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“Lunch with a view”
Review of Banana Wharf Poole

Banana Wharf Poole
Ranked #16 of 377 Restaurants in Poole
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We visited Poole quay on the sunny late May bank hol so wanted to enjoy the weather over our lunch - hence this place seemed a good choice with its large roof terrace. We managed to secure a front row table and ordered drinks
We had to chase those drinks when we were asked for our food order turned out they lost the note re which table the drinks were for which wasn't a good start. Service was a bit slow. Menu is wide ranging but we opted for a selection of tapas/ starters and a salad. Ribs were excellent. Calamari was a good sized portion but rather greasy. Overall a nice stop off and enjoyable for people and harbour watching in the sunshine.

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Thank Roundy
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

It was a very sunny day. Shades worn. The 4 of us sat for a drink. The setting is exceptional looking over the sea, putting aside the industry of port; Cranes, shipping, etc.

The service was ok, not exceptional, not bad, just ok.

As people enter the 'beer garden' the sign says 'Please wait to be seated'. Most read and abide, others don't, like any pub/restaurant. Woe betide those that do not read. The manager was not great. It was as though he'd forgotten the very ethos of customer service. We were thankfully not subjected to his difficult nature. We saw many that were.

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Thank DASMTM
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Banana Wharf offers an excellent location on the seafront and a very wide selection of menu items. I enjoyed the spaghetti Bolognese. Service was a bit slow and the noise level is rather high, but it was very enjoyable and a venue to which I would return.

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Thank 27Nana27
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Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Came here for my b'day with my parents and had a very nice meal outside on the terrace.
Staff were friendly and attentive and food was really nice. Good experience

Thank Chris M
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Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely bistro overlooking Poole quay outdoor seating on large balcony or indoor seating if cooler, lovely food in fact I would go as far as saying the best fajitas I have ever eaten hubby are chilli kids had rib combo and mussels all too notch too , enjoyed our meal so much visited twice during our weeks holiday

Thank Graham P
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