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Salisbury Road | Winkton, Christchurch BH23 7AS, England
01202 477283
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Today
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 48
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great base

We stayed here for one night while working in the area. It was a comfortable base; the food was good and all staff were welcoming and incredibly pleasant. The room had all the facilities you need, including fresh milk, real coffee and bottles of water. The bar of Cadbury's milk chocolate was a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
Ian W
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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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English first
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I had hoped for more from this restaurant. My meal was nice but not spectacular, the service was ok but not good. My mum was not happy with her food, and the manager did come over to speak and the meal was taken off the bill. My desert was very nice with little elderflower meringues. It was such a shame... More 

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ChrisnSoph, Manager at Fishermans Haunt, responded to this review

Dear Rebecca W Thank you for taking the time to write your review, your comments are very valuable to us, so that we can always find ways to improve our service & the quality of the locally sourced home-cooked food we are so passionate about. I hope that you will come back & see us again and maybe try some... More 

Cambridge
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We went as a group of three for Sunday lunch and were seated in the quiet restaurant. Service was good and the meal was excellent with generous portions. There was a choice of two roasts with all the trimmings (£12) and lots of other menu choices as well. The meal was delicious. The atmosphere was pleasant, and we felt very... More 

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ChrisnSoph, Manager at Fishermans Haunt, responded to this review

Dear filemaker Thank you very much for taking the time to review your Sunday lunch. We are delighted that you enjoyed the service as much as the locally sourced home cooked food, prepared by our team of talented chefs. We very much look forward to providing another warm welcome when you are next in the Christchurch & New Forest area.... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I'm a semi regular to the Fisherman's visiting once a month at least for a few beers and a bite to eat. The staff here are always friendly and welcoming. It's nice to be greeted with a smile. They have a fantastic selection of beers so arrange to walk or get a taxi as you will never just have one.... More 

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ChrisnSoph, Manager at Fishermans Haunt, responded to this review

Dear Ben M Thank you for taking the time to review the Fisherman's Haunt. We hope that you will continue to enjoy our freshly cooked produce accompanied by our selection of ales for many more years. The team are all looking forward to welcoming you again when you next visit. Kindest regards Chris More 

manchester
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Visited whilst on holiday. Was a great little pub. Happy it was dog friendly. A good seletion of specials. The food was ok if not slightly expensive for portion size. We sat in the restaurant side which the staff kindly allowed us to do. Normally we wouldn't have been allowed here due to having the dog. A nice selection of... More 

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ChrisnSoph, Manager at Fishermans Haunt, responded to this review

Dear rob457 We are so pleased that you found us during your recent holiday to the Christchurch & New Forest area, and that you found our selection food & drink to your liking. We are a dog friendly establishment & enjoy welcoming our four legged friends so they too can enjoy our friendly welcome. We hope that you will visit... More 

Christchurch, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If you look at our review of the Lamb you will see that we had a lucky escape when we were turned away 4 minutes after service ended. We went straight to the Fisherman's Haunt, a place we haven't eaten in for a long time, but what a joy. We were welcomed by staff eager to do all they could... More 

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ChrisnSoph, Manager at Fishermans Haunt, responded to this review

Dear BrentorGirl Thank you for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you allowed us to help you celebrate your special occasion. We hope that you will be back to enjoy our locally sourced seasonal produce very soon. Kindest regards Chris More 

Ringwood, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

A pleasant place. The staff were polite. The meal was nice. No draught coke which was disappointing so we were advised to buy two singles instead of the pint we wanted, which proved expensive for the one doing the driving.

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ChrisnSoph, Manager at Fishermans Haunt, responded to this review

Dear Paula G Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to us here in Christchurch, I'm a little puzzled as to your comments about our soft drinks range, as we always have draught Pepsi available on our bar, as well as Pepsi Max in bottles from the fridge. I do hope that you will visit us again.... More 

Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We stayed here for one night while working in the area. It was a comfortable base; the food was good and all staff were welcoming and incredibly pleasant. The room had all the facilities you need, including fresh milk, real coffee and bottles of water. The bar of Cadbury's milk chocolate was a nice touch. The only negative was that... More 

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ChrisnSoph, Manager at Fishermans Haunt, responded to this review

Dear Ian W Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor following your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you found us to be a comfortable base for your visit. The team look forward to welcoming you back when your are next in the area for business or pleasure. Kindest regards Chris More 

Dorset
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Went for a late Saturday lunch and was very pleased with excellent friendly service. Having just returned from the states I was particularly struck with the high level of good service definitely far above the regular uk levels. Also the menus were very varied and imaginative definitely well above your average 'pub grub' fare. Not the cheapest but who actually... More 

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ChrisnSoph, Manager at Fishermans Haunt, responded to this review

Dear Jameser Thank you very much for your very kind words, we are all delighted that you enjoyed our locally sourced seasonal produce. The whole team look forward to welcoming you again very soon Kindest regards Chris More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Why the manager cant speak to customers is beyond me. Food was below average and overcharging going on. The Manager was far too busy it seems. Wont be going again for a while.

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ChrisnSoph, Manager at Fishermans Haunt, responded to this review

Dear jooopla Your review confuses us here at the Fisherman's Haunt, myself & the management team are always available to all of our guests. We have all of our prices readily displayed to all of our guests both inside & outside of the premises and in addition on our website, we have no 'hidden charges', so I would hope that... More 

Benfleet, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Met an old friend for dinner, we booked as we had a small dog, she was allowed inside which was the plus point. The pub needs decorating and freshening up. The food was average nothing to praise, the service was friendly again nothing exceptional.

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ChrisnSoph, Manager at Fishermans Haunt, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine W Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent visit to the Fisherman's Haunt. I was a disappointed to read that we hadn't lived up to your expectations as we always to meet and exceed the expectations of our valued visitors through our friendly attentive service and our selection of freshly prepared seasonal produce served... More 

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Additional Information about Fishermans Haunt

Address: Salisbury Road | Winkton, Christchurch BH23 7AS, England
Phone Number: 01202 477283
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood, European, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Salisbury Road | Winkton, Christchurch BH23 7AS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: 01202 477283

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, European, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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