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Restaurant at The Lord Bute Hotel

181-185 Lymington Road, Christchurch, BH23 4JS +44 1425292941

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  •  - Dorset
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Main course: £20
Food spend: £35

Excellent food, 4 of us all enjoyed every dish. Service was second to none. The jazz was enjoyable too.

Gary Williams 27 November 2015
from Hinton

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Winner of Best Sunday Lunch at the Best of the Best Awards 2013, Restaurant at The Lord Bute Hotel offers sophisticated dining both inside and on its leafy patio. Serving the finest seasonal British cuisine, the restaurant boasts a picturesque location overlooking the dramatic Dorset coastline.

The Lord Bute Hotel menu combines local ingredients sourced from the fertile surrounding countryside to create a fusion of modern and classic culinary delights. Sumptuous highlights include the divine spinach pithivier, wrapped in puff pastry and garnished with a bloody Mary dressing, and the outstanding fillet of Jurassic beef, set with roasted Portobello mushroom, brandy cream sauce and hand cut chips.

Ornamented with crystal chandeliers and opulent mirrors, The Lord Bute Hotel restaurant in Christchurch also features an extensively stocked bar, with numerous regional and imported beers available on tap.

A distinguished venue with a superb, prize-winning kitchen, Restaurant at The Lord Bute Hotel is a mere 3-minute drive from Hinton Admiral Rail Station.

Restaurant at The Lord Bute Hotel

181-185 Lymington Road, Christchurch, BH23 4JS

Contact +44 1425278884
Reservations +44 1425292941

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Customer reviews for Restaurant at The Lord Bute Hotel

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Recommended for

  • dinner (12)
  • luxury (10)
  • lunch (9)
  • value (9)
  • entertainment (8)
  • romantic (8)
  • afternoon tea (6)
  • large parties (5)
  • private dining (4)
  • breakfast (3)
  • business (1)
  • child friendly (1)
  • ((((* 26 December 2015 by Jacqui Thomas from Christchurch

    Food and entertainment very good. I had venison and it was excellent. Also enjoyed the Pannacotta. We had a nice table in the orangery.

  • ((((( 24 December 2015 by Jonathan Ewing from Verwood

    Without a doubt the best dining experiance in Dorset, Service exemplary, menu amazing, food platelicking good,we will return often

  • ((((( 6 December 2015 by Christine Robinson from Ringwood

    From start to finish an excellent experience. The food was superb, likewise service. We always enjoy our meals at The Lord Bute. Personally I loved the sea bass and creme brulee! It was the first time for our friends and they were very impressed.

  • ((((( 3 December 2015 by Christine Macdonald from New milton

    Excellent food .nice surroundings .food cooked to perfection .my first visit .i will be back??????????????

  • ((((( 1 December 2015 by David Fox from Highcliffe

    A lovely Sunday lunch foo d was wonderfully presented and the service great the staff all friendly and welcoming .

  • ((((( 30 November 2015 by David Ware from Christchurch

    The menu selection was excellent.The dishes chosen by us were excellent also. We could not fault the service and we found the restaurant ambience first class. Overall an extemely enjoyable evening out.

  • ((((( 27 November 2015 by Gary Williams from Hinton

    Excellent food, 4 of us all enjoyed every dish. Service was second to none. The jazz was enjoyable too.

  • (**** 17 November 2015 by Neil Songhurst from Wimborne Minster

    Unfortunately, the experience was a disaster. We arrived at 1.15pm for our 1.30pm reservation. We expected a short wait until we would be seated but 45 minutes passed and we decided to depart at 2.15pm because of the service.

    Such poor management of the restaurant was disappointing because the quality of the food and the presence of silver service obviously singles this hotel out from many others. It is a real shame to be so negative but first impressions count.

  • ((((( 10 November 2015 by Alexis Fraatz from Finchampstead

    The Lord Bute has been our favourite for Sunday lunch for years. Superb food, service, ambience, and a pianist plays lovely music throughout lunch

  • ((((( 9 November 2015 by Wendy Taylor from Poole

    My family enjoyed a very nice evening at the Lord Bute.Excellent food as always and we weer well looked after.

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