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Needles Eye Cafe

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Hurst Road | Milford-On-Sea, New Forest, Lymington SO41 0PY, England
+44 1590 642458
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“rock cakes” (6 reviews)
“ice cream” (19 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
09:00 - 17:00All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Hurst Road | Milford-On-Sea, New Forest, Lymington SO41 0PY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is just what a seaside cafe should be. It sells cakes and coffee at a counter where you can order popular hot meals like fish and chips to eat in at Formica tables with a view of the sea or you can take food...More

Thank Mary s
Reviewed 6 days ago

Superb location, clear view of the Isle of Wight and the 'iconic' Needles..... clue in the cafe's name ☺ Eat inside; well it is / was November! Enjoyable breakfast fare inc. Tea or Coffee plus toast & marmalade; all freshly cooked and the egg of...More

Thank WembleyMay76
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this place whilst walking along the coastal path. We fancied a hot drink but when we saw the menu, we quickly upgraded to lunch. Great value mains at £6-8, plus specials. ( feta and beetroot burger at £7 was delicious ) food fresh and...More

Thank Joethetaxpayer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped this afternoon at the Needles Eye Cafe at the end of our walk out to Hurst Castle, by which time I was in need of a nice cup of tea and a snack. I found this cafe was recommended on trip advisor and...More

Thank DianaLucyP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A walk along the beach justifies calling in for the full English breakfast! Good food, wonderful views.

Thank 51SheilaYH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here a couple of times during our stay in the New Forest. Our first visit was during the 85mph gales on 22/10/17, so a hot drink and a delicious slice of cake was most welcome! The staff are very polite and friendly and the...More

Thank Janine W
Reviewed 15 October 2017

After a long walk we popped in for a welcome break. The girls bringing the food were very pleasant & working hard.

Thank Mechanicalman64
Reviewed 13 October 2017

This is our favourite local café on the south coast and we have eaten here several times. The food is freshly cooked so at busy times there is a wait but it's worth it. The chicken fillet burger and chips with salad was hot and...More

Thank paul6543
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Had a nice lunch here whilst taking a breather during the busy day. Staff and service were good. The prices were reasonable and the portion sizes were very good

Thank dmjohnson2
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Reasonably priced caff food, worth a visit if you are in the area. can get rather busy. Clean tables and cutlery with fair toilets.

Thank DeepeeSurrey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hurst Road | Milford-On-Sea, New Forest, Lymington SO41 0PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 642458
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We're a beach front cafe located at Milford-On-Sea boasting spectacular views of The Needles. Offering all day breakfasts, lunches, snacks, desserts and cream teas. Why not relax in our garden and enjoy an ice cream from our ice cream shop. We also stock a wide range of beach goods, are open all year round and are fully licensed. We have a five star hygiene rating. Dogs are more than welcome and free WIFI is available.
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