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The Curlew

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

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

Superb meal with great service

Rejane 07 November 2018
from Poole

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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

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Customer reviews for The Curlew

4.2 ((((* (based on 128 reviews)
89% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (90)
  • lunch (75)
  • value (58)
  • al fresco (28)
  • private dining (25)
  • child friendly (23)
  • romantic (22)
  • business (20)
  • large parties (15)
  • trendy (11)
  • views (7)
  • entertainment (6)
  • afternoon tea (5)
  • breakfast (4)
  • luxury (2)
  • (**** 30 November 2018 by Mick from Bournemouth

    It has got to expensive with quality of food gone down we used to go a lot but after sat I think we will be giving it a miss

  • ((((( 7 November 2018 by John from BOURNEMOUTH

    We, together with four friends had a late lunch at the Curlew last Sunday. Most of us had t he Roast Beef with one veggie and one roast Pork. The beef was far too well done for me and I'm not sure it was sirloin but that did not detract from a marvellous time we had . This was made possible by our waiter "Tony" who to my mind is "Catering Gold" He was always in the right place at the right time, Drinks, extras, The lot, he was polite, fun and fast. Do Not loose him Vintage Inns. We will definitely return

  • ((((( 7 November 2018 by Rejane from Poole

    Superb meal with great service

  • ((((( 22 October 2018 by Sally from Bournemouth

    Lovely atmosphere, warm & love the open fires...great service ...very friendly bar friendly...we had a very, very nice evening

  • ((((( 5 September 2018 by Kelly from Ferndown

    Took my partner here for a rare date night after eating at the Curlew with friends a few weeks previously and we weren’t disappointed! Food was delicious, restaurant is charming and the staff were friendly and helpful.

  • ((((* 17 July 2018 by Janet from Bournemouth

    it was very busy as usual but the food was great . I love the lamb duo ..unfortunately this is shortly to leave the menu . The service was great attentive and friendly without being in your face .

  • ((((( 3 May 2018 by Frances from Bournemouth

    Very enjoyable meal and the staff were pleasant and efficient

  • ((((( 9 April 2018 by Samantha from Bournemouth

    The waiter was amazing! Really friendly and great with the kids. The food and service were excellent.

  • ((((( 6 March 2018 by Roger from Bournemouth

    Great service and food

  • ((((* 16 January 2018 by Christine from Sturminster Newton

    Sunday roast was very good as it has been in the past hence we traveled from north Dorset to Ferdown.The waiting staff were friendly without being intrusive we would request Tony’s section again. Prompt service during a busy period Thank you

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