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Le Bateau

) #76 of 279 Restaurants in Poole $$ - $$$ , Pizza, British
141-143 Commercial Road | Ashley Cross, Parkstone, Poole BH14 0JD, England
+44 1202 730263
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
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“pizza” (42 reviews)
“onglet steak” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, British, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
141-143 Commercial Road | Ashley Cross, Parkstone, Poole BH14 0JD, England
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

We were only in Poole for the weekend and this place made the trip worthwhile. Great atmosphere, buzzing with laughter and chatter. We ordered Onglet Steak, which comes with chunky fries coated in rosemary and salt, funions (there take of onion rings) which my husband...More

2  Thank MaryP0ppin5
Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere. Very relaxed and informal. Great food. We had the calabrese pizza and hanger steak. Open at the weekends until 2am plus reasonable bar prices with 2 cocktails for £10 until 9pm. What's not too like. Would definitely recommend.

2  Thank 18danh
Reviewed June 17, 2016

I met with friends here for lunch. Two of use ordered the Tapas, 3 dishes for £10 plus a side order of sweet potato chips. The Thai fishcakes were totally tasteless, the chickpea falettes were so dry that it was only possible to eat them...More

Thank MammaChennell
Reviewed June 14, 2016

without boasting I had the good fortune of being a runner up to 'The Evening News - wine bar of the year of London' many eons ago - sorry not winner! - but know a tad re the business (by far not all!) Watched the...More

Thank Ibiza34
Reviewed June 9, 2016

I have frequented Le Bateau on many occasions. The service is always good however, readers must bear in mind this is essentially a bar that serves food and gets very very busy at weekends.....so service although friendly becomes a little erratic and slow. The bar...More

1  Thank Anthea H
Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Have been in here for drinks on numerous occasions. In the evening Le bateau is a loud,busy "trendy" bar in the "trendy" Ashley X area of poole & was unsure what to expect. Very pleasantly surprised when calling in there on an early evening with...More

1  Thank places2seeplaces2go
Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

I had not been in for a while and I was excited to see the new decor, minus the shark suspended from the ceiling.The place has become grown up :) We had Tapas x 2 which was tasty however if you'd like constructive feedback. ..I'm...More

1  Thank sheerdelight
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

We regularly visit the Le Bateau as it's very child friendly down in the Shark Pit and the kids love watching the pizza being made!! We visited for my step daughter's 9th birthday party - she and four friends and they absolutely loved the metre...More

1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Best pizzas around, literally nothing else I can say just that you MUST go there. The veggie one with the mushroom, olive, zucchini etc is perfect!

1  Thank keiras88
Reviewed May 9, 2016

This place is a trendy bar and not somewhere that kids are taken into consideration much. My husband and i wanted a juicy burger and were not disappointed with our meals but the kids menu was lacking in anything nutritious. the only option not to...More

2  Thank PooleEmma
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sharon m
What time is breakfast served until please ?
November 26, 2016|
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Response from LeBateau141 | Property representative |
Hi , we do breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 12pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141-143 Commercial Road | Ashley Cross, Parkstone, Poole BH14 0JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 730263
Le Bateau has been going for 15 years, we have just completed a massive refurbishment throughout in March, a new management team, a new head chef and team and a wood fired traditional pizza oven. That is not to say, we only do pizza’s because we caterer for all tastes and we pride ourselves on best possible quality in all our produce. We also pride ourselves on great customer service with genuinely friendly staff, who are always looking to make your experience the best you can find for miles around. We look forward to your visit and invite you to check out our web site for more details.
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