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Rancho Steak Restaurant

D26a Dolphin Quays | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HH, England
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
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“ribs” (92 reviews)
“steak” (224 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
D26a Dolphin Quays | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HH, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When ever we are in the area we try and take a trip to this wonderful place. We first went with friends and been back many many times and always had great friendly service . The manager goes out of his way to make sure...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hit this place on recommendation of the hotel receptionists. £16 for all you can eat ribs. 2 plates was enough for me, but that was 22 ribs.

Thank SeanHarding68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived Saturday evening at 7 and the restaurant was less than half full. We finally called a team member over to order drinks after 10 minutes. If you don't like seafood, you are quite limited for a starter, but Nachos were good and hubby...More

Thank Starsky22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was one of a party of four and we all enjoyed our meal. It was my first visit to this restaurant and I am sure I will be back when in the area again. The starters were generous portions. Three of us went for...More

Thank Rodcook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out for a date night, we have never been before so thought we would try it out.. we were sat nicely by the window and had drinks and food order taken quickly. There was a wait for the food even though there was only...More

Thank Hailie L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great lunch here, food was very nice with good portions. Not the cheapest place to eat but definitely want to return one day.

Thank big t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant itself is quite hard to find, despite being along the waterfront (it's hidden upstairs with little signage down on the waterfront). The restaurant itself is large, but we were one of only three tables eating which detracted from the experience, despite the food...More

Thank Allistair W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had such a good meal in here on day one we went back later in the week - everything was cooked to perfection and tasted fantastic. The staff were very friendly and helpful - great place to eat dinner

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a dark wet stormy night in Poole, Ranchos was a warm and cosy haven with pleasant service and delicious food. The lamb stew dish was outstanding.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Resturant is not overly impressive but the staff and steak are excellent. The staff very competent and knew their menu, unusual for palace like this. The attention was good but not fussing. The menu was simple, the mixed rump and sirloin disk was the...More

Thank Resirent
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Roger T
27 January 2016|
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Response from Jill O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but you will have to find it on the ground level, then there is 1 minute or so walk to the restaurant, if it is working? I guess any local can tell you where you get access, enjoy the meal if you make it
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: D26a Dolphin Quays | Poole Quay, Poole BH15 1HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Poole
  • Phone Number: 01-20-20-68-20-20
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