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Lord Bute Restaurant

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181 Lymington Road, Christchurch BH23 4JS, England
+44 1425 278884
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Bedlington, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

At short notice, we decided to have Sunday lunch here, and were not let down! We had an amazing three course lunch, with superb food, and excellent service. Can't wait for our next visit!

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Thank Ian C
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It has been several years since we last had a meal at The Lord Bute but our last minute choice for lunch just recently proved be a very wise choice indeed. From past experience the restaurant can become quite noisy when full to bursting on a Sunday lunchtime, but our visit was midweek and few tables were occupied so the... More 

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Thank MikeRivermead
Southampton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had Sunday lunch here on 20th May.Great welcome shown by staff.Shown to table and offered drink and menus. The food was first class hot and very tasty.Resturant was fully booked staff worked very hard but in a calm happy manner,great value for such great service and lovely food well done to everyone involved .😊

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Thank kcst123
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Organising and planning dinner for 69 people, average age 76, takes some doing. Menu choices on the night, included three vegetarian options. The food was excellent, and despite the numbers, and on the night choices, service was well executed. Entertainment, by Antony Adams, acknowledged as the best Frank Sinatra tribute act in the world, was without doubt the icing on... More 

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Thank hildabracket
Surrey
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a table for my husbands birthday celebrations on Wednesday night 17th May Jazz night for our family of eight. The meal was fault less, mouth watering and we all enjoyed it very much. My husband and me have stayed in the Hotel many times since 2008 and knew the restaurant was very good, that's why we chose it... More 

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Thank ButlerSurrey
Highcliffe, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a wonderful place! The quality of food is tremendous. I had fish and it was perfect and the sweet was to die for. Perfect service. Our waiter was Tom and he was brilliant. However, what was so nice was watching the waiters and waitresses act and work together as a team. If one was busy, someone stepped in. A... More 

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Thank Bob A
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here a few times now and I would challenge anybody to find a better restaurant in Dorset, the food, the service, the ambiance, absolutely incredible place

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Thank suejoyce2012
Poole, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't really know what to expect, we booked for a Sunday lunch which was a 4 course set menu. Although it was a set menu there were lots of choices for starter, main and dessert. Plenty of lovely fish, meat and vegetarian options. The service is impeccable with staff clearly well trained, formal but friendly and very accommodating. We... More 

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Thank maybeme
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing quality of food every time. The service is as splendid as the food, even when catering our wedding all the meals were timely and hot, with everyone satisfied. My recommendations are definitely to sample their exquisite Jurassic Steak and the Cornish Lamb. You will struggle to have finer food in the area for the price. Myself and my wife... More 

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Thank Kevin F
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the family to the Lord Bute to celebrate our sons 21st. What a fabulous meal, in very pleasant surroundings and exemplary service. The menu is extensive although we all chose off the set menu which had a great selection to suit all tastes. The quality of food the presentation and the taste combinations were first class. Frankly I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$32
Cuisine
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Lymington Road, Christchurch BH23 4JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 278884

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?