Pubs & Restaurants in Milford on Sea

Milford on Sea has a excellent selection of places to eat for all tastes - why not give them a try!

Milford on Sea is the destination for food! The village has a wide variety of places to eat.  Award winning fish restaurant, contemporary British dining, classic French, Indian, Italian & Thai food. There is also traditional pub grub, tea rooms with light meals & cream teas, French crepes, Scandinavian waffles & of course seaside fish & chips!
Milford has something to suit every taste - why not give them all a try!

Ray's Italian Restaurant: 11 High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QF | Tel: 01590 645300
Located in the heart of Milford on Sea, Ray’s Italian Kitchen run by local restaurateur, Stacey Crouch is making its mark on this foodie-renowned village in the New Forest. Lovingly named after Stacey’s father, Ray’s Italian Kitchen offers carefully selected dishes, big on flavour and taste and the option of a 'Small Plate' grazing menu for sharing.
Offering a 65-cover dining space, Ray’s Italian Kitchen with its vibrant atmosphere is proving to be a must eat place among locals and visitors.

The Smugglers Inn: High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QE | Tel: 01590 644414
Historic Coaching Inn built in 1803, (Until recent times the Smugglers was called the Crown Inn.) and the pub has rendered walls, sash windows and a tiled roof. The door has a reeded frame and flat hood supported on scrolled brackets. Timbers from old barns, or some say ships, were used to construct the beamed ceilings inside. Fine quality gastro style pub food served. Large beer garden on to village stream with childrens play area. Dogs welcome.

The Red Lion: 32 High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QD | Tel: 01590 642236
An 18th century pub built in the 1790's, which lies in the heart of village. In past times the pub was an inn & the original hayloft & stable building alongside The Red Lion can still be seen. Open log fires in winter & beer garden for the summer. Bar food menu with all the usual pub favourites. Great value Sunday lunch with succulent joint choices.

Monsoori Heights: 69-71 High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QD | Tel: 1590 644441
A classic Indian restaurant. Authentic regional food from the length and breadth of the wonderful and vibrant Indian Subcontinent. All dishes prepared with fresh ingredients. Contemporary interior with pleasant attentive service.

Britannia Thai Restaurant: 1 High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 6DY | Tel: 01590 642226
A premier Thai Restaurant with authentic & chic decor in the dining rooms. Talented Thai chefs use traditional Thai recipes to create local dishes from various regions of Thailand. Set Lunch specials often available. You can dine in the large contemporary restaurant or choose a takeaway, which often has worthwhile discounted prices.

La Perle: 60 High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QD | Tel: 01590 643557
Chef/Patron, Sam Hughes creates dishes with the emphasis of his menu being 'seasonal, local and ethical'. The concept is to source fresh local produce from Hampshire and Dorset using small local producers. The dishes are creative, seasonal and sustainable, and of course very tasty!

Hurst on the Hill: 4 Church Hill, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QH | Tel: 01590 643837
Hurst On The Hill offers modern, fresh, seasonal food to sit in or take out and is open from 9am seven-days-a-week for a leisurely breakfast or to grab something quick on the go. Enjoy café style coffee, pastries and cakes or at lunchtime your favourite sandwich can be made up for you to eat in or take out.
Also Pop Up Evenings with a three-course meal.

The Beach House (Formerly Westover Hall Hotel): Park Lane, Milford on Sea, SO41 0PT | Tel: 01590 643044 Pub restaurant with rooms set in an historic cliff top country house with stylish panelled rooms, unique stained glass windows and spectacular sea views. Westover Hall was built in 1897 for Alexander Siemens, a member of the family of electrical engineers who organised the introduction of electricity to the UK. It was later bought by William Morris (later Lord Nuffield) of Morris Motors. Serves award winning Hall & Woodhouse Badger cask ales & world lagers, together with tasty & varied menu of . good pub food.

South Lawn Hotel: Lymington Road, Milford on Sea, SO41 0RF | Tel: 01590 643911
The restaurant is in a former country house and serves English and Continental cuisine featuring locally-caught fish and fresh local produce with menus compiled and changed daily. Spacious lounges to relax & enjoy morning coffee, light lunches or afternoon cream tea.

Verveine Fishmarket Restaurant: 98 High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QE | 01590 642176
Affordable fine dining with a menu (created by Michelin trained chef David Wykes) of exciting dishes featuring fresh fish & local produce. Creative fresh food, surprises on the plate and attentive service from Stacey & her team makes Verveine worth a special visit. The contemporary restaurant also offers great value lunches to enable you to get a flavour of this fish lovers heaven. They also have a traditional village fishmongers offering local fresh fish & seafood.

