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The Poet

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Sat, 23/03

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

We believe that your dining experience with us starts the moment you walk through our door. A friendly greeting from our front of house team, lead by co-owner Andy Urbanek and Manager Simon Moore. The Poet offers a vast selection of craft gins, handpicked wines and quirky cocktails. Chef Patron Petrus Madutlela and his team tempt customers with an imaginative array of contemporary British food.
US$ 30 - US$ 46
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
European, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed a lovely meal in this restaurant, but we were crowded. The tables were not nice, shabby yes, but not chic. Tables this dirty should be graced with a cloth! Parking was almost impossible. I would be a very good idea to have fewer covers,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 219gillianl
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is our third visit in 7 months and it's not as good as our first visits. IT'S BETTER! We celebrated a family members birthday here on Sunday and we all agreed it was absolutely top-notch. Very good value set-menu's for 2 or 3 courses,...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BigTaps
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, fine dining and excellent service If you are a foodie you will really appreciate this restaurant. My husband and I were very impressed with the dishes we chose and will certainly be returning

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank suecgillies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch with family, and although it was more expensive than we'd normally pay for a meal unless it was a special occasion it was worth every penny. The staff were all very welcoming and attentive, the service was faultless. The meals were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mari0nm0rris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an absolute pleasure to spend a family Sunday lunch at the poet. Cannot fault the food, the portions, the service, the drinks or the atmosphere. Spot on. Thank you for such a lovely meal. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank darrenburke1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having had many recommendations we booked The Poet for Sunday lunch to celebrate my husbands birthday and we certainly weren't disappointed. The food was outstanding, the atmosphere relaxed and the service impeccable. I dont normally like roast dinners is restaurants but this was excellent. We...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Poet again on Saturday night ... there were 8 of us ... and we had another fabulous evening. The staff and service are excellent ... I cannot fault them ... and the food is some of the highest standards you will...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 479DavidW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed a big family dinner here one Saturday evening and found it cosy and atmospheric . Our waiter was rather" full on" and perhaps it would have been better if he'd kept a lower profile but nonetheless the service overall was good and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank KentKritic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with business colleague for a belated Christmas lunch. It was lovely. Food was good and the service was top notch. Happy to recommend.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RosslynRock
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were warmly welcomed and shown to our table. The Poet has a lovely friendly ambience. After ordering we were given a chefs taster which was excellent and a sign of things to come. The tuna tatami and venison carpaccio starters were both excellent, well...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Christine S
20 January 2017|
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Response from Andy U |
Hi Christine S Thank you for your enquiry. Most of our dishes can be adjusted to specific dietary requirements. Some more easily than others but in most cases yes. You can check out our sample menus online. ( sorry TA won't... More
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