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The Elderflower Lymington

4-5 Quay Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AS, England
+44 1590 676908
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good9%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4-5 Quay Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

An interesting menu - but above all interesting and excellent food with Andrew creating yet new and delightful food. The Elderflower continues to amaze. We will be back

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Scorchin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

....that I am not going to get a retort from Marjolaine Du Bourg because I have nothing to pick holes in. Oh wait. Clacky door sign as you enter and leave. There you go Marjolaine, I await your riposte!! :) So, from clacky door sign...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Simon K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the pleasure of enjoying a 5 course taster menu delight on NYE, and have to say it could not have been a more enjoyable meal. Each course was exceptionally well prepared by Andrew and his team, tasted fabulous, and was served by a busy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank APDID
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Andrew once more excelled himself. It is always a delight to visit this restaurant with the welcoming staff and the excellent food. As someone else has given a very detailed description of the imaginative food served last night, I would just like to add a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Ianora
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We met for a post Christmas catchup lunch. We could have chosen from the main menue but we elected to choose the easy pieces ..... game hamburger / the best ever fish and chips and ‘dog ‘ of the day ... original, sensational batter so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 793katherinev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've said it before and I'll say it again that the Elderflower is the only restaurant in Lymington that aspires to gourmet cuisine and in our view it certainly achieves it. For New Years Eve Andrew had dreamed up a five course vision of London...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Yachtjudge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely dinner with friends in small but intimate restaurant. French style food at reasonable prices . We would definitely go again

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Christine B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a delight. They’re aiming high and generally hitting the mark with imaginative and accomplished food and some really lovely service which is attentive, efficient and sincere. The menu is short but very creative with surprising reinventions of seasonal dishes. As you might...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank rmhayes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cosy setting, relaxed environment, warm welcoming staff with incredible service and a culinary delight!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Navigator800089
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

First time visit to The Elderflower and Katie, our waitress, was incredibly helpful and very attentive without being pushy and rushing our stay. (Definitely a strong asset to the team at The Elderflower). I have never tried goose before, but after it was recommended to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank roryyy95
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6 January 2017|
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Response from adb0314 | Property representative |
Sorry to have missed your enquiry; We were closed from the first until the 17th of January for refurb. We are now reopen and will be also serving breakfast every saturday an sunday mornings from 930 to 1130am.
Marilyn P
5 September 2016|
Response from adb0314 | Property representative |
I'm afraid we are not. You can find our opening hours on our webpage under the reservation tab. Kind regards, The Elderflower
Marilyn P
5 September 2016|
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Response from FarnboroughHants | Reviewed this property |
If you check the bookings calendar on the website they appear to be open on Mondays from January 2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4-5 Quay Street, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 676908
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Quintessentially British, with a sprinkling of French. The Elderflower is the new restaurant for food lovers on a cobbled Quay Street in the heart of Lymington, the beautiful Georgian town sited between the New Forest district of Hampshire and the West Solent. Head Chef Patron Andrew Du Bourg (formerly Head Chef at 5* Chewton Glen hotel and Michelin starred Club Gascon, London) will prepare modern British food with a sprinkling of French using locally sourced produce from land and sea.
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