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The Galleon

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189 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5EA, England
+44 1425 279855
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

This used to be a great place to go for a drink. Now it is very much aimed at families. Very noisy both the children and adults screaming at them! The barman insisted on calling everyone mate. Would not recommend for couples.

Thank Mudeford123
Reviewed 18 April 2018

My wife and I were let down while staying at the Premier Inn at Highcliffe, we discovered on arrival that the Globe Inn next door was closed during our stay therefore no food was available. We had passed the Galleon while out and about and...More

Thank Graham W
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We visited The Galleon on Monday night whilst staying at the Premier Inn, their restaurant being closed for refurbishment. We had a lovely evening, the food was lovely and we were looked after by a lovely waitress. We will certainly visit again when in the...More

Thank Jean N
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This used to be (for me) a lovely, clean and tidy eating place with reasonably priced food, and good choice of drinks. Sadly not now the case although food is still just about value for money. Windows are dirty, furnishings could do with an uplift...More

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We popped in here for a beer and a bite to eat recently. To be honest, we found that the food was pretty average and the beer good. The whole experience WA save by the friendly staff who did a good job! Probably won't bother...More

Thank terryrothery
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Our dinners were nothing special and certainly not worth the value that they were priced at. Surf and turf said it came with tempura king prawns, it didn’t it came with a couple of frozen breaded scampi £14.95. The mixed grill had a dry piece...More

Thank Gangeellie
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I had visited here a few years ago and the food had been very good. This time round it was awful. Soggy pastry pie of the day which was chicken and vegetable and came with the same vegetables as a side as was in the...More

Thank miamyrtle
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Popped into the Galien for a bite to eat, I have never been before The food is excellent and the staff were brilliant, thank you for helping my Mum and making her laugh Regards Heather and Gloria

Thank 26Heather
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Popped in on Monday night for a drink before meeting. 3 real ale pumps non available 1 non real ale pump not available This is bad management at its best

Thank Keithy55
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Visited the Galleon for a meal and drinks with some friends and enjoyed every moment. Georgia was amazing and we received great bar service, fab food. Overall a very pleasant. Very looking forward to my next visit when I visit the area next.

Thank tomcS6153ED
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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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