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Parkstone Bay Marina, Poole, England
01202724915
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Dining options: Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 62
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
So Good

Had lunch today with my wife, son, daughter in law and two grandsons. Brilliant! The food was excellent, prompt and beautifully cooked. Service lead by Harriet, was second to none also. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough. Well done.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
AlOld
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Bournemouth
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Bournemouth
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch today with my wife, son, daughter in law and two grandsons. Brilliant! The food was excellent, prompt and beautifully cooked. Service lead by Harriet, was second to none also. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough. Well done.

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Thank AlOld
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hidden gem in Poole. Can't fault the food, drinks, service or location. Always been made welcome and felt looked after by staff. Lovely outside area in the summer great for kids and dogs. Best place to enjoy the evening Sun and a few Duvels.

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Thank Garphie T
Poole, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when I confirmed the booking the time had been entered wrongly. When we arrived they thought we were a party of 5 which we were not. We were offered a jug of water which did not come. However the service of the food was good and everyone enjoyed the dish they had ordered.

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Thank SUSIE D
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been here twice recently, first for a works Christmas dinner for 14 people and secondly with my family. On both occasions everybody commented on how good the food and service was. The mussels are fantastic and deserts really good. It has a warm cosy feel and the staff friendly and welcoming. The prices seemed really reasonable to us for... More 

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Thank Crusty1967
Poole, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

We visit here on a regular basis, around once a month and usually for breakfast. Happy to report that the food here is always excellent, not just because of the skill of the chefs, but also the quality of the ingredients. The eggs are amazing no matter how you have them. If I were to suggest any improvements to the... More 

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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, great little place for a private function. The butternut squash soup was the best I've ever tasted! Worth every penny

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Thank Heather H
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This hideaway shack, now a very comfortable and cosy venue in winter and bright and breezy, au plein air in summer, is so good the locals want to keep it secret, off limits to tourists. But in the end word of mouth wins. The service is friendly, the food good. Attractively presented, tasty and fresh, excellent value for money. The... More 

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Thank jacqueline p
Poole, United Kingdom
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232 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

We visited the Soth Deep cafe the other night for dinner when it was blowing a gale and raining, but had a great meal in apiece of the weather . The cafe is tucked away in Parkstone Marina down Turks Lane. Quite difficult to find and park but well worth the trouble. In summer it has fantastic views of the... More 

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Thank Malcolm F
London, United Kingdom
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184 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 226 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

Went for a late breakfast and love this place. Lovely location, excellent service from the friendly staff. The full English was perfect, not a hint of grease, fresh bread, perfect. Although November, we sat outside and it's a neat location. Well done!

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Thank WFN
Dorset
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150 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Only visited for a coffee with mates, however I have to report that the coffee has deteriorated since my last visit. Whether it is the type of roast, supplier, barista - who knows? Coffee overcooked and had a lot of grounds in the cup. Please sort this out as we need a good coffee in this area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Parkstone Bay Marina, Poole, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: 01202724915

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Families with children

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?