The Elderflower Restaurant, Lymington opened its doors on 7th March 2014, at the helm are husband and wife team Andrew and Marjolaine Du Bourg. With over 23 years combined experience of working in some of the top restaurants in England and France, they are realising their dream to run a unique restaurant, expressing their perception of the perfect dining experience for their guests. Their aim is to bring fun back into dining out, encompassing imaginative cooking, relaxed but efficient service in a stunning venue.
The Elderflower, is operated from a grade 2 listed building in a cobbled Quay Street in the heart of the beautiful Georgian town of Lymington, sited between the New Forest district of Hampshire and the west Solent.
Over 200 years old, the restaurant was established by Georgina Campbell, daughter of Donald Campbell, the famous water and land speed record holder. The restaurant was named after the ‘Bluebird’ cars and boats that her father piloted to numerous world speed records. You can view Bluebird CN7 on display at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu.
The dining room is an atmospheric space with low beamed ceilings and cosy casement windows. The room is newly re-furbished for 2014 in a sympathetic style, blending contemporary touches and art with the traditional setting. The Elderflower has three en-suite Rooms above the restaurant.
Address: The Elderflower Resrtaurant, 4-5 Quay Street, Lymington, SO413AS
Visit The Mayflower, a beautiful coastal pub with views over the historic Lymington harbour which offers superb dining and six stunning bedrooms, each with their own unique features and nautical themes.
The gorgeous Georgian port town of Lymington is renowned for its sailing and has not one, but two marinas, making The Mayflower the perfect Hampshire inn for those craving a sailing adventure or a relaxing coastal retreat.
When it comes to food, The Mayflower is committed to supporting all things British and all things local and utilises the excellent local produce available, concentrating on developing a modern but classic food offer. This includes the fresh fish caught in abundance in local waters.
The wine list comprises a balanced offer of wines by the glass and includes choices that complement the flavours of seaside dining, as well as a fine wine section that is very reasonably priced. The Mayflower serves a great range of beers, with four local hand pulled ales and also offers a creative gin menu with an interesting selection of local and English gins.
If you wish to stay the night in one of the beautifully finished bedrooms, you will enjoy the finest Egyptian cotton bed linen, natural Bramley bath and body products and a stunning private bathroom. Specific rooms can be booked if you call The Mayflower directly on 01590 672 160
Dining facilities at the Stanwell are exceptional, offering extraordinary cuisine accompanied by very fine wines. The Bistro offers freshly prepared food cooked to order by a team of enthusiastic and innovative young chefs. Wherever possible local produce is used, particularly fish, and special diets can be catered for.
Welcome to the Bosun's Chair. The Bosun's Chair is a family run Public House offering comfortable en-suite accommodation with seven double and two single rooms available. We are superbly situated in a quiet street just 200 yards from Lymington Town high street and within walking distance of the town quay and marina.
Address: Bosun's Chair, Station Street, Lymington, SO413BA
b e a u t i f u l vintage industrial feel. enhance your mood. passionate about pleasing our clientele.
Inspirational mix. local produce. clay oven handmade pizza. special fish. outside relaxing. enjoy the shack.
Any excuse for a party
We would love to help you with your weddings and parties.
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Address: Raft Rocks, Hurst Road, Milford on Sea, Lymington, SO410PY
Welcome to the New Forest’s premier destination for Indian Dining. Rivaaz Lymington offers Award winning Indian food to dine-in or takeaway.
Rivaaz has been established in Lymington since 2007 and has firmly positioned itself as the venue of choice when it comes to Indian dining in the New Forest.
Owned and managed by Shah Malek, a young and enthusiastic restaurateur who has been working in the industry for circa 15 years. His experience includes working at many top London restaurants whether Indian or otherwise and his diverse knowledge and flair can be appreciated in the decor, menu and service that you will receive at Rivaaz Lymington. It is with his hands on leadership that his team thrive to achieve nothing short of opulence in your Indian dining experience.
Rivaaz Lymington prides itself for using only the finest ingredients and produce to create Indian food that truly encompasses the delicate flavours that so many Indian restaurants fail to recognise.
Shah firmly believes that “Indian food does not have be all about chilli and heat but more so about the wealth of authentic flavours that can be achieved by using the right proportions of the right spices”
Address: Rivaaz Restaurant and Takeaway, 7 St Thomas Street, Lymington, SO419NA
The Monkey House is one of the last standing free houses in the picturesque seaside town of Lymington. A family run restaurant bringing all the elements of the classic British pub which everyone can enjoy; Home cooked food; Log fires and excellent service.
