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The Poole Arms

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$19 - US$36
CUISINES
Bar, Seafood, British
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Booked well ahead of time, as the pub is small. No online system which is fair enough, so called to book, but two weeks later I'd forgotten the exact time of my booking! Perhaps a text to confirm a booking would be helpful? Busy vibe,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visit family in Poole and make a point of going here every time. Great menu and great service and never changes 👍👍

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bearisom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Poole arms the best fish in Poole Dorset United Kingdom. The staff are very good and friendly and fish pie is a good to die for and beer is a good

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Z5149GMdavidg
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on a cold but sunny day on the day before my wife's birthday. Greeted by friendly and very helpful staff. My wife had the "smaller Moules well presented and generously portioned with fresh break and butt. I had the prawns in chilli and melted...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 648gerryw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was absolutely amazing, staff were very friendly, lovely charming place, would highly recommend and will deffinatley be going back 😁

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Abbiezaccleo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like fish this is the place to go - a lovely traditional pub, serving great fresh fish, with a very friendly and warm atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank PamGL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on the above date with some French friends arriving at 12.30 pm, which was just as well as by 1.15pm there was literally no room at the inn! The menu centres mainly on fish, numerous dishes, all cooked to perfection, generous portions and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank candagame
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely old pub on Poole Quay. Well known for it's extensive seafood menu. Great wine list, good selection of beers.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DavidW6905
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Choose because this pub is well known for fish dishes. Very popular in evenings and you have to book as its a small place. So going at lunch time was nice a quiet. Great choice of starters and mains. All freshly cooked and very tasty....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Carol B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Second time coming here in 2 weeks. Hands down the best fish we’ve had in the UK. Looks like a local pub but the best food and great vibe inside. You have to go!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aalennon
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Stowv
4 February 2019|
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Response from Michelle S | Property representative |
Hi, our menu is mainly fish however we normally have a chicken dish and a vegetarian dish on our specials. Many thanks Michelle Smith Poole Arms
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dawn s
24 May 2018|
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Response from Michelle S | Property representative |
Hi Dawn, We serve food 12.00-9.00pm Sunday-Thursday and 12.00-9.30pm on a Friday and Saturday. Thanks Michelle
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giries
10 May 2018|
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Response from Michelle S | Property representative |
Hi we do normally have a chicken dish on our specials. If you book a table maybe mention at the time of booking to make sure we do have available for you. Thanks Michelle
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