Visit this little corner of France in the New Forest, where you can enjoy classic French dishes or sip an espresso as if you were in Paris.

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Le Blaireau

Let the time slip away as you share a bottle of French wine and sample authentic French cuisine, but don’t forget dessert - Crème Brulee, Selection De Fromages or both?


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.



    Breakfast – 7am to 10am (weekdays) & 8am to 11am (weekends)

    Snacks – All day

    Dinner – 5:30pm to 9:30pm


    The Zen Garden

    Dinner 6pm – 9.30pm, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday.

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


    Le Blaireau

    Lunch – 12pm-2.30pm, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

    Dinner – 6.30pm-9.45pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

  • 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 also whilst in public areas.

    Takeaway picnics are available for residents to pre-order or at the hotel during your stay.

    Cash will not be accepted, and credit/debit card details will be required 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 on 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.