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The Galleon

££ - £££, British,
189 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5EA, England
+44 1425 279855
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“lasagne” (5 reviews)
“roast dinner” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
189 Lymington Road, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5EA, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have not been here for a few years but we remembered the food was good so decided to go for dinner. To our disappointment the standard of food had gone downhill. The fish and chips were breaded plaice instead of battered fish and they...More

Thank foody h
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to give this local pub a try for Sunday lunch as the exterior is now looking much more welcoming since under new management. On entering we were astounded to hear the loudest live music imaginable, we could not even communicate verbally with each other...More

Thank cheaptrip
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food: Average & uninspiring but edible (although chips overcooked, hard and flavourless). Staff: Pleasant & Helpful. Food Prices: Reasonable but then again it's basic pub grub. Drink Prices: Quite Good. Menu basic. Dull interior even though it appears to have been refurbished (lots of beige...More

Thank FrankFarkle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for an evening meal on Monday , we had the £9.99 three course special , it was great more than we could manage , My wife had the soup , and I had the pate , then she had fish and chips ,...More

Thank 42deed
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Have not been here for a while but thought we would try as it's local. Good menu and decent choice of wines/ beer. Food was well cooked, hot and nicely plated. Service was very good, it was rock n roll bingo night so a bit...More

Thank Darby1960
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Food really good and very friendly staff & atmosphere. Would recommend a visit. It was a family visit and we enjoyed the evening very much.

Thank jan e
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Nice food good choice of beers and food. Service good.lots of parking with a speed Camera outside so no racers around.

Thank chrissieandmac
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We called in here for something to eat on arriving at Highcliffe before having a look around and checking in to our B & B. We decided on gammon steak and were not dissappointed. Very nice meal, staff friendly and helpful.

Thank 28TP1957
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We have had Sunday lunch at this restaurant several times this year and it gets better every time. The staff are very friendly and ready to please. The food is home cooked and very good. The Galleon has had problems in the past but now,...More

Thank katy50377
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Good choice of dishes. Very well presented food. Pleasant staff. Good prices. Visited on a Wednesday evening so not busy.

Thank Cathy T
GodivaManagement, Public Relations Manager at The Galleon, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Thank you for your review - we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene
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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