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Lunch

Me, my wife and my daughter had lunch. I had a chicken burger with cheese, bacon and mushroom with... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
englishrunblr
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Music on a friday

If you like hard rock then this is your place, very loud, has spaces out side, very basic place no... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Kazzer2014
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Minster on Sea, United Kingdom
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  • Average7%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible22%
18 Jul 2018
“Lunch ”
19 Aug 2018
“Music on a friday”
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

If you like hard rock then this is your place, very loud, has spaces out side, very basic place no frills but not quite spit and sawdust. It’s no everyone’s taste but if this is your thing then it looked entertaining enough. There was lots...More

Thank Kazzer2014
Reviewed 11 August 2018

Disgusted with the treatment we received when trying to come in for a drink and listen to the music on a Friday night. 4 ladies, all 60+ told by the bouncer, Jake, we could not come in because we had come off a boat. We...More

1  Thank geminigirl123
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

I have to say I’m absolutely shocked with the admission policy at the very average pub on Poole quay. We were in a party of 50 people that had attended a 25th wedding anniversary on a boat a Poole quay. After the trip we decided...More

Thank Paul E
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Me, my wife and my daughter had lunch. I had a chicken burger with cheese, bacon and mushroom with chips which was okay. The salad in a burger doesnt really go though, perhaps on the side or not at all. My wifes ploughman seemed okay,...More

Thank englishrunblr
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

We went in for a drink and received confrontational bar staff with aggressive attitude. This idea to be a friendly place to visit but not sure I’ll visit again

Thank MichelleK2486
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We found this pub to be very clean, both outside and in. It's location is perfect, right on the quayside. The staff are friendly and very helpful. They even helped to carry our drinks outside. During the last week of September we were staying at...More

Thank robert20171944
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This place rocks on the motorcycle night. Handy for the quay and the chip shop. They do food but plan early for a meal if there is a band on. As they stop food at 1900.

Thank PadiP
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

This used to be a great pub, but sadly no more. It's rather grubby and unwelcoming theses days, which is very sad. It's in need of a major refurbishment.

Thank TheLoftysPoole
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Walked in to the pub and it did not feel very welcoming at all. On the plus side there was free pool which helped with one star. Could be a cracking pub with more training

Thank dorset111986
Reviewed 18 August 2016

First visit to Lord Nelson pub - typical sea front pub doing good food - had to wait a little while for food to come but that was because it was so busy on a very sunny day and it is right opposite where the...More

1  Thank marionhardcastle
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