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Karma Mediterranean Grill & Bistro

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$$$
Greek, Mediterranean, Turkish, Grill
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22 High Street, Poole BH15 1BP, England
+44 1202 670181
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Monday
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Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance

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Visitor rating
  • 206
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fabulous!

Found this restaurant by chance and were delighted with it! Lovely fresh authentic and delicious food, great atmosphere and good service, thoroughly recommend!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
debbie c
via mobile
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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295 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Found this restaurant by chance and were delighted with it! Lovely fresh authentic and delicious food, great atmosphere and good service, thoroughly recommend!

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Broadstone, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We visited on a wet cold Saturday evening in February. Food was good, service excellent and we had an enjoyable meal. My only complaint it is very noisy in the restaurant so not conducive to a romantic evening, I guess there is nothing the management can do about the noise level, definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

Stumbled upon Karma by accident but it was one of those pleasant surprises you only get when not expecting it. Food was excellent and service was exceptional, although packed you felt like the only people there. Atmosphere was relaxed and really enjoyable. Make sure you visit if you're in Poole area. We'll be back! Thank you for a fantastic evening.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very friendly hosts. We visit the area about three times a year and always include a trip to Karma as the food is excellent and well priced.

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Poole, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice ambience - family owned - right on High Street about a minute from Quay. Good service with a smile!

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We booked very last minute on Valentine's Day. We were given a table early on in the evening, as they were fully booked later on in the evening, which was very understandable. All staff were very welcoming, polite & happy even though the restaurant was extremely busy. The food was amazing, and very reasonably priced. My husband and I really... More 

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Bath
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

If you like 9 versions of lamb and 7 versions of chicken, this is the place for you. The menu strikes me as being very Turkish although they call it European. Not everyone's taste, but the restaurant looks very pretty. The food is quite good, but I found the constant choice of lamb or chicken rather boring as menus go.

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london
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

My wife and I visited Karma last Wednesday evening and had an excellent meal and I can only agree with all the other reviews as the food and atmosphere could not be bettered. What was interesting was that on a cold and blustery evening they were the only restaurant still open at 8.30 pm when all the others in Poole... More 

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dorset england
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71 reviews 71 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We visited Karma for the first time this Saturday, at the end of January. From the first minute we walked through the door, staff were attentive, and genuinely friendly. It really was like being on holiday! The choice of food was excellent, we had starters, and mains, I can personally vouch for the amazing grilled chicken on a skewer, hubby... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We visited Karma during Poole's off-season, so there weren't many other patrons visiting, but this did not stop the welcoming staff from creating an amazing dining experience. Karma's menu is full of authentic Mediterranean dishes and none of them disappoint. This was by far the freshest and tastiest food around. We came back twice and tried for a third but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 High Street, Poole BH15 1BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 670181

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 45
  • Cuisine: Greek, Mediterranean, Turkish, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?