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Needles Eye Cafe

Hurst Road | Milford-On-Sea, New Forest, Lymington SO41 0PY, England
+44 1590 642458
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“rock cakes” (6 reviews)
“ice cream” (16 reviews)
“scones” (6 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 5:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Hurst Road | Milford-On-Sea, New Forest, Lymington SO41 0PY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long walk we popped in for a welcome break. The girls bringing the food were very pleasant & working hard.

Thank Mechanicalman64
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our favourite local café on the south coast and we have eaten here several times. The food is freshly cooked so at busy times there is a wait but it's worth it. The chicken fillet burger and chips with salad was hot and...More

Thank paul6543
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a nice lunch here whilst taking a breather during the busy day. Staff and service were good. The prices were reasonable and the portion sizes were very good

Thank dmjohnson2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Reasonably priced caff food, worth a visit if you are in the area. can get rather busy. Clean tables and cutlery with fair toilets.

Thank DeepeeSurrey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on a busy Saturday after a blustery walk along the front. It was very busy with a queue but efficient service meant you didn't wait long. We only had hot drinks but the cakes looked amazing.

Thank MP20121069784
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Joined friends on holiday for a quick drink . All ok pleasant staff and friendly ,plenty of places to sit both inside and outside .

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a tea and it was okay This place is ideal to pop into when in the Milford car park or walking back from Hurst Castle

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Having set out during a windy day we were walking part of the cliff top path along side Hurst Road. 3 adults and our dog needed respite and warming up. Both provided with great value. We only wanted a snack so settled for the cake...More

Thank Gerry G
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We only had tea and cake, which we enjoyed. The meals that were being served whilst we were there looked generous and tempting. The place is clean and has the most wonderful view over the Needles. The only thing that annoyed us was the constant...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite to eat. Cafe style food to a good quality. Lovely views of the needles and Isle of Wight. Would definitely return

Thank CraiF88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hurst Road | Milford-On-Sea, New Forest, Lymington SO41 0PY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 642458
  • E-mail
We're a beach front cafe located at Milford-On-Sea boasting spectacular views of The Needles. Offering all day breakfasts, lunches, snacks, desserts and cream teas. Why not relax in our garden and enjoy an ice cream from our ice cream shop. We also stock a wide range of beach goods, are open all year round and are fully licensed. We have a five star hygiene rating. Dogs are more than welcome and free WIFI is available.
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