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Branksome chine, Poole BH13 6LP, England
+44 1202 767235
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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have visited this restaurant before but this was by far the best meal we have had. Lovely food served by very attentive staff. Turned up on a Tuesday lunchtime and the restaurant was almost full,indicative that we are not the only ones to find this gem of a restaurant.

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Thank Charles B
Colchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a lovely lunch with friends. Great window seat with a sea view. Light and airy in the restaurant. The service was excellent. And the food was quality. Cooked fresh and presented very well. Highly recommended.

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Thank Stu_j_art
Bishop's Waltham England
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My first visit to the area, beach and cafe wise but visiting a good friend who lives in the area with friends we decided to take a Beach side stroll and find lunch, calling at the Branksome. We chose to sit on the veranda on what was becoming a sunny day. Courteous staff, our server had a great sense of... More 

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Thank EricBirbeck
Poole, United Kingdom
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303 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great location overlooking the beach, easy to to park, friendly staff, and the food is nicely presented. But it comes at a price !£7 for a very ordinary glass of white wine is too heavy for me . As a beach cafe it is expensive.

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Thank Malcolm F
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100 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice lunch time stop! Clean and nice atmosphere! Friendly and attentive staff! Good selection of food and reasonable priced! Will be back again!

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Thank Charles S
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is right on the beach at Branksome Chine, overlooking Bournemouth Bay. We had booked lunch on a beautiful sunny day, and were offered a table either inside or outside. As the weather was so good, we chose outside and were not disappointed by the amazing view of all that was going on the beach and water. The menu... More 

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Thank Brian45271
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first visit to this restaurant and as a fish lover , high hopes. The view from the restaurant was stunning - if only the food and service was as good. We ordered two of the day's specials and lemon sole. We waited for long time for the meal to arrive even though the restaurant was quite with... More 

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Thank David T
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful sea views, we were really lucky with the weather, we walked here along the promenade from bournemouth pier, after a long day of meetings. Nice cold glass of wine. Perfect !

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Thank maryrd1970
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Managed to get a table on the terrace on the hottest day of the year after a dog walk. The staff couldn't have been friendlier and the service was fantastic. Yummy food, huge jug of Pimms and a couple of hours people watching - this restaurant is a gem.

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Thank Jules Y
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here just because and end up loving the beach and this lovely light and airy restaurant... afternoon tea: a must!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$79
Cuisine
British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Branksome chine, Poole BH13 6LP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 767235

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