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Cooking & Dining

Everything you need to get the most out of your stay

Chef & Catering Services

Patrick’s Restaurant, Bar & Event Catering
Patrick’s has been carrying out event catering for many years now, but it is the best kept secret in town. Whatever the event, Patrick’s can cater for it, tailoring a menu to your personal specifications or alternatively you can choose from their tried and tested menus.
1 Bournemouth Road, Ashley Cross, Parkstone, Poole, BH14 0EF (15 minute drive)
01202 734000 | www.patricksrestaurants.co.uk

Beales Gourmet
Beales Gourmet can cater for a whole host of private events, from stylish canapés and elaborate garden parties to simple hog roasts and BBQs – the list is endless. Menus can be devised to suit every event and they will find the perfect package for both your budget and culinary requirements.
Compton Acres, 164 Canford Cliffs Road, Poole, Dorset, BH13 7ES (15 minute drive)
01202 700 992 | www.bealesgourmet.com

Renowned local produce

Dorset is great for lovers of good food. You’ll find some of the best seafood from Poole Quay, as well as Dorset crabs, New Forest ice cream, New forest Vineyards for local wine, Dorset cream teas and Dorset and Somerset cider. Whatever takes your fancy, you’re sure to spend your holiday more than satisfied.

Great Places to Eat & Drink


The Slug and Lettuce
Smart chain pub with a cocktail list, a classic British menu and uncluttered contemporary decor.
4-15 Bourne Ave, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth BH2 6DT (10 minute drive)
01202 317686 | www.slugandlettuce.co.uk

The Brasshouse
The Brasshouse has been many things in its time: a dance hall, cinema and 70s restaurant. But it’s seeing its best days now as one of the most popular pubs in Bournemouth town centre. Pop inside and you’ll soon find out where the name comes from. If the shiny brass fittings don’t draw you in, then the great range of beers, hearty pub food and comfy sofas might just do the trick. Live sport, karaoke and lots of games such as table football.
4-15 Bourne Ave, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth BH2 6DT (10 minute drive)
01202 589681 | www.thebrasshousebournemouth.co.uk

60 Million Postcards
The best in melty, stringy, dripping, finger-licking indulgence as well as tip-top burgers and clucking tasty wings and fried chicken. Food is served daily until 10pm.
19-21 Exeter Road,, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 5AF (10 minute drive)
01202 292697 | www.sixtymillionpostcards.com


1812 Bar & Restaurant
A restaurant with passion and a thirst for local and great produce combine to indulge customers with an excellent venue that is both lively and unique in Bournemouth. The chefs work tirelessly to create dishes that stand out from the crowd and that you will never be disappointed with. Keeping French and British classics with their own twist that keeps the 1812 experience one of the most desired in Dorset.
Royal Exeter Hotel, Exeter Rd, Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 5AG (10 minute drive)
01202 203050 | www.eighteen-twelve.com | 1812@royalexeterhotel.com

Turtle Bay
Inspired by Beach Shacks & Street Hawkers across the Caribbean Islands, the authentic, great tasting dishes at Turtle Bay are perfect as starters or for friends to share with cocktails.
The Citrus Building, 24 Madeira Rd, Bournemouth BH1 1NL (5 minute drive)
01202 551162 | www.turtlebay.co.uk/locations/bournemouth/ | getintouch@turtlebay.co.uk

Inspired by fast-paced, Japanese ramen bars and a celebration of Asian food. A unique way of eating. bringing the fresh, nourishing, flavours of Asia to all.
31-32 Westover Rd, Bournemouth BH1 2BZ (10 minute drive)
01202 296850 | www.wagamama.com/restaurants/bournemouth

Right next to the beautiful sandy beaches of Bournemouth, this bustling restaurant is housed in an impressive period building. If you’re lucky with the weather, dine on the balcony to savour the sea views and delicious food; or take a table inside the light and airy restaurant to relax and enjoy Prezzo favourites.
58 Westover Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 2BZ (10 minute drive)
01202 556399 | www.prezzorestaurants.co.uk/restaurant/bournemouth

