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Beresfords

Balmer Lawn Hotel, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, United Kingdom, SO42 7ZB
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Opening Information

Lunch
Monday to Saturday 12.00pm - 2.30pm

Lunch
Sunday 12.30pm - 3.00pm

Dinner
Monday - Sunday 6.30pm - 9.00pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Children's Menu available
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Event Space
  • Accommodation
  • Outside Seating Area

About Beresfords

Beresfords is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 2nd AA rosette for food.

Good food and great service!! - combined with 2 AA rosette's for Fine Dining you will not be disappointed when dining in Beresfords.

Our Executive Chef, Chris Wheeldon and his talented team produce daily menus using fresh local produce wherever possible. You will be guaranteed an unforgettable dining experience.

Honnor Glynn, our Restaurant Manager, and her team will ensure that you receive professional, but relaxed, service.

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

No need to take our word for it, take a look at Beresfords Trip Advisor reviews - for which we have achieved a Certificate of Excellence in 2015 and 2016.

For tables of 7 or over please contact the hotel directly to make your reservation. A deposit of £5.00 per person may be required at the time of booking. For parties of 10 adults or more a pre-order will be required also. This can be discussed with you at the time of making your reservation.

Afternoon Tea is served daily 2.00-5.30pm

Cuisine: Locally Sourced
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Firstly we were seated what I can only describe as a coffee lounge.The chap at the next table was working on a laptop. Service was slow and not very attentive .Food was OK but portion sizes we're small. Then to cap it all we were overcharged. So what's to recommend

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Visited On Monday, 14 May 2018

We had a great short break at the Balmer Lawn Hotel and hope to return soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

We enjoyed a very nice meal with friends who were equally impressed.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

We experienced the best service from all the staff especially Brodie, nothing was too much trouble.

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Great staff and a special thanks to an engaging Edgar behind the bar

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

Friendly, helpful and efficient waiting staff, especially Aliz.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

U made my granddaughter feel a special girl on her birthday third visit to hotel we love it here thankyou

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

A very tasty roast Sunday lunch.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Abdul in the bar area was so friendly and helpul he printed a map to help us on our journey home. Thankyou for exceeding that extra service. I hope Abdul gets some feed back on this comment which he certainly deserves. Jane and peter from Glasgow. ( poole)

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Comfortable hotel right on the Forest. Some updating necessary but that’s just my opinion. Foot quite pricey. Staff brilliant.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

High quality and inventive cooking, the majority of which came off very well indeed

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Visited On Thursday, 10 May 2018

Excellent food and service, would have preferred a table further into the restaurant but will request that next time.

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

Lovely hotel will definitely visit again

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

Good service and food.

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Visited On Wednesday, 09 May 2018

The food was excellent. Staff were friendly and helpful . They were knowledgeable about the menu. Having checked everything was ok, they left you alone to enjoy your dinner . They were attentive enough to be ready immediately if anybody required water or drinks. The duck was the best I'd ever eaten.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

Perfectly cooked meat, tasty vegetables and helpful staff. I like the ambience and the piano player especially. I look forward to coming back.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

Our experience during this visit has been unfortunate. The first evening, Sunday, we had to wait 1hr 15 mins to rcv our dinner. The second evening the service was better, but still slow. The quality of the food was average, the presentation pretentious. Overall the dinner is overpriced. Breakfast is satisfactory.

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

Fantastic food, service and location. Will definitely return.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 May 2018

Had the most amazing afternoon T with my daughter for my birthday lovely to be able to sit outside, staff were amazing especially the waiter (sorry forgot his name but he was working sat 5 May in the afternoon). Thanx and in the words of Arnie we'll be back. Xx

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Visited On Friday, 04 May 2018

Excellent - only comment I have is that I would prefer NOT to be asked for a review on two consecutive days. My first review submitted a few minutes back referred to my Thursday night visit, and same applies to my Friday night visit !!!

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Visited On Thursday, 03 May 2018

Excellent - cannot fault - would strongly recommend to others

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Visited On Sunday, 29 April 2018

We were a little disappointed in our experience. Booked afternoon tea - food was nice but couldn't hear myself think let alone have a conversation with the person I came with due to an incredibly loud live singer. We were not offered a tea refill or checked on once. We had given the Travelzoo voucher to the lady we ordered from but were still accosted on the way out (the only time a member of staff spoke to us apart from to take our order!) and accused of not paying. I am glad we did not pay full price for this afternoon tea, £23.95 per person (so £48 for couple) for a small plate of finger sandwiches, 2 scones with jam and a few pastries is completely ridiculous in my opinion. Won't return here.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Excellent food, friendly staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Lovely food, only hint of a complaint, the wine list was a little limited. We find the dining room rather dark. The service was efficient and friendly. Have been before and will go again.

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Good food, locally sourced!

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