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Lord Bute Restaurant

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181 Lymington Road, Christchurch BH23 4JS, England
+44 1425 278884
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I like the Lord Bute and it's convenient for me as my family live close by. The cuisine is quite classic, with good quality ingredients served very nicely by lovely staff. It's a tiny bit tricky for parking and I'd recommend looking around some of the back roads for free parking between September and the following April. However it does... More 

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Camberley
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a very recent visit to the New Forest The Lord Bute Hotel and restaurant was highly recommended by a friend should we visit Highcliffe! After looking at reviews on trip advisor We booked our table for four in the morning ...and lucky we did as it was extremely busy!!! The restaurant was light and airy with a great buzz... More 

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Thank Kidsagent
Lymington, United Kingdom
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178 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have reviewed The Lord Bute a few times now as we take family for the very good value lunch quite a few times each year. The surroundings are delightful and the staff efficient and friendly. The very large menu choice of good quality and well prepared and presented food is very appealing. I am heading this way myself but... More 

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Thank promenade39
Camberley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this lovely restaurant on the advice of a family friend. We were not disappointed. The fixed price lunch menu was well structured and had a good variety of freshly prepared dishes. I would recommend the tempura prawns to start and the salmon for main. Book a table - be happy!

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Thank TimK1965
Christchurch, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and service. The food was well presented and very tasty. The chocolate dessert was huge, and the cheese and biscuits choice was very good.

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Thank 039archeo
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

really good food,good portions-jazz evening wed pms good value for money a lovely evening esp for a special occasion

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Thank neil170363
New Milton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My experiences of the Lord Bute, continues to amaze me. Going in with an open mind, and your expectations served on a plate. The surroundings are just elegant, and the welcoming. So how can they offer so much for so little. Delightful Chris

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Eastleigh, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose the three course dinner in the evening. Our starter of mushroom soup with sherry was lovely. I also enjoyed my duck with vegetables. The sweet I chose was also excellent.

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Thank Christine F
Dorset, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Lord Bute has been our venue for special celebrations on several occasions now. If you like high standards throughout, exceptional service, good food, this is the place to come. We especially like the Wednesday jazz evenings. However, last night, we came home feeling disappointed. Not at the usual high standards but at the music which we have previously loved.... More 

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Thank Dorsetfoodette
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been to this restaurant a few times previously, recommended it to a dear friend who was looking to book somewhere for his wife's memorial lunch. He was delighted with the ambience, food and service and is booking forthwith.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 31
Cuisine
British, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Lymington Road, Christchurch BH23 4JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 278884

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?