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Gilbey's Restaurant

5 Wollstonecraft Road | Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
+44 1202 394588
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Ranked #8 of 562 Restaurants in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $76
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Gilbey's Restaurant in Bournemouth is situated in the Liston Hotel which is two minutes from the Cliff Top Gardens in Boscombe Spa. The large open restaurant with polished oak floor and wall murals of Edwardian days on the pier compliments the cosy bar and entrance hall with original features dating back to the turn of the century. Our food is modern English with some influences from the rest of the World.
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English first
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We decided to visit after reading all the good reviews on Tripadvisor. We weren't disappointed. The service is excellent and the traditional Sunday roast was everything you'd expect and more, if I could find a criticism it would be the Yorkshire pudding wasn't a crispy as I like it but that's really splitting hairs. I would comment that the décor... More 

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Bournemouth
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was a first for us, and a couple of friends, Christmas dinner at a restaurant. We didn't quite know what to expect, but were absolutely delighted with the day. Although totally sold out, the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly, with plenty of smiley staff to serve us. The courses (6, I think!) were of excellent quality and served at... More 

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Bournemouth
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We had Fillet Steak and a Lamb. The most succulent beautiful food, where I can go medium rare instead of medium, knowing it will be medium rare and no blood on the plate, properly rested. fabulous hors d'euvres and starters, scallops and a pate, see photos.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Fantastic quality, delicious food. Generous portions and plenty of little treats along the way. Wonderful, attentive service. The dinner wasn't cheap, but it was definitely good value.

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Christchurch, Dorset
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12 reviews 12 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We visited the restaurant on Saturday night to celebrate my dads 70th Birthday, from the moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome and sat in the lounge area having drinks and looking at the menu. I have to follow a gluten free diet for medical reasons I was talked through the menu explaining exactly what I could... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

ENTERING THE HOTEL WE WHERE WARMLY WELCOMED,we entered the bar area and again we where shown a seat where the staff where very accomadating , we where shown the Sunday lunch menu , the whole experiance was wonderfull, we where asked if we where ready to order and shown into the restaurant , our drinks where carried into the restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Come here for Bournemouth’s best Sunday lunch. We’ve visited several times and it is remarkably consistent. The Sunday roast’s are succulent and the vegetables cooked to perfection. The dining room is spacious and comfortable and the predominantly Spanish staff are responsive and charming.

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Bournemouth
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12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Hiding in The Liston Hotel between Bournemouth and Boscombe is an amazing restaurant. It was recommended to us and we've been twice before leaving a review, because sometimes the second visit lets you down. IT DIDN'T. What amazing food and wonderful service, it really is as good the second time. The first time we went with four friends down from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Just returned from a wonderful Sunday lunch here. The staff are amazing, attentive, friendly, efficient and helpful. The food was beautifully presented and was skilfully cooked. A special thanks to the lovely chef who made me a vegan roast dinner! Here is a restaurant that clearly cares about its diners and provides a truly lovely experience.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Gilbeys have a special offer for lunch on Fridays. The food is very good and staff extremely helpful.

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Additional Information about Gilbey's Restaurant

Address: 5 Wollstonecraft Road | Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1202 394588
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 76
Cuisine: English

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