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Stanwells Bistro

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14-15 High Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
+44 1590 677123
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“fillet steak” (6 reviews)
“cheese board” (3 reviews)
“scones” (5 reviews)
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British, French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
14-15 High Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 9AA, England
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Out for the day in Lymington and this is my favourite coffee stop , normally have visited when we can sit and relax and enjoy there lovely garden area while enjoying our coffee and the lovely homemade shortbread cookie they serve with it is delicious...More

1  Thank Christine S
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We went in attracted by the “British Tapas” which turned out to be 9 small plates and 1 bread. We switched to 3 sandwiches and 1 of the small plates, lamb hot pot. The small plate turned out to be just that, very small and...More

Thank SuggyD
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Interesting menu - anything but bland. I had pig cheeks starter and guinea fowl main; wife had confit duck starter and halibut main. All pretty good - lots of thought has gone into their composition and some skill into their construction. Great bottle of Stellenbosch...More

Thank hattonjohnp
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Went for lunch today at this hotel, awful, absolutely awful. They have a chic orangery style conservatory which was very comfortable and a nice chatty atmosphere. That's where the good bits stop. After we had ordered our lunch we were advise by a couple sitting...More

1  Thank gsj180
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We were looking for somewhere to grab some lunch in Lymington and saw the board outside Stanwell advertising tapas - thought this would be something different, and having been here for an evening meal a few years back, thought it would be tasty. How wrong....More

1  Thank LP12013
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The fillet steak was the best fillet steak I think I've ever tasted. It literally melted in your mouth. The duck we had was also beautifully cooked and presented. The cheese board offered a good selection and the biscuits that came with it were amazing....More

Thank jodie3103
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Lovely decor and very polite, if a little uncomfortable staff. We ordered drinks from the bar, (£5 a pint, painful to a Welshman!). The Tapas menu was inviting, I would recommend the Mackerel, delicious.Mains, grilled cheese with aubergine and roasted veg was lovely as the...More

1  Thank Gary L
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking forward to trying out the new restaurant at the Stanwell - Etain - so we booked it for a family birthday dinner. Firstly the cadre disappointed - the decor styling was not what we thought it would be - "potting shed chic"...More

1  Thank AJH63
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

So we visited Stanwell House today for afternoon Tea which was a Virgin Gift card from Christmas. On booking we were told it was busy so could not have the 3pm table we wanted but half four, the lady on the phone was really nice...More

2  Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We was in Lymington for the seafood festival, I've eaten in a couple of excellent restaurants there in the past,, but decided to eat here I thought it was a good place to eat, just sitting here thinking I just spent 100 pounds on lunch,,...More

1  Thank davec507
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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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