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Karma Mediterranean Grill & Bistro

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22 High Street, Poole BH15 1BP, England
+44 1202 670181
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While spending a relaxing week in Poole, it's easy enough to be tempted by all the waterside restaurants and pubs that Poole offers. But don't let your visit pass by without trying Karma on the High Street. It would be easy to miss, but definitely worth finding. We were met with a warm welcome, and we quickly decided on the... More 

Thank wygfo5
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bear in mind, I am comparing this with dozens of Turkish and Greek restaurants in London. Cosy place with friendly staff. Quite expensive. Very good tabule with herbs and pomegranate, although very small portion (not enough to share) and shared bread with starters was also too small. All food is well presented. Well cooked and nicely charred kebabs, although under... More 

2 Thank Gastro-Delight
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Karma a week ago for dinner. I found the staff helpful and friendly and the atmosphere relaxed and casual. I enjoy meze style food so asked for the meze starter for two as a main course for myself. A nice mix of flavours and textures with excellent flat bread. The cold aubergine and tomato dish was particularly tasty.... More 

1 Thank Guy160444
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arrival we were seated by an unenthusiastic waiter, I asked what he recommended and he was very vague. Ordered the spinach and filo pasty parcels which where bland & salad was definatley bought in ooked and tasted like the typical tesco own salad. No check back by waiter was done. Me and partner ordered moussaka as mains, lamb was... More 

1 Thank Serena180393
Manuela D, Owner at Karma Mediterranean Grill & Bistro, responded to this review

Hello, and thank you for your feedback! I can confirm a double check has been done, but no issue was mentioned on that point. (if that was the case we would have been in better position and would have been able to deal with your complain.) But no complain till end.. Your partner also had Mousakka and no issue with... More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good atmosphere.staff very attentive and helpful. We all enjoyed spicy sausage starter. Very tasty lamb skewers. Fantastic reviews from all the family Baklava heavenly. We are looking forward to next visit.

Thank Ann R
Colchester, United Kingdom
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209 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lively restaurant with typical Turkish/Greek food. We had humous and spicy sausage for starters and kleftico and lamb kebabs for mains. All food was well cooked and tasty, and service was quick and efficient. Not a refined meal but tasty, and not a quiet and intimate environment, but that's what you'd expect from this type of restaurant, and if... More 

Thank Andy E
Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were excellent. You were treated like a friend. The food was absolutely Fantastic... we were in Poole for 2 nights and went both nights something we never do. Superb....

1 Thank anita68_11
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decide to meet family members here because of a a previously pleasant experience - we weren't disappointed! The meze for two fed three and the mains were tasty and filling. We will go back!

Thank Andrew W
Poole, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited Karma on 27th September 2014 and again on 27th September 2015. Both times we were so impressed with the food, the service, the atmosphere and the warmth of the staff - Molly in particular, that we vowed to write glowing reviews for the restaurant on Trip Advisor. Both times however, 12 months had passed by... More 

Thank Zoe L
Leeds, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely little place and different to all the other restaurants down Poole high street. The staff are really friendly and the service was really quick! Food was good and the atmosphere was fun!

Thank harriet_253

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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
$10 - $18
Mediterranean, European, Turkish, Greek, Middle Eastern, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 High Street, Poole BH15 1BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 670181

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