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Spyglass and Kettle

25-27 Stourwood Av, Dorset, BH6 3PW, Bournemouth BH6 3PW, England
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Ranked #116 of 152 Bournemouth B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for two new nights and found the room to be comfortable and clean. We were only using the room as a base to explore so we were not too bothered. The room we had (room 8) was a good size too. We are in the restaurant on one of the nights. The staff were helpful and the food... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

having read that there was a revised menu we thought we would try for sunday lunch. The firt thing we saw was menus that did not look new at all and did not seem to have anything different. We were not all that happy with the food - 2 ordered roast chicken which I somehow expect to be sliced chicken... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I went to the spyglass with some family for a meal, I chose the chicken bacon and cheese burger which was great, the chips on the side were the perfect chips, onion rings were also spot on, the food was presented to us well along with great customer service, definitely would go again...especially since I live 30 seconds down the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

I've always loved the spyglass, mainly due to the friendly staff; band nights and the locations always been unbeatable. Also, with the recent makeover, it looks great both inside and out! I definitely intend to continue visiting there and when I suggested the spyglass to friends too, it didn't disappoint!

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Southbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I do like the Spyglass and Kettle I must say, but ever since it was done up they seemed to have cut back staff as bar waiting times take ages. I went to the bar to get a few pints and it took 20 minutes to be served (this was when the bar was not very busy). It got to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Have visited the spyglass and kettle recently and it has had a decent makeover since my last visit and consequential review on trip adviser. The interior and exterior is now looking great and modern, service is better and generally a much nicer place to go and have a meal or drink. Well done to the spyglass and kettle for making... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We've eaten here loads of times because it's good value, pretty nice food, and an undemanding place. However last time we went we took guests and were very embarrassed by the chipped dishes that sauces were served in. Would still go back though!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

We stumbled across this place due to word of mouth, 2 meals £10 you can't go wrong, you have a nice choice of drinks and real ales including best fortyniner and old thumper ( I work in the restaurant/bar area and I never see old thumper as it's 5.1%) we started of with a sharing platter which consisted of garlic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Excellent pub grub !! Easy to order , no hassle service. Food was hot and tasteful Great menu selection and children are welcome. Would certainly recommend you will not be dissapointed. We are local and use this restrauant frequently.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Luckily we only stayed for one night. The cleaner at the Spyglass obviously doesnt like cleaning bathrooms! We found the same as a previous traveller in that the toilet pan hadnt been cleaned and the shower had almost a tuft of hair on the base. Also the sink had either toothpaste or shaving foam residue on it which I had... More 

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