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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%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
181 Lymington Road, Christchurch BH23 4JS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were there for the jazz dinner and dined in very smart surroundings. There was a well priced set menu with an excellent range of choices and the food was cooked to perfection. Great service and ambiance.

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We have dined at the Lord Bute on previous occasions and have found it to be an excellent location for food and service. We were lucky enough to win a meal for two in a local newspaper competition and dined there on Thursday the 20th...More

Thank ware165
Reviewed 3 days ago

A visit to this beautiful hotel with our U3A for lunch today. Was outstanding. Food .excellent service... Couldn't fault a single thing... Thank you Lord Bute team.

Thank 765Anne-D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Celebrating our first wedding anniversary here where we also had our wedding - this has got to be the best service, entertainmet, food, ambeince, location and everything we have ever ever experienced in the UK Chris and his team are faultless - can t wait...More

Thank denise H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a wedding reception, a meal and two breakfasts. Food was of high quality and well-presented. Service was courteous and prompt. Cannot fault the restaurant; highly recommended.

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of my favourite local restaurants. Always good food, well cooked with service to match. Tasteful décor and staff that are attentive without being over bearing. We enjoyed a very enjoyable three course dinner. Clearly other guests were also enjoying the food and atmosphere. Going...More

Thank jackbycroft
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Please note the 4 stars are for the food, as the evening was rather spoilt by the piano player. We spent Saturday evening eating fantastic food with our friends in the Lord Bute restaurant. Unfortunately the evening was spoilt by the person playing very old...More

Thank Josephine P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked to eat here on Father's day for our wedding anniversary meal, which is the Sunday set price menu. And for the price, well, you can't beat it. I booked well in advance as it was for our anniversary and it was busy but...More

Thank Zara M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, well prepared, served and presented. Good wine list. Reasonable prices. The patio is lovely. Part of a great hotel.

Thank DaveThomasLeicester
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We booked the restaurant for our end of season masonic lunch what an excellent choice the food was great the atmosphere superb, service was spot are only complaint was the carrots were a little under done. We had a group of 29 and the staff...More

Thank Verwood9177
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Questions & Answers
2 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
2 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$32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
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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