The Marine | Cafe Bar & Restaurant: Hurst Road, Milford on Sea, SO41 0PY | Tel: 01590 644369
Raft Rocks: Marine House, Hurst Road, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QF | Tel: 01590 643027
Blue Horizon: Above The Marine, Hurst Road, Milford on Sea, SO41 0PY | Tel: 01590 642003

No longer open

Zaika Indian Restaurant: 69-71 High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QD | Tel: 01590 643084

No longer open

The Gun Inn: Keyhaven, Lymington, SO41 0TP | Tel: 01590 642391
The Gun Inn is a traditional 18th century English pub situated near Keyhaven Harbour within The New Forest National Park. The character bar features low beamed ceilings, & the large family rooms are full of interesting antiquities. In the summer the walled garden & outside bar is ideal for enjoying a local beer & a ploughman's. Cosy winter log fires to warm you & your dog. Great traditional pub food, homemade daily specials & fresh local crab is a specialty all year round. Also enjoy a selection of well kept cask ales, or one of 200 different whisky’s.

Crown Inn: Old Christchurch Road, Everton, Nr Milford on Sea, SO41 0JJ | Tel: 01590 642655  (Next village to Milford)
Chic contemporary 'gastro pub' with stylish decor. Quality food with extensive menu. Friendly with good service & well worth a visit.

The Royal Oak: Christchurch Road, Downton, Nr Milford on Sea, SO41 0LA | Tel: 01590 642297
A traditional country pub with a stylish & modern interior. The restaurant serves a quality british menu using seasonal ingredients & a good selection of ales.

Mr Pinks Fish & Chip Shop: Church Hill, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QH | Tel: 01590 642930
An excellent fish & chip takeaway. Enjoy the real taste of the seaside!

Needles Eye Cafe: Seafront Promenade, Hurst Road, Milford on Sea, SO41 0PY | Tel: 01590 642458
Take a break on the seafront promenade & enjoy the spectacular sea & Needles views. Homely cafe hot meals, breakfasts, sandwiches, snacks & cream teas served all day, all year round. Children's play area & ice creams.

The Village Coffee Pot: 54 High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QD | Tel: 01590 641155
European style cafe, creperie & waffle house serving sweet or savoury crepes, waffles, fresh filled baguettes, sandwiches, hot snacks, cappuccinos, coffee, milkshakes & Movenpick ice cream sundaes. Takeaway available. A great place to relax, and unwind. Christina, the friendly owner, is always happy to chat as well as serve you.

Pollys Pantry Tea Rooms: 46 High Street, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QD | Tel: 01590 645558
Traditional popular village tea rooms. Full English breakfasts, bacon sandwiches, savoury sausage rolls, light lunches, tea, coffee, takeaway rolls & sandwiches, naughty afternoon cream teas & scrummy cakes!

Saltwater Cafe: 106 High Street, Milford on Sea | Tel: 01590 643518
A contemporary, warm and friendly place to relax. Child friendly. Lovely coffee, or white or dark hot chocolate served with sandwiches, filled baguettes, light meals or traditional cakes. to eat in or take away.

The White Horse: Keyhaven Road, Milford on Sea, SO41 0QY | Tel: 01590 641455
One of the three historic inns in Milford on Sea village. Said to have been built in the 18th Century. All of the village inns would have historically provided stabling for horses. Today The White Horse remains an old fashioned pub with charm, homely food, friendly welcome & a beer garden. Definitely worth trying the traditional 'Great British' puddings & regular curry nights.

No longer open

Muffins Galore Tea Rooms at Braxton Gardens : Lymore Lane, Milford on Sea SO41 0TX | Tel: 01590 643633
A charming cafe in attractive gardens featuring the 'David Austen' rose garden & a walled herb garden. Call in to to enjoy a coffee, cream tea, light lunch, homemade cakes or a snack. (Free entry to gardens)

Hurst Castle Cafe: Hurst Spit, Milford on Sea, SO41 0PY | Tel: 01590 642500
Take a ferry ride or stroll 1.5 miles along the spit to this historic fort, and then enjoy a break with refreshments in the Hurst Castle Cafe. Hot snacks, cakes, teas & coffee available. For special occasions Hurst Castle provides weddings & event hire with a full silver service catering service. A great location for a unique experience. The cafe is insde the castle which has an admission charge. Friendly dogs on leads welcome.

Camellia Restaurant & Cafe: Farmers Walk, Everton, SO41 0JZ | Tel: 01590 642155
Situated in Everton Nurseries Garden Centre. Varied menu of good wholesome food. Very popular for Sunday lunch. Has the added advantage that you can also enjoy a stroll around Everton Nurseries Garden Centre.

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