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The Elderflower Lymington

4-5 Quay Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AS, England
+44 1590 676908
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4-5 Quay Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AS, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

came here for a birthday dinner on a Wednesday night. very poor service from two very young and inexperienced youngsters. The female owner /maîtreD touched a few tables and took our wine order then that was it. proceeded to talk to the staff behind a...More

1  Thank Fairandjust
adb0314, Owner at The Elderflower Lymington, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear fairandjust, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience at the Elderflower. I must admit, we are having a hard time recalling the exact date of your visit in order to investigate your claims further. Perhaps this is because, as we have...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

What a delight it was to have dinner here. We had the tasting menu: five courses. Wow...fabulously creative dishes. All of them beautifully presented and delicious to eat. Super dining experience in a charming restaurant with such lovely welcoming staff. Well done to all. I...More

1  Thank Thea99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying in the area and made a last minute booking for a pre birthday dinner. Looked up our options in Tripadvisor and Wow, what a find. On the pedestrian only cobbled street with parking close by. Delightful English/French look with a menu to match. The...More

1  Thank Terry O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful way to spend a autumnal Sunday! My husband and I were celebrating our wedding anniversary and decided to lunch at the Elderflower. We were not disappointed. From the minute we walked through the door the service was warm and welcoming. A small...More

1  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the seven-court tasting menu which was brilliant - outstanding attentive service, wonderful food and good wines. Very kindly, they produced a non-fish dish in the middle of the tasting menu specially for my wife (who is not a great fish fan). Although the...More

Thank Mkke G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been traveling in Europe for 5 months and this is one of the best meals we've had anywhere. We booked a table because when we walked by we thought it was a charming place and always had a crowd. It exceeded all our expectations....More

1  Thank Carolyn G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible food and lovely friendly service. This restaurant is very quaint and family run and you really feel it is a special experience going. Very good value for money. Would reckomend booking as whilst we were in there more than 5 tables wanted to...More

1  Thank charlesweaver18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant on a recommendation and it did not disapoint. All of the dishes we had were excellent and the staff were extremely accommodating. We would highly recommend a visit....

1  Thank DeanStanley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I came here for dinner - the food was wonderful. The staff were friendly, welcoming and attentive throughout the evening. We had a three course meal from the Al a Carte Menu - each course was so delicious, the flavours and textures...More

Thank Jo_P231
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was my birthday so it had to be somewhere special for lunch - and wow, was it special! This was Michelin star standard food produced with a twist that just gave that extra interest. Flavours and textures were just right with great presentation. Wines...More

2  Thank bailli2017
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6 January 2017|
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Response from adb0314 | Property representative |
Sorry to have missed your enquiry; We were closed from the first until the 17th of January for refurb. We are now reopen and will be also serving breakfast every saturday an sunday mornings from 930 to 1130am.
Marilyn P
5 September 2016|
Response from adb0314 | Property representative |
I'm afraid we are not. You can find our opening hours on our webpage under the reservation tab. Kind regards, The Elderflower
Marilyn P
5 September 2016|
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Response from FarnboroughHants | Reviewed this property |
If you check the bookings calendar on the website they appear to be open on Mondays from January 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-5 Quay Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 676908
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Quintessentially British, with a sprinkling of French. The Elderflower is the new restaurant for food lovers on a cobbled Quay Street in the heart of Lymington, the beautiful Georgian town sited between the New Forest district of Hampshire and the West Solent. Head Chef Patron Andrew Du Bourg (formerly Head Chef at 5* Chewton Glen hotel and Michelin starred Club Gascon, London) will prepare modern British food with a sprinkling of French using locally sourced produce from land and sea.
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