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The Guildhall Tavern

15 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
+44 1202 671717
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
17:30 - 22:00All hours
French, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
15 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
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1 - 10 of 1,292 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were fortunate to get a last minute booking at what turned out to be a full restaurant, and so happy we did. From the moment we entered, the staff were amazing, who were mostly all French. The service was prompt and professional, but also...More

Thank Allistair W
Reviewed 3 days ago

All together very good, French food, fish. Would def go back. Staff friendly. You can tell it's good cos it's very busy so book well in advance!

Thank Bootseybaby
Reviewed 4 days ago

OK...I will start this honest review by saying that The Guildhall Tavern does serve very good and correct French food. It's not a Old English Tavern as the name suggests but a French Restaurant. The staff are lovely and the place is full of chatter...More

1  Thank Barry P
severine1poole, Owner at The Guildhall Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good afternoon, Many thanks for your review. Our policy, for health and safety reason, is always to check if our dinners are fit enough to eat upstairs!! We own a listed building, and our stair case is protected, listed with British Heritage. Our staff should...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to this venue, the food was exceptional and the atmosphere create by the owner and his staff made this lunch a very enjoyable afternoon

Thank _jimmcgovern
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat out in the Poole/Bournemouth area a lot, but this place really is the best. Severine and her crew are first class, and Sebastian the sommelier is most helpful. The atmosphere is excellent, the service is what you would expect from an authentic French...More

2  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went to The Guildhall Tavern to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The staff could not have been better and the food was absolutely amazing!! I had prawn cocktail to start, my husband had mussels. For mains we both had the special which...More

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a good meal. A very friendly atmosphere with very professional staff. The food is well cooked and beautifully presented. This is a very popular restaurant and you need to book in advance.

Thank jjcaldicott
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous restaurant and staff very nicely decorated could not fault anything. Staff asked to take a photo then presented the photo within a birthday card which was a great gesture, much appreciated. I will return fab place for a special occasion.

Thank teejay258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant many times and have never been disappointed,the staff are always pleasant and the food is wonderful. We have had family celebrations and quieter occasions with friends at different times of the year and the standards have always been maintained....More

Thank flowergirl58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The saying is you get what you pay for. In this case that could not be more true. Not the cheapest place to eat but by far not the most expensive but what you get is a great ambiance great service and fantastic food. Have...More

Thank kevinwatson8077
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22 June 2017|
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Response from jerome524 | Reviewed this property |
30 GBP for 2 courses excluding wine.
12 April 2017|
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Response from Kristoffer L | Reviewed this property |
Disabled blue badge holders can park directly outside and others can use a car park three Minutes walk away.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 39 - US$ 49
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 671717
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