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The Cliff Poole

6 Ravine Road, Poole, BH13 7HX +44 1202060500

((((* British
Main course: £12
Food spend: £28
Opening hours
Monday to Thursday: 11:00 - 22:00
Friday & Saturday: 11:00 - 22:30
Sunday: 11:00 - 21:00

I came here with my mother for Sunday lunch. The service and the food were both excellent.

Eileen Laing 03 August 2016
from Knowle

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With a menu which combines modern British dishes with Mediterranean influence, The Cliff Poole is a refurbished pub & restaurant close to the seaside in Poole. With dark leather sofas, distressed-wood tables and sea-themed art adorning its walls, this gastro pub is a homey retreat full of cosy corners to enjoy a traditional Sunday roast.

With chefs given the opportunity to train at cookery schools in Spain and Italy, The Cliff Poole menu features modern signature recipes made using the finest ingredients. As well as creative daily-changing specials, favourites include king prawn, crab and chorizo linguine, or spit-roasted chicken with lemon & garlic confit. A kids’ menu and Sunday roasts also feature, and desserts include rich vanilla and chocolate gelato with home-baked cookies.

The result of a treasured partnership with Rothschild wine merchants, the cellar showcases many fine wines, while token real ales and premium spirits are found at The Cliff Poole bar. Nostalgic British nibbles and sharing platters bursting with international flavours offer more laidback dining.

Tucked away beside Sandbanks beach, The Cliff Poole in Dorset is a 6-minute drive from Branksome Rail Station.

The Cliff Poole

6 Ravine Road, Poole, BH13 7HX

Contact +44 1202492921
Reservations +44 1202060500

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Customer reviews for The Cliff Poole

4.2 ((((* (based on 23 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (16)
  • lunch (16)
  • al fresco (6)
  • trendy (6)
  • private dining (5)
  • value (4)
  • child friendly (3)
  • romantic (3)
  • business (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • afternoon tea (1)
  • large parties (1)
  • views (1)
  • ((((* by from Winchester

    Really pleasant for lunch, service was great. Food was good but the thick cut chips rasted as though they'd been cooked a long time ago and then re-fried.

  • ((((( by from Canford Cliffs. Poole.

    Excellent Service, Wonderful meal, the fish was so fresh & the apple and blackberry crumble was so tasty. I would like to say that I could have enjoyed it much more if only they didn't play music. I wear a hearing aid and the noise was so bad for me, I couldn't talk to my friend, and had to leave as soon as I could.

  • ((((( by from Winchester

    Lovely imaginative food, very pleasant service, comfortable seating, great atmosphere. Coming again!

  • ((*** by from Poole

    Sadly on this occasion there was a few faults within out party dinning.
    The salad was ordered to have no dressing, the salad came with the dressing.
    The scallops were really undercooked, to rectify they cooked the same scallops again causing them to be over cooked.

    I normally look forward to dining at the cliff, but felt let down on this occasion.

  • ((((* by from Poole

    Lovely atmosphere, good food and very welcoming staff - couldn't fault it !

  • ((((* by from Poole

    Shell fish was extremely good

  • ((((( by from Knowle

    I came here with my mother for Sunday lunch. The service and the food were both excellent.

  • ((((( by from Bournemouth

    Service, food, atmosphere all great

  • ((((* by from Bournemouth

    We aLways love the atmosphere at The Cliff and the service is excellent. Usually the food is too but this time both the duck and sword fish were over cooked. It won't stop us going back though! It is usually five stars but on this occasion four.

  • ((((* by from Poole

    Salmon was fabulous - cooked to perfection
    Cheese Soufflé was lovely but far too small for a main course - too much celeriac as a side dish to bulk out

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