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Ashley Lane, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3RH, England
+44 1590 672777
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been coming too Lanes for the past 5-6 years, for our Christmas party. And I must say too anyone, have your Christmas party there. The food is excellent, the staff are too, and too top it off a lovelly little dance floor, and a fab dj, who will play whatever you want, excellent evening!!!!!!!!

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Thank chrissieann63
Poole, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food, good service. Very accommodating for vegetarians even though the choice on menu wasn't much they offered to cook me almost anything I wanted. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Traceysearle
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Occasion was a birthday celebration shared with friends. Food was excellent and finished off with a 'happy birthday' platter of fruit with chocolate - a nice touch. Restaurant is tucked away but don't miss it, well worth a visit.

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Hayling Island, Hants, England
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped down to Lymington to do some Christmas shopping. Haven't visited for a year so popped into Lanes to say hello to Niiki the owner host for a snack st lunchtime. Have eaten there several times over the nearly 10 years that Nikki & Peter the chef have owned the place. Always consistently good, never had a bad lunch or... More 

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Thank AMD1T
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My lovely sister and my gorgeous niece took me out for dinner to Lane's for a belated birthday treat. My niece has just moved to Lymington and It was my first trip to visit her and to Lanes. I was impressed From the building - a converted church to the delighted home delivery of my hat. ...and after avocado cheese... More 

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Thank HaSki14
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow - great place! I wanted to book something unique with great quality food for my husband's birthday. This was perfect! The food was fantastic, the building was interesting and the staff couldn't do enough for us. The service alone was second to none - the staff took a genuine interest in our experience and the owners pitched everything exactly... More 

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Thank Kelly S
Lymington, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With its bright and inviting interior this restaurant has a quirky feel to it as well. The tables are arranged on the ground floor, a mezzanine level and upstairs. Tables are well spaced despite the restaurants at first appearance small size. A very tastefully completed conversion of what appears to be an old chapel. Our food was fantastic, friends who... More 

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Thank Derek H
Banbury, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A winter treat is going out for dinner and to come here is am even better treat. The food is just amazing, you would be hard pushed to find a better place to eat in Lymington for sure. On a weekday it can be quiet and the atmosphere is not great then but this is a small price to pay... More 

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Thank Ian L
Hampton, London
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were away for a little break and a friend suggested trying The Lanes and we are so glad we did. Modern decor inside - with a good atmosphere and attentive staff - but not overly! We had read about the owners on their www beforehand and were pleasantly delighted to actually meet them - so good to see that... More 

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Our party of 6 had a most enjoyable time at this restaurant. The restaurant itself is interesting being on lots of different levels - I understand that it used to be a chapel and you can get a sense of that in its layout. The lady serving us was fantastic and much effort was taken to accommodate those gluten free... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 49
Cuisine
European, British, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:00
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ashley Lane, New Forest, Lymington SO41 3RH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: +44 1590 672777

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