Bar & Restaurant Opening Hours:
Monday- Saturday: 12pm - 11pm.
The main menu is available between 12pm - 2.30pm and 6 - 9pm. The Bar & Tapas menu is available all day, but we don't take bookings for this so just pop down.
Sunday: 12pm - 9pm.
Our Sunday Lunch Menu is available between 12 - 4pm, and Bar & Tapas menu 12-8pm. Please note, we do not take bookings for tables in the bar.
Traditional Afternoon Tea is available Monday-Saturday between 2.30pm and 4.30pm. Pre- Booking is essential.
If you would like to book a table for 8 people or more, please give us a call direct.
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor Seating
- Families and Children Welcome
- Gluten Free Available
- Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
- Awesome View
- Dogs Welcome
About The Cliff House
We are an independent restaurant, bar and rooms sitting on the cliff top in Barton on Sea, offering panoramic views of the Solent.
You can always be certain of a warm welcome and relaxed feel, our team work hard so all you need to do is sit back and unwind. Whilst we have an informal approach to make everyone feel welcome, we take our food and service very seriously. Fuss free, modern British fayre, made from scratch and delicious every time.
Our team of talented Chefs, use local, seasonal ingredients to produce a creative and contemporary menu in relaxed surroundings. The perfect accompaniment to that stunning view.
If you can drag your gaze away from the coastline, take a peek at our specials' board where the team use their passion for baking, butchery, local fish and seasonal stars, to develop some cracking dishes.
Excellent Sunday lunch, service was exemplary and we felt very safe
Possibly could do with more non-fish starter options
What a fantastic time we had . The service was faultless and the food fantastic. It’s such a beautiful spot , would thoroughly recommend.
Regular customers who are very happy.
My husband and I had a fabulous time, atmosphere was really buzzy, staff excellent and friendly, great food and social distancing respected. Definitely go again and would thoroughly recommend.
Our first meal out since lockdown for Covid. Felt at ease with the measurers put in place and staff were very attentive to ensure we all stayed safe. Thank you
My family had a dinner reservation for 6 of us and from the moment we arrived everything was great. Our waiter was brilliant and firstly reassured us about our table and the area we were eating in which made us all feel safe. As for the food choices, the menu and specials was superb and our choices were absolutely delicious. Can't recommend The Cliff House highly enough, it is a little gem on the south coast and a must visit for warm friendly staff and superb food...oh yes and then there's that spectacular view!
As regular visitors to the Cliff House we were once again not disappointed. It’s not the cheapest place in the area, but you get what you pay for.
It was great to be back at The Cliff House. They had a good system going, with contact less drinks, hand sanitiser, disposable menus and thorough cleaning down of tables. Food was lovely as always, look forward to going again.
Lovely warm friendly staff we felt very safe and everything was very clean we have a lodge at Bashley and have given you a glowing report to all our friends Thankyou for our lovely meal
Was looked after by Jordan. A really nice person with fantastic customer skills.
Literally everything was excellent...the staff were friendly and efficient,the food was excellent,drinks were spot on ...nothing was too much trouble and we felt totally comfortable under all the current guidelines with health and safety....10 out of 10!
We love the warm welcome, excellent food and great service at the Cliff House and we will back again soon. You have dealt with the new normal fantastically and we had such a lovely meal and it felt very normal. Thank you
Lovely to be back at the Cliffhouse after lockdown. As usual lovely food great service from friendly staff in a lovely location.
Great COVID friendly environment. Thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and the food was fantastic!
It was lovely to see the Cliff House up and running so smoothly. The food and service as usual was excellent. A good choice for our first meal out since lockdown. Keep up the good work.
Despite the changes you have had to make, the atmosphere remains welcoming and relaxing. We had a most enjoyable lunch.
Had an amazing evening. Warm and cozy and the food was fantastic. Staff all delightful
Great to be back after lockdown. Best pub/restaurant on the south coast. Excellent as always and we will be back soon.
Charming, helpful staff, despite having to deal with lots of new regulations. Nice food and lively views.
Staff were super friendly. At the time of booking only a bar table was available for drinks only, however as soon as I arrived I was asked whether we wanted to eat too, which we did, and they managed to give us the next available table. Couldn’t recommend this place enough!
even with the virus the quality of the food was excellent as usual and the staff are amazing Just my favorite place to eat thank you
Overall a Lovely evening celebrating a birthday and anniversary, covid safety well managed. Food was good quality, although quite expensive. All staff welcoming. However, Service a little slow, e.g. Mains didn’t arrive until 8.15, (arrival was 7.15) a glass of wine ordered when main course ordered, didn't arrive until the food had been mostly consumed. A small plate dessert was presented with congratulatory messages Written in chocolate was delivered, albeit a little late as we were ready to depart.
Thank you for a lovely evening
All safety measures in place and still a great atmosphere and a really lovely night out