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Lake Yard

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Lake Avenue, Poole, England
1202 676 953
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Stunning Waterside Members Bar and Restaurant. Non Members welcome.

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Most recent review
Great view, food and superb service!!

Have eaten at Lakeyard many times but not for a while. Visited on a Friday for lunch a few ago and had a great lunch and glass of wine for £10. The staff are attentive without imposing and the food was delicious. The manageress is very efficient and nothing is too much trouble.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
saltza
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uk
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
uk
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Have eaten at Lakeyard many times but not for a while. Visited on a Friday for lunch a few ago and had a great lunch and glass of wine for £10. The staff are attentive without imposing and the food was delicious. The manageress is very efficient and nothing is too much trouble.

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bournemouth
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I thought it was set in a beauitful area looking out towards the harbour the food was fantastic service was great I would recommend this resturant to others

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Really nice lunch and thank you Hanna for making us feel welcome and taking the time to chat. Really nice piece of cod, perfectly cooked, nice wine too.

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Poole, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Right on the edge of Poole Harbour this is a great setting, inside a boatyard. The staff were excellent but unfortunately my wife had a bad tummy the day after the meal otherwise I'd score the place as excellent all round Wine was a bit pricy, but sitting watching the sun go down you don't worry too much about that... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I have eaten at Lake yard several times over the last few years and have always enjoyed the experience, they seem to cover many bases from simple brasserie style food to the surprisingly fine dining, the fish specials are normally reasonably priced and cooked well, but the relaxed atmosphere and friendly unobtrusive service with those views are what really keep... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Good meal, excellent service. I don't know what else you want to know to get to 100 characters... Are we there yet...

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Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We have eaten at lake yard several times and have heard friends we took say .. "It was the best steak the had in years " and " the best meal they have ever eaten in restaurant". Every visit we have had excellent food and service. Friendly and fun! Almost like to keep this place a secret but the staff... More 

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Went as a couple on a Social Living deal (cod and gammon) with glass of wine and a beer paid extra for starters (cornish spratts and souflee) it was all delicious. Courteous, friendly, helpful staff in lovely surroundings overlooking the harbour.All the meals and drinks were very reasonably priced. Good atmosphere we will definitely return.

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london
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129 reviews 129 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had a bit of a struggle reaching the restaurant as the bridge from Poole was closed and as the bossy lady on sat nav did not know this, we had to ask a few times, got lost a few times, but eventually arrived! We had booked a Living Social deal, but were told that as the two choices on... More 

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Poole, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I must declare that I have been a regular at Lake Yard for 15 years; indeed I am a Lake Yard Club member. I hadn't previously thought of leaving a review here as I am an established regular but, on reflection I thought it appropriate. After all, I'm not judging the place based upon just one meal, rather from a... More 

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Restaurant Details

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: English

Description

Stunning Waterside Members Bar and Restaurant. Non Members welcome.

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