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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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“jamon” (13 reviews)
“lamb” (32 reviews)
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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

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've twice been to The Larder House and regret to say that I won't be returning. The food was excellent and the staff were friendly, my issue on both occasions however was the environment. If we were in Majorca, I'd welcome the opportunity to eat...More

3  Thank derek751
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went there for Valentines Day dinner and wound up sick. Unhygienic the way that food is left out uncovered. Used to be good but now looks tacky with fake dusty plants hanging from the ceiling over diners. Rip off prices for...More

4  Thank greenladybourne
KatieBaird, General Manager at The Larder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good Evening Paula, It's such a shame to hear of your complaint yet again & now to add on an extensive list of other complaints further to your original. I say that it is a shame because I responded to your e-mail initially straight away...More

Reviewed 13 March 2018

We had our Wedding feast at the Larder House and loved every moment of it, from planning to final drinks in the cocktail bar on the night. Katie was brilliant to work with in the lead up to the day, making brilliant suggestions, listening to...More

Thank blacklockmatthew
KatieBaird, General Manager at The Larder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you guys!!!!!! It was an absolute pleasure to look after you both through the planning to your beautiful day! Our team loved the day too and you and your guests were fab! It was a lot of fun to work. Congratulations again to you...More

Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in accidentally on my way to somewhere else. It just looked remarkably enticing. I had a couple of drinks and learned a little about various spirits, fortified wines and aperitifs that I didn't know about. The service from Aaron, the selection of unusual drinks...More

Thank Mordenfire
KatieBaird, General Manager at The Larder House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We're glad you did stumble across us! It was lovely to meet you too & hopefully we'll see you again soon! Your comments are amazing, it's really rewarding to hear this kind of feedback! We love it when our customers totally understand the experience and...More

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17 June 2017|
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Response from KatieBaird | Property representative |
Always :)
10 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
USD 4 - USD 43
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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