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Riggers Restaurant RNLI College

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West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
+44 1202 308500
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Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food was lovely, lovely views from the restaurant over the estuary. Staff were friendly and helpful.

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Thank Lynn L
Poole, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

My son took me for a Sunday roast.It was exceptional!! The roast beef melted in the mouth & such a treat to have it rare.I also had lamb..delicious plus selection of veggies & of course roast potatoes & parsnips...YUMMM! Such friendly staff & no rushing.In fact we decided to go upstairs later for our coffee/after dinner drink.All this with a... More 

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Thank Campiello9
St Albans, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were seven friends and were served by Andy who looked after us for the whole evening. We all enjoyed the food that we ordered and would recommend that the table is booked in advance as we had to wait until 8pm for our meal. All the earlier times had been booked already. Would definitely recommend eating here at least... More 

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Thank Sandybags_13
Columbus, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner not so good ... I don't know what else to say ... It just wasn't good. I can't remember what I had, but after one dinner we decided to find other places for dinner in the following days.

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Thank knittahoochee
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of a group. With such a great location and fantastic harbour view this restaurant could be soooooo much better. Positives. The staff were attentive and gave us a personal touch. Negatives basic menu. Basic table, no table cloth, miss matched chairs at differing heights making it uncomfortable for some diners. The food was of a high standard... More 

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Thank Double555
Derby, England, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service by polite and attentive staff. Can be a little noisy with groups. Food was fresh and delicious.

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Thank Martin D
Wicklow, Ireland
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst in Poole we stopped off for dinner in the Riggers Restaurant in the RNLI College. Being well aware of this charities excellent work in saving lives at sea we wanted to support them whilst also fulfilling our need to be fed. The restaurant and bar are fantastic and the view from the bar is beautiful. The food was really... More 

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Thank Des D
New Milton, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We (male lunch club) tried the Rigger's Restaurant at the RNLI College after an earlier technical visit where we had discovered the excellent bar and noticed the restaurant. The restaurant is predominantly for feeding courses and is arranged on a 'self service' basis i.e. take a tray and follow the queue to the carvery and then select your own vegetables,... More 

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Thank Watchman077
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again we (a party of 6) enjoyed an excellent Sunday carverery meal in excellent surroundings. We all enjoy the choice of main course - the waiter service for drinks - and the fabulous view. Good value all round - thanky you!

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Thank SANDRA G
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned home after spending a few hours art Riggers restaurant, It was my birthday and as a surprise my husband had booked a table for 19 people at another establishment within walking distance to home.unfortunately that went wrong yesterday, he rang riggers who with a bit of moving around were able to accommodate us, they positioned the... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Quay Road, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 308500

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?