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Shah Of Persia

$$ - $$$, , British
173 Longfleet Road | Shah of Persia, Poole BH15 2HS, England
+44 1775 843417
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
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“curry” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
173 Longfleet Road | Shah of Persia, Poole BH15 2HS, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited at lunchtime (just as they opened the doors at noon) for a quick bite. We ordered a seafood lasagne and were amazed when it arrived very shortly afterwards. The staff were friendly and efficient. Let's be honest.....it isn't a "fine dining" experience at...More

Thank Smiffysbitz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I popped into the Shah of Persia for a spot of lunch mid-afternoon after a 2pm appointment at Poole Hospital. This is part of the Marston's Inns & Taverns Chain with a two for one offer on main courses. We had a...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal all at a very reasonable price. The menu is varied ,something for everyone & it's 2 for 1 on mains

Thank 244griffin
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Visited in the evening with a group of friends. I was impressed with the friendliness of our waitress who was also very efficient. My first course of tomato and camembert soup was very tasty. It was a little unfortunate that they had run out of...More

Thank Johnny G
Reviewed 14 January 2018

I stayed overnight for a family get together. The staff were very helpful and efficient. The price was quite good as it included breakfast and free car parking. The car park is a little small and some spaces are difficult to get into with a...More

Thank grahamh729
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Booked a table for 6 and a baby at short notice, the phone manner of the person taking the booking was perfect although it was at short notice they stated they would make sure we had a reservation. When arriving we were greeted by Carly...More

Thank Jake W
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Would not take a first date there if you know what I mean but a good all round restraint .The staff were good and the beer was well looked after,.

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 5 December 2017

The bar was welcoming as were the staff, my room was great and the food was excellent. When I visit Poole again this is where I will hang my hat.

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We booked here as there was plenty of room for 13 of us and we were pleasantly surprised. The food is generous and cooked well. Great prices and deals are a bonus. What made it though is the service. Fantastic table service and couldn’t do...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Shah as were visiting family who decided to meet us in the restaurant for dinner. As there was only a family room left we booked it at £65 incl breakfast. This is much less than we normally pay so we were...More

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3 January 2017|
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Response from Emma M | Property representative |
We are really sorry to hear that you have been unable to contact us, our telephone line has been hit and miss since we we were hit by lightning towards to end of last year, We have been working with BT and our telecom team... More
30 November 2016|
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Response from anji_7 | Reviewed this property |
No more than five minutes in a car and they have a fairly big car park.
23 September 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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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