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) #128 of 279 Restaurants in Poole $$ - $$$ British, ,
4 Alder Road | BH12 4AY, Poole BH12 4BA, England
+44 1202 722836
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible21%
3 weeks ago
“Not impressed”
17 May 2017
“Better than our local but....”
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
British, Pub, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Alder Road | BH12 4AY, Poole BH12 4BA, England
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1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there with friends on the 19th at 18:30. Seated promptly, which was nice. There were 5 of us, and we all went for mains with the side salad. I had a cheese burger and chips, Chris had a mixed grill, with the steak medium,...More

Thank hughcr
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for your feedback. I will discuss your comments with the Team on duty. Hope to see you again soon and sure we will have everything available on menu next visit. Have a great day😀

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a meal here May bank holiday, staff were friendly but waited quite a long time for our meals, the food I would describe as mediocre, will not be returning.

Thank Tony W
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Tony, sorry your dining experience wasn't as I would have hoped it to be. I will discuss your comments with the Team. Thanks for the feedback.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks for a great meal with great service. Waiter Adam was particularly helpful and friendly. Clean and tidy Harvester- much better than other branchesMore

1  Thank nancy2003lamb
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Nancy, thanks so much for taking the time to give us a review. We all appreciate them and a 5* review is great for the Team. I will pass you comments on to the Team and personally thank Adam for taking good care of...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Once again the salad bar needed some attention, the brown iceberg lettuce, the lack of salad dressings, surely not too difficult. The staff were very friendly and helpful however it's typical Harvester and always looks better on the menu than when it's on the plate....More

Thank 4,779
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Sorry we let you down, I will discuss your comments with the team on duty.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

This was our first visit and in our opinion the best Harvester in the area. Clean and tidy. Food was of good quality and well prepared.The service was really good and the waitress worked out the maximum benefits we could get from the vouchers we...More

Thank BrianParratt
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017

Hi Brian, glad you enjoyed your visit to our Harvester, thanks for the review, much appreciated by our Team. Have a brilliant day.😀

Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Oh dear .... Yes gave it one last chance.... Still the quality of the food is dire... Burnt burger bun... Uncooked fish......... How did the manager become a manager with absolutely no people skills???? Rude abrupt....this place needs saving badly .... Good luck you will...More

Thank Lorna D
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Lorna, sorry to see that my manager let you down. I have passed your comments on to the Team on duty. Please accept my apologies for the issues you had. Please feel free to give the business a call if you wish to discuss...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

Just needed something more than snack. Tried the early evening meal menu. Quite a lot of choice and and were good portions & tasty. Also had pud which was lovely. Our waiter was very cheerful & friendly. Will give their breakfast a go soon, as...More

Thank Grizzlytwig
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Thanks for the review, will pass your comments on to the team. See you for breakfast soon then, have a great day😀

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Been here numerous times for breakfast and dinner. Always good value even if they seem to have changed their breakfast offerings. The food is always hot, tasty and good value for money so cannot fault them there. The staff are also very friendly with a...More

Thank Kev D
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Hi Kev, thanks very much for your review. The Team and I appreciate the feedback. The 5* is always great to receive. Hope to see you again soon, have a brilliant day😀

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Complete waste of money, couldn't eat the meal.. the plates had finger prints on them and the food looked like it had been chucked onto the plate.. The salad bar was very unappealing and the salad looked like it had been there for a while,...More

Thank 654nicola
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

I turned up with my friend and her child 12.30pm on a Tuesday lunchtime, we were told that unless we had booked there would be no chance of a table, the restaurant was busy but the bar area was completely empty.I asked if we would...More

Thank Kerrie T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
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
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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