A variety of worthwhile dining experiences, most are less than half an hour from Milford on Sea.
Pebble Beach: Marine Drive, Barton on Sea, BH25 7DZ | Tel: 01425 627777
A gem of a restaurant in Barton on Sea. Situated on the cliff top with stunning sea views towards the Needles, alfresco dining on our spacious terrace or inside surrounded by fish tanks. Great fish restauranr for a treat.
Beachcomber Cafe: Marine Drive East, Barton on Sea, BH25 7DZ | Tel: 01425 611599
Set on the cliffs at Barton on Sea, with panoramic sea views. Cafe menu of home cooked food. Breakfast, lunch & evening meals served. djacent to the cafe is the ice-cream parlour, serving Marshwood Vale Ice Cream.
The Cliff House Hotel: Marine Drive West, Barton on Sea, BH24 7QL | Tel: 01425 619333
A cliff top hotel with spectacular sea views. The Bay Restaurant serves English cuisine, featuring fresh fish and locally sourced produce. Highly recommended Sunday Roast. If you fancy something lighter, the Sunroom, boasting breath-taking views of the Isle of Wight and Christchurch Bay is the perfect choice. Serving bar snacks and daily specials for lunch and dinner.
Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa: New Milton, BH25 6QS | Tel: 01425 275341
One for a special occasion! Excellent award winning restaurant with top quality ambiance, chefs & cusine. Impressive 18th century hotel architecture & gardens. Traditional afternoon tea also served. Special offers on website can make your visit easier on your pocket!
The Rising Sun: Bashley Common Road, New Milton, BH25 5SF | Tel: 01425 610360
Set in gorgeous location on the edge of the New Forest. Ponies roam around the front of the pub & there are plenty of lovely walks. Childrens play area in pub garden. Good traditional pub food.
The Old Barn: Gore Road, New Milton, BH25 6SJ | Tel: 0751 568 3530
Family restaurant & bar with home cooked food served in the balcony restaurant in this converted Old Barn. Specialises in Aberdeen Angus Steak. Features an adventure playground to keep the children happy.
The Globe Inn: 266 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Dorset, BH23 5ET | Tel: 01425 271360
Part of the Table Table restaurant chain. Nice pub serving value for money meals. Menus to match every occasion and mood from an 8oz Sirloin right down to something simple like a lite bite or Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Baguette.
The Galleon: 189 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Dorset, BH23 5EA | Tel: 01425 279855
Chic interior Quaility food & very good Sunday lunches. The atmosphere is relaxed and stylish with a French influence, leather sofas, granite tables, original wooden floors, fresh flower displays and huge pewter candle lanterns. There is a dining area for more formal eating or food may be served whilst relaxing on one of the sofas.
The Lord Bute: 181-185 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch, BH23 4JS | Tel: 01425 278884
Double AA Rosette restaurant. The restaurant was also awarded Best Restaurant For Fine Dining by the Christchurch Food & Wine Festival in 2008. The Lord Bute Restaurant's award winning Chefs and staff produce fantastic menus guaranteed to satisfy nearly every palate.
Cliffhanger Cafe: Waterford Road, Highcliffe, Dorset, BH23 5JA | Tel: 01425 278 058
This modern cafe sits on the Highcliffe cliff top. They serve breakfast, lunch and evening meals in a relaxed atmosphere with great sea views.
Rhodes South: Chistchurch Harbour Hotel, Avonmouth, 95 Mudeford, Christchurch, BH23 3NJ | Tel: 01202 483434
Gary Rhodes Restaurant in Christchurch is the UK’s first carbon positive restaurant and was built using sustainably sourced materials. Excellent food in beautiful surroundings. Rhodes South offers classic British cuisine with a French influence and the menu features popular dishes from Gary Rhodes’ extensive culinary repertoire. The waterside location is reflected in the menu with the freshest seafood and a wide range of seasonal dishes created using as much local produce as possible.
Captains Club Hotel: Wick Ferry, Wick Lane, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 1NX | Tel: 01202 475111
Tides restaurant has stunning views over the River Stour. The two AA Rosette restaurant serves award winning food in comtemporary & sylish surroundings.
The Conqueror: Lyndhurst Road, Hinton, Christchurch, BH23 7EF | Tel: 01425 672404
A gastro pub adjoining the East Close Hotel. Contemporary designed interior with comfortable furniture & quality fittings. The pub restaurant & kitchens are run by award winning restaurateur Andy Price.
East Close Country Hotel: Lyndhurst Road, Hinton, Christchurch, BH23 7EF | Tel: 01425 672404
Impressive boutique hotel set in over 18 acres of picturesque gardens within The New Forest, the hotel was originally built as a dower house to the Meyrick Estate Mansion back in 1768. The hotel has an original feature cocktail bar, library, fine dining tea room, and had a multi million pound refurbishment in 2009. Contemporary wedding venue with rococo design & themed bedrooms./
The Three Tuns: Ringwood Road, Bransgore, Christchurch, BH23 8JH | 01425 672232
A quintessential 17th century New Forest thatched village pub with two bars, beams and inglenooks. The restaurant has two AA rosettes & is listed in the Egon Ronay Gastro Pub Of The Year book.
The Amberwood: 154 Ringwood Road, Walkford, Christchurch | Tel: 01425 272627
A old coaching inn, just off the A35, The Amberwood prides itself not only on its excellent home cooked food and wine choices, but on its traditional local pub atmosphere. There is weekly live music on Fridays, Quiz Nights on Mondays, Jazz on the first and third Tuesday every month, and dogs are welcome in the bar area.
The Ship in Distress: 66 Stanpit, Christchurch, BH23 3NA | Tel: 01202 485123
Award winning Seafood Restaurant and Gastro Pub. Described on more than one occasion as "absolutely superb",our award winning fish and seafood restaurant has a remarkable history.Dating back over 300 years this one time smugglers pub is steeped in history and local folklore. The menu changes with the tide and is prepared according to what freshly caught fish, crab and lobster are available from local fishermen each day. If you are not a fish lover then please don't worry, we always have a selection of mouth watering meat and vegetarian dishes available.
Beach House Cafe and Restaurant: Sand spit at Hengistbury Head | Tel: 01202 423474
New world menu, with a national twist and fresh fish specialities. Bar snack & ice creams also available. The real fun it getting there, by the Mudeford ferry or the Hengistbury Head land train!
Bistro on the Beach: Solent Promenade, Southbourne Coast Road, Bournemouth, SH6 4BE | Tel: 01202 431473
Stiuation right on the beachfront. Original menus are prepared by a team who strive to offer good quality home cooked food with either a traditional English, or Mediterranean influence. The menus reflect the seasons and contain locally sourced fresh produce & fish, along with old favourites. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served.
Ladies Who Lunch: A useful restaurant review site run by a group of four women from Hampshire, who have created a web site about, as they say: 'our favourite occupation, lunching together'. Contains a true critique, of any restaurant, pub, wine bar, or any other type of eatery they visit.
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