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The Poole Arms

) #6 of 281 Restaurants in Poole ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Seafood, British
19 The Quay | Poole Harbour, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
+44 1202 673450
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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19 The Quay | Poole Harbour, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
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1 - 10 of 616 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Looked over reviews of several places for our trip to Poole and checked the menu accordingly. Chose the Haddock Pot amongst a good few dishes. What a choice: smoked haddock pieces , leeks, tomatoes sliced potatoes and wonderful cheese sauce all combined to create a...More

Thank barry t
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 9 July 2017

This pub was so good, we went back the next night. For my first meal, I had the salt and chilli squid which was absolutely delicious, this was followed by the Cajun style catfish for main course. I have never eaten catfish before and it...More

1  Thank PeakyBlinder92
Michelle S, Manager at The Poole Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent visits to the Poole Arms, I pleased to hear that you enjoyed both of your visits with us enjoying the food and drink and that our staff were friendly and helpful! We look forward to seeing you again, Regards Michelle

Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the few places in the town where a cozy and authentic atmosphere, delicious cuisine, not expensive, but quite worthy for a pub. Salmon and oysters are recommended. This is not an expensive restaurant with a claim where you can be disappointed in the...More

Thank sashad123
Reviewed 4 days ago

A small quaint pub which reeks of history. We called in for a sandwich lunch. I had a crab sandwich and my wife had the prawn. We asked for a bowl of chips to accompany the sandwiches but was told they don't serve chips? Slightly...More

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Can't recommend this pub enough. Great food (especially the Haddock Hotpot), good beer and a great view of the harbour. The staff were really friendly as well, the oldest pub in Poole and the best!

Thank t0nyc135
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here in July for a meal and a few drinks, great food, service was great.....however wasn't impressed with the owner. We all worked in the industry in our party, but couldn't help noticing the older guy at the end of the bar, who was...More

Thank DaveySmithy
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We came in and were told no kids allowed. For the few minutes we stayed inside, I couldn't help noticing that most customers are elderlies and they want a quiet environment to enjoy themselves. So if you are looking for a relaxing environment for young...More

1  Thank Mu M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great place. Wine fabulous food brilliant. Great atmosphere. Great staff Tara made us feel very well come. Family from Chester.

Thank Blu1707
Reviewed 1 week ago

Place looks like a pub but offers wonderful seafood. Do not mix up with fish&chips place! Great value for money. Highly recommended.

Thank ELizaveta_23
Reviewed 1 week ago

And that is just what it is .The reason being No kids and No dogs and they serve very good pub food. a little on the robust side , but very good .There is plenty to choose from on the menus. Meat ,fish, fish pie...More

Thank Malcolm F
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29 September 2016|
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Response from Michelle S | Property representative |
sorry but dogs are not allowed in im afraid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 The Quay | Poole Harbour, Poole BH15 1HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 673450
The oldest and best family run fresh fish and seafood Bar/Restaurant on Poole Quay. If you love fresh fish and seafood this is the best, no batter on the fish and not a chip in sight.Fresh local fish and shellfish,Oysters,Crab,Lobster, fish soup pies and seafood casserole.
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