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The Poole Arms

19 The Quay | Poole Harbour, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
+44 1202 673450
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (67 reviews)
“chowder” (26 reviews)
“cajun catfish” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
19 The Quay | Poole Harbour, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
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1 - 10 of 784 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My wife and i had dinner here recently, the service was friendly, the food was good, but the chairs were not very comfortable, The prices were reasonable, all in all we had no complaints, but nothing to rave about either.

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Small pub restaurant with excellent seafood menu and mussels were to die for. Friendly staff and excellent service.

Thank stedz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lovely local pub serving excellent seafood at reasonable prices, well worth a visit. Good range of real ales

Thank Lakeland130
Michelle S, Manager at The Poole Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your recent visit to the Poole Arms. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed both our food and our real ales! We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Many thanks Michelle

Reviewed 6 days ago

Really great seafood/ fish menu, it’s right on the harbour side so I was initially sceptical that is may be overpriced or poor quality, but it is neither, fabulous fresh fish, reasonable prices & friendly staff- perfect for a nice lunch

Thank vikki559
Michelle S, Manager at The Poole Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your recent visit to us at the Poole Arms. I am pleased that you enjoyed your time with us and that our staff looked after you well. We hope to see you again in the future, Many thanks Michelle

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with my wife and we both had the smoked haddock which was served on a bed of spinach, new potatoes and with a poached egg on top - it was delicious. I had sticky toffee pudding and custard for dessert which was...More

Thank Ron S
Michelle S, Manager at The Poole Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your recent visit to the Poole Arms. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your food the smoked haddock fillet is one of my favourites also! We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Many thanks Michelle

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visit Poole once a year and always eat at the Poole arms if we can, and recommend them to others. Sadly this time it was a let down. I ordered the black Sea Bream and my husband the sole. The homemade bread was delicious....More

Thank susanliang
Michelle S, Manager at The Poole Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your recent visit to the Poole Arms. I am sorry to hear that on this occasion we let you down with your meal. I would like to assure you that is not something that happens often and am sorry that it has...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly service, small and cosy inside. Local beers/ales. Absolutely amazing fresh seafood cooked to perfection. Highly recommend.

1  Thank SarahBournemouth
Michelle S, Manager at The Poole Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for visiting us at the Poole Arms, I am pleased you enjoyed our food and ales! We look forward to seeing you again soon! Many thanks Michelle

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Poole Arms is extremely welcoming, the staff are friendly and accommodating to all requests. Their fish menu is excellent and the standard of cooking is always consistently first class. I took my family there for my granddaughter's 21st yesterday and the staff made the...More

Thank Juliacgrant
Michelle S, Manager at The Poole Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your recent visit to the Poole Arms I am pleased that you all enjoyed your visit and I am pleased that we helped you celebrate your granddaughter's 21st Birthday! We look forward to seeing you again soon, Many thanks Michelle

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading great trip advisor reviews we went to The Poole Arms for our last night in Poole and were so pleased we did. Brilliant menu choice including lots of local sourced fish, oyster and crab dishes. An extensive range of gins and various tonics...More

1  Thank Eveningstar19
Michelle S, Manager at The Poole Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for visiting us at the Poole Arms I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your time with us, it is always lovely to have such great feedback! We look forward to seeing you again. Many thanks Michelle

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed exceptional food and wonderful hospitality at this understated foody pub. So good that we booked for our second night!

Thank Melanie K
Michelle S, Manager at The Poole Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for visiting us at the Poole Arms. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your time with us and also came back to us again for your second night! We look forward to seeing you again in the future, Many thanks Michelle

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dawn s
May 24, 2018|
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Response from Michelle S | Property representative |
Hi Dawn, We serve food 12.00-9.00pm Sunday-Thursday and 12.00-9.30pm on a Friday and Saturday. Thanks Michelle
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giries
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Michelle S | Property representative |
Hi we do normally have a chicken dish on our specials. If you book a table maybe mention at the time of booking to make sure we do have available for you. Thanks Michelle
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Pauline K
May 10, 2018|
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Response from Michelle S | Property representative |
Hi Pauline, Yes we can cook a lot of our fish without flour, our fish pie and haddock pot and seafood chowder wouldn't be an option for you but if you make our staff aware that you need gluten free and dairy free they will... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$37
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 The Quay | Poole Harbour, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 673450
  • E-mail
Description
The oldest and best family run fresh fish and seafood Bar/Restaurant on Poole Quay. If you love fresh fish and seafood this is the best, no batter on the fish and not a chip in sight.Fresh local fish and shellfish,Oysters,Crab,Lobster, fish soup,Fish pies and seafood casserole.
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