Nurtured by hand and harvested with care, Head Chef Alistair Craig’s dishes pay homage to the British countryside, and embrace the nature of the seasons.

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Cambium New Forest Restaurant - Careys Manor
Opening Times

Dining at Cambium


Breakfast - 7.30am to 10am (weekdays) & 8am to 11am (weekends)

Snacks - All day

Dinner - 5.30pm - 9.30pm Wednesday - Saturday

Afternoon Tea cakes at Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa
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Cambium Menus

The season writes the menus and the freshness of the produce determines the plate at this New Forest Restaurant.


Below you will find some commonly asked questions. For more in depth answers, please visit our FAQ pages or contact us and we will be happy to help.

  • Cambium

    Breakfast – 7.30am to 10am (weekdays) & 8am to 11am (weekends)

    Snacks – All day

    Dinner – 5.30pm – 9.30pm Wednesday – Saturday


    The Zen Garden

    Closed Wednesdays

    Dinner – 6pm – 9.30pm

    Lunch – 12 pm – 2.30 pm

    Please note: No children under the age of 12 at dinner. A smart/casual dress code is requested at dinner.


    Le Blaireau

    Dinner – 6pm – 8.45pm – Monday, Tuesday, Friday & Sunday

    Lunch – 12pm – 2.30pm – Friday

  • Socially distanced outdoor dining areas have been created and are available for you to enjoy breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks, and dinner al fresco.

    The restaurants are open with a reduced number of tables and offer outdoor dining spaces.

    All staff wear face coverings and guests are required to do so at their own discretion.

    Cash is accepted but credit/debit card details are preferred for contactless payments.

  • Our French bistro, Le Blaireau, offers a children’s menu and invites children of all ages to dine. There are age restrictions at our other restaurants. In Cambium, the minimum age is 8 years, whilst in The Zen Garden the minimum age is 12 years to dine.

  • Yes. The menus in our three onsite restaurants have a range of vegan and vegetarian options. If, however, you have food allergies or an intolerance, please inform our reservations or reception team upon booking so they can make the kitchen aware.

  • We have a comprehensive list of all of the dishes/foods and drinks available throughout the hotel which highlights 14 key allergens if present. This guidance document is readily available from any member of our team upon request.

    Please speak to our Reservations Team for help with your specific request but in most circumstances we would ask that you book your dining ahead of time and to inform our reservations or reception team of your allergy or intolerance at the time of booking so they can ensure the kitchen team and chefs are fully aware and prepared for your visit.