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Spot in the Woods - Kitchen Cafe

174 Woodlands Road | New Forest, New Forest SO40 7GL, England
+44 23 8029 3784
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
“steak” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
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European, British, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
174 Woodlands Road | New Forest, New Forest SO40 7GL, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely place and had been before but went on Saturday for lunch and had the sharing platter with meat, sausage roll and pork pie to share. We choose it because it looked so tasty on the Facebook page, but was disappointed. One slice of ham...More

Thank hellvelyn123
Reviewed 5 days ago

Hotel TerraVina has metamorphosed into a wonderful Spot in the Woods. We loved the 'old place' but this transformation is amazing and not surprisingly the Cafe was buzzing. The attention to informal yet excellent service has been retained. We enjoyed our soups and sandwiches for...More

Thank Alistair V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for a coffee and was very impressed. We ordered two Americano coffees and not only did we get a lovely big cup, but it was really good coffee as opposed to a lot of weak stuff you get handed nowadays. We also ordered...More

1  Thank TracyH791
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had fish and chips. The batter was not cooked. I would have complained but no-one came to ask how my food was. The tartar sauce was very mustardy- better with gammon than fish, we thought.

Thank Roddie8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was a touch disappointed with our visit today. £9.95 for a full English to me is pricey but worth it if the food is spot on. One sausage, two rashers of bacon, two eggs, one slice of Black pudding, one mushroom, half a tomato...More

Thank Rachel1273
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An absolutely wonderful delight. Food is amazing and the staff to match. Totally recommended The gift shop just put the icing on the cake

Thank minchkin1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terravina was always a reliable choice for a ‘special’ lunch or dinner. It has now reopened as a Kitchen Cafe and judging from our visit last week I think it will still be special, but just in a different style. The decor is homely and...More

Thank 87wendywoo
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

We have stayed here before and returned with anticipation of having a comfortable sleep in the luxurious bed; we were not disappointed! The spacious suite and treats were a lovely welcome and the sumptuous dinner was enjoyed by us all. Our 4 year old son...More

Thank Lucau1
Reviewed 26 February 2018

How very sad that we shall no longer be able to enjoy the Terravina in its present form. So this is very much a valedictory review. Paul and I were so upset to learn of Gerrard's cancer and that it was forcing him and Nina...More

2  Thank Sebastian C
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Walking into Terravina was like a breath of fresh air, lovely atmosphere, inviting décor and friendly staff. Everything was ready at the table for the toddler and 4 year old - high chair, booster seat, place mats, plastic cutlery etc Great food and wine. Thoroughly...More

Thank vivien M
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Casey G
15 September 2017|
Response from NInaBasset | Property representative |
Hello We have a function room suitable for a max of x36 people seated on x3 seperate tables or x26 on one long table. We do have a buffet style menu available for functions- please email us or let me have your e mail... More
5 April 2016|
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Response from DaiDavies2312 | Reviewed this property |
No, nothing out of the 'modern day' ordinary will do the trick. Dress to be comfortable and relaxed....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 174 Woodlands Road | New Forest, New Forest SO40 7GL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest
  • Phone Number: +44 23 8029 3784
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  • This restaurant is at Spot in the Woods
Spot in the Woods kitchen café is at the gateway to the New Forest. Spending time with us will be to feel rested and revived - a homely, social experience, whether you’re local or a visitor. We don't take bookings so simple arrive and enjoy! Retained by Nina and Gerard Basset, Spot in the Woods is located in Woodlands, Netley Marsh. In a peaceful location, we are ideally located close to the main travel routes - easily accessible and a short drive from Lyndhurst, with ample onsite parking (signposted Woodlands). We are dog friendly and the perfect place from which to explore The New Forest. Experience a tasty all day breakfast, lunch, or simply a cup of coffee and one of Moyra's delicious home-made cakes. With Gavin Barnes at the helm in the kitchen, you can grab a tasty light bite with friends, enjoy a drink in the sunshine, with an excellent reputation for vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options.
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