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New Forest Perfumery - CLOSED

11 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DP, England
+44 1202 482893
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
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“scones” (25 reviews)
“cream tea” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, British, Healthy
11 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DP, England
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1 - 10 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 17 August 2018

so sad to find this closed up today, devastated in fact! was such a lovely place, so why has it closed? asked about in christchurch n o one seems to know!, who were the owners? can nothing be done to bring the staff back and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
5  Thank 453martin
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

This place is an absolute gem, and the cream tea is the best I’ve found in Dorset! Beautiful place to sit outside and relax, have a bite and enjoy the sun.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank brainstew92
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Good quality ice cream. But very Small scoop Only Wafer cones available. Not cheap. Friendly staff. But prefer being served by people wearing disposable gloves. Overall disappointed.

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Greasy, food-stained menus, dirty tablecloths, unswept floors, dust-covered plastic flowers on dirty windowsills, a half-dead flower in a grubby jar on the table, all of this in the seating area at the front of the building. The toilets needed a good clean too.

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Francophile004
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We first visited here a few years ago and were pleased to find it again this week. It was a lovely summer afternoon so we were able to sit in the garden, which is a treat in itself if you like gardens. The hanging baskets...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank snowdrop305
Reviewed 2 August 2017

To say you have eaten in one of the oldest tearooms in England you can boast the fact with this one. Parts of it date back to the 13.century it was also the court house for some time as well. There is a official plaque...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank 480michael
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Three of us had scones and tea here a couple of days ago. The food was OK but overall the place seemed run down. We asked the waitress about the history of the building but she knew nothing about it and handed us a really...More

Date of visit: July 2017
3  Thank Jenny_1LincolnUK
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast during a visit to Christchurch, the owner was very friendly and bought us a bowl of water for the dog as soon as we sat down. Tea came first in a proper pot, and teacups has saucers and doylies, nice and...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Chris G
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Came back here for the delicious Dorset Apple Cake. However, I was surprised to see how dirty the wipe clean menu's were, the doors and toilet also needed a good clean which does not bode well for the hygiene elsewhere. Such a shame. I did...More

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Valanddavid49
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My wife and I had a very enjoyable afternoon snack on a beautiful sunny day in Christchurch. My wife had a ham & cheese toastie with a side salad and I had a Gammon Ham with French Brie and Mango Chutney baguette; both were delicious....More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank DavidL408
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 482893
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