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The Grasshopper

££ - £££, British,
141 Bournemouth Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 9HT, England
+44 1202 741463
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“bread board” (3 reviews)
“pies” (9 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
141 Bournemouth Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 9HT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The Grasshopper has recently had a makeover. The restaurant is about half its former size, and the raised seating area is now fitted out as a "library" - but apart from the very low seating position which makes it a little tricky eating a full...More

Thank MKMapman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely food and service. The roast was hot, plentiful and tasted great. New decor nice, well spaced tables and good atmosphere.

1  Thank mansfield18
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On a very busy Sunday Juliana had all the time for us. The food was amazing! Not just normal pub food. The service was fun and cheerful Thanks to Kelly!

1  Thank Marion B
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased we delivered great hospitality and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here with the family for a meal, i had the h and w burger (see pic) it was delicious, but not filling i think I could have had eaten the same again to be full, little bit on the pricey side but the staff...More

1  Thank 936Paul_S936
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The newly opened Grasshopper is amazing. Very spacious with plenty of room between tables. Beautifully decorated to a very high standard. The Grasshopper is now a very high end Gastro pub. The menu is varied; the selection of starters is amazing. We had dinner for...More

2  Thank maryellen1210
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased we delivered great hospitality and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent combination of drinking and eating areas. There are lots of different areas to meet friends or have a quiet drink in, choose from a relaxed comfortable lounge setting, tables or a bar table. Really impressed and the atmosphere on walking in matched the...More

3  Thank Poole1957
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to try the newly opened Grasshopper for lunch with friends and fell in love. The decor is amazing and layout is very spacious. Even the tea was served with a little quirk. So impressed that we went 3 times in 4 days. Has the...More

2  Thank EmletHickey
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review on Trip Advisor. We are so pleased we delivered great hospitality and we look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here a number of times over the years. It has just had a makeover and driving past today we decided to stop for lunch and see what had changed. Disappointed is an understatement although I somewhat like the makeover and the staff were friendly...More

2  Thank David P
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great transformation. Now very much a gastro pub in ambient surroundings. Had a meal and cannot give enough praise. Mushrooms on toast for starters was first rate and the Lamb to follow was sublime. Service first rate, in particular our waitress Emily who...More

6  Thank Herbert-Travels-Well
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor and thanks for your great feedback. I am so pleased you had a nice time and I look forward to sharing your review with the team. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate at the Grasshopper last night. As a local I can't help but think Hall and Woodhouse have missed a trick here. This restaurant is 1.5 miles from Sandbanks one of the most up market areas in the country. The new make over is very...More

2  Thank peter s
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We really appreciate your feedback; thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 141 Bournemouth Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 9HT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 741463
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