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Parkstone Bay Marina, Poole, England
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Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice place to eat

Most of what others say is true, my only additional contribution is that the restaurant has a web page but doesn't publish its menu. They must have a core menu of dishes which doesn't frequently change and it would help to know if they have dishes that would interest us. Hoipefully they read the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Poole
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Most of what others say is true, my only additional contribution is that the restaurant has a web page but doesn't publish its menu. They must have a core menu of dishes which doesn't frequently change and it would help to know if they have dishes that would interest us. Hoipefully they read the reviews and might take notice.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

my husband and I lunch, I had dressed crab which was the best I've ever had, and I've had a few. Great place to lunch in a marina! Can be a little yummy mummyish!!

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Poole, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

Having decided late to enjoy breakfast outside. I went on their website to find out what time they stopped breakfast but the website had little information so had to call them, but atleast it ment we could let them know we would prefer to sit outside. We arrived and they had reserved us a table outside as requested. We were... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited South Deep as a family on Saturday 18th July 2015 and had a truly wonderful lunch. The food, service and environment totally exceed our expectations; the weather was also kind to us and it was a perfect day. Would highly recommend!

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Simple, well presented, beautifully cooked food plus attentive service with a smile. Oh and the homemade cakes are to die for! Thoroughly recommended!

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Potters Bar
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We always enjoy our breakfasts at South Deep. Located in the boatyard at Parkstone, it is very pleasant walk around the harbour from Poole Quay. Can get very busy on sunny days so would recommend booking. They offer a half English for those with smaller appetites and eggs Benedict among the breakfast choices. Staff are always welcoming and very friendly.... More 

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The food is nice, but when the waitress got a drink wrong we got no apologies. The drink was a simple orange juice and soda and when told that it tasted flat, was told the orange juice would make the soda flat!!! However, the drink was replaced. I wouldn't rush back there, however, the views and setting are great.

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Wednesday night is Tapas night. £12.50 pp for an amazing platter of tapas. We had a starter of bread with black olive dip and it was a great start. Plenty of wines available by the carafe....(perfect if one is driving) and with a seat by the window we watched the sun setting. It was amazing. Best thing by far was... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 via mobile

I have visited a handful of times this month. Breakfast is really nothing to write home about...however..the lunches are delicious! (Particularly the meatballs and mussels) Lovely location, the garden is a real Sun trap with great views. Fantastic coffee and service is generally of a reasonable standard. Great to see families and dogs are welcomed too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

A wonderful spot on the waters edge looking across Parkstone Bay to Poole which on the evening we visited included a wonderful sunset. The staff are very friendly, the decor simple contemporary nautical which works wonderfully but most importantly the food is excellent. The evening menu has a seafood slant. We shared a mug of prawns to start then had... More 

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Address: Parkstone Bay Marina, Poole, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
Cuisine: Cafe

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe

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