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Hallmark Brasserie & Bar

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7 Durley Chine Road | Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth, Bournemouth BH2 5JS, England
+44 1202 751000
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have paid £50 for our annual St George's Day Lunch. Never again!! 4 servers serving 150 diners. Lovely roast beef served with 'German' mustard!! Ran out of Horseradish sauce & asked for that & English (remember this is St George's Day!) but neither came!! Eventually spoke to the duty manager - a play on words for 'wet behind the... More 

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

While the serving staff are friendly and polite (when they appear) there seems to be a 'standard delay' thereafter following making a food choice. Judged on two separate evening dinners, with only one other table (of two persons) occupied, it was a full thirty minutes between ordering and receipt of the starter. The menu is not an exciting one and... More 

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Thank Kenneth R
London, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We had bar meals here and various cocktails. The bar meals we had were delicious home made soups with crusty breads and club sandwiches with a variety of fillings. The seats were quite comfortable and there was also a choice to seat on a sofa with a lower table. Service is excellent and I had the best cocktails I have... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017

not good at all we were over looked many times and waited 45 mins for a starter its not good enough so we walked out

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Thank Carrie M
Beckenham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Really tasty dinner as part of a Living Social package. Excellent value. Bottle of wine of our choice included. Good fresh breakfast.

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Thank Malcolm J
2 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

very poor service, waited half hour between each course and had to keep asking and asking when food would be out, eventually had to ask for our pudding to be had back in our rooms as we had children to settle, and an hour and half with fractious hungry little ones is not ideal for that length of time.

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Thank Helena W
Lancing, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This hotel is really curious. There is quite a turnover of staff. Whilst they are there, they are very friendly and customer orientated. But they don't seem to last, which is a shame. Parts of the hotel are smart, but most of it is very run-down. The front automatic sliding doors never seem to work properly, the decor is very... More 

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Thank 37TC37
Whitstable, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

This photo is nothing like the room we had.This is much more modern.Don't know how long Topland have owned this hotel, but I suspect it's a work in progress, the carpets in reception and other ground floor areas are much newer than in the room we had.

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Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Booked in to hotel for 3 nights and have tried the hotel brasserie and bar for the last 2 nights. The hotel website boasts about "Our menu blends British and European classics – from beer-battered fish and homemade pie of the day to arancini, bouillabaisse and Belgian waffle sundaes – with spicy favourites from further afield including Goan prawn curry... More 

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Thank Jon L
Redhill, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

all very nice, good service, good food. Evenings seem to be their forte! Disappointed with the TV in the background!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$58
Cuisine
British, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Durley Chine Road | Hallmark Hotel Bournemouth, Bournemouth BH2 5JS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 751000
Description
This sophisticated restaurant in Bournemouth is part of the boutique Hallmark Hotel located on Durley Chine Road. Dressed up with plush velvet seats, elegant textures and a grown-up colour scheme, the Hallmark Brasserie is popular for business dining and cocktail dates, and the modern European menu is packed with classic, simple dishes which are guaranteed to impress. The Hallmark Brasserie's hand-picked wine list is complementary to the cuisine, and star dishes include the warm fig and Stilton salad drizzled with balsamic syrup; the grilled pork belly with sausages and mash in a red wine gravy; and the signature Hallmark Hotels chocolate dessert ��� a chocolate terrine, ice cream and shake.

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