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Needles Eye Cafe

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Hurst Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 0PY, England
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (22 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Hurst Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 0PY, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A cafe with a beautiful view of the needles or free wifi,it's up to you. Prices not bad, menu not bad and we stayed longer and had a second cup.

Thank Lisapip
Reviewed 6 days ago

Typical beach cafe with fast turnaround and average food and drinks. Kids and dogs are accomodated kindly and there is always a good mixture of friendly locals and tourists. Plenty of enclosed outdoor seating with stunning views of the Needles and IoW. Gate to excellent...More

1  Thank Kezziahk
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was excellent and freshly cooked. We all enjoyed the old ere. Will make a beeline for the place on future visits.

Thank pjb808
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sat outside with a lovely view. Ordered a cooked breakfast and I had fish n chips. Came within ten minutes, presented lovely. Standard rectangular cod but was okay nothing special. Nice chips, salad and peas. Breakfast good although those cheap sausages look and apparently taste...More

Thank chipwick
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is such a shame a cafe with such a stunning view of the Isle of Wight should be so bad. The food is total junk and should carry a health warning. As for the tea, it has to have been the worst I have...More

Thank Escocesita
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived for the 9am opening and had the cooked breakfast. All good. I can imagine it might get a bit frantic at times since it seemed busy all day, but a great place to sit and admire the brilliant views if you're having to...More

Thank FliesM20P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After taking the dog for a swim, we headed to the cafe for breakfast. An easy choice of two full English and a child's breakfast. About 20 minute wait as the sun was out and it was very busy. Tasty food arrived, it wasn't greasy...More

Thank Lymington36
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yummy all day breakfast and goats cheese veggie burger. Milkshake had a funny after taste. Brilliant location and good playground right next door for the little ones then the beach for throwing stones in the sea and collecting shells.

Thank hooleyholmezonhols
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast or lunch the position/location is always excellent. You can see the sea, the Needles on the IOW. People walking, kids playing,in all weathers. The cafe offers a welcome break from the elements if necessary, but,be warned they do get very busy,and understandably, the food...More

Thank PAW400
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We were only in Milford 3 days but came back to this cafe everyday. Really nice ice creams, good vibe about the place and a great view across the Solent straight towards the needles. Charming little place.

Thank fozzydaz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hurst Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 0PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
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