The extremely talented head chef and his team prepare daily specials that will definitely tickle your taste buds. Not to mention Britain’s favourite: the roast dinner every Sunday.
To complement the ‘bistro chic’, relaxed atmosphere, the monkey house will be regularly hosting live musicians from around the local area. Anything from vintage classics to up and coming contemporary artists destined for the stars!
The Robertson family will be delighted to see you, please come and see what they have to offer!
Call Iain or Ruth to reserve a table or to book a room: 01590 676754
Address: The Monkey House, 167 Southampton Road, Lymington, SO419HA
The Gun inn is a traditional 18th century English pub situated on the coast and within The New Forest National Park.
The cosy bar features low beamed ceilings and the large family rooms are full of interesting antiquities. In the winter log fires allow you and your faithful canine companions to warm up with a mulled wine and homemade pie.
In the summer we have a large old world walled garden with outside bar, ideal for lazy days in the sun sipping local beer and enjoying a ploughman's.
We offer traditional pub food, homemade daily specials and our fresh local crab is our speciality any time of year. All of this can be washed down with our selection of well kept cask ales, or try one of our 300 different whisky’s. We look forward to welcoming you and your family soon.
We're also pleased to welcome well behaved dogs on leads in any area of the pub or garden
The Gun Inn is situated in Keyhaven Near Lymington right on the coast and within The New Forest National Park. Please follow signs for hurst castle to find us.
Address: The Gun Inn, Keyhaven Rd, Keyhaven,, SO41 0TP
Like all Italians we are passionate about food, wine and coffee. Our ambition is to bring that passion and soul of genuine Italian produce to the beating heart of the New Forest and Lymington. We want you to feel like your basking in all that is Italia!
You can come in and try our own blend Italian coffee, browse our authentic Italian produce to take home or sit down and enjoy our homemade dishes and pastries. Or perhaps you just want to pop in for some refreshing real Italian ice cream "Gelati", what ever it is we would love to see you.
Part of our goal is to become part of the long term New Forest and Lymington community, so we are looking to work with local businesses and events.
Keith and Wendy would like to welcome you to their friendly, Traditional 16th Century Tudor style pub at the top of the High Street in Lymington boasting modest accommodation, idyllic secret beer garden and live music every weekend. We serve home cooked food every day with Award Winning Pies. Lymingtons No1 Live music venue
Address: The Kings Arms, St Thomas Street, Lymington, SO419NB
The Hobler is a traditional family-run pub in the pretty countryside region of Hampshire. All year around, we pride ourselves on being a perfect place for socialising, relaxation and recuperation for families and friends alike. The Hobler is an ideal eatery to enjoy a meal and drink at the end of the day, to dig into a classic British Sunday Roast or anything else in between!
Situated on the edge of lovely town of Lymington and the homely village of Brockenhurst, the Hobler sits elegantly in the very heart of the New Forest – a picturesque area with beautiful scenery, well known for attracting those who love tranquil country walks and scenic bike rides.
Mind you, our hospitality is not limited to humans! As animal-lovers ourselves, we make sure our customers’ dogs are just as happy at Hobler as their owners. Our own dogs Hector and Sexby are testament to our own love of man’s best friend. Their welcoming presence will make you feel like you are in a home away from home!
We are confident that the unique characteristics of The Hobler will persuade you to return again and again once you have visited us once. Home to a lovely large garden, our guests can enjoy the long summer evenings, glass in hand. In the colder months, there is a roaring open log fire in a bar as cosy as any living room. We are thoroughly prepared for the infamous and unpredictable.
Enjoy a selection of local drinks or tuck into our delectable homemade food, the ingredients for which have been sourced locally wherever possible.
Our doors are open to you and we look forward to seeing you in your home away from
Address: The Hobler, Southampton Road, Boldre, Lymington, SO41 8PT
Located in the Georgian market town of Lymington, The Kings Head sits on the southern edge of the New Forest National Park and is close to the popular yachting waters of the Solent.
Situated at the top of the steep cobbled lane leading to The Olde Quay, this traditional English pub features Cask Marque approved Fullers London Pride, Ringwood Best Bitter, Timothy Taylors Landlord, Youngs and HSB.
Wines from around the world are also served by the glass, should the well-kept ales not to take your fancy.
Combining old-fashioned furnishings, an open log fire and a sunny courtyard garden, with generously portioned home-made food including daily specials and a consistently warm welcome, there is no surprise that this Grade II listed building is noted in the long-running publication The Good Pub Guide.
Address: Quay Hill, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 3AR