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The Cliff House Restaurant

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Marine Drive West, Barton-on-Sea, New Forest, New Milton BH25 7QL, England
+44 1425 619333
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Surrey
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Can't fault anything with this my first of hopefully many visits to this restaurant. At £35 per head my partner and I thought we'd try the Valentine's meal, prebooking by phone and speaking to a very helpful guy who recommended we have a table in the conservatory on this occasion. We were greeted at the door, and coats taken to... More 

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Malvern, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch for my dad's birthday. 5 adults and 4 kids. All had excellent meal. Really really lovely and appeared fresh/home cooked. Staff were excellent and couldn't have been more accommodating. Excellent service. Excellent views, tastefully decorated interior. Please don't let the appearance of the building exterior put you off, it does have a slightly dated 70s seaside... More 

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

Hello Emma, Thank you for such a brilliant review! We proudly claim we offer the Best Roast on the Coast, so great to read you enjoyed! The Cliff House is no architectural gem, but we do our best with what we can work with! We look forward to seeing you and your family again soon, Team Cliff House x More 

Burley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When I wrote the previous review of how excellent the food was I said I would return again and again. I have returned many times and have found everything just as excellent The menu is changed regularly to get variety. The team are all friendly and helpful, and I am hooked Valerie Stone

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

Good Morning Valerie, Thank you for taking the time out to write us a second review - great to hear you always enjoy your visits to the Cliff House! We look forward to seeing you soon, Cliff House Team x More 

London
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Done in Barton-on-sea for a weekend with old school friends and spent the evening at this restaurant. It was nice to arrive and be greeted with friendly smiles, staff were great and the service was good. There was a good selection of food that was well presented and very tasty. Would definitely go there again and recommend the Lemon Sole... More 

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

Good Morning Angela, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a brilliant review - great to hear you all had a good time and enjoyed your food and drink! We look forward to seeing you all soon, Regards Team Cliff House x More 

Leicester, England
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Cliff House - we decided to try the Burns' Night celebration after a lovely lunch a few weeks ago when we saw it advertised. What a superb evening it was, sticking well to the traditions of Burns' Night and offering good Scottish fare to go with it. Service was extremely slick given the number... More 

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

Good Day Jan, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a great review! We loved hosting our first Burns Night, from the Piper, the reading of the selkirk grace, piping in the haggis and of course - loads of haggis & whisky! We look forward to seeing you again in the near future, Regards Team Cliff House... More 

Barton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frequent visitors to this great Hotel and Restaurant. Amazing atmosphere and being resident to Barton on Sea, this place has put this seaside destination on the map. The Burns Night on the 27th Jan was one to remember and as usual there was great attention to detail right down to the Piper who marched the haggis into the restaurant and... More 

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

Good Day Chris, Thank you for your kind review and thank you for continued support of the Cliff House. Great to hear you enjoyed our Burns Night, a lot of effort went into it our end, so great to hear that our guests enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you, your good lady and your family soon. Regards Team... More 

Barton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not been to the CH for some time,due to bad experience,but i am pleased to say that the whole place has improved drastically.The restaurant has a much better feel about it ,the food and menu has improved,and it looks as though quite a sum of money has been spent not only on the interior but also on the... More 

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

Good Morning Chris, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit. We refurbed the bar & restaurant back in February 2016 and the outside had a lick of paint the year prior. Great to read you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you soon, Regards The Cliff House Team x More 

Tokyo, Japan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first visit to this restaurant and what a fantastic experience. The food is presented in an elegant way and is tastes great! I was visiting for the weekend and had the pleasure of staying in one of the lovely rooms. I got to experience several things from the menu, my personal favourite was the haddock and you must try... More 

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

Good Day Ross from Tokyo, Thanks for taking the time to review your recent visit, we look forward to welcoming you back to the Cliff House in the future. Regards Team Cliff House & Poppy x More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

On a cool January afternoon we decided to give this restaurant a go. We have driven past many times, yet we had never been tempted to go in. We are pleased we did. From entering the door to leaving after lunch we were treat extremely well by all of the people working there. The sun was gleaming through the windows... More 

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

Good Day Skyeline, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit! Great to hear you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon, Regards Team Cliff House x More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We visited again and this time was perfect !! Sunday lunch was superb!! The quality of the food coupled with the presentation was spot on and the service was very quick and friendly. Surely that is every box ticked when you go out for a meal !? DO NOT HESITATE to eat here we will be back ...again !!!

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

Good Morning Dean, Thank you for taking the time to review your second visit to us at the Cliff House - great to hear you enjoyed your visit. We try and tick every box and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future, Regards Team Cliff House x More 

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Restaurant Details

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

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