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The Mayflower

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Kings Saltern Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3QD, England
+44 1590 672160
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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“rump steak” (8 reviews)
“fish and chips” (18 reviews)
“pate” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Kings Saltern Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3QD, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Passed this place in the evening whilst staying locally and thought we would visit for breakfast the following morning. The welcome was less than friendly, by a stern lady who struggled to tell us they served breakfast. After seating ourselves, we noticed there was a...More

Thank Nicholedm
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal for 4 sitting outside on the terrace. Delicious scallops, sea bass and halibut followed by moreish desserts. Very attentive and friendly service too. Excellent value for money. Would definitely recommend and revisit when in the area.

Thank Liz L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Mayflower used to be a great local pub with affordable food and drink. Ok, this was a few years ago now. Just had a family dinner and not impressed. The new owners seem to aspire to be a gastro / foodie venue, but they...More

1  Thank CO323001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I have eaten here on many occasions and for my adult daughter's birthday tomorrow I wanted to treat her to lunch today. We arrived at approximately 12.30 and owing to the glorious sun, we wanted to sit in the garden. We chose...More

2  Thank Tanya R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time visitors, and hosted a table of 10 with clients. Inviting outside garden with massive tables and plenty of space. Must get busy on the wekends. Overall a pleasant experience, good banter with the waiting staff and food was excellent quality. Worth a. visit

Thank ukbloke2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a beer after seeing this featured in the ‘i’ newspaper as one of the best pub gardens. It lived up to expectation. Huge garden next to Lymington Harbour. Beautiful setting with good beer!

Thank 163Magsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped once before and fancied popping out for dinner. Sat in the front bar area as dining with our dog. Nice location and bar. Food good but expensive even more so if wanting the main course size with nothing extra added to make it a...More

Thank NikkiR2404
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I used to come here a lot when it was a typical pub grub place, but it's changed ownership I believe and has been re-furbished to be a much nicer more gastro-pub now. There are some really good food options on the menu and I've...More

Thank cam246
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent service can't fault it lovely large garden with plenty of seating very clean umbrellas if you need shade violets lovely and clean looks like you can have a designated area for large party large car park near by

Thank John S
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Worst fish and chips I've had for a long time..£14 for a small piece of fish..over cooked..still had skin on which was inedible, it was so chewable, also lots of bones! I did complain at the time, and they said they would mention it!!! When...More

3  Thank branp10
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Response from Ladynellie | Reviewed this property |
No , the room I stayed in didn't so I assume the others don't either
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 34
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kings Saltern Road, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 672160
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  • This restaurant is at The Mayflower
Located in the harbour of Lymington on the South Coast, The Mayflower is a stunning coastal inn which has superb dining and stylish rooms with seaside views. Our six bedrooms are beautifully finished, each with their own unique, comforting and contemporary twist. Sleep in the finest Egyptian cotton bed linen, bathe in beautiful Victorian roll-top baths and enjoy some down-time with a Nespresso while looking out over the Solent. Recently awarded a coveted AA Rosette, we pride ourselves in supporting all things British and all things local, so expect to dine on the finest ingredients that Hampshire and the beautiful South Coast have to offer. Our talented chefs have lovingly prepared a delicious menu, including beautiful seasonal dishes such as crab and lobster macaroni with spinach, morels and tarragon or Buffalo mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, grilled pepper and basil bruschetta. With an extensive wine list, the best in class ales and a great selection of creative gin cocktails, we have something for everyone at The Mayflower. As a nation, we love to experience the outdoors with our food and drinks. Come summer time, our guests can enjoy our spacious garden, with a picture perfect coastal backdrop as far as the eye can see. The perfect location for al fresco dining. In the winter time, we have real log fires throughout the pub to keep you warm on the coldest of nights. We are conveniently located on the South Coast in Hampshire and are very near to the Isle of Wight and the New Forest - which are truly beautiful at any time of the year, and offer the best in sailing adventures, sightseeing and countryside pursuits. Whether it's a perfectly British Sunday lunch, a lazy afternoon in the garden with friends or a romantic getaway, make The Mayflower your destination of choice!
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