A traditional 'Old World Pub' situated close to the waterfront, is noted to be the oldest pub in Dorset, according to the deeds, it was once a twelfth century monastery and a corn exchange, the early days saw a strong connection with the smuggling trade, and local legend believes there are caves below, famous for the ghost of the 'hanged lady' who lost her husband at sea, weekly sightings are reported as she still haunts the place, along with (as local folk law would say) a laughing fisherman and a little girl who appear as ghostly apparitions. There are regular investigations into the paranormal activities by professionals due to the amount of sightings and ghostly goings on.
Nowadays the 'King Charles' is renowned for its real ale, fine wines, traditional home cooked food (king size portions) and a welcoming/friendly atmosphere.
Established since 1994 Tandoori Nights serve the finest ranges of Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine. We have friendly and cheerful staff and the quality and presentation of our food is of an exceptional standard.
2007 Award of Excellance fotr exceeding in the expectation of high quality food, service and clensliness of establishment
Open 12noon til 2.30pm - 6.00pm til midnight - including Sundays and Holidays
1st rate venue for any occasion!
This celebrated restaurant is a warm family run Italian with great food and a laid back environment that has not compromised on its excellent service.
It offers a casual yet elegant environment where lighting and décor are fresh and a wonderful translation of old-world sensibilities to modern times is achieved.
So, whether you’re beginning your day with their legendary cappuccino and biscotti or savoring a wonderful home baked Roman Pizza at lunch time come and enjoy a refined cuisine.
The menu has a choice of pasta, all made on the premises, as well as meat and fish entrees. Seafood and numerous fresh vegetables and salad dishes are also available.
You will also find an excellent wine menu as well as a good selection available by the glass.
A delectable choice of cakes, biscuits and desserts known as Traditional ‘pasticceria’ are all made ‘in house’ including their very own homemade ice cream.
You’ll be sure to find an array of guests from families to dressy young couples, Businessmen and those from far away shores. So, dress up or down and know you’ll fit in.
It’s warm and its friendly deserving of its reputation as ‘the little Italian gem in the heart of Poole’ you won’t be disappointed.
Address: Italian Diva, 9/11 High Street, poole, BH151AB
Our dishes are made using fresh produce, locally sourced where possible. We will go out of our way to adapt dishes to suit your personal requirements, just ask! There is plenty to choose from with our A La Carte menu served Monday to Saturday lunchtime and evenings, on Sunday lunchtime there is an extensive set lunch which includes roast beef or chicken which we serve from 12pm - 5pm. Families are always welcome with a specific children’s menu available at just £5 which includes a drink and ice cream. Every day from 10am we are open for breakfast which is served until 2.30pm. Dinner is served from 6pm. Be sure to book to guarantee a table.
Address: Patrick's Restaurant and Bar, 1 Bournemouth Road, Poole, BH140EG
The Tea rooms serve a wide range of quality Teas, Coffees, Home made Cakes, Salads and Lunches.
When the weather is fine, relax and enjoy our secluded Courtyard garden, sheltered from the wind, and away from the traffic
where we have a fine selection of shrubbery representing many of the worlds great botanic gardens and
landscapes, from Kew to Kirstenbosch, and from The Alhambra to the Zen gardens of Kyoto.
We can be found in the Old Orchard Plaza part of Poole Old Town. Technically, we're 48a High Street, and this is tucked in between Tandoori Nights and Chic Too directly opposite the Sainsbury's local.
The quay is about 200 metres away either via New Orchard, Castle St or the High Street. From the Dolphin Centre simply walk down the High Street, over the level Crossing, over the next road (North St) and continue along the High Street until you reach the Old Orchard crossing â€“ Cross the road, look right and you'll see us.
The Rope and Anchor is a traditional English pub, set just off Poole Quay next to Poole Museum, serving quality home cooked food and cask ales in a relaxed atmosphere. Based on Sarum Street, Daniel Jesson and James Keer will provide a very friendly and warm welcome! Whether you’re popping in for a pint, or a family meal, we’ll make sure we take care of you.
The Rope and Anchor is always a hub of activity – whether it is our famous Sunday roast, or one of our lively Friday night music sessions, The Rope and Anchor really does have something for everyone. We are disabled friendly, have high chairs for the little ones, and also have an outdoor courtyard – so you can enjoy the afternoon sun in one of our comfy chairs.
From our famous fudge brownies to the unbeatable quiches and from the best coffee in Poole to a crisp glass of Sauvignon Blanc, everything at Deli on the Quay is born from the passion and excitement in all things delicious.
