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Fishermans Rest lymington

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, Seafood, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

About
A historic country pub close by Lymington marina and the sea wall.
PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$24
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Pub
FEATURES
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (325)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven’t been for a while - gosh , how silly was that ? Stupidly delicious Sunday roast with all the trimmings - spoiled rotten by Karen , David and the gang . Such a lovely atmosphere, prompt service and the most amazingly scrumptious food ....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank gregoryn727
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rang the day before to book for 1.00 pm and was told the only available time was 12.45. When we arrived at 12.45 there was only 2 other tables taken and in the 1 1/2 hours there only 1 other table was occupied in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KMA476
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great evening, well looked after and great food. An evening to say thank you to friends, Karen and her crew very attentive with great value for what we had.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch at the Fisherman’s rest in Lymington in the New Forest, and to be honest our expectations of eating out and enjoying what we eat was diminishing. But speak as you find and we were both pleasantly surprised. We both had the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank 193jof
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Had a nice Thursday night supper in the Fisherman's Rest. Steak night so one enjoyable rump steak plus two excellent hake dishes. Will definitely be coming again.

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Starboardbuoy
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We arrived in Lymington in the afternoon. Lovely town. Once settled in our AirBnB...we were referred to Fishermans Rest by our hosts. The directions were “down to the end of the road, turn right and follow your nose". Cozy, friendly, good service, accomodating (Friday night...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Eduardo_Meirelles
Reviewed 25 October 2018

On the basis of previous TripAdvisor reviews, we went here for lunch before heading back to London after a long weekend in the New Forest. We were not disappointed! It is a charming, traditional pub, lovely and cosy with the fire going. The food was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Justin W
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We were recommended this venue by the owners of our B and B......Friendly staff, bags of atmosphere and a delicious dinner. I had a beautifully cooked steak with all the trimmings and my husband chose steak and ale pie which he said was delicious and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank The D
Reviewed 25 October 2018

So I'm hightailing it to Fareham doing 80 down All Saints Lane shoes off, wind between my toes. The Jag's purring like a lion in a butcher's shop and suddenly I'm hit with a hunger pang so sharp I nearly twist the rubber off the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Joe H
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

This pub is a little gem. The landlady runs this independent pub/restaurant wonderfully, so friendly and attentive. The food is all homemade and rightly so they are very proud of what they serve. Dogs are welcome in the bar which has loads of tables so...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 117CarolB
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224JulieM62
15 July 2017|
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Response from Mumager | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed in bar area and they even get a doggy biscuit and water bowls are available
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Rod B
13 March 2017|
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Response from vickyandcraig |
Hi if you are dining at the weekend it's better to book, if you are delayed with traffic just call them they are very accommodating enjoy you've chosen a wonderful cosy place to dine
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Rod B
13 March 2017|
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Response from Mumager | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it's essential but advisable, I understand it can get quite busy
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