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“Good/ Average” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Cow

The Cow
Ranked #146 of 360 Restaurants in Poole
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: +44 (0)1202 749569
Poole, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Good/ Average”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

The food was nice . Staff friendly and good service . Drinks are expensive . But the horrendous music blaring out of the speakers spoilt the atmosphere .

  • Visited September 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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English first
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice place, bland food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, found that the menu look lovely, and the decor is fantastic but was let down by bland food and left very disappointed. A massive shame but would give it another chance.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank gn-anon
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Sunday dinner, good choice.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013

Whilst staying with friends we were taken to The Cow for Sunday dinner. We all shared nacho's for starters, really nice and full of flavour. We had differing mains from veggie, Sunday dinner and gammon. Everyones meals were lovely and service was good.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank KateLC
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Don't go”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013

Food poor. Cheap, fatty steak. Poor attempt at apology. There are plenty of alternatives. Would never go back.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Dorsetal
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Poole, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Mid week visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

Visited the Cow for a mid week meal with my wife and with some friends last week. Drinks are expensive but no surprise as the prices are typical for the area however the food was very good and my wife is sometimes difficult to please being a fussy vegetarian. Good service and friendly staff and a nice place for a chat. Different story at the weekend especially the evenings but perfect for a mid week catch with family and friends for a few drinks or a bite to eat. Would happily visit again.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Jason G
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