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James and White

17 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
+44 1202 485485
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (22 reviews)
“burgers” (35 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
17 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
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1 - 10 of 477 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for the first time recently and was not disappointed. We were greeted by friendly, attentive staff and shown to our table quickly. The menu is quite varied so were spoilt for choice. We had the crab cakes & chicken/ribs combo. My wife has...More

Thank goonerjon2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It saddens me to write this as I like to support our local businesses in Christchurch. my partner and I popped in today for a light lunch, bbq chicken .. to be served with spicy hot bbq sauce.. drenched in it.. over bearing and it...More

Thank Ben R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't visited James and white before but had been to the sister restaurant (reef encounters). It was a Friday night, nice and busy with a great atmosphere which was made better when the live music started. The man with his guitar was brilliant!! We...More

Thank Nasrin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to go out on Sundays for brunch as it's our only day off and a treat after a hard weeks work. We often go to Christchurch and had been to James and White before for breakfast but wasn't impressed but thought we'd give...More

Thank Dusty078
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very quiet which suited us, attentive waitresses and reasonably priced. However my husband's food was slightly over cooked and a little sparse , his coffee wasn't pleasant and this made him grumpy! On the other hand I quite liked mine as it was a salad...More

Thank Tortoise007
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly the best Sunday roast in town. There is nothing like a good Sunday roast with all the trimmings, let’s face it Home cooked is the best and generally a roast out is disappointing at best ... Not So at James & White. Great roast...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food average put a massive service charge on bill not a fan of that! Lots of options to gluten free dining

Thank gemmagoud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant in Christchurch centre. Can't fault the meals. Wait staff just need to be little more attentive. With regular check backs we would have ordered more drinks.

Thank Jackson G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fairly average lunch, my wife and I visited during the week when they appeared to be fairly quiet. We sat by one of the front windows looking out onto the cobbles, a lovely view! We were ignore by the waitress upon arrival who seemed genuinely...More

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had steak off the brunch menu very tasty cooked nicely with plenty of chips. Enjoyed the cheesecake afterwards great service too.

Thank John D
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9 April 2017|
Response from Noulla | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Dog friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 485485
We are ranked in the category of desserts but we are a full menu restaurant. Can you please put us back into the restaurant category. Many thanks James
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