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Sandbanks Beach cafe

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sandbanks road, Poole, England
Today
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Buffet, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 42
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  • 47
    Very good
  • 42
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Breakfast cheap during the week, weekenders, beware!!

Nice English breakfast. Choice of fried or poached egg. No scrambled. Toast, bacon, beans and sausage (erghhhhhh...). So nice, but sausage should carry a health warning. Teas and coffees included bill was £13. Staff all seem a bit vacant, lots of them but don't seem to be doing much. Been a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Dave B
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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  • Families with children
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Only had a sandwich and tea but was very nice in a fantastic location. You probably pay a little extra but it is Sandbanks after all.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Nice English breakfast. Choice of fried or poached egg. No scrambled. Toast, bacon, beans and sausage (erghhhhhh...). So nice, but sausage should carry a health warning. Teas and coffees included bill was £13. Staff all seem a bit vacant, lots of them but don't seem to be doing much. Been a few times as brother is a local, venue and... More 

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preston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We stopped off here before we attended a meeting. Sat outside and just watched the world go by. It was a gorgeous day, the sun was shining and people had started their holidays. Had a hot chocolate and a coffee. Perfect location.

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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We enjoyed an amazing full English breakfast at this cafe. It was delicious and extremely good value for money! Fantastic views of the beach are an added bonus 😃

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Wouldn't say it's cheap. But money aside the fish and chips was presented very well with the fish being the best I've tasted. Very fresh with a very light batter. Not a monster portion if that's what you like but rather a medium portion. Great service too!

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Tonbridge, Kent, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

£10.75 for a cheese and bacon burger, £7.50 for a fish finger wrap and £7.50 for a (fisgusting) tuna wrap!!!!!! Totally overpriced. We are writing to complain about the tuna wrap and will never return.

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truro
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We had full English breakfast and two coffee's , the bill came to £23.50 !! The owner thought he was the coolest thing on earth and we felt he was very intrusive during our meal. very poor value for money for what is a fry up !!

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We stop here when we have been on a walk along the beach from Bournemouth. Breakfast is very good value, well cooked and served to 11.30. The views from either side of the cafe are great, the beach on one side, Poole Harbour on the other.

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Nottingham Road, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great food and friendly service, charges little bit high but for the area of Sandbanks expect to pay slightly more anyway so no surprise

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Came here with my partner on Friday and had a burger each and a drink came to £25 and not really worth the money. Noticed that they covered an old daydot with a new one which I'm sure trading standards would ground upon if not more. Other than that the staff were nice and friendly and our food came in... More 

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Additional Information about Sandbanks Beach cafe

Address: sandbanks road, Poole, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 14

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: sandbanks road, Poole, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 14

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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