Rhinefield House Hotel
“Elegant dining at the heart of the New Forest” - AA Inspector
Our Inspector's view
Dating back in part to the 12th century, Rhinefield House is a remarkable example of Tudor-Gothic architecture at the heart of the New Forest. Interiors are awash with finely crafted mouldings, copperwork, and elegant wood panelling. The Armada restaurant offers a fine mix of classic and modern cuisine, and the private dining room is modelled on the Alhambra Palace in Granada.
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Facilities – at a glance
Credit cards accepted
- Seats: 58
- Private dining available
- On-site parking available
- Wheelchair accessible
- Accessible toilets
- Assist dogs welcome
- Open all year
- Wines under £30: 14
- Wines over £30: 151
- Wines by the glass: 18
- Cuisine style: Classic, Traditional British
- Vegetarian menu
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About the area
Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England. Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles, and you have a county that is paradise for lovers of the great outdoors.
If you’re a walker, stride out across the high, rolling, chalk downland of the north Hampshire ‘highlands’ with far-reaching views, walk through steep, beech-clad ‘hangers’ close to the Sussex border. Or perhaps take a gentler stroll and meander along peaceful paths through unspoilt river valleys, etched by the sparkling trout streams of the Test, Itchen, Avon and Meon. Alternatively, wander across lonely salt marshes and beside fascinating coastal inlets or, perhaps, explore the beautiful medieval forest and heathland of the New Forest, the jewel in Hampshire’s crown.
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