome awaits at this British restaurant. We was pleasantly surprised with our roast beef Sunday lunch followed by winter crumble, red wine and beer. Attentive...More

Thank WorldClassOnly
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times for family meals. Food always good and the service friendly and courteous. Lovely in the summer too. Chateaubriand steak is the best I’ve had. Would be good to have Aperol Spritz on the drinks list. Not many good places to...More

Thank Rickyavik
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Chris R
13 November 2017|
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Response from lynn w | Reviewed this property |
yes I agree an excellent venue
13 May 2017|
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Response from marinedrivewest | Property representative |
Hi Sue, We have a couple of doggy friendly tables in our restaurant too so you can bring your four legged friend with you. When were you looking for a table? Would you like me to make you a reservation? Hayley
1 April 2017|
Response from marinedrivewest | Property representative |
Hello Annie C . Thanks for your message , we always offer a Vegetarian main course on Sundays . Last week it was Spiced Butternut Squash, Haricot Bean, Spinach & Cheddar Crumble, Roast Potatoes, Veggie Gravy . Our main menu... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive West, Barton-on-Sea, New Forest, New Milton BH25 7QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  New Milton  >  Barton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 619333
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