All Day Menu
Monday to Sunday 12.00pm - 9.00pm
Monday to Sunday 2.30pm - 5.30pm
- 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
- Outdoor Seating
- Car Parking
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.
Our Restaurant Manager, Aurelien Molliere, and his 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 for the last 4 years running.
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 2.30-5.30pm
If you want to guarantee a place at The Balmer Lawn, then you can book a table in the bar area or the dining room.
We can’t book a table for you on the terrace, but if you prefer to sit outside, we will do our best to seat you there when you arrive.
When the sun is shining in the Summer, people often decide to come down on the spur of the moment so booking the outdoor tables isn’t possible.
Lovely staff, and the cotes de boeuf was sublime
Amazing food and service, we will be back
A lovely meal very professional staff, our first meal out since the start of Covid and worth the wait, thank you
Challenging times after coming out of forced lockdown, the hotel & staff have done an amazing job, extremely friendly & helpful
A great time in our favourite place. Well done to deal with COVID issues. Very safe environment and service. A1 and 5 stars fpr food, service and hospitality.
Service was extremely slow. The sandwiches were not very nice at all. The cakes were too ‘samey’ and the scones were dry and horrible. It was not worth the money we paid and I will be continuing to go to The Chewton Glen for afternoon tea in future. Would not recommend Balmer Lawn to anyone.
We had a lovely dinner, the staff were very efficient and friendly and the food excellent, all of which added up to a very pleasant evening.
We have eaten a the restaurant on several occasions at different times of the year we have always received good service along with quality food of good portion size for the money. There is a good choice of wine at prices to suit.
Really delicious food, every course was special including the freshly baked bread. Extremely generous portions, too. One of the best local Sunday roast experiences we have ever had, far superior to so called gastro pubs. Really excellent cooking, well done team Beresfords.
A delicious meal with just the right portion size. We will certainly come back again.
Absolutely beautiful meal, start to finish was absolute perfection, and staff were just the best too
Fabulous food, incredible service and even child friendly - an amazing achievement in a fine dining restaurant. Thank you!
very enjoyable afternoon.
What would set the restaurant off and give it more atmosphere would be white tablecloths on the tables. As stated in 'The Times' recently - by some leading chefs - that a good approval of a meal provided by a chef in a restaurant that is laid up with fresh, clean and crisp tablecloths is 75% there. Anyway, the lunch provided yesterday was considered most excellent by myself and my guests.
Beautifully cooked and nicely presented food. Attentive service. A very relaxing Sunday lunch spent with friends. A wonderful experience. Compliments to the whole team.
A lovely dining experience. The food was all very high quality and the cocktails were some of the nicest that I have ever had!
We were well looked after by Maringklen, friendly and helpful. My daughter enjoyed her birthday treat.
The food was, yet again, delicious. The combination of flavours and textures was interesting. I know that I will enjoy every mouthful when I eat here.
Very relaxed experience. Scrummy cakes and vegetarian sandwiches were delicious with interesting fillings, not just the standard. Would definitely return.
Visited Balmer Lawn for afternoon tea to celebrate a friends 'big' birthday. Service was friendly and helpful, food and tea lovely and plentiful, together with a very good glass of Prosecco. We were the first into the restaurant and the last to leave but we were not rushed and when we decided that we couldn't finish all the food we were given boxes to take the remainder with us. A lovely afternoon, thoroughly recommended.
Wonderful food, atmosphere and service.
Excellent attention to detail. Exciting menu. Service is also excellent.
The only slight 'problem' was when my husband was brought the wrong wine - a Rose when he had ordered a red - and my Americano coffee came initially with hot water when I had asked for hot milk. Otherwise excellent.
Unfortunately one of our meals was luke warm when it arrived at the table