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New Forest Perfumery

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11 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DP, England
+44 1202 482893
09:00 - 16:30
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Sun 10:00 - 16:30
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:30
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely little tea rooms. In the summer it's got a wonderful garden with views of the castle. They do a good selection of sandwiches but our favourite is the club sandwich. If you have room they also do wonderful home made cakes.

Thank cmcarter16
Poole, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On a very wet rainy day shopping in Christchurch we came across the somewhat confusingly titled New Forest Perfumery Tea rooms in Castle Street. We need not have been worried. As we entered the door we met some old friends who had just had a pleasant meal and they thoroughly recommended the menu. We settled in an decided to have... More 

Thank thompsonjstjet
London, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

lovely quaint tea room. Nice cuppa, friendly staff, nice location. Although the table cloth was clean it had a couple of stains on, obviously not come out in the wash.

Thank MariaKWarnes
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We traditionally go here as a family to enjoy ourselves and have a lovely luncheon. I had the jacket potato with cheddar and beans. It was a delight. Will go back.

Thank Danthewriter
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had a very nice lunch and cream tea. The homemade soup was delicious, the ploughmans was huge, the rarebit was delicious! My scone was a quarter of a giant scone because each quarter was massive, peaceful gardens at the back with high bricked walls made it nicely secluded, all in all a pleasant place for light lunch or tea and... More 

Thank Salcal
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198 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We needed lunch, so where better than the New Forest Perfumery. We decided on Dorset Rarebit with salad followed by coffee. We were able to sit in the courtyard in the sun, such a pleasant quiet spot. We really enjoyed that visit.

Thank Paul H
London, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop here as it looked a nice tea room to try, we weren't disappointed at all. The only down side is that at the back in the garden smoking is not allowed and there is only one sign inside to say you cannot. It's not the no smoking that I was annoyed at but the embarrassment when... More 

Thank Andyh69
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Have been here many times and have never been disappointed, the food is lovely and the cakes are fab. The staff are lovely too and if you are lucky to get a seat outside it is very nice to spend the afternoon relaxing with a nice piece of cake and a coffee

Thank Catherine L
Purley, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Afternoon tea(at about £11.95pp) must be ordered 24 hours in advance. We hadn't booked but created our own by ordering a different sandwich pp and sharing. Good choice of coffee in cafetieres too. Scones were big so we shared 1 between 2.

Thank coletteweston17
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

A delightful lunch in a great setting. Prompt service, polite, caring staff. Lunches of macaroni cheese, garlic bread and salad was fresh, mac piping hot and very cheesy, salad very crisp, go delicious. Gammon, brie and mango chutney sandwich beautiful quality, fresh, delicious.

Thank Claire S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Cafe, British, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
09:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Castle Street, Christchurch BH23 1DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 482893

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?