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“Outstanding country hotel and restaurant”

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The Mill at Gordleton
Ranked #1 of 3 Hordle B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
Hampshire
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51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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“Outstanding country hotel and restaurant”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

After a wonderful wedding anniversary here last December, we returned recently with friends for dinner and an overnight stop and The Mill was just as wonderful the second time around. The hotel is in beautiful gardens and has tasteful decor in all the rooms - the owner clearly has a great eye for detail. The restaurant has an interesting menu, good service and great food. All in all, a very enjoyable break - we'll be back again!

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

Had a meal here on the recommendation of friend and was not disappointed. We were celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary and they even gave us chocolates on a "happy anniversary" iced plate! We both ate from the set evening menu which had a good choice, the lamb shanks were delicious and the exotic fruit pavlova was to die for. Thank you for a lovely evening

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

My wife arranged dinner here on Saturday for my birthday.The Soup for starters was just perfect,and the Lamb Shanks we both had for mains was the best I have ever had.Service was good,all in all a brilliant experience.The only note I would add that only dine here if you are not in a rush,it took a long time for us to get our bill and to pay,it was very busy and not a problem for us.

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

Our daughter & husband ( sounds strange!) had their reception at the Mill last Sat 14th June. It was perfection I cannot speak highly enough of Lis & her staff it was faultless. The food was excellent as are the rooms & the gardens. We all agreed it is a magical place & that we could quite happily live there! A huge thank you to Lis & her team you are all amazing. Love Jules & Bob xxxx

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

We had our wedding here on the 22 May 2014. The most perfect day. The staff went out of their way to make our day so special, especially Teri who took all the stress away and made the proceedings run as smooth as silk. The wedding, held in the restaurant area, was beautiful, elegant and select. The post-wedding drinks and canapés on the terrace were delicious and of the highest quality and the wedding breakfast, held in the private dining room and taken from the a la carte menu was superb. Our hats of to the chef and the kitchen staff. We have travelled the world and stayed in many 5 star hotels but the accommodation, food, welcome and service was better than any we had experienced before. All the rooms, booked for ourselves and our guests were superbly appointed and tastefully decorated especially the 'Millars' suite. A truly wonderful gem hidden in the heart of the new forest. We highly recommend any visit here whether it is for a drink, lunch, dinner or special occasion. We will return.

Room Tip: Any of the rooms will not disappoint
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Eastbourne
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

It was our first visit to the Mill at Gordleton and we will definitely be back, We stayed in the suite which was wonderful - homely yet luxurious with the most amazing bathroom and very comfortable huge bed. We went for a walk before dinner in the beautiful garden next to the river and then had the most amazing dinner, with great food and wine and very attentive staff. And the next morning we had a wonderful breakfast to finish off our stay. I wish we had stayed all week!

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

What a fabulous find, in the heart of the New Forest. We spent the Bank Holiday there, indulged in a suite, and dined extremely well each evening. We truly couldn't fault anything. Liz, who owns this magical bolthole, obviously cares passionately about ensuring her guests have a wonderful time and this goes for all her staff too. Set in beautiful gardens - housing a sculpture exhibition - with a river running through it, the Mill also has its own resident duck, called Crispie! Enjoying exquisite interiors, the Mill is popular with locals and visitors alike, with the restaurant full every night of our stay, and has a very happy atmosphere. We will be back!

Room Tip: The suite is roomy, beautifully decorated and with a fabulous bathroom.
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Additional Information about The Mill at Gordleton

Property: The Mill at Gordleton
Address: Silver Street, Hordle, New Forest, Lymington SO41 6DJ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > New Forest > Lymington > Hordle
Amenities:
Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in Hordle
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — The Mill at Gordleton 5*
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a pretty privately owned restaurant with 7 lovely individually decorated bedrooms, serving gorgeous local or organic food. We try not to be pretentious, preferring instead to be informal and friendly, but we are still totally committed to quality and service. But the best part of all is the river and rambling gardens, home to a family of ducks and if you are lucky you might even spot a Kingfisher! ... more   less 
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