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Isabel's Restaurant

32 Station Road | Lower Parkstone, Ashley Cross, Poole BH14 8UD, England
+44 1202 747885
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
32 Station Road | Lower Parkstone, Ashley Cross, Poole BH14 8UD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited as part of a large group. We were seated in a room at the rear of the main restaurant which was ideal. Service was efficient and polite. My salmon and prawn starter was extremely pretty and well presented but lacked much flavour, The main...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fab meal as always. But----we asked for a bottle of house red wine & when the bill arrived were horrified to be charged £29.00 When quired we were told that there were 4 house wines between £20 & £29 pounds' They knocked off £9.00.Still must...More

2  Thank jim l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

CJS & wife decided to try this restaurant with friends due to the very good reviews it had received. We were not disappointed. While we waited for our friends to arrive we went downstairs to the small bar. It was fantastic - so many restaurants...More

Thank BournemouthCJS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Still a great place to eat despite new owners, they have retained the quality but the ambience is better suited to a wider audience, highly recommended.

Thank kilbey33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really impressive looking menu. Perfectly cooked steak. Service was a real highlight and drinks in the courtyard was a nice touch

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hilariously I first went to Isabel’s in 1978 and it hasn’t changed a bit!! I even had the same meal, curried chicken stuffed with a banana, for old time’s sake!! The decor still remains stuffy with movement restricting booths (watch your head entering and leaving)...More

Thank Travelcritic30
Reviewed 11 December 2017

We went recently for my son`s birthday, our first visit after a recommendation. I was delighted when we were shown downstairs to the lovely lounge for pre dinner drinks & canapes, the service was impeccable, I could have stayed there all evening! But when we...More

Thank suzannestar9
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I had the ham hock as a starter-excellent-plus the fillet steak as a main also superb. The side of fries was moorish and just like the pomme Frits you get in Belgium. My partner had a fish dish for her main and said how fresh...More

1  Thank Eddy041
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Booked for 12 people including 4 children for Sunday lunch today. Explained that this was for my husband's birthday and our wedding anniversary. Everything was excellent, from the contact beforehand (we chose our food in advance as we were a large group) to the welcome,...More

1  Thank Traveller1003
Reviewed 2 December 2017

If you read me earlier review you will know we had a bad experience previously. However we decided to return and so glad we did. Justin the owner met us and apologised fir what happened previously. And what a difference this experience was. We were...More

Thank Andy P
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1 July 2017|
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Response from emmacashew3 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go and have a drink there in the garden without eating or being a member.
alexander A
30 October 2016|
Response from emmacashew3 | Reviewed this property |
I found them online on isabels website X
alexander A
30 October 2016|
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Response from Claire H | Reviewed this property |
Check their website or ring them!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$42 - US$90
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Private Dining, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Station Road | Lower Parkstone, Ashley Cross, Poole BH14 8UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 747885
  • E-mail
Fine Dining Restaurant with romantic individual booths, private dining room, lounge bar serving cocktails and arbor with Bar de Jardin for outside dining. Catering for life's special occasions.
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