Beresfords

Balmer Lawn Hotel, Lyndhurst Road, Brockenhurst, United Kingdom, SO42 7ZB
Restaurant info
Opening Information

Lunch
Monday to Saturday 12.00pm - 2.30pm

Lunch
Sunday 12.30pm - 3.00pm

Dinner
Monday - Sunday 6.30pm - 9.00pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Children's Menu available
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
  • Weddings and Other Private Parties Catered for
  • Event Space
  • Accommodation
  • Outside Seating Area

About Beresfords

Beresfords is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a 2nd AA rosette for food.

Good food and great service!! - combined with 2 AA rosette's for Fine Dining you will not be disappointed when dining in Beresfords.

Our Executive Chef, Chris Wheeldon and his talented team produce daily menus using fresh local produce wherever possible. You will be guaranteed an unforgettable dining experience.

Our Restaurant Manager, Aurelien Mol, and his team will ensure that you receive professional, but relaxed, service.

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

No need to take our word for it, take a look at Beresfords Trip Advisor reviews - for which we have achieved a Certificate of Excellence for the last 4 years running.

For tables of 7 or over please contact the hotel directly to make your reservation. A deposit of £5.00 per person may be required at the time of booking. For parties of 10 adults or more a pre-order will be required also. This can be discussed with you at the time of making your reservation.

Afternoon Tea is served daily 2.00-5.30pm

If you want to guarantee a place at The Balmer Lawn, then you can book a table in the bar area or the dining room.

We can’t book a table for you on the terrace, but if you prefer to sit outside, we will do our best to seat you there when you arrive.

When the sun is shining in the Summer, people often decide to come down on the spur of the moment so booking the outdoor tables isn’t possible.

Cuisine: Locally Sourced
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Monday, 20 May 2019

Friendly personal service. Comprehensive menu, catering for all tastes. The food itself is innovative well prepared and tasty. Overall it's a special experience.

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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

Lovely Hotel and spa and restaurant very friendly and clean.

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Visited On Friday, 17 May 2019

Service was excellent and reasonably priced for fine dining.

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Visited On Wednesday, 15 May 2019

We usually visit Balmer Lawn in late Autumn but this time returned in late Spring. "What no log fire "my Labrador enquired but after a few walks in the sunshine she agreed with us that it was just as enchanting but in different ways. Afternoons spent on the outside terrace. The standard of cleanliness and service remains top class and we cannot wait to come back.

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Visited On Saturday, 11 May 2019

We had a lovely cream tea and the staff gave us excellent service and made it feel special.

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Visited On Thursday, 25 April 2019

Good food, friendly staff! Not overpriced!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

We had a really lovely evening in your restaurant with our children. We cycled as we were camping locally and were able to store our bikes too. The food was delicious and staff very attentive, hardworking and polite. Thank you, we look forward to returning soon.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

A great relaxed atmosphere with great staff who paid particular attention to detail and provided a excellent personal service. The food portions were very adequate and the menu choices were great with locally sourced ingredients. The menu was not overloaded with choice but what choice there was. Clearly focused on quality and not the quantity. A great atmosphere, great value, great staff and we had a wonderful time.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

The whole experience was first class. Thank you Linda Burt

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Excellent food and service. .

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Visited On Monday, 15 April 2019

We had a lovely afternoon tea at Balmer Lawn.

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Visited On Sunday, 14 April 2019

Great food and atmosphere. Loved the piano player

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 April 2019

The staff couldn’t do enough for us, accommodating our different requests for the children. Everything we had was beautifully presented, very well cooked with lots of flavour. The bread was served warm and straight out of the oven, which we couldn’t stop ourselves eating

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Excellent service. Top quality food. Good choice of drinks. Only criticism is there was no sign of the name on any part of the external building so for a first time visitor it was awkward to know if we were in the right place. Now we know we will return.

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

1 main course was warm and bland Service was average at best staff didn’t know dishes or explain menu . Too many different waiters ... no rapport Sat in bar and with menus and had to go to the restaurant ourselves rather than our order being taken and then escorted to the table

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

Had a lovely afternoon tea at Balmer Lawn in the lounge area.We met up with my husbands cousin and the staff made us feel very welcome. The cakes,scones and finger sandwiches were very yummy!

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

Slow service despite being the only customers. Friendly service from Abi.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

I had the pollock. Beautifully cooked as always, well presented. I just thought maybe the dish needed a sauce of some kind.

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Visited On Monday, 01 April 2019

Excellent food and service.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

I brought my 89yr old Mother for afternoon tea on Mothers Day . The staff were so nice to us and very helpful and even though it was a very busy afternoon and they worked so hard they remained cheerful and helpful . Thank you all for the lovely experience you gave my Mother.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

This was almost great because staff are lovely and the food is great. However, a few minor things let my visit down. Firstly, we were not given a wine menu. When we asked for one we were given a menu without bottles of wine on it. Secondly, we were told the starters were small and we should have three of the light bites. However, we were not told diners were given bread for free so we ended up over ordering and had to stop eating the starters so we were not full before the main course. Thirdly, I was told my main course took the longest to cook as 25 minutes (no problem). However, I had to wait 45 minutes for it which was too long in my opinion. All this aside the food is FANTASTIC at a reasonable price and the hotel is lovely. If they sort out the minor issues with service it would be brilliant all round.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Good food nicely presented Excellent service

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

Lovely time having Afternoon Tea at Balmer Lawn. Staff were nice and attentive and provided a special birthday surprise for us.

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

We had a delicious meal, thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

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Visited On Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Lovely dinner and service. Highly recommend.

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