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South Deep Cafe

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Parkstone Bay Marina | Parkstone, Poole BH14 8EW, England
+44 1202 724915
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Poole, United Kingdom
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315 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Why they call this restaurant a cafe is beyond me . It is a lovely restaurant set in the middle of the marina and very near to the waters edge .There is plenty of outside seating for sunny days and a beautiful covered beach bar (open till 10.45 ) with views over the bay .There is plenty of parking and... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always popular so best to book. Super location with views across Poole harbour and on fine day eating outside is a bonus. Have been many times for both lunch and dinner, Staff are helpful and the food, especially the fish, is always good. Fishcakes a favourite with us.

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Thank Waygoose
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time visiting this cafe and I was stunned by how good the food was! I ordered salmon and scrambled eggs served with toast, salad and a grilled tomato. The presentation of the food was lovely and most importantly it tasted delicious. You can't go wrong with this place; amazing food and lovely views in a great... More 

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Thank Frallumlfc
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this restaurant for two days' running. The first time for lunch and the following day for dinner. The menu is different but great choice of dishes. The staff are extremely helpful and friendly.

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Thank Diane d
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice atmosphere to have a meal and chat with family or friends. Lovely and friendly staff. I would know this place until my colleague told me and we all had a meal there.

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Thank verlin75
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I have had lunch many times in this cafe. There is a very good atmosphere. The staff is friendly and smiling. There is no music and even when you sit inside there is plenty of light and views. I can highly recommend the Belgian meatballs with a pint of Wolf Rock Ale. Go for it!

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Thank Christian W
Poole, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Took my wife as a special treat for Sunday Lunch. Pleasant staff but the meal was a huge disappointment and quite expensive. Starter tasteless Smoked Salmon pate type. Roast - well someone should tell the Chef how to Cook Roast Potatoes-ours were not properly cooked, quite hard. Roast Beef quite bloody, sat on a dollop of wet cabbage. Such a... More 

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Thank A1024DLalex
Derbys
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came for lunch but we have also been for coffee. The setting is lovely, the food great and the service good. I really enjoy it here.

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Thank concretewoman
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Booked with friends not knowing what to expect for a Thursday evening. The atmosphere however was pleasant so were the staff. The location and the parking can be a bit difficult if you do not know the area. We parked on the road outside the boat yard. My only moan is that the side dishes are quite expensive at 3.90... More 

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Thank John G
Dorset, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Four of us booked for Friday evening dinner. Great menu and very nice atmosphere. The vegetable tart with Moroccan vegetable salad was delicious. Staff very friendly and helpful, looking forward to visiting again. Very reasonable price too . Thank you

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parkstone Bay Marina | Parkstone, Poole BH14 8EW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: +44 1202 724915

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