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The Poet

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Tue, 4/23
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options

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About
We believe that your dining experience with us starts the moment you walk through our door. A friendly greeting from our front of house team, lead by co-owner Andy Urbanek and Manager Simon Moore. The Poet offers a vast selection of craft gins, handpicked wines and quirky cocktails. Chef Patron Petrus Madutlela and his team tempt customers with an imaginative array of contemporary British food.
PRICE RANGE
$30 - $45
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
European, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thanks to Andy and the team. Super lunch - all the family (various generations) thoroughly enjoyed the food and service at the Poet. Been before and the revisit didn’t let us down. Quality ingredients and attention to detail - a memorable lunch. Will be back!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mp769
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My first time here and was greeted on arrival and had a drink outside as the weather was very nice We had a set menu and they picked the wine for us. The food was first class well served. This was a great surprise and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank F4343CGcharlesh
Reviewed 5 days ago

Excellent service, charming old place with loads of history--just ask the wait staff. Cozy and full of life and good food and charming.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank sesphd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have wanted to dine here for ages and so glad we finally have! The decor in the pub is so beautiful and the staff were really kind and welcoming from the start and throughout our evening. Great gin selection and the bar. The food...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 482gracer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We go to the Poet whenever we can as it always exceeds expectations. The food is sublime but it is the staff that makes the difference. The Maitre’d (I don’t know his name) is always so friendly and lovely, it’s like going to a friend’s...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Zoegoodman12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere for a romantic dinner. Food is superb, but you need to save up for the special occasion, as it’s priced to reflect the quality.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Harvest3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amazing, service very good (despite it being busy) and really nice atmosphere. Would highly recommend!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank emmalb229
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We cant believe we haven't written a review for this place before .Must have come about 12 times at least since the current management and chef have been here. We all came for Mothers Day lunch ,and as usual absolutely first class food and excellent...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank JonandJacqui
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We joined great friends at The Poet and had a marvellous evening. All the staff were charming and knowledgeable and the food was excellent. The only reason that I did not give he restaurant 5 stars was I felt the quality of the beef for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LillyLune
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a comfortable and clean pub with a great restaurant and very friendly staff. The food was delicious and filling. We’ll be going there again.

Date of visit: March 2019
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Christine S
January 20, 2017|
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Hi Christine S Thank you for your enquiry. Most of our dishes can be adjusted to specific dietary requirements. Some more easily than others but in most cases yes. You can check out our sample menus online. ( sorry TA won't... More
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