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Harvester

) #124 of 275 Restaurants in Poole $$ - $$$ British, Pub, Grill
4 Alder Road | BH12 4AY, Poole BH12 4BA, England
+44 1202 722836
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible21%
6 days ago
“Better than our local but....”
15 Apr 2017
“Disappointing”
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
British, Pub, Grill, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
4 Alder Road | BH12 4AY, Poole BH12 4BA, England
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1 - 10 of 233 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Once again the salad bar needed some attention, the brown iceberg lettuce, the lack of salad dressings, surely not too difficult. The staff were very friendly and helpful however it's typical Harvester and always looks better on the menu than when it's on the plate....More

Thank 4,779
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this review

Sorry we let you down, I will discuss your comments with the team on duty.

Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first visit and in our opinion the best Harvester in the area. Clean and tidy. Food was of good quality and well prepared.The service was really good and the waitress worked out the maximum benefits we could get from the vouchers we...More

Thank BrianParratt
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this review

Hi Brian, glad you enjoyed your visit to our Harvester, thanks for the review, much appreciated by our Team. Have a brilliant day.😀

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh dear .... Yes gave it one last chance.... Still the quality of the food is dire... Burnt burger bun... Uncooked fish......... How did the manager become a manager with absolutely no people skills???? Rude abrupt....this place needs saving badly .... Good luck you will...More

Thank Lorna D
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this review

Hi Lorna, sorry to see that my manager let you down. I have passed your comments on to the Team on duty. Please accept my apologies for the issues you had. Please feel free to give the business a call if you wish to discuss...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just needed something more than snack. Tried the early evening meal menu. Quite a lot of choice and and were good portions & tasty. Also had pud which was lovely. Our waiter was very cheerful & friendly. Will give their breakfast a go soon, as...More

Thank Grizzlytwig
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, will pass your comments on to the team. See you for breakfast soon then, have a great day😀

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here numerous times for breakfast and dinner. Always good value even if they seem to have changed their breakfast offerings. The food is always hot, tasty and good value for money so cannot fault them there. The staff are also very friendly with a...More

Thank Kev D
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this review

Hi Kev, thanks very much for your review. The Team and I appreciate the feedback. The 5* is always great to receive. Hope to see you again soon, have a brilliant day😀

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Complete waste of money, couldn't eat the meal.. the plates had finger prints on them and the food looked like it had been chucked onto the plate.. The salad bar was very unappealing and the salad looked like it had been there for a while,...More

Thank 654nicola
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I turned up with my friend and her child 12.30pm on a Tuesday lunchtime, we were told that unless we had booked there would be no chance of a table, the restaurant was busy but the bar area was completely empty.I asked if we would...More

Thank Kerrie T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, quick sevice ,good value for money, went as a family group with young children. Staff happy and friendly. Really look forward to are next visit .

Thank riparoo2015
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this review

Hi, glad you had a great visit. Thanks for doing the review, we really appreciate the 5* rating. Have a brilliant day, hope to see you again soon 😀

Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

As it was Easter we had visions of the place being heaving with people so we left it until 2.30 to go there. We didnt book and on arrival the car park looked only half full which was a good sign. The disabled parking was...More

Thank bobbolar
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We called here with the grandchildren for lunch, but the service was slow, the serving staff under pressure and unsmiling and, to cap it all, they had run out of pasta! The food, once it arrived, was "OK"

Thank Modigli
General Manager A, Manager at Harvester, responded to this review

Hi Modigli thanks for giving us your feedback. I passed your comments on to the team on duty. Hope to see you again soon, when we will hopefully be up to our usual speed. Have a great day 😀

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Alder Road | BH12 4AY, Poole BH12 4BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 722836
Description
At Harvester Poole in Parkstone food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.About our Harvester restaurantIf you're looking for a family friendly restaurant in Parkstone, there's nowhere more popular than Harvester. Close to Branksome, East Howe and Bear Cross, our restaurant is a great choice for anyone who loves tasty grills, indulgent desserts and eating out in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Plus we've loads of choices for young guests.