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The Cliff House Restaurant

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Marine Drive West, Barton-on-Sea, New Milton BH25 7QL, England
+44 1425 619333
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This restaurant offers fantastic sea and coastal views, including the Isle of Wight. You can park easily, the staff were good and the decor is pleasing. But most importantly the food was really good - well done Chef. I will be going back.

Thank Ruth W
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We dined here in the summer and, on the basis of a great meal on a lovely summer evening, returned to stay two nights in the hotel and eat in the restaurant both nights. The first evening we both started with the Twice Baked Cheddar Souffle, my husband's with the Tomato and Pesto and mine with smoked haddock and cream... More 

Thank SusanfromSouthsea
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in for lunch with our large dog who was very welcome. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Food was very good at a reasonable price. Our dog enjoyed the attention from staff and the treat she was given. Will definitely visit again in the future.

Thank David K
Winchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the cliff house after a cold walk along the beach. The staff were so friendly and helpful. Glad to find somewhere so welcoming for a big, damp and tired dog! The food was wonderful and presented beautifully. My only negative was not being able to do pudding the justice it deserved as I was full. Superb, 10 out... More 

Thank Dst45
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly staff, dog friendly bar, reasonably priced and a great atmosphere! We have visited twice now and have been extremely pleased with our visit! Thank you! X

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended as a great place to spend a Friday evening and certainly not disappointed. Smart gin menu to get things going and when a place uses Fever Tree, they know their gins Had nibbles to start and then for the mains. Superb. Highly recommend the fish but all dishes equally as tempting The place has a great feel and... More 

1 Thank Boss17
Ham, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great little bar and restaurant with tremendous views over the Barton cliffs. The food is consistency good here and the team are always very friendly. A great place for a morning coffee, afternoon drink with friends or dinner :-)

1 Thank lovetolife298
marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Day LittlemissE, Thank you for such a lovely review! We look forward to seeing you again soon, morning, noon or night! Team Cliff House x More 

New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Plenty of room and picnic benches to sit at on coast side with access also from that side which is great as can leave dogs tied up and enjoy the views and sun without hassle. Walk in and order what you want. Quite informal for tea and cakes outside but little bar area inside copes well. Chocolate drink really nice... More 

Thank Michael L
marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Michael, Thanks for your review following your recent visit - great to hear you enjoyed yourselves! We will look at ensuring all guests know the drill in the summer months, and will continue to serve top notch food and drink. In the summer we also have Dog Ice Cream....it's only fair Isnt it if our 4 legged friends get... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Brilliant location set on the cliff top with great sea views, good selection of food and good selection of beers and wines ,friendly helpful staff

Thank Steveward F
marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Day Steveward Thanks for your review! We're fortunate to work in such a fantastic location! We look forward to seeing you again in the near future - for more food, beer....and wine! Team Cliff House x More 

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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We travelled from Southampton to experience the Hampshire shore. We enjoyed the scenery and the ever changing weather. TripAdvisor took us to this gem of a restaurant that is, as the name suggests, perched on a cliff overlooking the Isle of Wight. We didn't have a reservation so we had to wait 30 minutes for a table. This time was... More 

Thank PedroFigueira
marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Day Pedro, Thank you for such a great review! Pleased to hear you enjoyed your lunch and of course the aperitif, next time your down this way, please drop by, or even better, book a table - that way there will be no wait. We look forward to seeing you and your family soon, Team Cliff House x More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive West, Barton-on-Sea, New Milton BH25 7QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Milton  >  Barton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 619333

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?