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The Guildhall Tavern

15 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
+44 1202 671717
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crepe suzette” (15 reviews)
“scallops” (91 reviews)
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
French, Seafood, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
15 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Severine, Frederic and the team made my 70th birthday celebration a memorable evening. As always the service, food, presentation and ambience is the best in Poole. We have been returning to the Guildhall for over 20 years. It always delivers an enjoyable, friendly, attractively presented...More

Thank raykaypoole
Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe the one thing people remember in the future is the food when going to a wedding and this wedding reception will last a long time in people's memory!!! The owners planned the menu with me, offering help on the selection and the wine....More

Thank Timtheplumbet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere, French cuisine specializing in seafood and game, unobtrusive but efficient service, unlike many restaurants the service staff are of a high standard, our food was perfectly cooked, Scallops large, flavours intense, best I have ever tasted. Sea Bream very fresh, superbly cooked, and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a lovely relaxing evening out.Although busy the service and food was excellent. As normal for us we asked what wine was recommended and so enjoyed a great bottle of savingnon blanc. Congratulations to all and happy new year

Thank Karyn19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a party of 3 and were made to feel very welcome as soon as we stepped into the restaurant from a stormy night outside. The fish soup for starter was excellent - fresh and tasty - whilst the sea bass main with crab...More

Thank Eddy041
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This establishment has everything a good restaurant needs, The owners up front ,superb service , Probably the best food outside of France, The Dover Sole, still boned at the table, and the best seafood mornay I have tasted, when I am in this part of...More

Thank pubadvisor_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family of four including children aged 13 and 11. We had a private room upstairs as restaurant full. The food was superb, the staff were fantastic and there's nothing but positives to say. Just a wonderful experience all round. Thank you

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined at The Guildhall Tavern with very good atmosphere. Fish was very good will be back soon. Must be the best restaurant in Poole maybe in Dorset.

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Second visit to this restaurant as we’re staying in Poole again. I know it specialises in fish but it does have some great dishes for meat eaters. Anyway I had the cheese soufflé to start which was moorish and I was lucky to then finish...More

Thank AndyM12345
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Guildhall Tavern maintains its very high standards. Service (all French) is impeccable and the food is to die for. A good selection of wines and the carafe wine is very good. We started with a kir each and ordered 500 carafes of rose and...More

Thank AlwynnB
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28 September 2017|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see one.
27 August 2017|
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Response from Davidhatton | Reviewed this property |
Yes but you have to let them know
22 June 2017|
Response from Simon F | Reviewed this property |
Clearly depends upon your choices and amount of alcohol, but around £90 will see you (2) very well fed and watered. Salut.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$68
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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