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The Larder House

4 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 3QZ, England
+44 1202 424687
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 3QZ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The only reason we regret trying the food here is that we can’t afford to go more often! It was amazing. The staff were lovely and the food was stunning. We later went upstairs for cocktails.....trying to work out another excuse to visit :-)

Thank vickytickytoria123
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As soon as we sat down we were ‘up sold ‘a Chateaubriand steak as if it was the only thing worth having on the menu at £30 per head it came with dried out fried potatoes badly cooked mushrooms and some peppers with an insipid...More

Thank ebass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only complaint I have about the Larderhouse is I wish we had visited sooner!! Popped in for dinner on a weekday evening and the food, service and atmosphere were faultless. What a fantastic little restaurant. Can not wait to come back. The food here...More

Thank Lauren J
KatieBaird, General Manager at The Larder House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Fantastic! Thank you so much Lauren. That's really lovely to hear. I'm so pleased to hear your comments & feedback. We look forward to you joining us again soon! Have a lovely weekend! Love The Larderhouse team.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having lived close by for several years we finally got round to dining last Saturday, and got more than we bargained for! We'd ordered our initial drinks and were perusing the menu when all hell broke loose - thunder, lightning, hailstones and torrential rain came...More

Thank robertfaithful57
KatieBaird, General Manager at The Larder House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Robert, We love this review! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave it. We are very pleased that the storm drama didn't spoil your evening & It's wonderful to hear that the team on service dealt with a difficult situation so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to The Larder House a few times over the last year and I have always had quality food and great service. The staff cannot do enough for you and in particular Morgan who goes out of his way to make the experience...More

Thank fressha
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Finally got around to visiting Larder House today for lunch, friendly staff, attentive without being overbearing. Great tasting food, we’ll presented, good portion sizes, and not overpriced. Shame beer selection a bit limited, but I’m happy to drink something else for great quality food. Worth...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I've been meaning to visit the Larder House for ages but never quite managed it. I'm so glad I did as it lived up to all my expectations. The food was outstanding and the service warm and professional. My fiancée had the ham hock which...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous meal loved the Sharing Suzanne platter. Excellent customer service superb sommelier advice on wine whisky & cocktails! Great atmosphere never disappoints Highly recommend the Skate & Guineafowl

Thank Cymru2014
Reviewed 7 April 2018

I've visited the Larder House several times over the years, I keep trying because its local but I find it inconsistent. Of course we do the British thing when waiting staff ask x3 "how is it?" we enthuse "oh lovely/delicious" When we left my partner...More

Thank QueenofNo
Reviewed 4 April 2018

We have returned to The Larder House many times now and have absolutely loved every morsel served to us. The quality of the ingredients is evident and has clearly been carefully chosen and very well cooked by some very talented chefs. There is real passion...More

Thank Carla M
KatieBaird, General Manager at The Larder House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hello! We are ever so glad to hear about your love for the Larderhouse and Terroir Tapas! We try our hardest to ensure that all customers leave 100% satisfied and the fact we've managed this with the 'pickiest people on this planet' has all our...More

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Response from KatieBaird | Property representative |
Always :)
9 August 2015|
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Response from LHCraftsman | Property representative |
We do accept Dogs in the covered & heated courtyard garden & in the Cocktail Library. Not in the main restaurant.
15 July 2015|
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Response from MarytheNurse | Reviewed this property |
I can't imagine so. Never heard of a restaurant lending tennis racquets! Why would they?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$40
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 3QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 424687
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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.
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