We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 557 Bournemouth Restaurants

Gilbey's Restaurant

5 Wollstonecraft Road | Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
+44 1202 394588
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #7 of 557 Restaurants in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $78
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
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Special occasions
Dining options: 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.
Write a Review

229 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    182
    34
    11
    2
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Polish first
  • Any
English first
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
20 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Christchurch, Dorset
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewer
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
27 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bournemouth
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We celebrated my mother's 90th birthday here with Sunday lunch. There was a group of us meeting from all parts of the country so those turning up early were delighted to be shown a cosy intimate room in which to have coffee. The meal itself was faultless, beautifully presented, exquisite to eat (the fish dishes which we all had were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We stayed at the hotel for a celebration party but we also had a meal the evening before, and I had the best steak I have ever tasted!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Poole, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 via mobile

We came to celebrate my birthday with a traditional lunch , meeting up with family. We had a fantastic lunch from start to finish, excellent food, staff and good value . We will be back again . Congratulations

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Gilbey's Restaurant also viewed

 
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bournemouth, Dorset
 

Been to Gilbey's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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 31 - 78
Cuisine: English

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Gilbey's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?