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173 Longfleet Road | Shah of Persia, Poole BH15 2HS, England
+44 1775 843417
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What can you say when it's all good very good selection of food price very good always hot food and very friendly service would I recommend yes have done so Regards Peter

Thank Pjchin53
Frome, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a holidaying party of 8 we called in here looking for a meal bearing in mind we had not booked and it was 7-30pm and it appeared to be very busy.The very helpful staff found us a table.We all ordered various starters and mains with each and every meal being well presented well cooked seved quickly by very plesent... More 

1 Thank malcolm s
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The waitress was lovely to us, but our table was right by a radiator which was switched on full blast, it was too hot. No windows open. No air conditioning. The portion sizes are tiny despite how much they charge and the chicken I had made me very ill. Would not recommend for food, low quality and you're not getting... More 

Thank Rosina L
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70 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

My Partner and I thought we would give the Shah a try as we are having a kitchen installed and cannot cook anything. Wish we hadn't bothered. One the menu they offered Franschoek Cellars Chenin Blanc S African wine so we ordered a bottle. We we tasted the wine it was dreadful and tasted like an assortment of left over... More 

Thank Chris F
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch as we were hungry. My meal was so awful that I couldn't eat it and didn't want to order anything else, as it put me off eating, despite being hungry. Only good thing to say is the staff were lovely and we weren't charged for the awful meal.

Thank Linda n
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We like the Shah as you know what you are going to get with respect to quality. Always hot tasty food, pleasant staff and very good value. We've been eating in there for years, not necessarily regularly but it's always been a consistently nice place to eat, both rain and shine.

Thank Bmarky
Poole, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

A group of us meet up at various times a year and for our Christmas dinner get together this year we booked at the Shah. The staff were friendly and attentive, the food was good, particularly the starters and the price were reasonable. The only draw back was the woman who came round the tables in the restaurant area begging... More 

Thank FionaG350
Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

As we were "staying" overnight, and late arriving to our FILTHY room, we had food here, we only wish we had travelled up the road to the Toby just up the road, lesson learnt, all the food is pinged and the fryups are cooked from frozen......Marstons....hold your head in shame, your room we had to pay before we had the... More 

Thank AlanHughes
Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

DO NOT go to this pub with a family. It is full of loud-mouthed, drunken, people swearing at everyone else. The people behind the bar are useless tools who seem happy to join in with the swearing instead of trying to stop it. WORST place in Poole (and that's saying something).

1 Thank ShahofPersiaispoo
Poole, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Place was empty almost , Staff were very attentive ,Danni our server was helpful , friendly and well mannered . We had the two for one menu , starters were lush we shared nachos and lasagne bites. all hot and lovely, only critic , gauacamoli was not pleasant , deffo out a squeezy bottle. nothing too major though :) For... More 

Thank Paula L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Bar, Pub, British, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 173 Longfleet Road | Shah of Persia, Poole BH15 2HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1775 843417
The Shah of Persia is close to the town centre of Poole, well known for its stunning harbour and busy quayside and the world renowned Poole Pottery. The hotel is popular with visitors and locals alike and is ideally situated within a short drive of many attractions. It offers 11 en-suite bedrooms and is the ideal location for exploring the area, or as a stop over during a business trip. The Shah of Persia offers a great choice of pub food and drink, which are available all day. Hotel accommodation includes our fantastic free breakfast, free WIFI and free parking

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?