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Lake Avenue, Poole, England
1202 676 953
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Stunning Waterside Members Bar and Restaurant. Non Members welcome.

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  • 55
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 7
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  • 3
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  • 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
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We have been meaning to go to this restaurant for while and we weren't disappointed. Located in the boat yard in White Cliff the restaurant has recently updated and improved and now boasts a verandah, an inside eating area and a bar. We were there for a light lunch and enjoyed our sandwiches which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
Gill M
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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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English first
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A pleasant enough place & I guess the yachty people can afford it but £7.20 for a large glass of Pinot Grigio. Methinks they're taking the proverbial. Not for working class people.

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We have been meaning to go to this restaurant for while and we weren't disappointed. Located in the boat yard in White Cliff the restaurant has recently updated and improved and now boasts a verandah, an inside eating area and a bar. We were there for a light lunch and enjoyed our sandwiches which were really tasty. We found the... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Hidden where nobody can find it is the Lake yard club and Marina . A part of the secret Poole that not too many people know about, thank goodness! Frequented mainly by the sailing fraternity and owned by an ex power boat racer the club is full of wonderful photos mainly taken by Brekan of thundering great class one power... More 

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london
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Such a lovely setting sitting watching the boats while having a glass of wine and eating lunch. The fish looked amazing.

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UK
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

It was Father's Day so we should be understanding. The service was poor, the food was acceptable. We asked for a very large sea bass (£35) to be shared and for it to be fillited. We were told that it came whole and the removal of the bone was down to us! The wait between courses was unacceptable. Overall not... More 

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Went for lunch with a friend, the weather was fabulous which does help. The food, service and venue was well the trouble finding it.. Total chill out venue to relax and tKe in the views... Will definitely go again

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Dorset
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My friend and I visited for lunch today, sat outside and enjoyed good fish and prawns in the sun and magnificent views of yachts and the most stunning scenery across Poole harbour and Purbecks beyond. Food was good but not outstanding, we wanted chips oops, no but we could have french fries. Apart from that the service was friendly, fish... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Minimal food menu and half of its not even available, waste of time. Rather walk 5 minutes up the road to the yachtmans!!!

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Brighton, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Enjoyed my first meal at Lake Yard after coming here for many years - wonderful! Well worth seeking out.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Its a sunny day, you've been on the beach (or even better out on a boat) and you want somewhere to relax. Well if you're in Poole Lake Yard is the place. I was there on Sunday. They had live music which was great, but really it's just the view. Is there anywhere in the world better?

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Address: Lake Avenue, Poole, England
Phone Number: 1202 676 953
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
Cuisine: British

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Lake Avenue, Poole, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: 1202 676 953

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

Description

Stunning Waterside Members Bar and Restaurant. Non Members welcome.

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