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The Guildhall Tavern

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15 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
+44 1202 671717
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
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London, United Kingdom
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948 reviews
765 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 514 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We hadn't booked, which was probably a mistake, because it meant the only space available was at a couple of makeshift tables in an upstairs room overlooking a flat roof through a window whose exterior bird droppings had not been removed. Two of our chairs had been removed from an adjoining table large enough for a group of ten at... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic meal as usual and the best service! Love it here. Monkfish Thai curry was so tasty! Seabass was filleted professionally at the table and delicious. Can't wait to go back!

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Thank Justine B
Wimborne, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited for my birthday dinner with family last night and had the best evening. Amazing service, fantastic food, lovely atmosphere of the restaurant. Highly recommend!

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Thank Sophie G
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely meal here, good food and service, highly recommended. But make sure you get a booking in the summer.

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Thank ricbye
Poole, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What a fantastic lunch - one of the best!!! Private dining upstairs - Sebastian and co are brilliant!!! Best food in Poole by far - love it here x

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Thank MarieM0704
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We needed some where 'top notch' to take our new boss - The Guildhall Tavern did not disappoint. Food was excellent - service was prompt and attentive: suitably relaxed. Nice selections of wine too and prices not to extortionate as some are locally. We had a lovely evening and didn't break the expenses limit! We were a party of ten... More 

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Thank BoMoBill
Lymington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were in Poole celebrating my birthday it was wet and miserable being January. The taxi driver recommended this restaurant and we were not disappointed. We had a very nice table and the meal and service was amazing.

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Thank Edna6
Minehead, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The guildhall Tavern in March, having seen it's good reviews on Tripadvisor and we are so pleased we did. It is definitely the best place to eat in Poole....we have family there so visit often so are qualified to make this statement. It is a fairly formal restaurant but with a really buzzing atmosphere and excellent food wine... More 

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Thank Geoff D
Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend recommended this restaurant. He eats out a lot and generally I go with what he says. Word of mouth is the best form of recommendation not TA, but I'm writing this review because they really deserve it. When you walk in it looks simple. I'm currently on holiday in France and having been to places here for lunch... More 

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Thank Benjamin I
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for my Husband's birthday after a surprise trip to Poole. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone! The food was amazing and the staff were lovely. They sang happy birthday to my Husband and brought a cookie type thing with a candle in, which was a lovely thing to do and surprised us both! We even got a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$39 - US$49
Cuisine
French, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 671717

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