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“The best breakfast!”
Review of The Ark - CLOSED

The Ark
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: The Ark is a new contemporary licensed spacious cafe with a beautiful secluded courtyard offering a central location and extensive parking positioned at the top of Lymington high street (near Marks and Spencer). Children are welcome and free WiFi is available.
Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The best breakfast!”
Reviewed 26 July 2013

My son and I visited 'The Ark' for breakfast last week, and we both came away saying it was the best breakfast we had ever eaten. Great attention to taste and presentation, the tomatoes being particularly fabulous. Sensible size of meal and a lovely courtyard setting on a sunny morning. Very friendly chef and excellent service. Will definitely go back and recomend to anyone.

  • Visited July 2013
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2 Thank Miriam W
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thearklymington, Manager at The Ark, responded to this review, 2 August 2013
THe Ark team would like to thank you for your review and look forward to seeing you soon.
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English first
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Good Breakfast”
Reviewed 23 July 2013

My sister and I visit Lymington several times a year and this was our first time at The Ark. We really fancied a bacon butty for breakfast, however, this was not on the menu, fear not! if you ask the lovely staff if it would be possible, the answer was yes no problem at all. I had a bacon and egg and my sister had a sausage sandwich and they were scrummy. We wish them well for the future and will pop in next time for lunch.

  • Visited July 2013
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1 Thank KarenJoyce_12
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thearklymington, Manager at The Ark, responded to this review, 2 August 2013
Thank you for your review and The Ark look forward to you visiting us soon.
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Superb Food, Great Ambience and wonderful Service”
Reviewed 26 June 2013

We were really impressed by The Ark Team and the food is superb and just what Lymington Needs. The Chef is highly skilled and produces some superb dishes.

I would thoroughly reccomend Ark to all my friends as little Gems like this need supporting to combat the rise of the bland chain restaurants and pizza shops in Lymington!

Apparently soon they will hopefully get their licence and start opening in the evening if they havent already started.

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Paulrost
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thearklymington, Manager at The Ark, responded to this review, 3 July 2013
Thank you for your comments
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Auckland, New Zealand
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Nice lunch”
Reviewed 22 June 2013

I had lunch here with some friends and we all enjoyed it. The food is very good, generous portions and tasty. The waitress was friendly and helpful. My one reservation would be that the interior is all hard surfaces - wooden floors, tables, clear walls - so if it was busy it could get very noisy.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Tom I
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thearklymington, Manager at The Ark, responded to this review, 3 July 2013
Thank you for your comments, we hope you can come visit us again!
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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394 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
“Redesigned and a great place for coffee and food”
Reviewed 12 June 2013

I used to use this cafe regularly when it was part of Lymington's Christian Book Store. Then it closed down, and stayed closed for some time. It eventually re-opened, and displayed itself as a very different venue from the old Cafe. More sophisticated, more varied in it's offerings, and a definite asset to the High Street.
The staff in the restaurant are friendly and welcoming, and the chef offers a good range of Asian foods, including some very good freshly made Sushi, as well as the usual type of light lunches and snacks. Dishes such as Eggs Benedict, or delicious sandwiches, and without doubt, probably the best coffee in the town.
This is a delightful venue. Nobody minds you sitting and taking your time, maybe reading your book or chatting with friends. They will top up your coffee and offer you very good food.
Give it a try

  • Visited June 2013
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1 Thank frankart_10
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thearklymington, Manager at The Ark, responded to this review, 3 July 2013
Thank you for your comments, we do pride ourselves on the quality of our coffee. We do hope you visit us again soon.
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