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Le Blaireau

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Lyndhurst Road | Lyndhurst Road, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
+44 1590 623032
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favourite restaurants. This is my 4th visit, always go out of my way if I'm heading Bournemouth way from Worthing. The food, the setting, the ambience, the service, all just perfect. It looks pricey! It isn't. My favourite, the minute steak, delicieux!

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2 Thank RayJ50
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Dear Ray, We are delighted to hear Le Blaireaus is one of your favourite restaurants. We’ve introduced a new regional menu to Le Blaireaus which will change every month and feature dishes from our favourite regions of France – do visit us in January and see what region we are celebrating. Best wishes, Lorella More 

herts
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Warm welcome again from Ricard. 20th return to this little gem. Food is amazing and locally sourced will be back again! (French fish soup the best) mmmmmmmm

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1 Thank nibb
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback ,Richard and his team will be most thrilled that you had yet another amazing lunch . They look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes Lorella Hotel Manager More 

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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

I had camembert for starter which was lovely but a bit big for one person, and then the chicken which was amazing. service was great.

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1 Thank Tasha S
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you Tasha again for your kinds , it is most appreciated . Best wishes Lorella Hotel Manager More 

southampton
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I took my husband here for a special 30th birthday meal as we were staying at the hotel. We loved the quirky decor and the staff were all very amenable and attentive. My husband had three courses (Camembert, steak and creme brûlée) and I had the gnocchi followed by ice cream. My main was delicious and my husband enjoyed his... More 

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Thank gemmie25
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you Gammie for your feedback and I am pleased on the whole you enjoyed his special birthday meal. However, my sincere apologies for the error with the steak. If you would be so kind to contact me personally as our team would like to rectify this mistake and welcome you back . We look forward to hearing from you... More 

Brockenhurst, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Although a local resident of Brockenhurst I have only eaten here 4 times in 15 years. I was persuaded to go back by my friend as he highly rates the food. However I have to say I was disappointed on the whole. I thought the menu choice was very limited and consequently went for a chicken dish I did n't... More 

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Thank Oggi998
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and I am sorry to read of your disappointment. Please be assured the service issues are not reflective of our standards and our Restaurant Manager would like to pass on his personal apologies . We welcome your comments on the decor, Le Blaireau is a fun, quirky and informal bistro and plans for refurbishment are... More 

London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

French Decor Great staff Strong menu Lovely surroundings Can't ask for much more from a French Bistro. (The snails were amazing) Thanks :)

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1 Thank ZaneXLawrence
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you Zane for your kind feedback, delighted you had a good lunch and hope you come back soon. Best wishes Lorella Hotel Manager More 

Tangley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were staying at the attached Carey's Manor Hotel. However, the restaurant has its own entrance for 'outsiders. Good decor evocative of a French bistro. Interesting menu and an imaginative wine list. The service was just right and the food perfect... 'Merci' for a memorable experience.!

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1 Thank Brian E
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you Brian for your wonderful feedback, the team will be pleased and we hope you will return again soon. Best wishes Lorella Hotel Manager More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Lovely light lunch served with a smile. a big menu offered if you wanted something more substantial. A little getaway.

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Thank DesignerBIRD
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, the team will be delighted and looking forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes Lorella Negro Hotel Manager More 

Middlesex
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171 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Returned to the great restaurant. The manager James was there treated us like royalty nothing was too much for him . All the staff were a real credit to the hotel , the food was really nice will definitely. Come back

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1 Thank nuttynannynoonoo
CareysManor, Manager at Le Blaireau, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely feedback, the team and James will be pleased and we look forward to your return. Best wishes Lorella Hotel Manager More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent but unfortunately we had to wait more than 30mins for it to arrive. Ambiance was great too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lyndhurst Road | Lyndhurst Road, New Forest, Brockenhurst SO42 7RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Brockenhurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 623032

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