Dorset Restaurants and Bars

Eating out in Poole

There’s plenty of opportunity to eat out in Poole without spending a fortune – although that’s possible too, in some of our excellent fine dining establishments.  These pages offer a sample of what’s on offer in the area. You’ll find a description of the restaurant or pub, and photos on these pages.

All restaurants in Poole have been certified with a hygiene rating under the new scheme.

Restaurants offering a children’s menu, or smaller portions for children, have a Csymbol at the bottom of the webpage.

Rick Stein, Sandbanks

With views across the water, at our restaurant in Sandbanks, Dorset, you can enjoy a casual lunch with classic dishes such as crab salads and moules marinière, alongside seafood dishes including dover sole meunière, turbot hollandaise and fruits de mer.

Dogs are welcome in the bar area for lunch service only.

Groundfloor dining and bar area:
Any age welcome
Upstairs harbour view restaurant: Any age welcome for lunch and aged over 3 for dinner

Make a reservation in our harbour view restaurant or come along and we’ll find you a table as soon as we can downstairs.

Sandbanks, Canford Cliffs & Lilliput

Stunning views of Poole Bay and Europe’s largest natural harbour.

Poole Quay Dining

Poole’s bustling Quay has a great selection of restaurants to tempt all tastes and budgets.

Poole Old Town & High Street

Poole’s historic Old Town & bustling High Street are home to restaurants full of character & charm.

Lower Parkstone, Penn Hill & Ashley Cross

Soak up the relaxed urban village atmosphere and experience some unique restaurants.

Poole Outskirts

Just a short distance from Poole you’ll find even more restaurants to enjoy…

Enjoy our your holiday with a visit to some of the amazing Dorset restaurants and bars