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The Grasshopper

££ - £££, British,
141 Bournemouth Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 9HT, England
+44 1202 741463
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
141 Bournemouth Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 9HT, England
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1 - 10 of 359 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We met friends here for lunch. They are local, said it was good and it was! So much to look at with clever quirky interior. We sat up by the the circular ‘fire table’ we had a one course lunch. Bit gutted they didn’t have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank kathiow
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We really appreciate your feedback and thank you for taking the trouble to post your review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit since refurb. Like the welcome sign on your table when you have booked. Good value.Upmarket pub menu. Staff efficient if a little cool.Will return. Popular early evening with families with kids. Hall & Woodhouse very sound operators.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aldhelm
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor, it is great to hear that you enjoyed visiting us and we look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I used to frequent this establishment 20 + years ago and it was an ideal place for a few drinks rather than decent food but clearly it has been transformed because you can get a good meal and a nice drink in a lovely cozy...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Russ939
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review, it is great to hear that you enjoyed visiting us. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my sister. refurbished to a good standard.love to go when visiting Bournemouth. great food.Service fantastic as I changed the menus to meet my needs.Cloe the waitress was marvellous. Friendly a credit to the company.need more like her.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank David S
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to The Grasshopper since it's been refurbished. The refurb is lovely and the atmosphere pleasant and relaxing, staff were attentive without being intrusive, the personalised welcome plate on our table was a lovely touch. The downside, food was mediocre and over priced...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ali2405
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 have taken your comments on board and do hope you will visit us again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The pub looks nice , overall was ok , I had to leave this review because one of the staff members came across so rude . Maybe not entirely her fault , just uneducated in the drinks and cocktails that you serve. All the bar...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Denniscoyne
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

I highly recommend, we all had the Xmas menu which was delicious, hearty portion size. Our waitress Chloe was very attentive with a lovely smile, we had preordered our menu choice with our names so when the food was brought to the table Chloe called...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank francaines
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been here many times - food always amazing, staff are always really lovely and helpful. Always greeted warmly by Matt, last night we had Chloe and Jasmine looking after us they were really lovely nothing was a problem to them as one member of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michelle G
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 3 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 great time and I look forward to sharing your review with the team. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Grasshopper has had yet another refurbishment and they have made a beautiful job of it. There is ample parking as well which is a bonus here in crowded and busy Poole. However when I took my grandson with me for lunch today I was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kingland20
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Please accept our apologies for giving you cause to post this review on Trip Advisor. We’d really like the chance to look into this matter further. We’d be very grateful if you could copy and paste your review, together with the Public House name and...More

Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

Really friendly atmosphere and reasonable priced food and drinks. Food was brilliant, will definitely be going back

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PBray33
Hall W, Manager at The Grasshopper, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

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Lesley C
9 April 2018|
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Response from maryellen1210 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The refurb took place early this year. I'm not sure if it was extended. When we asked we were told it was a total refurbishment . We hadn't been there before, we went with friends we were visiting. My husband is not... More
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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
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
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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