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Gilbey's Restaurant

5 Wollstonecraft Road | Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
+44 1202 394588
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“potatoes” (6 reviews)
“roast dinner” (3 reviews)
“liston hotel” (22 reviews)
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British, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 Wollstonecraft Road | Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
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Reviewed 16 August 2011

Enjoyed a wonderful birthday dinner at Gilbeys on 13 August with family from Hampshire, London and Cheshire. We were given VIP treatment and our guests were very impressed with their meal. To quote a couple of guests: ''really lovely evening and outstanding food'' "superb quality...More

Thank johnandlesleysweet
Reviewed 10 July 2011

We live in this area and are therefore regular visitors at Gilbeys Restaurant rather than overnight stays at the Liston Hotel (where this Restaurant is situated). Gilbeys is next to the clifftop and the atmosphere is totally relaxed with excellent food and service. Their garden,...More

Thank Drinkpink
Reviewed 10 July 2011

Delightful food in pleasant surroundings, with reasonably priced wine, served with a smile. What more could you wish for. We will return and can thoroughly recommend.

Thank hudson85
Reviewed 23 May 2011

Despite being part of only a 2 Star hotel , a lot of effort has been put into the restaurant . The chef provides a varied menu to suit all tastes with high quality food using fresh ingredients. Flavours, textures colour and presentation are all...More

Thank G_MATT90
Reviewed 11 May 2011

We travelled 25 miles, well worth the journey. Fantastic choice, delicious food, attention to detail was faultless. Gorgeous table linen, glasses and tableware. Wine fantastic prices from £11.95 ! and free water served in blue bottles and glasses. Service perfect. The only fault the lighting...More

1  Thank Middleton70
Reviewed 25 March 2011

Superb eating experience. Food from a limited menu excellently cooked. Service very attentive. Excellent value for money.

Thank superrid
Reviewed 21 March 2011

Organised a Sunday lunch to celebrate my mum's 60th birthday. Diane, the owner was so helpful and made the day run smoothly. Food was superb and service excellent. If you want a good Sunday roast with friendly service then go. Excellent!

1  Thank kirsten975
Reviewed 8 March 2011

We had a fabulous Sunday lunch and really enjoyed the whole experience. If you haven't been there - go!

Thank pcamaragarcia
Reviewed 17 February 2011

We have been here a number of times over the years, my cousin even had his wedding here, and I must say that it offers probably the best food of any resaurant in Bournemouth and Poole. Gormet in the true sense of the word. Although...More

2  Thank daydreamalien
Reviewed 14 February 2011

Wonderful food as usual, cooked by Stephen the resident chef. Spacious restaurant with bright and interesting decor. Friendly staff who always make us very welcome. Good choice of wines, some reasonably priced gems. Try the Rioja, New Zealand Pino Noir and the Chateau Des Annereux...More

Thank steeden94
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Rosalind L
6 June 2015|
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Response from DMGBournemouth | Property representative |
Our restaurant at the moment is only open for Friday special offer luncheon and Sunday lunch. On Friday and Saturday evenings we are either doing Weddings, private dinners etc. However on various Saturday nights we also do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$46
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Wollstonecraft Road | Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 394588
  • E-mail
Description
Gilbey's Restaurant in Bournemouth is situated in the Liston Hotel which is two minutes from the Cliff Top Gardens in Boscombe Spa. The large open restaurant with polished oak floor and wall murals of Edwardian days on the pier compliments the cosy bar and entrance hall with original features dating back to the turn of the century. Our food is modern English/French with some influences from the rest of the World. The large open restaurant with polished oak floor and wall murals of Edwardian days on the pier compliments the cosy bar and entrance hall with original features dating back to the turn of the century. Our food is modern English with some influences from the rest of the World.
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