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La Roche Restaurant

161 Banks Road | The Haven Hotel, Poole BH13 7QL, England
+44 (0)1202 707333
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Ranked #120 of 301 Restaurants in Poole
Price range: $34 - $48
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

Visited for lunch and regretted it. Yes the restaurant has great views across to sandbanks and Poole harbour but the quality of the food is not fine dining. The soup was average, risotto very salty and the date and toffee doughnut tasted like the doughnuts had been made three days before and were stale. Did point this out and were... More 

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Frome, Somerset
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We dined here on consecutive evenings whilst staying at The Haven Hotel. On both occasions the food was delicious and very well presented and the staff were friendly and helpful. On our first night, we used the bar for a swift G&T. This was perhaps the most disappointing part of our experience. We both felt that the bar lacked ambiance;... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Went for an afternoon tea, the afternoon tea itself was lovely, views amazing, service ok. Would recommend for afternoon tea! also I would say is book in advance to get a table with a good view. when I called up to book 2 weeks in advance I was not advised by the member of staff there was a wedding on... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I got taken to this restaurant by my boyfriends family. I had the calimari for starter and steak for main. Portions are huge and very very delicious. There is also an amazing view of the sea and we had a great view of a beautiful sunset! The staff were also great and very friendly. Really recommended!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Under the watchful eye of head chef Jason Hornbuckle, we enjoyed 6-nights of wonderfully crafted and perfectly cooked food. Highlights were the amazing duck ravioli, the bavette of beef (succulent, melt in the mouth doesn't begin to describe this dish, and if you know your beef cuts, you know just how hard it is to achieve) and all his fish... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Lovely setting and great atmosphere. Food was great and service was also very good. Carp a bit small so get there early.

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Oxford
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Food & Service very poor and the quality of the food was not good at all plus over priced would defiantly not recommend!!!

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New forest
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71 reviews 71 reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We eat here once a year as a special treat for Sunday lunch. The views are outstanding of Poole Harbour, Harry's rocks etc. It's as if you were on the continent, with the sun (hopefully) and the sea air, and you can't help feeling relaxed. However, the staff are always quite abrupt, which is strange in such a wonderful location.... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It was our wedding anniversary and we booked lunch in the restaurant with wonderful sea views and close-ups of all the marine traffic to and fro from Poole harbour. We chose well and the service, food and wine complimented the spectacular location. In our opinion nothing or nowhere could have improved on our choice for our anniversary lunch.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Went here for a celebratory meal. View is outstanding. Food nice for the price, though we have had better for a similar price. Service hit and miss. No greeting when we arrived - had to walk into the restaurant to find staff, only to be taken back to the entrance. Table service started well. Starters came quickly and were delicious.... More 

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Additional Information about La Roche Restaurant

Address: 161 Banks Road | The Haven Hotel, Poole BH13 7QL, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1202 707333
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 34 - 48

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