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“Great lunch”
Review of The Larder House

The Larder House
Ranked #25 of 796 Restaurants in Bournemouth
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$42
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: BREATHING NEW LIFE IN TO DORSET’S FOOD AND DRINK SCENE Founder James Fowler (2014 World Class UK Bartender of the year) and his highly skilled & dedicated team are breathing a refreshing and much needed, new life into East Dorset’s food and drink scene. Infused with traditions of bygone eras and through continuous researching into the greatest foods from around the U.K & Europe, The Larder House is rapidly winning the hearts of the countries foodie elite and local residents. A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE & ATMOSPHERE LIKE NO OTHER. The wood fired oven is at the core of the restaurant & bar, but what’s most inspiring is the seamless synergy between the kitchen and front of house. The enthusiasm is abundant and the research that goes into their offering is intriguing. This ensures that everything you order has a story to tell, be it their range of unordinary back bar spirits or the range of charcuterie & cheeses that they showcase.
Reviewed 15 February 2013

Had a great lunch, 2 course and a glass of wine for £15. Something different and refreshing like somewhere you'd find in London. The staff are really on the ball so helpful. Looking forward to going again very soon. Thanks boys.

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Reviewed 14 February 2013

We had a great, relaxing chilled out meal on Saturday - great local produce, lovely staff, definitely recommended

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Reviewed 9 February 2013

We did a walk-in on a Saturday lunchtime and tried the set lunchtime menu(see website). You might want to think about booking depending on when you want to go as the place was packed (always a good sign). Staff were very friendly, helpful and attentive and more than happy to explain about the sourcing of anything on the menu / drinks list. It is a relaxed restaurant in a bistro sort of way. We had pheasant / ham to start and fish cakes / lamb pie for mains. All very tasty and with a small carafe of red wine in the price. There is a good selection of wine, coffee / tea and a real ale and a specialty continental beer and a cider . There is a booklet on the table which explains about the sourcing of all the beverages and it makes interesting reading. Thoroughly recommended.

1  Thank MikeAtsill
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Reviewed 2 February 2013

A group of us ate here last Thursday. I hadn't heard of this place and never seen it before.
Walking into the restaurant you can see great attention to detail has gone into the design of the place. Looks like you could be in an authentic spanish restaurant.

The food was more aimed at meat eaters but it was delicious. The Suzanne's to share platter we had was of the highest quality.

I had the cod fillet for main and that was divine.

Will definitely recommend and already have to a few friends who like high quality dining.

1  Thank Jason H
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Reviewed 25 January 2013

Firstly, this restaurant isn't really in Bournemouth, it's in Southbourne. Granted there's only a few miles in it, but worth pointing out for those staying in Bournemouth who might want to take a trip to the Larder House. And well they should, because this place is great - a ray of light in an otherwise grey and drab Dorset seaside town. The place has a great contemporary feel with legs of Spanish jamon hanging from the ceiling and an in-house espresso bar. My partner and I went for lunch and had the new 'menu del dia' - two courses and wine for £15 (or 18-ish if you want pud). The food was lovely - classic but modern - and there was loads of it. It would be hard to find better value for money anywhere in Bournemouth.

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1  Thank willcarson
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