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Rancho Steak Restaurant

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D26a Dolphin Quays | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HH, England
01-20-20-68-20-20
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If steak is your thing it is difficult to beat this restaurant. Not only are all cuts available but each on in three sizes with exact definitions for cooking. Our steaks were tender and delicious. Nothing more to say really.

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Thank RichardEWatts
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a midweek evening visit just before Christmas, the place was not crowded and we were served quickly but not hurried. We found the staff a little variable but the meat was fantastic and cooked to perfection, not expensive but the drinks menu was a little pricey.

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Thank Poppyisonthemove
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went here for a Christmas meal with 15 friends, the food was excellent, the service was average but they were very busy, a couple of times the wrong tables food was brought to our table.

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Thank Mark H
jersey
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had an excellent meal , good friendly staff, very good atmosphere. Well done an enjoyable time . Thank you.

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2 Thank pacowgill
kingston
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We came here for a night in October, the restaurant was not busy but we had to wait ages for anyone to serve us and once we had finished no one took our plates and when they did they made us feel like it was an inconvenience that we had mentioned this to them. No one smiled or seemed like... More 

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1 Thank emilymc82
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

I went to rancho on a Wednesday night with a work colleague after being recommended as a good place to eat by the place that we were working at earlier in the day. When we arrived the restaurant was quite empty with only a family near to us. The waiting staff were welcoming and friendly and showed us to our... More 

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Thank Andrew T
London
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We have never visited this restaurant before, i had looked at reviews and been put off. We bumped into some friends in the afternoon and they booked a table here for 8.30. Now in the Ranchos' defence it was the 5th November, and the restaurant was packed and i expected to wait a while for food, BUT 2 hours! We... More 

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Thank verynaivetraveller
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Went with my wife, in laws and toddler. Found the atmosphere comfortable and the staff friendly and enjoyed a good steak. I would happily return.

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Thank Antnesss
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

If you have read my previous reviews for Rancho's you'll note that this one totally contradicts them. This review covers a couple of visits for good reason, as I visited in September and was given a rump steak when I ordered a fillet, and to be fair, any chef worth their salt could tell the difference, my son also experienced... More 

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1 Thank WayneHansford
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

First time here, very nice food. Large portions, staff very friendly. The only minus is that once the restaurant got busy (we arrived for around 6pm but started to get busy around 7pm) the staff seemed a little all over the place and completely forgot about us -we had to ask for sauces with our main and had to ask... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D26a Dolphin Quays | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: 01-20-20-68-20-20

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