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The Elderflower Lymington

4-5 Quay Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AS, England
+44 1590 676908
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • 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 12 December 2017 via mobile

We came for a very special meal at the end of November. My partner and myself are very particular diners and she has very special food requirements, The night we dined I ordered a special seven course meal with the accompanying wine for each course....More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We really can't understand why Elderflower hasn't been awarded its first Michelin star. The food really stands the test of comparison, with many starred and multi rosetted fine dining establishments we have enjoyed UK, and Europe this past year or two. And we really did...More

2  Thank SukySomerset
Reviewed 6 December 2017

My fiance brought me here for a birthday treat and we both had a wonderful experience. The risotto starter was the weakest of the courses, and the only negative of the evening is that they substituted one of the ingredients for scallops without consulting us...More

2  Thank SilverChiv
Reviewed 6 December 2017

We have eaten here 3 times so hope that's a recommendation in itself, but the style, presentation, taste and serving of the food here is sublime and first class attentive but not overpowering personal service though the staff have clear understandings of the food and...More

Thank RodgerF123
Reviewed 3 December 2017

Stayed here on b&b basis with our son and his partner to belatedly celebrate our son’s birthday. We all had a great stay. Warm welcome, comfortable rooms and excellent breakfast. Look forward to a return visit.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This is a place for those who like to eat. Any negtive remarks in this review must be viewed in the light of the top class experience we had. We booked the "Gastronomic Getaway" package to include B&B. The price was very good in the...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Whilst on holiday in the area my wife and I were looking for somewhere to go for a fine dining treat. We happened to pass the Elderflower when out walking one day and one look at both the menu and the wine list convinced us...More

1  Thank Lloyd P
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We called in at lunchtime on a cold, crisp November day and were greeted with courtesy and led to a nice table - but were the only diners until much later on. The menu is expensive, my husband had the sea bream at £24 and...More

Thank rosnorfolk
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Delicious food , the souffle being exceptional. Lovely restaurant in a beautiful setting, everything of a very high standard, the only negative being the white gloves on the waiter, which we felt somewhat over the top.

Thank rita m
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We have eaten here before a couple of times (inc Xmas day), the atmosphere is lovely, very welcoming and inviting. It was a nice ambient temperature for the evening. We had the taster menu but feel the portion size for the main course could be...More

7  Thank Minigill
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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