Beresfords

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


All Day Menu

Monday to Sunday 12.00pm - 9.00pm




Afternoon Tea

Monday to Sunday 2.30pm - 5.30pm





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
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Car Parking

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 Sunday, 05 July 2020

Lovely staff, and the cotes de boeuf was sublime

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Visited On Sunday, 05 July 2020

Amazing food and service, we will be back

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Visited On Sunday, 05 July 2020

A lovely meal very professional staff, our first meal out since the start of Covid and worth the wait, thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 04 July 2020

Challenging times after coming out of forced lockdown, the hotel & staff have done an amazing job, extremely friendly & helpful

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Visited On Saturday, 04 July 2020

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.

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Visited On Monday, 16 March 2020

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.

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 March 2020

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.

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Visited On Monday, 09 March 2020

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.

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Visited On Sunday, 08 March 2020

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.

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 March 2020

A delicious meal with just the right portion size. We will certainly come back again.

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Absolutely beautiful meal, start to finish was absolute perfection, and staff were just the best too

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Fabulous food, incredible service and even child friendly - an amazing achievement in a fine dining restaurant. Thank you!

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

very enjoyable afternoon.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

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.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 March 2020

Beautifully cooked and nicely presented food. Attentive service. A very relaxing Sunday lunch spent with friends. A wonderful experience. Compliments to the whole team.

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 February 2020

A lovely dining experience. The food was all very high quality and the cocktails were some of the nicest that I have ever had!

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Visited On Saturday, 15 February 2020

We were well looked after by Maringklen, friendly and helpful. My daughter enjoyed her birthday treat.

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Visited On Wednesday, 12 February 2020

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.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 February 2020

Very relaxed experience. Scrummy cakes and vegetarian sandwiches were delicious with interesting fillings, not just the standard. Would definitely return.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 February 2020

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.

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Visited On Friday, 31 January 2020

Fabulous meal.

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Wonderful food, atmosphere and service.

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Visited On Monday, 20 January 2020

Excellent attention to detail. Exciting menu. Service is also excellent.

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Visited On Monday, 20 January 2020

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.

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Visited On Saturday, 18 January 2020

Unfortunately one of our meals was luke warm when it arrived at the table

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