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Arbor Restaurant

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4 Grove Road | The Green House, Bournemouth BH1 3AX, England
+44 1202 498900
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 10:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 10:30
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Saltash, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was staying in Bournemouth for my girlfriends birthday treat and we decided to go out for a nice dinner, given that the arbour restaurant had two rosettes I was expecting a nice meal.... well let me tell you that I was blown away by the quality of the food and service we received, we started with the venison chilli... More 

Thank Robert G
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a really pleasant evening out & meal at the Arbor. The staff were all extremely courteous and keen to ensure that we were enjoying our visit. The food was of an excellent standard at a reasonable price - I had mackerel, seafood plate and a fantastic jam roly-poly, my wife had the soup of the day and steak,... More 

Thank maccad23
Christchurch, England, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived early do we were seated in the bar friendly prompt table service. Good selection of classic cocktails as were as some more adventurous ones. Once table was ready we were politely shown in. Freindly service. Diverse menus. Exquisite food. Lovely wine. What more could you ask for. Would most definitely ho again.

Thank James W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked afternoon tea for a Wednesday afternoon for a friends birthday. Priced at £18.50 we received 4 finger sandwiches, 2 scones, 2 small cakes and a mini dessert each plus your choice of tea. There is a lot of food and we did leave feeling very full. Firstly, we were not offered what type of milk we'd like with our... More 

Thank Ithaysa D
Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely seating area but food comes separately, would like sandwiches and cake together, and very limited choice of tea. Scones are not warmed as menu says they should be and the chocolate makes them very bitter. Cakes looks lovely but are ruined by adding flavours - such as the coconut creme brûlée which just tasted like a Malibu shot and... More 

Thank k220396
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Arbor restaurant is the dining room of the Green House Hotel in Bournemouth. Our party of two were staying in the hotel for a few nights on a half-board basis and so had dinner in the restaurant on each successive night. The pre-printed a la carte menu is the same each night but there is a wide variety of... More 

Thank TechVet
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm greeting at the front desk. Good handover to restaurant staff. Airy, light restaurant with well spaced tables. Outstanding cooking and value from the £20 3-course lunch menu. We tried crab risotto (intense crab flavour and mackerel (beautifully presented followed by fish of the day with crushed potatoes and broccoli. For desert I have the millionaire cheesecake and my better... More 

Thank tonytone1
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68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and service just perfect. Wine pretty good too. Compliments to the Chef and Maitre D'. London restaurants could learn a lot from this little place.

Thank Rutim
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have a drink in the lounge before going through to the restaurant which has a relaxed style, plenty of room, great service and the food really was top quality. A well thought through menu and staff seemed genuinely keen to serve you.

Thank smoothcrown
Chipping Norton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Afternoon tea - the best scones I've ever tasted, served with lemon curd, as well as jam and cream. Breakfast - great selection and cooked to perfection, with the best black pudding ever. Dinner - high end, delicious, every course a winner. All underlined by principles of sustainability and, where possible, local and/or organic. Impressive!

1 Thank ChippyClaire

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 37
Seafood, British, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Grove Road | The Green House, Bournemouth BH1 3AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 498900
2AA Rosette, award winning restaurant, serving imaginative local food sourced within a 50mile radius. Two seafood dishes change daily to give you the best of what's been caught that day.

From daily deliveries of organic farm assured produce and artisan specialities to some of the UK's finest fish and shellfish, fresh from the trawlers, at Arbor we're passionate about bringing you truly local flavour. In the hands of Andy and his team, these great ingredients are transformed into dishes that effortlessly blend the classic with the contemporary.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?