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32 Station Road | Lower Parkstone, Poole BH14 8UD, England
01202 747885
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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Another amazing meal last night, great pre dinner cocktails in the bar then upstairs for a gorgeous meal, great service, this place just gets better and better, well done to chef Justin and his great team, can't wait till next week when I'm back again!

Thank Jusi42
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A relative and I visited for dinner after a lovely meal there downstairs two or three years ago. I remember good food, service and atmosphere then. This time we were sat on a small table upstairs, too close for comfort to the tables either side. The waitress came twice within two minutes for our drink order, and after asking for... More 

Thank ExpatScot2014
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Relaxed, intimate, amazing atmosphere and great food. we love it here and our family has been eating here for over 30 years. I cant wait for my next visit. It great for date night or a celebration and the new changes look very exciting.

Thank Tom R
Javea, Spain
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167 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a birthday meal with the family. They had just opened a small bar area at the bottom of restaurant, where you can enjoy pre-meal cocktails or a drink, which was very nice. The restaurant area was very nice, and staff were more than great. Had the duck starter and a steak main which was terrific. They had a... More 

Thank RobDonovan
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very special meal here, lovely ambience, great service and gluten free options. I would say book, don't have the table near the till, because it feels less than intimate to have someone working so close to you when you are trying to have a quiet and intimate moment. I would say a higher screen for that table to... More 

Thank Jude B
Poole, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food cannot be bettered, staff are very friendly and well organised - highly recommended and booking is also recommended

Thank Keith L
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to Isabels, fantastic food and lovely atmosphere. A lovely memorable evening and we will definitely be back !

Thank lizzie b
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another amazing meal at isabels. Thank you once again for making our evening so special. Our friends who have never been before said it had to be one of their favourite places now to eat. As always a lovely and rememberable evening. Thank you

Thank emmacashew3
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been holidaying in Sandbanks for many years and have visited this restaurant quite a few times. The food is superb and the staff are very accommodating. Make sure you book as its very popular.

Thank Dulwichlily
Dorset, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just visited here for dinner with my mum this evening for a little celebration! The food was amazing. Cooked perfectly, lovely and hot, a brilliant selection of sides ( the dauphinois were gorgeous) and veg and the staff were very friendly! I would highly recommend this restaurant and the duck. We will be going back here again.

Thank Claire H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$33 - $59
French, European
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Station Road | Lower Parkstone, Poole BH14 8UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: 01202 747885

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