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Lord Bute Restaurant

181 Lymington Road, Christchurch BH23 4JS, England
+44 1425 278884
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (8 reviews)
“fillet steak” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
181 Lymington Road, Christchurch BH23 4JS, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Three of us went for Sunday Lunch and enjoyed it. The restaurant was busy, but had a good atmosphere. The 4 course menu at £26.95 was varied and apart from the parsnip and orange soup which seemed like a poor white sauce with orange zest...More

Thank PeaceFoodandaSnorkel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not often we score three out of three, three courses all realy well presented and tasty. We ate in the hotel on local recommendation which proved accurate. A good meal, with friendly service.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I find it difficult to fault this restaurant. Every time I have been the food has been well presented (two rosettes) tasty and hot. The staff all pleasant and efficient. Another service well presented, thank you.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very good service and excellent food, will certainly eat here again. The lobster was excellent coupled with the views from the window an evening to remember.

Thank _rogerianlawrence
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service excellent food, reasonably priced, Car parking a bit difficult and on a hill so not so good for the Eder,t. Well worth a visit have been many times and never disappointed,

Thank chrissieandmac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here as a party of 15 to celebrate a golden wedding anniversary on the evening of Saturday 16th September 2017. I have been an occasional visitor to the Lord Bute for some 15 to 20 years and have yet to have a bad meal....More

1  Thank Mashie47
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

In some ways you'd say there isn't much wrong, but clearly they're playing to demand, and the population in Bournemouth and the area is old ! So, old music, old people, and silver service, which personally I hate. I can't argue with the business case...More

3  Thank david h
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We were lucky to be treated to a joint birthday meal by good friends last Sunday lunchtime. The choice of food was great, there were many of my favourites especially the main courses. The food arrived promptly and was piping hot. The leek and onion...More

1  Thank PeteVivian
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Husband & I went for my birthday as I'd always wanted to go here. The food was lovely & presented beautifully. Very tasty & full of flavour! The staff were attentive & very quick to pick up on when something needed to be done eg....More

Thank Claire P
Reviewed 10 September 2017

We dined here with friends on a Saturday evening at 7pm. We were well looked after with unhurried service and left at about 10.15pm after an excellent meal. It was our first visit but our friends attend this venue regularly. Nicely decorated and spotlessly clean...More

Thank GordonBeasley
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3 March 2017|
Response from robbie1doe | Reviewed this property |
yes but with a shirt and jacket would be my answer otherwise although you will be treated as anyone else you may feel slighty under dressed
3 March 2017|
Response from LordBute | Property representative |
Good evening. The bands play throughout the evening (with odd breaks), however it is always possible for us to set you a table away from the music if this is your preference. Just mention this at the point of booking.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$33
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 Lymington Road, Christchurch BH23 4JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 278884
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