Open for breakfast, lunch and occasionally the evening in the summer for Tapas and Biker Night it is an ideal place to come with friends, family or work colleagues.
We have an extensive sandwich menu as well as eight regular salads to choose from. Homemade soup with homemade bread is also available daily. Cakes are aplenty and our Dorset Apple Cake generally causes a commotion when it occasionally runs out!!
Address: Deli on the Quay, Unit 17, Dolphin Quays, Poole, BH15 1HH
Bingley’s Bistro is a small intimate restaurant in the Old Town, Poole, just off the quay. We serve fabulous home made food in cosy relaxed surroundings. We are open Wednesday to Saturday from 6pm. Our Bistro Menu changes with the seasons and our excellent value Menu Prix Fixe changes regularly. We are fully licensed with a small select wine list and bar.
We are set in an historic Tudor building which was once owned by a wealthy merchant and Mayor of Poole in 1563 called Thomas Bingley hence our name. We also have a grade 2* listed painted ceiling in our dining room which is believed to have been painted in 1830.
We feel all of this adds to the ambiance of our little restaurant and with space for only 20 customers we fill up quickly and highly recommend reserving your table well in advance.
Address: Bingley's Bistro, 14 High St, Poole, BH151BP
The Crown Hotel has been famous for its food for years and now Sean Cooper has taken it to a new and higher level. We searched and searched for the right chef – and then it happened – the search was over. We will let his food do the talking.
We have now established ourselves as a destination restaurant serving quality food cooked by Sean, a talented chef that has a reputation and is respected by other chefs and food critics all over the county.
To reserve a table book in advance and enjoy the experience of his food (not to be rushed), we also take bookings for the hire of the restaurant for weddings & other special occasions.
Address: The Crown Hotel, 23 Market Street, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1NB
Harbour View Restaurant and Bar at Thistle Poole
Here at Thistle Poole, our Harbour View Restaurant and Bar offers a choice of dishes from home cooked favourites to light bites and bistro classics in comfortable surroundings. We also keep an extensive cellar of classic and New World wines to compliment you meal.
The restaurant’s 1st floor, waterside location provides panoramic views across the bay, making it the perfect place for a special meal or celebration.
Anchor Bar at Thistle Poole
Here at Thistle Poole, our Anchor bar offers the perfect location for an aperitif, or a drink, snack or light meal throughout the day.
Set in comfortable surroundings on the ground floor, the bar offers an extensive cellar of classic and New World wines, as well as beers and refreshing hot and cold drinks.
Attached to the bar is a terraced area where guests can enjoy an al fresco drink and watch the sun set over Poole Harbour.
Address: Harbour View Restaurant and Bar, The Quay,Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HD
The Poole Arms dates back to the 1600s and is the oldest Bar on the Quay and has a distinct green tile frontage which were made in Poole by Carters. Local Crab
Fresh dressed crab on a bed of mixed salad,served with mayo and brown bread.
Squid, mussels, cuttlefish, octopus, prawns, cockles and peppers marinated in oil served on a bed of salad with brown bread.
Fresh Fish Seafood Bar Restaurant Poole
From King prawns in garlic, gambas pil pil, or a bowl of mussels our pub snacks are a must on your night out!
Open both to residents and non-residents, our bar and lounge has a warm and gently bustling atmosphere and serves food all day.* The food itself is reason enough to visit our destination boutique hotel, ingredients are high quality, sustainably sourced, fresh and seasonal, with a real emphasis on our ability to be able to trace their provenance from farm to plate. Our chefs are passionate and skilled innovators, who pride themselves on their fresh and elegant dishes.
Address: Cliff House Hotel, Thirteen Belle Vue Road, Southbourne, Dorset, BH6 3DA
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Smugglers Bar and Restaurant is open daily for food, with a traditional English fayre, complimented by a large selection of real ales, lagers, wines, soft drinks and coffees to finish. Set just metres from Poole Quay, we are famous locally for our fish dishes and they feature prominently on our menu. However, we also offer dishes for the more adventurous. Smugglers restaurant is also renowned for having the best Sunday carvery in the local area.
On sunnier days enjoy our menu Alfresco style in our raised decking area. For those looking for a less formal setting, our full menu is also available in our bar area.
The restaurant is available for private functions, such as weddings, anniversaries, family gatherings and is especially popular for Christmas parties.
OUR ATM DOES NOT CHARGE FOR CASH WITHDRAWALS
Address: The Antelope Inn, 8 High Street, Poole,Dorset, BH15 1BP