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The Haven Bar & Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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About
Our waterfront bar & restaurant offers unrivalled views over Lymington and the Solent, making it the perfect spot for a drink, bite to eat or a quality evening meal. Located at the beautiful Lymington Yacht Haven on the edge of the New Forest, our friendly team are ready to provide a warm welcome whether you arrive by sea, road, foot or bicycle. As well as a relaxed and comfortable lounge and bar area, our first floor terrace is one of the finest on the South Coast with spectacular views spanning over the marina, the Solent and to the Isle of Wight. We’re open from 8am every day serving freshly cooked food and delicious homemade treats. From Sailor’s breakfasts, to light bites, lunches and dinners,
PRICE RANGE
US$9 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, European, British
FEATURES
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Touch of class here. A good mixed crowd of diners. Very popular and extremely busy lunch times and evenings. Great tasty local dishes at reasonable prices. Good range of beers and wines. Attentative and efficient staff. Reservation is a must.. Only down side in the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Globetrotting007
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant’s location is nice, at the Lymington Yacht Haven, but best in good weather. Access is via external stairs so only ok for the able. Menu choices are good and food is nicely prepared. However, prices are a little high for the quality and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ian F
HelenW3633, Manager at The Haven Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Ian F, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to us. Just to confirm we do have access to the restaurant via a lift, as well as the external & internal stairs. Hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely restaurant with fabulous choice of menu. We went for the fish finger sandwich which was amazing! Great service as well. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank lynmchazel
HelenW3633, Manager at The Haven Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear lynmchazel, Thank you for your lovely review! We are pleased to hear you enjoyed our famous Fish Finger Sandwich! We hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Helen, Manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were four of us, walking the sea wall enjoying the warmest February day since records began ! We stopped for lunch at the Haven, table in the sun on the terrace, where else on a day like that ? Service excellent, food better, we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DJandDi
HelenW3633, Manager at The Haven Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear DJandDi, Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad to hear you got to enjoy some of the great weather on our terrace. Fingers crossed for lots more sunny days to come this year, hope you'll be back again when you're next in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Haven is a little slice of heaven! There’s a limited number of locations along the Solent you can actually enjoy a view of the Solent...The Haven is one of them! The ultimte location to enjoy a cheeky sundowner in the summer months. Heck, we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Smyla007
HelenW3633, Manager at The Haven Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Smyla007, Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are keeping our fingers crossed for lots more sunshine to come, hope to see you back enjoying our terrace soon. Kind Regards, Helen, Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for dinner on a Monday evening expecting it to be deserted but it was pleasantly busy with a good atmosphere. The food was delicious with generous portions. On the way home from our New Forest trip my daughter voted this dinner the highlight of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jaq555
HelenW3633, Manager at The Haven Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jaq555, Thank you for your great review. We are so please to hear you enjoyed your meal with us, hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Helen, Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Haven after reading good reviews in trip advisor. We had a warm greeting and was shown to a lovely table by the window. The staff were very friendly. I had the whitebait starter which was lovely and plentiful. My husband had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank forestgirl12
HelenW3633, Manager at The Haven Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear forestgirl12, Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are glad you enjoyed your meal with us and that you received great service from our team. Thank you also for your feedback on the noise, we are working on trying to improve...More

Reviewed 18 February 2019 via mobile

We called in after a walk along the sea wall. It was a Sunday and most tables were taken, so it was good that we had booked. The staff are very well trained and polite and helpful. Three of us had sandwiches and one had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 683philipt
HelenW3633, Manager at The Haven Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear 683philipt, Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us, and you're right, we do get very busy especially when the weather is as nice as it has been so always recommend booking a table! Hope to see...More

Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

One doesn’t expect much from a marina restaurant in the UK but this was an exception. We were asked if we had booked (we hadn’t, but we will next time, as the place was quite full).Smoked mackerel pate and soup of the day (parsnip) both...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Methersgate
HelenW3633, Manager at The Haven Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Methersgate, Thank you for taking the time to review us, we are pleased to hear you had an enjoyable visit to us. Hope to see you again soon. Kind Regards, Helen, Manager

Reviewed 12 February 2019

I love eating here as the staff are great and the view amazing but today I have just had an amazing scallops and sweet potato puree puree dish which was to die for. I will be back again this week to have it again!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Skaterfamily
HelenW3633, Manager at The Haven Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 February 2019

Dear Skaterfamily, Thank you for your lovely review. We are very proud of our delicious scallops and we are glad you enjoyed them! See you again soon, Kind Regards, Helen, Manager

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forestgirl12
22 February 2019|
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Response from HelenW3633 | Property representative |
Hi, we are at Lymington Yacht Haven on Kings Saltern Road, if you drive up to the barriers they will open automatically and you will see us on the first floor of the main building. Kind Regards, Helen, Manager
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73linny
24 March 2018|
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Response from YachtHavens | Property representative |
Hi Linny G We serve food on a Sunday up until 4pm on Sunday afternoon. This includes our normal menu, plus our Sunday Roast lunch menu. From 4pm onwards, the bar remains open (until midnight) but we don't serve food in the... More
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terryw717
26 June 2017|
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Response from Richard_ATB | Reviewed this property |
It's not exclusive, open to all and very popular. We popped in for a coffee and drinks and must say the atmosphere was great. Will certainly be going back.
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