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Key West Bournemouth Pier

Key West

Janine Pulford reviews this restaurant with an unparalleled location on Bournemouth Pier


The Red Shoot at Linwood

The Red Shoot

With an incredible 120 tables indoors and room to seat a further 150 diners outside, this popular New Forest pub is a lively place on a summer’s day.


The Albion starters

The Albion

Situated on Station Road in Verwood, the Albion Inn has not only had an interior refit, but the new landlord and landlady, Nathan and Jasmine Woodward, are truly finding their feet and providing an uplifting menu at the pub.


La Lambretta restaurant

La Lambretta

Carol Waterkeyn reviews La Lambretta Tradiotional Italian Kitchen and Pizza restuarant in Fordingbridge.


Café Rouge, Westbourne

Café Rouge

Delicious French cuisine in the heart of Westbourne – Adam Trimby reviews Café Rouge


Old Cottage Restaurant in Ringwood

The Old Cottage

Nestled in West Street near the bridge, the thatched Old Cottage Restaurant was once four cottages that were built more than 600 years ago.


Old Inn pan-fired sea bass

The Old Inn

When you fancy a homemade, traditional pub meal, The Old Inn at Holt hits the spot with its plentiful menu.


Cross Keys Inn Three Legged Cross

The Cross Keys Inn

A pub that is warmly comforting and familiar – Russell Harness reviews The Cross Keys Inn at Mannington, Wimborne


Kings Arms Longham

The Kings Arms Longham

Restaurant review by Carol Waterkeyn of The Kings Arms at Longham, where traditional British food is served using fresh seasonal ingredients


Shole-Madras-Ka at The 29029 Restaurant

The 29029 Restaurant

Janine Pulford reviews The 29029 Restaurant in Broadstone where real Nepalese and Indian cuisine is served with style and panache


The Old Beams Inn, Ibsley

The Old Beams Inn

Janine Pulford reviews this traditional thatched pub on the edge of the New Forest with its beamed interior and tempting menu.


Chicken breast with Fregula pasta and wilted baby spinach

The Kings Arms

Food with a certain style and a smile. Carol Waterkeyn reviews The Kings Arms Restaurant in Christchurch.


Upper Deck

First class at Upper Deck

Join Adam Trimby as he delves into the delight that is Upper Deck, the restaurant and bar at The Harbour Hotel in Christchurch, where Mudeford Medleys and Marvellous Mocktails permeate the menu and fill the soul.


The Inn at Cranborne

The Inn at Cranborne

Olde worlde meets new world at The Inn at Cranborne. Carol Waterkeyn reviews the The Inn at Cranborne restaurant in Dorset.


The Avon Causeway

The Avon Causeway

Good quality food, cooked simply with great flavours. Adam Trimby reviews the Avon Causeway restaurant at Hurn, Christchurch.


Cumberland Hotel

Ventana Grand Café

Combinations of the unexpected create a perfect balance of flavours. Janine Pulford reviews Ventana Grand Café at the Cumberland Hotel in Bournemouth.


La Fosse Cranborne

La Fosse

A Plateful of Yesteryear at La Fosse – Review by Russell Harness


The Elm Tree, Ringwood

The Elm Tree

Back to basics, good honest food at The Elm Tree in Ringwood. Review by Liz Turner.


Cargo Lounge, Broadstone

Cargo Lounge

Whether you like falafels or not, Cargo Lounge is a ‘must’. Janine Pulford reviews the Cargo Lounge in Broadstone.


NEO Restaurant


Restaurant review by Jasmine Watkiss of NEO Restaurant: Grand Café: Cocktails: Dining, Bournemouth’s sophisticated new dining establishment on Exeter Road


massaman curry

Lemongrass Thai Restaurant

Highly rated hidden gem By Janine Pulford You could be forgiven for walking straight past this Thai restaurant in Ringwood because you have to look skywards to find it. Overlooking the Market Place, Lemongrass is situated above The Cancer Research shop. Its entrance and parking can be found at the back of the properties. If you love Asian food, you will return again…