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The Cliff

$$ - $$$, British,
Poole, BH13 7HX 6 Ravine Road, Poole BH13 7HX, England
+44 1202 492921
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pork belly” (15 reviews)
“sunday roast” (19 reviews)
“scallops” (24 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Poole, BH13 7HX 6 Ravine Road, Poole BH13 7HX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a works Xmas lunch for 14 and everything was perfect. The wide choice of options catered for all tastes and we had pre-ordered. All the meals were spot on with everyone commenting on how good the food and service was. It was a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Crusty1967
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Last in laws gathering of the year. Mixed bag 8-80. It's Monday so it's quite quiet. But the atmosphere in here is always good regardless. The food is fantastic. As always. Staff are attentive without being obtrusive. It's good value for the quality. Book ahead....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank philsU3209CS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Come to the area quite a lot, but our first visit to The Cliff after being advised by a friend that this is the place to go. We were not disappointed, welcoming from the outside, busy and atmospheric on the inside. Had a lovely welcome...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank martasanchez28
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Cliff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

wow, thank you for the amazing review. we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. we aim for all our guests to have an amazing time and we work hard to acheive this. we cant wait to see you again where you will be warmly...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited The Cliff on many occasions, but this time it was appalling. It took a while to be greeted and shown to our table. Drinks took a while to come, and other tables who arrived after us were served before us. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SheilaBournemouth
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Cliff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

its extremly disapoinitng that your expereince was not our usual 5* standard. we thank you for your feedback and will be in touch through the detailsyou left on our feedback section on our website. we value your feedback and take it very seriously. once again...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to take my daughter to The cliff for her 18th birthday along with my elderly parents. When I made the booking I told them specifically the reason for the booking and asked if it ok to bring balloons etc. They told me they would...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sally c
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Cliff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sally, it is dissapointing that your recent visit was not as expected. We take the sale of alcohol very seriously and all of are team are fully aware of UK laws regarding it's sale and consumption. They are also fully aware of the consequences if...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is nothing to complain about at The Cliff; the food, service, ambience and menu options are all very good; and the combination obviously works. Target audience appears to be the well to do and they were out in force when I visited. The waiting...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TonyLee11
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Cliff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review TonyLee. We will pass on your comments to Hannah. Different times and days of the week to lend to a different atmosphere. Hopefully on your next visit we can deliver that fifth star

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I chose the cliff for our date night, although quite a taxi ride we was not disappointed! Upon arriving for our reservation we were seated promptly despite the pub/restaurant being packed on a Saturday night ! A young Australian waitress was with...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vinnydepaul
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Cliff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What an amazing review Vinnydepaul. What you have described is exactly our aim with everyone of our guests. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely Saturday lunch in buzzy surroundings. Waiting staff were pleasant and helpful. Food was delightful and well cooked. Will certainly come back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jill p
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Cliff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Glad you had such a great time Jill p, thanks for the great compliments. We can't wait till you join us again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As I write this I am relaxing in the beautiful, tasteful and rather sumptuous lounge over a glass of Forty Niner from Ringwood Brewer — but have eaten in the restaurant, or outside in the garden, on a number of occasions, and not so far...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 393nigelt
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Cliff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What an amazing, detailed review. Thank you 393nigelt for taking the time to write it. Your recommendations are some of our favourites too.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their Scallops and Mushroom starter is delicious. Friendly gastro pub serving excellent food. Would recommend this for couple or family occasions.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SuziKev
GeneralManagerAA, Manager at The Cliff, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your visit and review. We aim to please and are glad we did. See you again soon.

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Louise B
10 August 2017|
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Response from Manager M | Property representative |
Hi Louise Yes we do
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ahmy04
23 January 2017|
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Unfortunately we don't allow dogs in the pub unless they are support dogs. However we do have a lovely heated outside area and garden that pooches are welcome to prance around!
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SaraLB70
18 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
有泊車位, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poole, BH13 7HX 6 Ravine Road, Poole BH13 7HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 492921
  • E-mail
Description
Close to the sea, The Cliff in Poole is a stylish, inviting and comfortable space where you can enjoy a delicious menu of classic British dishes that are perfect for all occasions. Specialising in premium dining, The Cliff is situated by Canford Cliff and is only a short stroll up the beach from Bournemouth Pier or Sandbanks, meaning it is ideally placed to allow you to enjoy a great dining experience in a truly special setting. The interiors found inside The Cliff embrace minimalistic design, with a healthy dose of beach-inspired focal points that capture the magic of the area. Close to the sea, there are two separate sides of this inviting bar, restaurant and pub. Featuring a unique dining space where you can enjoy a vast selection of freshly prepared dishes, as well as a private dining space that is perfect for accommodating a whole host of special occasions including birthdays, anniversaries and engagements, The Cliff is sure to meet your dining requirements.
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