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Bingley's Bistro

) #3 of 281 Restaurants in Poole ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ French, British, European
14 High Street, Poole BH15 1BP, England
+44 1202 679946
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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, British, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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14 High Street, Poole BH15 1BP, England
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1 - 10 of 347 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Called in without booking whilst in Poole overnight on our way to Jersey and were lucky enough to get a table for two. Nice meal in a nice environment. Would eat here again next time we're passing.

Thank Phil D
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, our best friends and I stayed in Poole at The Hotel Du Vin on Saturday 15th July. Our friends booked Bingleys for dinner and we found the restaurant 2 minutes from the quay side. The exterior was inviting and the stripped back interior...More

2  Thank ScarboroughBrighton
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last minute decision to go out to dinner, wanted something special for this occurrence with my husband.... 'date night'. The restaurant was warm and welcoming and the staff were attentive and friendly. We both went for the Seabass; and were impressed with the presentation and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here when I saw it on TripAdvisor. Since we booked there has been a change of ownership and the new owners are still trying to get it how they like it - so the room is quite bare and not as welcoming as...More

1  Thank Payrollpaul
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food reasonable price and great atmosphere. Me and couple of my friends are studying at a near by uni and wanted to try a high end restaurant that wasn't a chain and this was perfect the staff where friendly and upbeat and kept the...More

1  Thank Paige_veron
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here for a family birthday. It was our first visit and we were really happy with our choice of restaurant. The menu is just right, enough choice to suit all tastes but not so much that the quality/freshness is in question. The portions...More

1  Thank NetandBDog
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had not been here for two years when it was run by David and Sharon. The new team ( same chef as last owners though ) are still working on décor so it lacks the ambiance of previous visits for us....More

1  Thank nigel g
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This small bistro has recently changed ownership, but the chef is as before. We were staying in Poole for a week and visited Bingley's on our second evening and found the food to be very good. The staff were very attentive and friendly and we...More

1  Thank G-Man1962
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Have just returned from the most amazing eating experience we could have wished for. We were treated like royalty and the food was out of this world. Could not have wanted anything more and thoroughly enjoyed our evening. It was our first time here and...More

Thank big t
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We had battled our way from Essex to Poole, and took a chance at pitching up without a reservation. Allen welcomed us in, although was upfront that the chef was under some pressure due to lots of starters and mains to get out together. However,...More

Thank beatrice0482016
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29 September 2016|
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Response from Allan W | Property representative |
Hi, I am a bit new to this Q&A thing. Due to the eating area's proximity to the kitchen we cannot cater for your dog, so very sorry!
13 March 2015|
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Response from Sharon684 | Property representative |
No, I'm afraid not.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 High Street, Poole BH15 1BP, England (Formerly Bingley's Cafe Bistro)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 679946
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Bingley's Bistro in Old Town Poole is a French inspired small restaurant serving fabulous homemade food, freshly prepared and cooked to order.
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