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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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French, Seafood, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
15 Market Street, Poole BH15 1NB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This lovely French owned and managed restaurant always delivers. Hadn’t been back for some time but not disappointed, with the service or the food. Friendly polite & informed staff, food served in a timely manner between courses. Always attentive without intrusion my glass was always...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jcnapuk
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great food - great service - staff are very nice and very attentive- deboned sea bass and flambé is delicious

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank LiliH60
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went there to celebrate my wife's birthday, I went with the fish curry absolutely unbelievable the taste was fantastic and the quality second to none. There was six of us dining and the service was not rushed but efficient. The portions were quite large...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank robbojw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been going to this delightful restaurant on a regular basis for almost ten years. We have never had a meal, course, or even an element of same that did not fall short of excellent. The fish courses and related soups have been outstanding....More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank martin b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and helpful staff. You need to book quite far in advance as they get very busy. Beautiful seafood and flavourful French cuisine. The vintage port is a must!

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank marionsL4665ZX
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

With two birthdays to celebrate we took the opportunity to celebrate at this restaurant as our friends live in this part of the world. The restaurant looked after us magnificently with the food and wines of the highest order and the service, impeccable. Rounded the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank GlennM535
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for the second time to celebrate a friend’s birthday! The food was absolutely delicious as it was the first time we went. Excellent service and every course was perfectly cooked with excellent accompanying wines! Would definitely recommend for a special occasion! Well done...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 317shaunc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant this evening and found it a very charming place. The only downside side is the management paid more interest in regular customer then first timers . Also my only other niggle is that the lemon for the start wasn’t cut and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank james c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for lunch on Halloween to celebrate my birthday as we wanted to dine somewhere special. The staff were amazing very attentive and made us feel most welcome. The restaurant itself had a wonderful atmosphere and we enjoyed a fabulous 3 course lunch...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank jpseddie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to this restaurant before the current owners took over 18 years ago. Service and food can not be faulted. Never been there at lunchtime before but we did this time. Same great food and service as in the evening. Look forward...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank chrisb1233
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18 August 2018|
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Response from michellepT2519GG | Reviewed this property |
Yes you will need to book as the restaurant is busy. Sorry for the delay in reply
28 September 2017|
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Response from Oldchimer1 | 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$62
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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