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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Busy afternoon but not enough staff on for busy August weekend, we ordered food that didn't arrive with everything as per menu and no one came to check on us. Mussels were really over cooked and food quite overpriced. Food was not the quality I would expect at all.

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Thank Kathleen M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unimpressive that the reception is at the side of the bar in the pub area and it takes a while to get noticed and served. I paid £129 for the night and was then astonished to find that this B&B charges extra for the breakfast on top of this high fee. The room was fairly basic, there was some strange... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We come to this pub every time we come down to Bournemouth food is nice staff are pleasant drinks are not expensive & it's even better when you can sit outside in the sunshine. Definitely recommend to others & it's also ideal for you to bring your dogs with plenty of drinking bowls availabile for them

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just finished my steak and sweet potato fries and thoroughly enjoyed it. Staff work hard and helpful. Always dine here on a evening, as variety of food. Opposite the sea cliff, easy to reach. Has accommodation also.

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Thank Caroline B
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed in the spyglass and kettle last night with my daughter. Our 1st ever weekend away just the 2 of us. We arrived having booked a family room which was dark, decor was terrible with 'wallpaper' coming off the ceiling after an apparent leak..which still hasn't been rectified. My daughter slept in my bed instead of her own as... More 

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Thank Joanne W
York, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here on a beautiful August afternoon and sat outside so that was very positive. The food is typical pub grub, Mexican burger really quite good but the service is depressingly poor, a missed opportunity.

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Thank charles3471
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is good with a decent service and modern surroundings. Minimum parking is annoying. The accommodation is old fashioned with no lifts and creaking floor boards. For £80 a night you cannot beat a Premier Inn. I wouldn't stay again but would pop in for a meal.

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Thank beas006
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Used to be a regular in here 15-20 years ago. Mostly for drinking but also sometimes for food. Had lunch today the food was perfectly good and good value at 7.95 for 2 courses. My wife had scampi which was nice and I had the ham egg and chips. My only complaint was that the fried eggs were rock hard... More 

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Thank darrenhowe
Poole, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Every time my partner and I have visited in the last few months I have been very disappointed at the state of the beer garden. Having visited today there were at least five vacant tables outside which were full of empty glasses and dinner plates. What made it worse was the staff were bringing food out and just walking straight... More 

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Thank Francesca G
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

......would pay dividends at the Spyglass and Kettle. It is important to remember that the S&K is not a hotel with a public bar but is a pub/restaurant with 8 letting rooms - a subtle difference in priorities. We stayed for two nights in room 4 and saw none of the other 7 rooms which may well have been better... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Spyglass and Kettle

Address: 25-27 Stourwood Avenue, Bournemouth BH6 3PW, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Dorset > Bournemouth
Price Range: $80 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Spyglass and Kettle 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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