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32 Station Road | Lower Parkstone, Poole BH14 8UD, England
+44 1202 747885
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We always have our wedding anniversary here and it never disappoints. We are made to feel special, like we are the only important people in the room. The real telling of a great restaurant is that it is always as good as we remembered from last time, there is nowhere else like it.

Thank Rebecca F
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went for an anniversary meal soo much food and staff were really attentive. Very much enjoyed the french cuisine.

Thank Peter B
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Well cooked food if not exceptional. Atmosphere is very cosy. Doesn't look much from the outside but well worth a try.

Thank nickhardy747
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been looking to go to that restaurant for quite some time, we finally manage to go today for the first time! Went on a Sunday for the set lunch menu which is a very good value for the food you get! Lovely restaurant, nice atmosphere, good service, nice staff and very good and tasty food!! We will definitely come back... More 

Thank Celine G
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came to Isabels with a group of friends just after Christmas. I had the goats cheese starter off of the bistro menu and the lamb for mains. The food was perfect (especially the lamb!!!!!) and the atmosphere was lovely (we were sat in the back room). Overall a very enjoyable evening, the staff and service was excellent and everyone... More 

Thank lizzie b
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As soon as we entered the restaurant , I fell in love with it. It was like stepping back a few decades with the dark antique wood furniture and cosy atmosphere. The service was excellent throughout and all of the staff were very attentive. It took me a while to choose my food as there are so many nice dishes... More 

Thank Louise W
Kettering, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this delightful little restaurant on 4.1.17. Food was fabulous. Staff were extremely helpful and polite. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Very quaint little place. Quiet and unassuming. Deffo recommend to anyone wanting that little bit something special.

Thank lynnclarke63
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An unusual and intimate setting with the semi privacy of booths and lots of wood panelling. Very interesting bistro food menu and good wine choice without being heinously expensive. There is a set menu as well as a la carte. I had the cheese souffle with blue cheese sauce (unctuous), followed by saddle of venison and delicious array of vegetables... More 

Thank misslawbore1
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been wanting to go for a long and my husband booked online as a suprise. We managed to park right outside...unusual as only a few spaces. The restaurant is quite dark and a bit dated but in keeping with french theme. We had a booth which was lovely and intamate but as a larger lady it was a bit of... More 

Thank Rachel158
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely cosy romantic restaurant with intimate booths (a couple got engaged whilst we were there!). Being a big group we started off with drinks and canapés in the downstairs room overlooking the garden before heading up to our own private room. We had the bistro menu as there were so many of us. Plenty to choose from - the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $56
French, European
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Station Road | Lower Parkstone, Poole BH14 8UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 747885

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?