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189 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5EA, England
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Highcliffe, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Disappointed to be told on Bank Holiday Weekend at 3pm on a Sunday that unless we booked they didn't have enough roast dinners so we couldn't have one in the bar, supposed to serve roasts 12 - 8 on a Sunday!!!!! Poor show!!!!

Thank JeromeFandor
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Just got back from the galleon. We are all very impressed. Went for the two course menu which is amazing value. I had lasagne which was delicious and clearly homemade followed by the treacle sponge which was also good. My niece who is under two loved the pasta and ice cream. Can't fault the staff, friendly and helpful. Will definitely... More 

Thank RJ30-AC28
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can't believe this place used to be good as used to be a regular. Poor management, has led the staff to be so incompetent, rude and selfish. Food quality up and down not consitent, Generally a place to avoid at all costs!!

Thank Michael F
Bedford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff fantastic....lovely food...sunny garden and sky tv....kids were happy on the climbing frame my wife and I could enjoy our food....excellent

Thank Gary t
Worthing, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed with the food and the wait. Was not warned of a 45 minute delay and when you're with two hungry small children it is not acceptable.

Thank mazdjohnson
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is very evident that a lot of money has been spent on refurbishing this pub. All the staff were friendly and welcoming. The meals were very hot and well prepared. The only drawback they took a long time to reach the table. There appeared to be a problem with the cookers and give the manager his due he did... More 

Thank Peter1715
Brixham, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dropped in here with some friends on a lovely summers day. Friendly welcome and service from the manager Jamie. Took a table in the large beer garden. Menu extensive, all the usual pub favourites. There was a mix up with our order, but the wrongly delivered items were replaced with no hesitation. This is a venue that you could... More 

Thank tony B
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Standard pub grub, good choice, including vegetarian. Service quick and friendly. We had dinner on two consecutive evenings. The first was well cooked and tasty but on the second night both my chicken burger and my friends haddock had been over cooked, and were very dry. They forgot the Mayo in my chicken burger so it was very dry indeed.... More 

Thank Ros S
Southampton, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

And I REALLY appreciated your excellent and warm customer service. We were the awkward Italian family of 7 and a dog! Thank you so much when the weather went from being Sunny to cloudy to cold!! Especially when we all got up and you kindly seated us in the restaurant. Thank you for also trying to accommodate the dog! Much... More 

Thank Af11AUD
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our visitors from London for a meal there. The Galleon had not always been our favorite restaurant. This time we were really overwhelmed by the attentive and so friendly staff as well as the food which was cooked and spiced to perfection and well presented. Recommend the sea bass on a vegetable rague base and aubergine friitters as... More 

Thank Annel-rom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch  >  Highcliffe
  • Phone Number: 441425279855
The Galleon is under new ownership as of July 1, 2016. Prominently located on the Lymington Road in Highcliffe, Christchurch, just a few minutes walks from Highcliffe Castle and the beach, this large restaurant and bar is now part of the Godiva Leisure Group, which also owns and operates The Coventry Arms, in Wimborne, Dorset. The restaurant serves a large and varied fresh menu, while the bar serves a selection of great wine, beer, and real ales, in a modern and family friendly atmosphere. The large gardens feature a children's play area, as well as comfortable seating for dining or just relaxing.

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