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The Galleon

) #5 of 8 Restaurants in Highcliffe ££ - £££ , British,
189 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5EA, England
+44 1425 279855
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
189 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5EA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

TripAdvisor wouldn't let me post this earlier as I had reviewed dinner. This is a honest review of Sunday Lunch April 30th 17, I had roast beef, my partner turkey. The beef for me was slightly over done, however we did eat later in the...More

Thank Jean L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As close to a homemade Sunday lunch as you could get in a pub. Tasty, plentiful and good value. Friendly helpful staff. Decorated nicely in parts inside but some outside areas (and toilets) a wee bit scruffy.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having read one or two reviews we dropped in at a lunch time to have look around and found an extremely pleasant place with a nicely decorated bar area bright and open dining room and a tidy sunny garden. After a couple of drinks a...More

Thank _glynndav9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well there was plenty of it with fresh veg we both had beef, it was a bit 'old school' other than the meat being dropped on top of everything else as they do now,don't like that! Oh! and the gravy was very thin.More

Thank PAW400
GodivaManagement, Guest Relations Manager at The Galleon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there - we are sorry that you felt the experience was a bit "old school" and we have taken steps to ensure that this won't be the case moving forward. We strive to serve the "best Roast on the Coast" and hope that you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for lunch and evening meal. we had a lovely warm welcome from all the staff and could not fault the quality of the food or the service. Would not hesitate to recommend this establishment and would gladly revisit if we are in the...More

Thank mince51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food here is very good, not cheap, but excellent quality and presentation. The crab salad is definately recommended.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I used to come here many years ago. I am sadly on my own now but just returned with son for Sunday lunch. The food was excellent and the staff friendly. I had to explain the left over food was solely due...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had Sunday lunch with my family. Lovely food and great service all reasonably priced. Nice garden to sit in and a small area for the kids to burn off some energy.

Thank Drace1369
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Visited for a birthday celebration lunch and very pleased with the whole experience. The decor has a nice clean modern appearance and very comfortable. All our meals were very good and reasonably priced and delicious sweets all under £5. I had Haddock and chips and...More

Thank Glyn J
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Read the reviews before going for dinner on Saturday 29th April 17 we did worry about the standard after reading some very poor reviews. All I can say is ignore them, the food and service was very good. I did leave some of my food,...More

Thank Jean L
Lisa P, Manager at The Galleon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. All at the Galleon and behind the scene at Godiva leisure have been working so hard to give our customers a great experience when they visit us. It's so rewarding when we receive such good feedback. We do hope...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 12:00
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11:00 - 12:00
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11:00 - 12:00
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11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 12:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 189 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch  >  Highcliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 279855
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The Galleon is under new ownership as of July 1, 2016. Prominently located on the Lymington Road in Highcliffe, Christchurch, just a few minutes walks from Highcliffe Castle and the beach, this large restaurant and bar is now part of the Godiva Leisure Group, which also owns and operates The Coventry Arms, in Wimborne, Dorset. The restaurant serves a large and varied fresh menu, while the bar serves a selection of great wine, beer, and real ales, in a modern and family friendly atmosphere. The large gardens feature a children's play area, as well as comfortable seating for dining or just relaxing.
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