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“Home-made feel with good view out over quay” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Deli on the Quay

Deli on the Quay
Ranked #21 of 360 Restaurants in Poole
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $9
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Home-made feel with good view out over quay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2014

As the name suggests, this place is well located on the Poole quayside. The food is not great value - it's priced at the upper end of what you'd expect to pay for a quiche and salad (just under £8) and they serving staff actually weighed out the salad portions, which I thought was a little bit OTT. But it was good food nonetheless, and a proper alternative to fish 'n' chips!

The food selection is good for lunch and there are wines and beers available too if you fancy a drink with your meal. The ambiance is particularly nice and at the end of the day that's part of what you're paying for. Nice view if you can sit by the window but it's pretty draughty there on a windy day!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank Tjuren
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DeliontheQuay, Manager at Deli on the Quay, responded to this review, March 18, 2014
Thanks for your great review. I just wanted to write and explain about the salads being weighed out. Portion control is really important in any restaurant and I would say it happens in 95% of the successful ones. Of course, generally, you don't see it because it happens behind the scenes, but without it and with so many different staff, customers wouldn't know how much of anything they would get on any particular day. So to keep our regulars confident of our consistency, as well as making sure our first time customers are pleased with the portion they are getting, it really is essential to maintain the status quo.
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English first
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Want a snack and a hot drink”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2014

Great service, on a good day you can it outside and watch the world go by, great food. Even get you a bowl of water for the dogs if you ask

Visited January 2014
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely unique Deli”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

Visited last week with my Christmas after hectic Christmas shopping for a late lunch and some drinks, all homemade which was really nice and also my children were quiet due to their being colouring and play dough available!! Lovely atmosphere, good and service :-)

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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

All I need say is well done. Great environment and great food! Can't believe some of the reviews on here! Great value for what it is and if you have to wait a while who cares! I work 80 hours a week and when I'm back home in Poole this is somewhere that typifies the reason why I choose to live here! If you don't like the prices then their are holiday destinations like Skegness, Margate and Hastings to name but a few where you may feel more at home!!

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Thank Steddars
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Marvellous place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2013 via mobile

Having just got back in country after a while, I've been here daily for various beverages.
It's a great place everything is tip top and just absolutely spot on. It's places like this that you miss when your away. Excellent.

Visited December 2013
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Thank BrianFontana
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