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The Cliff House Restaurant

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Marine Drive West, Barton-on-Sea, New Milton BH25 7QL, England
+44 1425 619333
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Popped in for lunch with our large dog who was very welcome. Staff very friendly and welcoming. Food was very good at a reasonable price. Our dog enjoyed the attention from staff and the treat she was given. Will definitely visit again in the future.

Thank David K
Winchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the cliff house after a cold walk along the beach. The staff were so friendly and helpful. Glad to find somewhere so welcoming for a big, damp and tired dog! The food was wonderful and presented beautifully. My only negative was not being able to do pudding the justice it deserved as I was full. Superb, 10 out... More 

Thank Dst45
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly staff, dog friendly bar, reasonably priced and a great atmosphere! We have visited twice now and have been extremely pleased with our visit! Thank you! X

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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56 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was recommended as a great place to spend a Friday evening and certainly not disappointed. Smart gin menu to get things going and when a place uses Fever Tree, they know their gins Had nibbles to start and then for the mains. Superb. Highly recommend the fish but all dishes equally as tempting The place has a great feel and... More 

1 Thank Boss17
Ham, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little bar and restaurant with tremendous views over the Barton cliffs. The food is consistency good here and the team are always very friendly. A great place for a morning coffee, afternoon drink with friends or dinner :-)

1 Thank lovetolife298
New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Plenty of room and picnic benches to sit at on coast side with access also from that side which is great as can leave dogs tied up and enjoy the views and sun without hassle. Walk in and order what you want. Quite informal for tea and cakes outside but little bar area inside copes well. Chocolate drink really nice... More 

Thank Michael L
Oxford, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Brilliant location set on the cliff top with great sea views, good selection of food and good selection of beers and wines ,friendly helpful staff

Thank Steveward F
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We travelled from Southampton to experience the Hampshire shore. We enjoyed the scenery and the ever changing weather. TripAdvisor took us to this gem of a restaurant that is, as the name suggests, perched on a cliff overlooking the Isle of Wight. We didn't have a reservation so we had to wait 30 minutes for a table. This time was... More 

Thank PedroFigueira
West Midlands
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99 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We didn't think the delicious food here could get any better, but it has! During our recent stay we enjoyed excellent lunches and dinners. Standout dishes were the smoked salmon and cream cheese toastie, the fish (hake) and chips and the buttermilk infused chicken - not forgetting the lemon and olive oil cake with blood orange sorbet! The service and... More 

Thank Dorienne
Southampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for Sunday lunch . Having moved to the area a few months ago we finally got to sample the restaurant and overall are glad we did. The Sunday lunch menu is a minimum two courses at £22 which is quite pricey but for the quality of the food on offer was just about worth it! I opted... More 

Thank dean w

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Restaurant Details

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

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