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The Quay

) #67 of 281 Restaurants in Poole $ , British,
21 The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
+44 1202 664380
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
“peas” (5 reviews)
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8:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
21 The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Didn't eat here so can't comment on the food. Big pub, close to the waterside so a good location when in Poole. Reasonable prices as you would expect from Wetherspoons and tidy inside.

Thank JandK2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Been in here a few times good place to eat good choice of food with lots of room with an upstairs area as well, service good except in rush time soon gets back to normal service though, one good thing about this Wetherspoons the toilets...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 6 days ago

ok food though small portions not a patch on other wetherspoons girl behind bar didnt like to put herself out too much to help needs soft lights so dark and gloomy

Thank _ppearson179
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time at this event and it was fab , it could of been bigger though as we ran out of things to do after a couple of hours , Poole quay is really good xxx

Thank clairer1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the bar and picked a queue! when I got to the front the female bar tender walked away and didn't come back, waited a few minutes and asked another female member of staff if she was coming back and she didn't know. Collected...More

Thank touchpaper10
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here For Steak Tuesday, There was 5 of us, My son ordered the Lasagne and there was a Label in it they replaced the meal and it took ages to arrive i asked if he could have a free drink and the lady...More

Thank mc167
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the bar service being rather slow (it was v busy) the food was plentiful, tasty & very reasonable. Judy what you need for a family meal. Adults only upstairs though, grrr.

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have just walked out of this venue after standing at the bar for 20 minutes waiting to give my order and watched as the staff served no less than 6 people who arrived well after i started standing at the bar! This stuff is...More

Thank C D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a few trips to this place, and while the Wetherspoons prices and quality was there to be seen. I thought the place could have been a bit ‘tidier’ especially table clearance. Which in my opinion wasn’t as slick as other Wetherspoons are. There...More

Thank Robinia56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a reasonably priced meal and lowest price for drinks in Poole you cannot beat The Quay. Our meal was very good and the bottle of wine were great value for money/

Thank weekender16
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February 4, 2016|
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Response from Hilary F | Reviewed this property |
There is on street parking around the back streets off quay which gives 2 hours free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $17
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 The Quay, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 664380
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JD Wetherspoons The Quay is located on the bustling quayside overlooking Brownsea Island and the World's second largest natural harbour. During the summer months The Quay plays host to various events from classic cars and motorbike nights to pirate family fun days and fireworks nights! A little bit of History: The Quay was the name of the existing pub, taken over by Wetherspoon in March 2004, and has occupied this former warehouse since c1996. In Tudor times, the Quayside was called the Great Quay, even though it was less than 200 feet long! The Little Quay was added and further extended in the late 18th century. This was the New Quay, where this pub and warehouses and wharves were built.
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