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Gilbey's Restaurant

5 Wollstonecraft Road | Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
+44 1202 394588
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
British, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
5 Wollstonecraft Road | Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
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Reviewed 7 April 2012

There is a short step from the Liston Hotel, where Gilbeys is situated, to Fawlty Towers! The front of house dragon, the submissive Manuel and the bizarre decoration in the dining room. Making a reservation was odd, we were offered a table at 8.30 because...More

2  Thank hazy_amersham
DMGBournemouth, Owner at Gilbey's Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2012

Dear hazy_amersham There are quite a few things to address in your review but I will try and be as brief as possible. Firstly as you were not actually staying at the hotel I feel the comparison to Fawlty Towers an unfair one and the...More

Reviewed 3 April 2012

My husband and I had dinner at Gilbey's on Saturday 31st March. We do not know the area and I looked for a restaurant through Tripadvisor and Gilbey's was listed second. We loved it. It is family run by Mum & Dad, the chef is...More

Thank LondonUKAnnE
Reviewed 1 April 2012

This restaurant have always been a strange one, food has always been the best in Bournemouth but for some unknown reason it's has been quiet and somewhat lacking in atmosphere. For that reason alone we have not been for over a year. Last week however...More

Thank Bowdy1
Reviewed 1 April 2012

We had a lovely meal here on Friday night. I can only echo the praise others have given this place. This was our first time (chosen due to trip advisor reviews) and it lived up to its reputation. The food was beautifly presented, the quality...More

Thank Anne_Delaney
Reviewed 16 March 2012

We recently went for lunch . The food was really good and excellent value and the service, They made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. Though the room was empty apart from us the table was nice laid with great cutlery...More

1  Thank micke h
Reviewed 12 March 2012

Went to this restaurant with friends celebrating Charlton's win & my friend's birthday. I have to be really impressed to give top marks, especially as I am in the food business. Food really was excellent & the atmosphere lovely. It's great to have a few...More

2  Thank PAy_12
Reviewed 11 March 2012

The best restaurant food we have had for along time. Friendly service and good value

Thank Soundoldfellow
Reviewed 10 March 2012

I recently visited Gilbys for my sisters 30th bday and from the moment we walked in we were taken care of , we got seated in the bar area for a drink and canapes which were out of this world and we had time to...More

Thank lynsey j
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Visited with my wife recently, after finding on trip adviser. All the staff were extremely hepful and nothing tooo much trouble.Whilst looking at the menu we were bought olives and canapes. Wine list very reasonably priced also. We could only mange the starter and main...More

Thank llantwitgirl
Reviewed 4 March 2012

...move in. It's a charming family place. Food is beautifully presented, well sourced and nicely cooked. A short but ambitious menu had a number of options that I desperately wanted to try. In the end I went for the pork and scallop starter followed by...More

Thank Tony C
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Rosalind L
6 June 2015|
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Response from DMGBournemouth | Property representative |
Our restaurant at the moment is only open for Friday special offer luncheon and Sunday lunch. On Friday and Saturday evenings we are either doing Weddings, private dinners etc. However on various Saturday nights we also do... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$45
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 21:30
Saturday
19:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Wollstonecraft Road | Boscombe Spa, Bournemouth BH5 1JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 394588
  • E-mail
Description
Gilbey's Restaurant in Bournemouth is situated in the Liston Hotel which is two minutes from the Cliff Top Gardens in Boscombe Spa. The large open restaurant with polished oak floor and wall murals of Edwardian days on the pier compliments the cosy bar and entrance hall with original features dating back to the turn of the century. Our food is modern English/French with some influences from the rest of the World. The large open restaurant with polished oak floor and wall murals of Edwardian days on the pier compliments the cosy bar and entrance hall with original features dating back to the turn of the century. Our food is modern English with some influences from the rest of the World.
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