Beresfords

Balmer Lawn Hotel, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, United Kingdom, SO42 7ZB
Restaurant info
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.

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.

Cuisine: Locally Sourced
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Great food at a reasonable price. We had the chefs seafood tasting menu which came with extra oyster starter that was not listed but was a welcome addition.Never rushed and spent three hours enjoying the food and wine.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 July 2019

My wife and I visi8ted Beresfords this week for Afternoon Tea, as part of a gift voucher recently received from a family member. On a very pleasant day in the New Forest we were very impressed with all aspects of our visit. The staff were pleasant, courteous throughout, and the tea delicious. We really enjoyed our afternoon break and would certainly recommend to others. Many thanks

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Visited On Monday, 15 July 2019

Staff are brilliant and a credit to the hotel. Food is also amazing. The Beresford bites should come.with a warning. Highly addictive!

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Visited On Monday, 15 July 2019

Fantastic service, delicious food and range of drinks. Cocktails were a treat!

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 July 2019

Slightly smaller and warm scones would be good. Otherwise a great experience!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

Food was 5 star and so was the service. Wonderful evening :-)

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Visited On Friday, 12 July 2019

We had the choice to sit inside or outside. As it was a beautiful day we sat outside under one of the large umbrellas. We were very well taken care of by Brodie who even packaged up the cakes we couldn’t in and put them in the fridge until we were ready to leave. The best afternoon tea I had in a long time

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Visited On Thursday, 11 July 2019

Loved the Beresfords small plates as an alternative to a starter. Excellent food, beautifully presented accompanied by good wines

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

The staff here are outstanding they cannot do enough for you. The food was excellent, beautifully cooked and presented. The wine was OK but I felt the better wines were very pricey.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Chips not cooked - did not seem to care - bar service was poor and slow and presented drinks poorly

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Waiter & receptionist were both chatty & helpful, answered any questions & asked for feedback, very lovely food & very much looking forward to our wedding with you next month!

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Visited On Friday, 05 July 2019

Delicious afternoon cream tea served on pretty China. Pleasant helpful staff. Lovely setting.I would definitely visit again and recommend to friends.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Absolutely wonderful the afternoon tea was superb all homemade and fresh the scones were warm just come out of the oven. We will definitely be back thank you

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Visited On Thursday, 04 July 2019

Great food, polite and professional staff. Both my wife’s and my meals were well presented and tasty!

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 July 2019

At dinner, perhaps offer something a little less fancy? After four evenings of very tasty but very rich meals I would have welcomed something on the menu that was a little easier on the digestive system (and waistline!). But quality of the food and staff could not be faulted.

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Visited On Monday, 01 July 2019

We had a momerable dinner at Beresfords. Everything was great, food was absolutely amazing (from the starter to the dessert). Staff was really friendly and competent. We really enjoyed the pre-starter, consisting of home-made warm bread and butter, utterly flavoursome. I would definetely recommend this restaurant to anyone and would love to come back in the near future.

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Visited On Monday, 01 July 2019

Food and service were excellent with a good atmosphere

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Visited On Sunday, 30 June 2019

The sea bream, mussels and lobster bisque dish is one of the most delicious things I’be ever tasted.

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

We had a wonderful meal here sat out on the terrace on a beautiful summer evening. All the staff serving were exceptionally polite, friendly and welcoming. I wish I had taken note of the young gent who mostly served us as he is a credit to your team.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 June 2019

Friendly staff who go above and beyond to make sure you enjoy you’re time at the restaurant great value for money got to be the best steak I’ve ever had

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

We had a lovely stay at the hotel at the weekend and booked a meal in the restaurant. They brought homemade bread and homemade butter to every table while you wait for your food all free of charge. It was really tasty too. Our meal was very tasty and presented beautifully. The staff were very attentive and friendly too. We would definitely come back again when we can

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Maybe the chef needs to look at what he is plating up as a chunky chip rather black ended up on my plate,also a black hair on my ice-cream which was swiftly changed and the wrong combination bought out this was on Saturday 29th, Friday 28th would have liked maybe a breast of duck instead of a sliver and maybe different plates should be used as the sauce stuck to the plate.

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Visited On Friday, 28 June 2019

Delicious , beautifully presented afternoon tea, great service from very friendly and polite staff.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 June 2019

Fabulous hotel, excellent facilities, good services, would definitely recommend it and will come again.

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Visited On Friday, 21 June 2019

Amazing dining experience with equally incredible staff who worked so very hard to make our wedding day perfect!

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