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“Little gem!”
Review of The Monkey House

The Monkey House
Ranked #5 of 123 Restaurants in Lymington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 12 - US$ 24
Cuisines: Gastropub
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: 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. Iain, Ruth, Georgia and Sophie would like to welcome you with open arms, whether it's for a quick bite to eat, a special occasion or maybe just even to socialise with some of the colourful personalities who reside in this charming town. 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!
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went here last Saturday evening. We have never been before but will certainly be returning! What a lovely place, very very nice atmosphere. The staff were all so very friendly and couldn't do enough for us. The food was amazing as well. I thoroughly recommend the olives, bread and humus starter. It was delicious and plenty for two. I had the cod and my husband the steak and again they were very good. Will definitely be returning here soon.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

We ate here on Thursday 14th September, after a recommendation upon arriving in Lymington at our accommodation. We had no problem finding a table at 8.30pm. Staff were incredibly hospitable; great quality food and reasonably priced. Would definitely return if in the area again.

Thank Angela P
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

although very busy we were welcomed and quickly offered a table for four. Excellent service, great food reasonable priced. Good selection of beer, would definitely visit again. Would recommend.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Owner/Lanlord is a character, good staff, good food, have used a couple of times. Book in advance if you can.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

We visited this pub again having been before whilst staying locally. Once again we are glad to have booked as even on Sunday evening it was very busy. The staff are all very friendly and attentive. I had a vegetarian option which I had noticed other people eating but when mine came it was a much smaller portion however very tasty. I mentioned this to the waiter at the end of our meal, the manager then came over and was very apologetic and offered me a free drink or a pudding. This was very good of them as there was nothing wrong with the actual food. The pub has agreat atmosphere with a mixed age group. The owner is very hospitable and all the staff make you feel welcome.

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Thank Lesley F
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