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“Excellent place during a shopping trip”
Review of The Dolphin Centre

The Dolphin Centre
Ranked #28 of 63 things to do in Poole
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Herts
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130 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Excellent place during a shopping trip”
Reviewed January 1, 2014

Brilliant value for money with really good quick lunches such as roasts,hot pots shepherds pies etc.Or simply stop for a cuppa.Normally hate these type of shopping mall cafe's/restaurants BUT this is the exception

Visited December 2013
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Shopping Experience”
Reviewed December 19, 2013

A day out in Poole to do some Chirstmas shopping, a good variety of shops and some independent outlets that sell "different" things, Plenty of food outlets at fair prices. Lovely Christmas decorations.

Visited December 2013
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2 Thank Mel B
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Bridport, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Just another mall.”
Reviewed December 12, 2013

It has been open for a few year and is not wearing well. As with so may of these places it has become a place for the young to congregate, not helped by the bus terminus alongside. KFC is the fast food place eat, but there are also a couple of self-service eateries. There is also a Chinese buffet, but once you have been there a couple of times you never need to go back again. Shops are not wonderful. Beales (the local department store) and M&S predominate, then there is Boots and a number of smaller establishments.

Visited December 2013
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1 Thank Clive R
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Poole, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great shopping”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

I live not far from here so use it quite a lot,some nice shops plenty of known names,some nice places to eat or have coffee feel very safe in centre because lots of security around they soon get rid of rowdy youths so makes it very pleasant

Visited November 2013
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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1,072 reviews
583 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 289 helpful votes
“Plenty but the same as everywhere”
Reviewed November 8, 2013

There is nothing different to The Dolphin Centre as there is to every town centre around the country. It does seem quite dated now so will hopefully have some investment in the next few years.

It was clean and tidy which was more than could be said for the rest of Poole's shopping area.

Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Richard F
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