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Arbor Restaurant

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4 Grove Road | The Green House, Bournemouth BH1 3AX, England
+44 1202 498900
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12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 10:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 10:30
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Poole, United Kingdom
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561 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had booked for Valentines lunch but ended up with our seven year old for the day. It wasn't a problem. We enjoyed the set lunch, he enjoyed the children's menu but could have easily managed just two courses. Food was very good. The mackerel could have been better, the cheese biscuits didn't quite work with the cheese but overall a... More 

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Thank Chris S
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Myself and my fiancé went for a Valentines mean together, we have been to the Arbor many times and we always find it amazing, the food is delicious, fresh, homely yet modern, the menu is brilliant, well put together with lots of different wine options to choose from. The staff are attentive and make sure that you get your food... More 

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Thank Jamie H
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Arbor Restaurant with my mum, daughter and niece for Afternoon Tea, and it was perfect. The lounge where we were seated was very comfortable and beautifully decorated for Christmas! Our Afternoon Tea was wonderfully presented and just delicious with special cakes for the festive period. Their lead shaped tiered stands are so unusual! The staff were very helpful... More 

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bournemouth
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the Arbor having had some good feedback. We met midweek with some friends and had a beautiful meal. Every course was superbly cooked and presented. The staff were very competent and knowledgeable. They were attentive but not an imposition. I have no doubts in recommending it and we shall return very soon.

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Enfield, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the Hotel and the menu on display was on offer Stunning meal, really fresh ingredients, fish was cooked to perfection and a decent price too. Defintly try this place out.

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Thank Theo D
Poole, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

as a regular of Rick Steins and various restaurants in Bournemouth and Poole l came across this wonderful restaurant. From start too finish we were served local Gin which was great. The three course theatre menu was excellent fresh ingredients and very artistically place with fantastic flavours. l highly recommend this restaurant and it should be at the top of... More 

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Bournemouth
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with friends for the 5 course tasting menu at the beginning of February. The food really was fabulous - couldn't fault any one of the 5 courses. We will definitely go again but will request a window table next time, as we were seated on the edge of the restaurant near the door. We didn't really get the... More 

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Thank Cannydoode
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is absolutely incredible! The best food I have ever had and will definitely go back again. Please go and try it yourselves.

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Salisbury
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my Mum for afternoon tea at the Arbour for her birthday. I hadn't mentioned the birthday when booking, but asked a member of staff on arrival if they could put a candle on one of the cakes. The sandwiches arrived (very fresh and well filled, although the fillings were a little unimaginative), with good sized individual pots of tea,... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just thought the food here was really great, beyond expectation even though I knew this place was listed in Michelin guide. Especially, desserts were exceptional. Anyone who didn't like the food here were either having problem with their taste buds or with bad luck (e.g. the chef was off sick).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$37
Cuisine
British, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 10:30
Monday
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Grove Road | The Green House, Bournemouth BH1 3AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 498900
Description
2AA Rosette, award winning restaurant, serving imaginative local food sourced within a 50mile radius. Two seafood dishes change daily to give you the best of what's been caught that day.

From daily deliveries of organic farm assured produce and artisan specialities to some of the UK's finest fish and shellfish, fresh from the trawlers, at Arbor we're passionate about bringing you truly local flavour. In the hands of Andy and his team, these great ingredients are transformed into dishes that effortlessly blend the classic with the contemporary.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?