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Lake Yard

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

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  • 53
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 3
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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
A hidden gem

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
HandH2013
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Brighton, Michigan
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 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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92 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
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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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Firstly I want to say the food was delicious, the crevettes and fish were probably some of the best I've had. However the service really was intrusive with two waitresses interrupting us 5 times to ask if everything was ok. It was a Friday night, the end of a working week and my husband and I wanted a romantic meal.... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We liked the ambience, the service and the food. It does have rather a clubby atmosphere but the food was excellent. We felt the menu was too limited to go a second time.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Even better the second time of visiting. Dinner this time and it was delicious. Two very smiley efficient ladies waiting on us. Wonderful sea food with home-made bread and fabulous desserts. Can't wait to go back

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I treated my mum and dad to a lunch here, not knowing what to expect they went and could not believe its location, good food and lovely staff. They enjoyed it so much they said they would definately go back. Thank you so much for making their treat so special

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Poole, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We visited with a Living Social voucher which gave us a main course each and a glass of wine. We started with the anchovies & bread which were gorgeous then both chose the sea bass dish. This was beautifully cooked and really tasty. Great size portion too. Our choices of wine were lovely and the service was friendly and attentive.... More 

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Poole Dorset
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

My wife recently had her 70th Birthday Party at Lake Yard, it was an excellent event which appeared to be enjoyed by all who went there. The food, which consisted of large canapes, went down really well, guests really enjoyed them; and with plenty of drink and a good band the evening was a great success. This was due in... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Always great food Always fabulous staff Always brilliant atmosphere; especially when there's a band playing! And ... Oh! That view!

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Additional Information about Lake Yard

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

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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: English

Description

Stunning Waterside Members Bar and Restaurant. Non Members welcome.

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