Beresfords Restaurant awarded 2015 Certificate of Excellence

Date published: Wednesday 27 May 2015

We were delighted to hear that our restaurant, Beresfords has been awarded the ‘2015 Certificate of Excellence’ from TripAdvisor. Well done to our Restaurant Manager, Randy Gomez, and his team!

If you would like to book a table in Beresfords please call 01590 623116.

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Savernake Suite Wedding

Date published: Thursday 21 May 2015

On Saturday we had our first Wedding in our Savernake Suite since our recent refurbishment.

Congratulations to Mr & Mrs Hodges who celebrated their marriage with us Saturday! As a result of the sun shining all afternoon for them, they were able to take some photos in our beautiful, landscaped gardens.

We are delighted with how beautiful our Savernake room looked and it was lovely to receive so many compliments from the wedding guests!

We are very excited for our Savernake Suite to be decorated again for a Wedding.

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New Forest Ponies Return

Date published: Wednesday 13 May 2015

Look how many Shetland Ponies, New Forest Ponies and Cows came to visit the Balmer Lawn today!

Due to a spot of hot weather in the New Forest today, the ponies and cows chose to do a spot of sunbathing.. we are very jealous that they were enjoying the beautiful sunshine!

As well as the animals playing in the sun, it was lovely to see our residents dining out on our bar terrace, enjoying a cool drink with their lunch.

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The Sunday BBQ's return!

Date published: Tuesday 12 May 2015

Although the weather has been a bit unpredictable (typical British weather we know), our first 2 Sunday BBQ's have gone well.

Come and meet Randy our restaurant manager, Andrej one of our Chef de Parties' and Klaudia one of our Restaurant Supervisors each Sunday for our Sunday BBQ with live music now running until September for just £12.50 per person buffet!

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Refurbished Function Room

Date published: Saturday 9 May 2015

We are delighted with how many compliments we have received from our hotel guests about our newly refurbished Savernake Room. Here are a few photos during the refurbishment and after when the room has been set up for functions. 

The Savernake can hold up to 60 seated guests and is completed with a beautiful private Garden Terrace which connects to our Hotel Gardens, perfect for summer events!

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Staff Development - The Balmer Lawn Way

Date published: Wednesday 6 May 2015

As part of further staff development but also in appreciation of their contribution over the past months, we managed to send Stephen and Daniel for a complimentary tasting dinner over to Moorhill House Hotel in Burley. Both work as part of our food & beverage team, mainly in Beresfords Restaurant, but also as part of functions and weddings.

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A Race To The Forest

Date published: Tuesday 5 May 2015

Last weekend we had a group of guests come and stay for the weekend who drove down to the New Forest in Citreon 2 CVs to celebrate the group organisers birthday. All the cars were individually named, the birthday girl, Jo, drove number 11, appropriately named "Duchess". 

After a day of activities in the cars around the New Forest, the group dined in our recently refurbished Savernake Room. 

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New Gym Equipment

Date published: Saturday 2 May 2015

We are delighted to announce that our Gym refurbishment has been completed and yesterday we received a delivery from Pulse Gym for brand new Gym equipment. We have replaced 2 Treadmills, 1 Cross trainer, 1 Stepper and an Exercise Bike! We hope our Leisure Members enjoy using the new equipment. To visit us for a tour of the Leisure Club call now on 01590 625709

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Wine Tasting with Anne Trimbach

Date published: Friday 24 April 2015

We've launched a new wine list this month organised by Damian Materla our Assistant Manager, with Enotria Wines and our rep Tomek Mikulin. This enabled us to be lucky enough to meet with one of our wine suppliers Anne Trimbach from the Trimbach Family Estate based in Alsace, France. They own over 45 hectres of vineyards and produce from a further 40 hectres from local vineyards. The Trimbach family have been producing wine since 1626 and have been renowned for producing wine and exporting wines around the world since then. For more information about the Trimbach family please click here to visit their website.

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I Am a Receptionist at Balmer Lawn

Date published: Wednesday 22 April 2015

I have advanced degrees in Accounting, Public Relations, Marketing, Business, Computer Science, Civil Engineering, and Swahili. I can also read minds.

Of course I have the reservation that you booked six years ago even though you don't have the confirmation number and you think it was made under a name that starts with "S".

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