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The Cow

$$ - $$$, British,
58 Station Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 8UD, England
+44 1202 723155
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (6 reviews)
“roast dinner” (3 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
58 Station Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 8UD, England
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1 - 10 of 298 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this lovely pub for Saturday lunch with family. Just off Ashley Cross, next to the station. Good selection of ales, and a very appetising menu. Reasonably priced. Friendly staff. We will be visiting again!

Thank chrisjpoole1952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wednesday night the cow has a quiz night which was good! Also good selection of food and beers whilst doing the quiz!

Thank Stuart C
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a bite to eat and a drink with my husband and toddler was made to feel really welcome by the Managers Emmy and Jamie. Real northern hospitality on the south Coast. Great beer and lovely food. Would highly recommend

2  Thank Gemma D
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Such a great day, staff went above and beyond, food was amazing, awesome vibe. Best pub in BH14! xxxx

Thank Emmalouisehannon
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Quite honestly No. I went with a large group go people. It was a reunion. There must have been 15 of us and it was pre-booked. We were given menus and all chose various if things from a comprehensive menu. I waited for an hour...More

1  Thank Lawyer6538
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

So... the first job on arrival was to get a bottle of prosecco. The 1st issue was dirty glasses. The girl behind the bar informed me there was nothing she could do about , they where just water stains. (Apart from the lip stick) The...More

1  Thank Bradder5
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Table for 12 people booked for 85th birthday Saturday 3rd March - 10 out of the 12 prebooked their menu choice but we still waited 1.5 hours for our food to arrive after repeated gentle prompts to the limited barstaff - there were issues with...More

3  Thank SusanatBurtononTrent
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We was told to order & pay at bar even though we had booked a table yet table behind they could not do enough for asking how everything was & taking orders yet we had to visit bar. Food was microwaved . Nothing special

1  Thank Damian B
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This a nice pub, situated right next to Parkstone railway station off Ashley Cross Green. We have used it a few times and it’s a good atmosphere with both younger and older guests, being both quietly lively but relaxed. The food is reasonable pub food,...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

No that's too bad food 🍲 or coffee good service bit noisey with the rugby sat by a speaker but don't get friendly

Thank Adrian W
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Jennie E
3 April 2015|
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Response from 851ema107 | Reviewed this property |
Went with my coeliac husband and there was plenty he could eat.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Station Road | Parkstone, Poole BH14 8UD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 723155
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