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The Cliff House Restaurant

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Marine Drive West, Barton-on-Sea, New Forest, New Milton BH25 7QL, England
+44 1425 619333
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Briston, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very dog friendly and helpful staff. There was a slight issue with the lighting where we were sitting but they quickly resolved this by moving us to another table. The meal was excellent, well cooked and presented. Portions were nicely sized such that we could enjoy 3 courses without feeling too stuffed. :) We went in the evening so couldn't... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A new favourite for Sunday lunch. Delicious 3 course Sunday roast with attentive staff who offered alternative vegetables for my fussy husband. Lovely pudding choices and scenic views.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have been visiting The Cliff House Restaurant for a number of years. Nowadays, it is decorated in the fashionable 'shabby chic' style. There is a relaxed feel, the staff are attentive and the sea views are as wonderful as ever. There is a excellent Menu from bar snacks all the way through to main meals. This time we enjoyed... More 

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marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Day crossingtheline, Thank you for the lovely review following your recent visit, we look forward to seeing you again soon. Team Cliff House x More 

Southampton
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165 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Having recently visited again for a family meal I was please to see that the staff were still really friendly and attentive and the food was excellent both in taste and presentation. We will definitely be back and I strongly recommend the sticky toffee pudding.

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Thank Merlin F
marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Day Merlin F, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit, we like to think of ourselves as a friendly bunch and we're fortunate that our Chef and his team can really knock up some great plates of food. We have now moved into our Spring menu, so we have replaced the Sticky Toffee pudding with... More 

Surrey
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault anything with this my first of hopefully many visits to this restaurant. At £35 per head my partner and I thought we'd try the Valentine's meal, prebooking by phone and speaking to a very helpful guy who recommended we have a table in the conservatory on this occasion. We were greeted at the door, and coats taken to... More 

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Thank memomeSurrey
marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Day MemomeSurrey, Thanks for writing us such a great review, we look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Team Cliff House x More 

Malvern, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch for my dad's birthday. 5 adults and 4 kids. All had excellent meal. Really really lovely and appeared fresh/home cooked. Staff were excellent and couldn't have been more accommodating. Excellent service. Excellent views, tastefully decorated interior. Please don't let the appearance of the building exterior put you off, it does have a slightly dated 70s seaside... More 

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Thank EmmaofMalvern
marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Emma, Thank you for such a brilliant review! We proudly claim we offer the Best Roast on the Coast, so great to read you enjoyed! The Cliff House is no architectural gem, but we do our best with what we can work with! We look forward to seeing you and your family again soon, Team Cliff House x More 

Burley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I wrote the previous review of how excellent the food was I said I would return again and again. I have returned many times and have found everything just as excellent The menu is changed regularly to get variety. The team are all friendly and helpful, and I am hooked Valerie Stone

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Thank valerie s
marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Morning Valerie, Thank you for taking the time out to write us a second review - great to hear you always enjoy your visits to the Cliff House! We look forward to seeing you soon, Cliff House Team x More 

London
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Done in Barton-on-sea for a weekend with old school friends and spent the evening at this restaurant. It was nice to arrive and be greeted with friendly smiles, staff were great and the service was good. There was a good selection of food that was well presented and very tasty. Would definitely go there again and recommend the Lemon Sole... More 

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marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Morning Angela, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a brilliant review - great to hear you all had a good time and enjoyed your food and drink! We look forward to seeing you all soon, Regards Team Cliff House x More 

Leicester, England
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Cliff House - we decided to try the Burns' Night celebration after a lovely lunch a few weeks ago when we saw it advertised. What a superb evening it was, sticking well to the traditions of Burns' Night and offering good Scottish fare to go with it. Service was extremely slick given the number... More 

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marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Day Jan, Thank you for taking the time to write us such a great review! We loved hosting our first Burns Night, from the Piper, the reading of the selkirk grace, piping in the haggis and of course - loads of haggis & whisky! We look forward to seeing you again in the near future, Regards Team Cliff House... More 

Barton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Frequent visitors to this great Hotel and Restaurant. Amazing atmosphere and being resident to Barton on Sea, this place has put this seaside destination on the map. The Burns Night on the 27th Jan was one to remember and as usual there was great attention to detail right down to the Piper who marched the haggis into the restaurant and... More 

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Thank Chris R
marinedrivewest, Owner at The Cliff House Restaurant, responded to this review

Good Day Chris, Thank you for your kind review and thank you for continued support of the Cliff House. Great to hear you enjoyed our Burns Night, a lot of effort went into it our end, so great to hear that our guests enjoyed it. We look forward to seeing you, your good lady and your family soon. Regards Team... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marine Drive West, Barton-on-Sea, New Forest, New Milton BH25 7QL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  New Milton  >  Barton-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 619333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?