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Harvester

$$ - $$$British, ,
4 Alder Road | Bh12 4ay, Poole BH12 4BA, England
+44 1202 722836
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good18%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“salad bowl” (3 reviews)
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4 Alder Road | Bh12 4ay, Poole BH12 4BA, England
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1 - 10 of 257 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

the food here was decent and tasty, but the portions weren't that big. The staff were mainly friendly, but some need some work on their customer service skills. There was nothing wrong with the restaurant, and it was clean and well laid out, but it's...More

Thank Gareth H
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Gareth, thanks for giving us a review. We like to get feedback on how we’re doing. Hope we will see you again. Have a great day😀

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great evening at harvester, New menu is good and very tasty too, our waitress Charlotte's, couldn't fault her, very attentive with a very good knowledge of the menu... I had the cornish ribs and my partner had the half chicken followed by deserts....More

Thank marsh1263
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Marsh, thanks for taking the time to give us such a nice review. I will pass your comments on to Charlotte, hope we will see you again soon. Have a great day. 😀

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last night as we were in the area for the fireworks display. Booked a table online as we didn't know how busy it would be. Arrived and said we have booked and the man on the door was very blunt and didn't say...More

Thank Amy S
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Amy, thanks for giving us your feedback. I will be discussing your comments with the duty host. Sorry things weren’t 100% as they should have been. I hope you will feel confident to try us again in the future. Have a good day and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Harvester is our go to when we can’t decide as a family what we really want as it has so much diversity in its menus. We were greeted quickly and our waiter was courteous and helpful. My son ordered from the child’s menu and...More

Thank AGGIE1972
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Aggie, thanks for giving us such a detailed review. We appreciate your feedback and the 5* is great for the team. Hope we will see you again soon. Have a great day😀

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Catch up with friend not seen for 30 years . Had a nice meal in the Seahorse, Service was good and friendly staff. Food was very nice and plenty of it too.

Thank Janet P
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Janet, so glad you enjoyed your visit with your friends. Hope we will see you all again. Thanks for the review, 5* ‘s always appreciated by my Team. Have a great day😀

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Good food and an extensive menu. Prices very reasonable. Cooked to order and excellent service. Staff very helpful. Comfortable surroundings with lots of seating. Worth booking to reserve a table. Popular place. Large free car park. Good free salad bar too.

Thank Dave P
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Dave, thanks for taking the time to give us a review. We always like feedback. Hope we will see you again soon. Have a great day😀

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Our first visit for a year or so, with excellent service from our waitress Annie. The salad bar lived up to the usual high standard but I wish that the bowls were slightly larger! My wife had Calamari which was delicious & I had a...More

Thank Richard S
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Hi Richard, thanks for the review. Mustard is on order. Hope to see you again soon. Have a brilliant day 😀

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Came for a meal a few months ago and vowed not to come back.... so glad we did... from the minute we walked in we were happily greeted by our waitress, she was friendly polite and nothing to much trouble... she took food order and...More

Thank Lottynzac
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Hi Lotty, thanks for your review and kind comments. I will pass them on to the team on duty and Charlotte. Hope to see you again soon 😀

Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Visited here while staying in dorset was a nice warm welcoming pub/restaurant the staff was very friendly and the food was gorgeous

Thank Ben S
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Hi Ben, thanks for your kind comments. I will pass them on to the team on duty. We appreciate your review. Hope to see you again soon. Have a great day 😀

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Good breakfast, good service. Only thing was didn't have pastries but that's just my preference. We got a good table and could get a high hair for my nephew

Thank Rebecca H
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Hi Rebecca, thanks for giving us your feedback and I'm glad you enjoyed your visit. Maybe Harvester will put some pastries on the new menu when it starts in October. Hope to see you again soon. Have a great day 😀

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Alder Road | Bh12 4ay, Poole BH12 4BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 722836
Description
At Harvester Poole in Parkstone food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.About our Harvester restaurantIf you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Parkstone, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Branksome, East Howe and Bear Cross, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.
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