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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 Mol, 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 2.00-5.30pm

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 Sunday, 14 October 2018

I had mentitled when booking that it was a wedding anniversary celebration. I could see that this information was on the booking sheet. It would have been nice if a mention had been made of our celebration at some point during our meal. I do not like service charges beine included in my bill - I'm a generous tipper, but want to make up my own mind rather than having 10% added (less than I usually give)

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

We had a lovely time, beautiful surroundings. Nice fire going. Staff were very attentive and the Afterrnoon Tea was excellent, didn't have enough room for all the cakes.

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

Good food, attentive and professional service. Restaurant very noisy.

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

As we were going on to a reception in the Beaulieu Suite we wanted only a light snack so opted for sandwiches and coffee. Doorstep they were but the Wessex ham with wholegrain mustard did not even cover the bread, was of an inferior quality and was very disappointing. The bread was good though.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 October 2018

we had the 7 course taster menu which was amazing

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Visited On Sunday, 07 October 2018

lovely pleasant atmosphere, weather was great so was the afternoon tea would have been lovely few more sandwiches as not enough .

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

I had looked up the menus on the website before we arrrived and noticed they offered a tasting menu. We weren’t give this menu when we sat down to eat, I had to ask for it. (later in the evening a couple near us asked about our food and were disappointed they hadn’t been offered that menu either. Overall food and service were great Not sure a bread course goes with fine dining, but the rest of the courses and wine pairing were good. It did get a bit noisy as the restaurant filled up but we weren’t rushed at any point with our meal. Only one timing Issue with our dessert arriving before the wine.

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Visited On Friday, 05 October 2018

I think we were just unlucky this time hence the scores. A bit disappointing and not up to the usual standard. Might try new places now??

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Visited On Thursday, 04 October 2018

Delicious sparkling afternoon tea.

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Visited On Monday, 01 October 2018

I am gluten and dairy intolerant and was disappointed with what you offered me for afternoon tea.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

Lovely afternoon tea. Food was great and the service was excellent.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

Excellent service. A little slow at times, but they were very accommodating to my additional requests - I am type 1 diabetic so required the weight of the cakes and scones to assist my carb counting/insulin dosing, which the manager willingly provided without issue, and they had some low sugar jam available which I was provided without asking. Very helpful.

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Visited On Friday, 21 September 2018

When spending £24 on a main dish you would expect it to be outstanding. The fish stated was not available and then the dish had missing elements. When this was mentioned to the waitress she said ‘would you like it now’ (at the end of the meal!)

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Visited On Thursday, 20 September 2018

A stunning location with service to match

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Visited On Thursday, 20 September 2018

Lovely afternoon tea, and great quiet place to relax. Beautiful surroundings too.

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Visited On Tuesday, 18 September 2018

I had lamb and my wife had pork belly. Both were good - better than the previous evening when the Gnocci was disappointing.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 September 2018

Excellent service, friendly staff and excellent cuisine, both at dinner and breakfast

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Visited On Sunday, 09 September 2018

Service was amazing, staff were so attentive.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 September 2018

Had a afternoon tea which unfortunately was disappointing. Sandwiches had the tiniest amount of filling, the kind id expect at a child’s party. Scones I must say were a positive and warm, cakes were very unexciting. The staff were very polite and attentive We would not be tempted to book a night to stay as feel it’s not a 4 star hotel

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Visited On Friday, 07 September 2018

Excellent,food,wine,service and staff who were very helpful attentive and friendly.

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Visited On Tuesday, 28 August 2018

This is our second year in a row of choosing to have an anniversary afternoon tea at The Balmerlawn Hotel. It didn't disappoint. The staff were lovely and the food was just as delicious as last year. The sandwiches were fresh and the choice was good. The scones were still warm from being baked and the cakes were amazing. I would highly recommend an afternoon tea there.

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Visited On Monday, 27 August 2018

Lovely, dedicated staff and a relaxed atmosphere. Tea was delicious and watching the ponies frolick outside was the cherry on top! An afternoon to remember

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Visited On Monday, 27 August 2018

Excellent highly recommended!

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Visited On Sunday, 26 August 2018

Attentive but not intrusive service, delicious food (duck for my friend and pork for me). I'm sure we will be back!

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Visited On Saturday, 25 August 2018

Lovely staff makes it more special Egar is a brillent member of staff.

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