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Bartley Lodge Hotel

Cadnam, Near Lyndhurst, Lyndhurst, SO40 2NR +44 2382109813

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  • Bartley Lodge Hotel - Hampshire
Main course: £12
Food spend: £20
Opening hours
Monday - Friday: 07:30 - 10:00, 12:00 - 14:00 & 17:30 - 21:30
Saturday & Sunday: 08:00 - 10:00, 12:00 - 14:00 & 17:30 - 21:30

The duck breast was excellent and well cooked a credit to the chef.
I think white tablecloths would make for a more elegant setting rather than plain wooden easy to wipe down table tops.

Trevor 11 October 2018
from Basingstoke

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Enjoy AA Rosette-awarded dining at Bartley Lodge Hotel, a secluded woodland hideaway in the New Forest. Refined British cuisine is served in the hotel’s sophisticated Crystal Restaurant.

Signature dishes on the Bartley Lodge menu range from a cod brandade, with spiced puy lentils and cauliflower beignets, to a contemporary twist on the British ham hock, served with pea puree and herb-crusted hen’s egg. Traditional British mains like ale-battered fish and chips and honey-glazed ham can be followed by a warm poached pear with mulled-wine sorbet, whilst cheeses are a proud local selection featuring an exciting garlic and nettle option.

A former library, the elegant Bartley Lodge restaurant in Lyndhurst welcomes diners with toasty open fires in winter and open French doors in summer, which lead out into the hotel’s beautiful gardens. Breakfast can be taken in style with the addition of a glass of chilled champagne.

A tranquil woodland retreat, Bartley Lodge Hotel is a 6-minute drive from Lyndhurst, and 3 minutes from the M27.

Bartley Lodge Hotel

Cadnam, Near Lyndhurst, Lyndhurst, SO40 2NR

Contact +44 2380812248
Reservations +44 2382109813

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Customer reviews for Bartley Lodge Hotel

3.8 ((((* (based on 82 reviews)
81% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((( 16 October 2018 by Clive from Chippenham

    Lovely relaxing meal. Excellent service and good choice of dishes

  • ((((( 11 October 2018 by Diana from Southampton

    Comfortable dining area with good view of garden. Good food well presented

  • ((((( 11 October 2018 by Trevor from Basingstoke

    The duck breast was excellent and well cooked a credit to the chef.
    I think white tablecloths would make for a more elegant setting rather than plain wooden easy to wipe down table tops.

  • (((** 5 July 2018 by Pam from London

    Conservatory (adults only) is very nice. Manager is delightful, very helpful and welcoming. Other service leaves something to be desired but ok if you don’t mind a long wait. Food is ok - I was with my 4 year old granddaughter and it was fine for us.

  • (((** 23 June 2018 by Roy from Hereford

    It was a quiet night when we entered and it took a minute or so to get some attention, this I think was due to numbers there and minimal waiting staff to service them. Whilst we don't mind waiting to get a menu and then have our orders taken I found it a little disappointing that as there were so few people there that the waiting staff were not as attentive as we would have hoped. It's very pleasant to sit in a place like the orangery and a little pampering would have added to the general ambience of the place. The waiter was nevertheless friendly and we exchanged a few chuckles.
    I had pre-ordered our meals so it didn't take too long to get the first course which we had last time we came, a very tasty soup of the chef's recipe. we would normally be offered home made bread and olive oil dip but I had to ask for it this time and it arrived somewhat down the line into the soups, rather than before. Still delicious.
    My wife had the lamb hotpot which was very well cooked with tasty and tender lamb and there was a lot of it. I always find that the menu is somewhat limited for me as the prices for steaks are quite high and the rest of the menu usually offers a relatively minimal choice of dishes. Being on an offer stayover we only had £25 each to be able to spend which limits one's choices unless one is prepared to pay extra.
    My own choice was the burger which I usually have and is always of excellent quality, the meat is first class and is well presented and very tasty.
    Deciding to get drinks (rather than order via the waiter) I walked down to the other end of the hotel by reception but there was no-one manning the bar, after several minutes I gave up and returned to order via the waiter.
    Since the new chef started the quality of food has gone up a notch and he has introduced some new dishes, I look forward to sampling more of them.

  • ((((* 9 June 2018 by Gillian from Ascot

    Good restaurant with orangery area for pleasant atmosphere on a summer evening. Food was satisfactory but not outstanding. Service was extremely slow and chasing needed for some courses.

  • ((((* 24 May 2018 by Clive from Poole

    Food was good and well cooked although portions were on the small side. Nice large table for the six of us. Ambience was relaxing in an attractive period building. A bit quiet in terms of atmosphere but it was a Monday evening at 7.00 pm so guess it was to be expected

  • ((*** 20 April 2018 by Brown from Salisbury

    Lounge seating was very relaxed and comfortable. Disappointed at the reduction in scone size since last visiting in August 2017. Previous visit staff very attentive and scones warmed and offered more sandwiches on regular basis by staff. This visit had to request more sandwiches, waited 1/2 hour for staff to return to ask if we still wanted them of which we declined having finished the sweet course. Chicken salad returned to kitchen due to looking as though it had been sat around for a long period of time, brown lettuces leaves which was not due to balsamic vinegar as suggested.

  • ((((( 3 April 2018 by David from Downton

    It was excellent. Great food, service and atmosphere. The band playing was an added bonus

  • ((((* 3 April 2018 by Rebecca from Fareham

    Lovely food. It was unexpected to have the band in the other room playing while we were eating which was really nice.

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