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Slipway Cafe Bar

££ - £££, British,
West Quay Road | RNLI College, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
+44 1202 308500
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“scones” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
West Quay Road | RNLI College, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We ate at the riggers restaurant on the floor below which was fine. We then went to the slipway cafe after for a coffee etc and i was dissapointed with the bar man who was miserable, unwelcoming and barely spoke. After ordering 3 different drinks...More

1  Thank Hulby321
Reviewed 31 March 2018

This place is different. It feels relaxing as it seems so open with all the windows. The prices are low. Shame the tables are not cleared more quickly though.

Thank Toscana5
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The bar is up stairs from the restaurant. Not sure if there is a lift to this level. It is well furnished and cosy. We were there in the snowy inclement weather in March, so there was a reduced menu, reflecting the shortage of staff...More

Thank Pauline C
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Nice cafe bar, utilised quite extensively during our weekend away as the weather was a bit inclement. Beer was good (according to Hubby), reasonably priced. Nice cup of coffee.

Thank Carole W
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We enjoyed a few hours Sat enjoying a few drinks whilst taking in the lovely view of the harbour. My husband recommended the Lifeboat beer, very good. Coffees very reasonably priced as well ?

Thank Marjoram46
Reviewed 18 November 2017

We came here after a 4 hour drive to get to Poole and were staying at the RNLI College. The restaurant closes at 3pm and didn't have much available so we came up to the 1st floor bar area instead. They don't have an extensive...More

3  Thank KentishPrincess
Reviewed 29 September 2017

If you want to watch the sunsets whilst have a drink or a drink and some food. This is a perfect place. Sit inside or outside for those who brave the weather, on the balcony overlooking the Training Lifeboats. It is great when the sail...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Fabulous quiet haunt this place is, hardly anyone knows it's there and the views are beautiful. Fantastic burgers, pizza and moules. Very reasonable bar prices without the constant smell of cigarettes that you get outside on the quay. Also glorious view of twin sails bridge...More

Thank Eddiebread
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Not as great a visit as I had hoped. My friend and I had shop bought scones and toasted teacakes. You could tell they weren't home made. The service was very slow and they weren't even busy...............again not very impressed with the time taken for...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Slipway Cafe for afternoon tea, and it was delicious! Plenty of sandwiches, with brownies, cakes, macaroons, and of course scones with lashings of jam and cream. It's a lovely venue with great views of Holes Bay, and the Twin Sails bridge. A...More

Thank LTC_UK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Quay Road | RNLI College, Poole BH15 1HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 308500
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