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Splinters

12 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
+44 1202 483454
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
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LOCATION
12 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
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Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Looked at a few restaurants while we were on holiday and chose Splinters from Trip Advisor reviews and the fact it is constantly in the Michelin guide. It is a quirky building with various dining rooms down corridors which I loved. Agnes was a great...More

1  Thank BigCBerkshire
Paul P, Manager at Splinters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2015

Thank you for your review and so pleased our £40 dinner deal finished your holiday beautifully. Glad you enjoyed tasting the various house wines before you chose. Look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 19 July 2015

We had a very nice lunch here. The service was good and we had a lovely table in the window. My partner very much enjoyed his omelette and my fish cakes were excellent. The salad was also tasty and well presented. The only possible improvement...More

2  Thank ArgentineTango
Paul P, Manager at Splinters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2015

Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed your lunch with us and sorry we cannot accommodate draught beer but we have a wide selection of bottles to choose from.

Reviewed 10 July 2015

We had a superb meal at this restaurant. The food was beautifully presented and very tasty and the wine from the lower end of the wine list was of good quality. We went in based in previous reviews and the attractive mid week menu. The...More

1  Thank suffolkpunch56
Paul P, Manager at Splinters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2015

Thank you for highly recommending us following your 18th Birthday treat.

Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

I went here for my 18th birthday and couldn't fault anything. Both the food and service is outstanding. The waitresses were friendly but not too intrusive and always happy to help. I would highly recommend the fillet of beef, one of the best I've ever...More

1  Thank Lucy_Davey97
Paul P, Manager at Splinters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2015

Thank you for your review and for your 'highly recommended' heading.

Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

We went to Splinters last night for a friend's birthday. Food was excellent and very reasonable from the mid week set menu. Great service and the chef came out to meet us. Only downside was the tip was already added to the bill.

1  Thank Gaylard
Paul P, Manager at Splinters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2015

Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 28 June 2015

We were booked for 4 people at 8pm post recommendations from one of the party. On arrival we were seated at a small table inside the door for drinks and to look at the menus. My wife actually thought that is where we were sitting...More

5  Thank Mark L
Paul P, Manager at Splinters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review your evening with us and we apologise that your evening was not as phenomenal as you had expressed your previous visits had been. We have looked at all the issues raised and can only say we are...More

Reviewed 22 June 2015

What a fantastic meal and service. We were coming down from london a party of 28 of us to celebrate a 50th birthday. From the moment i spoke to enquire about accommodating us all to the actual evening was just superb. The little touches were...More

1  Thank Becca S
Paul P, Manager at Splinters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2015

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation. Having travelled down from London for this special occasion, we are so glad you enjoyed your unique dining experience with us and all the little extra touches. We hope to see you again for another birthday.

Reviewed 12 June 2015

My husband booked the evening to celebrate my birthday we are local and are gradually trying the numerous places to eat in and around Christchurch This was in our top ten the food was delicious beautifully presented the service was great overall a place to...More

Thank Mary L
Paul P, Manager at Splinters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2015

Thank you for your review and I am glad we have impressed you once again with our lovely staff. We look forward to welcoming you back to your favourite restaurant in Christchurch.

Reviewed 8 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I visited here a year ago and found it to be fantastic so as we were in this part of the world again we thought we'd give it another go. Once again we were treated to a superb evening. The staff are...More

1  Thank Hitch58
Paul P, Manager at Splinters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2015

Thank you for your fantastic review complementing our staff, service and food.

Reviewed 5 June 2015

Super service and good food in a unique slightly quirky setting of cosy little rooms. Our meal did not merit the award for 'the best restaurant' in Christchurch - although the young part time waitress did merit the award of being the best 'sweetie-pie'. A...More

Thank David G
Paul P, Manager at Splinters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2015

Thank you for taking the time to review and apolgies for delay in response. We have passed your comments onto the "sweetie-pie" and look forward to seeing you again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$57
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Church Street, Christchurch BH23 1BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 483454
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Description
Splinters is the ideal place for you to enjoy a first class dining experience in our private dining restaurant situated on the cobbled street leading to Christchurch's Priory.Specialising in modern international cuisine, our chefs and professional staff will certainly make your visit to us a memorable one.We will first welcome you to the bar where you can quietly peruse the excellent food and wine menus. When you are ready, you will be shown through to one of our intimate dining rooms, each with their own distinctive style, to enjoy your meal in a relaxed and unrushed atmosphere.We have worked hard to earn our reputation with our patrons who enjoy dining out on fine food. Our proximity to the Priory makes Splinters an extremely popular choice for wedding receptions. The same private rooms also make an excellent business meeting and seminar facility.Whatever the occasion, you can be assured you will receive our full and professional attention to making sure you enjoy your time with us.The owners, Paul and Agnes Putt, look forward to welcoming you to Splinters.
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