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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)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“roast dinner” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 Wollstonecraft Road | Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
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Reviewed 17 February 2015 via mobile

Have been to Gilbeys a few times now, have never been disappointed. Valentine's evening was no exception food was great the staff attentive, but not intrusive wine and cocktails very nice a very enjoyable evening

1  Thank hamphoggy
Reviewed 12 February 2015

I have visited Gilbey's Restaurant several times and have never been disappointed. Last evening was no exception when members of a local residents association enjoyed a superb evening of mixed dishes Starters, Mains and Desserts all to a high standard and the Posset was to...More

1  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We decided to visit after reading all the good reviews on Tripadvisor. We weren't disappointed. The service is excellent and the traditional Sunday roast was everything you'd expect and more, if I could find a criticism it would be the Yorkshire pudding wasn't a crispy...More

1  Thank headmixer
Reviewed 6 January 2015

This was a first for us, and a couple of friends, Christmas dinner at a restaurant. We didn't quite know what to expect, but were absolutely delighted with the day. Although totally sold out, the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly, with plenty of smiley staff...More

1  Thank Bowdy1
Reviewed 23 December 2014

We had Fillet Steak and a Lamb. The most succulent beautiful food, where I can go medium rare instead of medium, knowing it will be medium rare and no blood on the plate, properly rested. fabulous hors d'euvres and starters, scallops and a pate, see...More

3  Thank Scottaka
Reviewed 15 December 2014

Fantastic quality, delicious food. Generous portions and plenty of little treats along the way. Wonderful, attentive service. The dinner wasn't cheap, but it was definitely good value.

1  Thank romeo_golf
Reviewed 30 November 2014

We visited the restaurant on Saturday night to celebrate my dads 70th Birthday, from the moment we arrived we were made to feel so welcome and sat in the lounge area having drinks and looking at the menu. I have to follow a gluten free...More

3  Thank TheEdwardsFamily
Reviewed 26 November 2014

ENTERING THE HOTEL WE WHERE WARMLY WELCOMED,we entered the bar area and again we where shown a seat where the staff where very accomadating , we where shown the Sunday lunch menu , the whole experiance was wonderfull, we where asked if we where ready...More

2  Thank yucaipa556677
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Come here for Bournemouth’s best Sunday lunch. We’ve visited several times and it is remarkably consistent. The Sunday roast’s are succulent and the vegetables cooked to perfection. The dining room is spacious and comfortable and the predominantly Spanish staff are responsive and charming.

1  Thank Richard O
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Hiding in The Liston Hotel between Bournemouth and Boscombe is an amazing restaurant. It was recommended to us and we've been twice before leaving a review, because sometimes the second visit lets you down. IT DIDN'T. What amazing food and wonderful service, it really is...More

3  Thank Scottaka
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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