Family Restaurants

Pizza Hut
Pop in to the Hut for some lunch or dinner. Situated on the High Street, directly opposite The Pavilion and Bournemouth Gardens. Close to the Odeon and ABC cinemas as well, so the Hut is perfect for filling up before a trip to the theatre or cinema. The Pavilion car park (pay and display) is conveniently close. This Pizza Hut restaurant caters for groups of up to 15 people and can host kids’ parties from 11am.
30 Westover Rd, Bournemouth BH1 2BZ (10 minute drive)
01202 556594 | www.pizzahut.co.uk/restaurants/find-a-hut/bournemouth/bournemouth-westover-rd/

Day’s Restaurant
South East Asian cuisine in a vast, modern buffet restaurant, with over 200 dishes for a set price.
St. Peters Quarter, Bournemouth BH1 2AD (5 minute drive)
01202 318888 | www.daysrestaurant.com

Frankie & Benny’s
Frankie & Benny’s is a chain of Italian-American restaurants. The instantly recognisable red neon sign and warm, inviting interior will ease you into the Frankie & Benny’s experience before you can take your coat off! In typical stateside fashion, great service at Frankie & Benny’s is second to none. Nothing is too much trouble for the obliging and friendly staff.
Tower Park, Yarrow Rd, Poole BH12 4NY (20 minute drive)
01202 716938 | www.frankieandbennys.com/restaurant/frankie-bennys-poole


Koh Thai Boscombe
Thai cuisine in a relaxed, low-lit bar/restaurant blending traditional elements with modern style.
487-489 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH1 4AE (1 minute drive)
01202 914997 | www.koh-thai.co.uk

China Dragon
794 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH7 6DD (5 minute drive)
01202 301030

Shopping for Food


Supermarkets will deliver if arranged.

637-641 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH1 4AP (5 minute drive)
01202 394682 | www.sainsburys.co.uk

9-23 Palmerston Rd, Boscombe BH1 4DB (3 minute drive)
0800 042 0800 | www.aldi.co.uk

Tesco Express
980-, 982 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH7 6DW (7 minute drive)
0345 674 6473 | www.tesco.com


Little Pickle Deli Cafe
All food is homemade where possible or made locally by some great suppliers using the best produce in Dorset; all eggs are free range, and their ham and cheeses are sourced locally. Their sausages are made by the local butcher and even the mixed leaves are grown in Dorset.
737 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH7 6AQ (5 minute drive)
01202 900899 | www.littlepickledelicafe.co.uk

Deli Rocks
Award-winning array of the finest cured meats produced in Tuscany, and from mild to wild, soft to hard, sweet to sharp, there’s the best of Italian cheeses for every mood, recipe and occasion.
23 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 (5 minute drive)
07920 746210 | www.delirocks.com | info@delirocks.com


Peter Treble
Peter Treble Butchers have been serving the local Bournemouth and Poole community for over 35 years with a range of quality meats and farm produce. The meat range varies from traditional roasting joints like the French trimmed rib of beef to the more modern Porterhouse steak cuts. Their award-winning handmade products such as the Westbourne Glory sausages or the hearty beefburgers are always popular.
56 Poole Rd, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 9DZ (10 minute drive)
01202 763437 | www.petertreble.com | info@petertreble.com


Long D W B Greengrocers
368 Wimborne Rd, Bournemouth BH9 2HE (10 minute drive)
01202 532470


Parkstone Fisheries
12 Bournemouth Rd, Poole BH14 0ES (15 minute drive)
01202 747661


Idah’s Patisserie
All the bakery produce is made and baked daily on the premises.
23 Southbourne Grove, Bournemouth BH6 (5 minute drive)
01202 552338 | www.idahspatisserie.co.uk

Bennett’s Family Bakers
All the bakery produce is made and baked daily on the premises.
371 Wimborne Rd, Bournemouth BH9 2AQ (10 minute drive)
01202 548243

Wine Merchants

Majestic Wine
Retail chain specialising in wine by the case, plus beer and spirits, with a tasting counter.
205 Bournemouth Rd, Poole BH14 9HU (15 minute drive)
01202 730 600

Jolly Vintner Too
Approxiamately 500 wines from aroud the world with everything from everyday drinking to unusual, rare and fine wines for those special occasions
1099 Christchurch Rd, Bournemouth BH7 6BQ (10 minute drive)
01202 484665 | www.thejollyvintnertoo.co.uk

Farmers Markets

Winton Farmers Market (3rd Saturday of each month)
All the best in local high quality produce. Held in the middle of the busy Winton shopping area.
Cardigan Rd, Bournemouth BH9 1BJ (10 minute drive)
01202 237989