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The Lotus Lounge

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99 Commercial Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 0JD, England
+44 01202 731511
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5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Poole, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There seems to be a smattering of poor reviews on this restaurant, I just want to say that we have been going, infrequently for the last 6 years and the standard of the food and staff is as good as ever. Lovely people, excellent food and good drinks. Don't be put of by the negativity, try it for yourself.

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1 Thank Sue_at_the_seaside
Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a few times, safe to say it does get booked up quickly. SOOOO many problems trying to book a table, the concept of answering the phone during there stated working hours is clearly quite a tricky job. Safe to say they've lost a rather large booking for Wednesday due to there incapabilities. Not impressed.

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Thank AmyWilson94
Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

9 year old girl eats like a mouse but charged a full adults price really Food ok but just can not justify full price for children over 8 years old

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Thank teetee123tee
Poole, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is amazing, all you can eat but cooked fresh and delivered to your table. The drinks are also reasonably priced.

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Thank claire123532
Poole, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here several times with friends, family and dinner for two. Never been disappointed with the food. Always delicious, cooked fresh and served hot. The staff and friendly and welcoming. A little of the expensive price in comparison to other buffet style restaurants but the advantage is the food is brought to the tables so no getting up and down... More 

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Thank Queennmumma
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant after reading mixed,medioca reviews, but decided to give it a try. The restaurant is very well laid out, nice decor. The starters came out and they were lovely, the duck was dry and the main courses were less than edible, however , the next table, all 5 people were being allowed to smoke their e-cigerettes... More 

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Thank parrot1205
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The choices are great, its's Thai and chinese food done like Tapas you eat as much or little as you want. There's starters, soup, duck, main and dessert. We loved it. The service and staff were great and they were busy even for a Wednesday night.

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1 Thank penfold246
Poole, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Went last night and was very impressed with everything from service, drinks and timing of food being brought to the table

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The food was average and non of it was particularly good (not terrible either but just nothing special whatsoever). But the biggest rip off is to be charged £ 3.20 for a lime and soda. Don't order soft drinks if you come here! Stick with tap water.

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Thank snowdrop1985
Poole, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

After a previous meal at the lounge we decided on a return for a family do. There is a lot to choose from but it left a sweet and sour taste in my mouth second time round. If your looking to fill ya boots with average food then I wouldn't hesitate. We did have an extremely fussy eater in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai, Malaysian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Commercial Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 0JD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 01202 731511
Description
Recently changed name from Orchid Restaurant to Lotus Lounge but could not find that on here either. Lots of reviews on Google

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