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Loch & Quay

24 Church Street, Christchurch, BH23 1BW

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  •  - Dorset
  •  - Dorset
  •  - Dorset
Main course: £15
Food spend: £25

Lovely food. Great friendly service. Unfortunately the menu does not do the food justice. Tatty, ripped and poorly described. Such a shame. Overall a great restaurant.

Martin 04 June 2019
from Ringwood

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A stylish bistro in the heart of the town, Loch & Quay Christchurch is committed to local produce. The menu of sharing platters, fresh fish favourites and hearty grill dishes is served in the restaurant’s bright, laidback dining area.

By day, the Loch & Quay menu offers classic brunch dishes, wraps and sharing boards, alongside the likes of goats’ cheese and beetroot tart and beer-battered fish and chips. Come the evening, discover venison steak with rosemary dauphinoise, grilled lemon thyme salmon with seafood risotto and sweet chilli dressing, or slow-braised lamb shanks served with minted mashed potatoes, chickpeas and yoghurt cucumber dip. From the grill, try the homemade beef burger in a brioche bun, or the lemon and herb-marinated rump steak with hand-cut triple-cooked chips and garlic-roasted flat mushrooms topped with parmesan.

Desserts at Loch & Quay restaurant are also packed with flavour. Try the enticing chocolate brownie with pistachio crumb and vanilla ice cream, or the vanilla, pear and star anise tatin with toffee sauce.

Loch & Quay in Dorset sits in the centre of town, yards from Christchurch Castle.

Loch & Quay

24 Church Street, Christchurch, BH23 1BW

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Customer reviews for Loch & Quay

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  • dinner (116)
  • lunch (49)
  • trendy (35)
  • romantic (29)
  • value (26)
  • entertainment (24)
  • private dining (22)
  • large parties (17)
  • business (16)
  • breakfast (10)
  • al fresco (9)
  • child friendly (6)
  • luxury (5)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • views (2)
  • ((((( 22 July 2019 by Karen from Bournemouth

    Superb food. Excellent Service. Lovely live music. Perfect!

  • ((((( 17 June 2019 by Rachel from Bournemouth

    Lovely meal. Cooked perfectly. The menu choices were great and we were looked after brilliantly by the staff. Would definitely recommend and will be back soon.

  • ((((( 4 June 2019 by Martin from Ringwood

    Lovely food. Great friendly service. Unfortunately the menu does not do the food justice. Tatty, ripped and poorly described. Such a shame. Overall a great restaurant.

  • (**** 22 May 2019 by Frances from Bournemouth

    We arrived to a cold reception and waitress telling us there were no steaks and other items on the menu as they had a busy night the day before. No effort was made to make our experience enjoyable by offering any other specialities and we didn’t feel welcome. We felt as though it would be easier if we left and let them go home early. As It was my birthday dinner we left and made a reservation at our local curry house. I have visited before hence why I wanted to visit for my birthday as my experience before was enjoyable. From this visit I will not be visiting the restaurant again.

  • ((((( 22 May 2019 by Barbara from HEREFORD

    The meal was well prepared and very tasty. The waitress was efficient and friendly and theoverall atmosphere was pleasant and fun

  • ((*** 21 May 2019 by Michael from Blandford

    Went in for mussels and sea bass you had neither.Not a great start.We chose fish and chips which were ok.Asked for bill and apple pie was added which we don’t have.So overall not a great experience.

  • ((((( 29 April 2019 by Janet from Christchurch

    We visited here with a couple of friends and had a wonderful meal. I don't think there was anything on the menu I wouldn't have chosen which is quite unusual. All our meals were lovely and the service superb. Looking forward to visiting again. Also, so easy to book a table online!

  • ((((( 15 April 2019 by Steve from Christchurch

    Good atmosphere, slightly noisy for the hard of hearing but manageable, good service (and they were busy) with really good casual dining food and at a fair price. Whats not to like - and we will be back. Thank you!

  • ((((( 30 January 2019 by Pete from Bournemouth

    Good meal and relaxing evening.
    Shame the Seabass was not on but we enjoyed it anyway. Nice with the live music as well.

  • ((((* 23 January 2019 by Helen from Poole

    Wonderful Sunday dinner, staff very friendly and very reasonable.

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