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The Curlew

287 Christchurch Road , West Parley, Bournemouth, BH22 8SQ +44 1202060503

((((* British
Average
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

As always, very good indeed. I and all my guests were most pleased.

Louis Scott 17 April 2017
from Christchurch

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With a rich culinary heritage as a farmhouse, The Curlew near Bournemouth continues to offer traditional British pub cuisine with a welcoming rustic appearance. It features classic Victorian brick-work, a charming hearth-fire and al fresco outdoor seating, which enjoys great views around its secluded country location.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Curlew menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Curlew ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

The Curlew is just 14 minutes’ drive from Bournemouth Train Station.

The Curlew

287 Christchurch Road , West Parley, Bournemouth, BH22 8SQ

Contact +44 1202594811
Reservations +44 1202060503
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Customer reviews for The Curlew

4.1 ((((* (based on 106 reviews)
87% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (73)
  • lunch (67)
  • value (52)
  • private dining (24)
  • al fresco (22)
  • child friendly (20)
  • romantic (19)
  • business (18)
  • large parties (13)
  • trendy (7)
  • views (7)
  • entertainment (6)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • luxury (2)
  • ((((( 17 April 2017 by Louis Scott from Christchurch

    As always, very good indeed. I and all my guests were most pleased.

  • ((((* 16 April 2017 by Tracey Raggett from Bournemouth

    Great service as usual, lovely friendly staff, great set menus good value for money

  • ((((* 11 April 2017 by Tracey Cowan from Bournemouth

    The welcome was very warm & we were shown to our table promptly.Our server was Tony who is a real character! The food came in a fair time and was very nice & the 2-3 course set menu was varied and good value.The evening was very pleasant & Tony checked if we needed more drinks & then wether we wanted a dessert.The only thing I feel was lacking was a choice of things to dip those tasty triple cooked chips into.I would have liked some mayo but didn't have the opportunity to ask.

  • ((((( 10 April 2017 by Linda Foster from Poole

    We have dined at the Curlew many times but were pleasantly surprised to see the Steak night 3-course menu on Saturday. What a delight. The steaks were superb and
    the overall value for money was fantastic. In fact we struggled to fit in a dessert and two of us opted for icecream. Our waitress (Kalie)? was lovely despite spilling a
    tray of drinks over herself!

  • ((((( 8 April 2017 by Judith Cadogan from Wimborne Minster

    Good food and service, reasonable for the price

  • ((((* 2 April 2017 by Brian Cropper from Ferndown

    Easy booking. Great meal. Pleasant helpful service

  • ((((* 31 March 2017 by Anne from Bournemouth

    The food was great, the service was good and of course the Prosecco was really nice. The decor is a bit dated now and the toilets definately need to be upgraded but overall very nice.

  • ((*** 28 March 2017 by Pauline Mellor from Poole

    Mother's Day menu

  • ((((* 19 March 2017 by Greta Hughes from west parley dorset

    Nice setting and interior - good friendly staff - just wish menu could be slightly more varied

  • ((((* 18 March 2017 by Marion Renshaw from Dorset

    Restaurant very welcoming, shown straight to our table. My online request for a window table was honoured. Good menu choice, good service.

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